Posts Tagged ‘military’

AH-1W SuperCobra Helicopters Buzz Sutro Tower in Honor of Barack Obama’s Visit

Friday, June 24th, 2016

A Whiskey Cobra, AFAIK:

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Looks like good old #465, or something:

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Militaristic Playground: C-130 Paratroopers, F-18 Blue Angels, and a Giant F-8 Crusader – Larsen in the Parkside

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Larsen Playground on 19th in the Parkside has quite a military bent, non? This mystery comes from our history. Let’s take a look.

C-130 paratroopers coming to kill you, just like in Operation Market Garden:

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And an F-18 Hornet from the much-talked-about U.S. Navy Blue Angels:

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And here’s your giant Chance-Vought F-8 Crusader:

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Remember to whisper Mors Ex Supera as you drive by on 19th…

Our US Coast Guard Trains over Ocean Beach on a Dreaded Sunny Day – Any and All “Rogue Waves” Dealt With, With Aplomb

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Here you go:

Hot Day Brings Throngs to Ocean Beach, Coast Guard Trains for Trouble – Stephanie Chuang reports. Apr 6, 2016

Here’s the first Dolphin / Dauphin chopper:

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And here’s the other:

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Thanks, Coast Guard!

Photo: Lafayette BART Station Parking Lot

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Your view of the Lafayette Hillside Memorial whilst speeding by on the 24:

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A Rare, Non-Military C-130 Over Frisco: Lynden Air Cargo Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules Flying North, To Alaska

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

These are some of the Lockheed C-130 military airplanes I’ve seen over town over the years, but this here Lynden Air Cargo Lockheed L-100 is the first civilian version I’ve ever spotted.

As seen looking south on Laguna:

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When You See, Hear, and Feel Fighter Jets Over Frisco, Most of the Time They’re These F/A-18’s from Naval Air Station Lemoore

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

As seen from the Marina Green, back in aught-13:

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Naval Air Station Lemoore, 93246

And he’s peeling off those dollar bills
Slapping them down
One hundred, two hundred
And I can see those fighter planes
And I can see those fighter planes

Baller: Purple Heart 47

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

As seen headed to Haight-Ashbury, with a special lady friend.

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Stay thirsty, my friends

SFPD SWAT OTJ 94117 – Putting the Military Back Into Paramilitary – Armalite AR-15s and Heaven’s Gate Nikes

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

From a distance, they kind of look like ninja.

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