Archive for September 22nd, 2008

Internet 1, OPSEC 0

Over the weekend, I was browsing the Air Force Central news website, when I came across an interesting set of human-interest photos of a Senior Airman painting the logo of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing on “one of two new barriers located in front of the distinguished visitors lounge” at “an undisclosed air base in Southwest Asia”. Wait – “undisclosed air base”? Right away, I smacked my forehead – hello, how many air bases in Southwest Asia could the 379th AEW be operating from? Well, according to Wikipedia – and Global Security – one: al Udieb Air Base, in Qatar. But, the internet has been wrong before, right? So, can we prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that this confidential, hush-hush location is actually in Qatar?
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Published in: 'D' for 'Dumb', Geekiness, General, Security | on September 22nd, 2008 | 2 Comments »