Now that’s a part of Air Force culture I never heard of. Not that I was ever stationed around fighter pilots.

The closest I came was giving briefings twice a year in Berlin to pilots who came in for week-long conferences on the latest Soviet air-to-air tactics.

They rarely came with their wives, and after an 8-hour day of boring seminars, they tended to go pretty wild.

The clubs around base certainly hopped.

This was the mid to late 1980s, just before the Air Force tightened up discipline considerably, placing more of an emphasis on officers' personal lives.

I wonder if where was any swinging still going on that late?

I know there can’t have been after the 80s, unless it was very carefully hidden.

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