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Old Yesterday, 07:27 PM
 
Location: Central Massachusetts
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Can one of you guys explain why it's called "palace chase"?
https://militarybenefits.info/palace-chase-program/
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Old Yesterday, 10:37 PM
 
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AFI 36-3205 governs the Palace Chase Program. Have you read it?
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Old Today, 03:50 PM
 
Location: Eastern Washington
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I understand what "Palace Chase" is very well after reading these links, maybe I am being dense, I just can't figure out why they call it "Palace Chase".

Well, (for example) at least according to Wikipedia, no one knows where the old "Hound Dog" missile got it's name from either, so apparently the AF has some interesting terminology of unknown origin.
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Old Today, 05:50 PM
 
Location: Central Massachusetts
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I understand what "Palace Chase" is very well after reading these links, maybe I am being dense, I just can't figure out why they call it "Palace Chase".

Well, (for example) at least according to Wikipedia, no one knows where the old "Hound Dog" missile got it's name from either, so apparently the AF has some interesting terminology of unknown origin.
I didn't know it either. I just googled it up. I was assuming it was something they said in the movie Three Kings. I don't know. I never watched the movie.
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Old Today, 06:20 PM
 
Location: Eastern Washington
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Maybe it's a counterintelligence measure. Give the process for leaving active duty and going to the Guard early a confusing name, so that potential and actual adversaries have a hard time figuring it out?
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Old Today, 09:07 PM
 
Location: Wasilla, AK
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Well, (for example) at least according to Wikipedia, no one knows where the old "Hound Dog" missile got it's name from either, so apparently the AF has some interesting terminology of unknown origin.
Maybe it was really good at "sniffing" out its target.
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