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Eglin AFB, Florida is located in Okaloosa County. Zip codes in Eglin AFB, FL include 32542. The median home price in Eglin AFB is $158,500. More Eglin AFB information.

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Yesterday | Hispanic Business

ATK and Alenia Aermacchi Conclude 1st Phase Testing on Italian Air Force C-27J

ATK reported that the ATK and Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi have successfully completed the first phase of ground and flight testing of the fully configured multi-mission MC-27J tactical transport aircraft with the support of the In its release, ATK said the series of tests exceeded all test objectives and demonstrated the accuracy of ATK's ... (more)

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Sunday | Sun Journal

FRC East chief: F-35s show no evidence of mechanical trouble

Last week's partial lifting of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's July 3 grounding allowed the first Marine F-35B Lightening II version of the aircraft arrive in Beaufort, S.C., on Thursday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

ATK, Alenia Aermacchi complete testing on Italian Air Force C-27J

ATK has announced that the ATK and Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi have successfully completed the first phase of ground and flight testing of the fully configured multi-mission MC-27J tactical transport aircraft with the support of the Italian Air Force.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

F-35s receive limited clearance to resume flights

The Air Force and Navy have been given limited clearance for F-35 jets to return to flight, according to an announcement made early Tuesday morning.

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The Big Picture

How the Military Manipulates the Web

Check out this blog post with reddit statistics. Notice Eglin Air Force Base as the "most addicted" city.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Defence Industry Daily

Prospect of Israeli Ground Attack in Gaza Met with Concern

The US Air Force Materiel Command would like to meet contractors with "the ability to rapidly develop and apply unique solutions to air delivered weapons systems requirements, studies and demonstrations."

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Media Availability with Secretary Hagel at Eglin AFB, Florida

REAR ADMIRAL JOHN KIRBY: Okay, folks. Excuse me. I'm Admiral Kirby, the press secretary.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WALA

Defense Secretary to make stop at Eglin AFB

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is making a stop at Eglin Air Force Base Thursday, July 10. Hagel is traveling to Eglin as part of a three-state tour of southeastern military installations.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

RPA unit moves to a Emerald Coasta

Airmen prepare an MQ-9 Reaper for flight during Combat Hammer May 15, 2014, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

WTVY Dothan

F-35s Grounded after Eglin AFB Incident

U.S. military officials have grounded all F-35s while continuing to investigate a runway fire involving one of the fighter jets at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

Air Force selects No Action Alternative for F-35 basing at Eglin AFB

An F-35A Lightning II takes off from the Eglin Air Force Base runway after a hot pit refuel in October 2013.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Mossy Head welcoming a new way of life with new businesses, better-paying jobs

Mossy Head, the sleepy outpost halfway between Crestview and DeFuniak Springs on Interstate 10, is about to be put on the map in a big way.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

F-35 catches fire during takeoff at Eglin

An F-35 fighter jet caught on fire during takeoff on Monday morning. The pilot noticed the fire in the back of the airplane about 9:15 a.m. and aborted the flight while still on the runway at Eglin Air Force Base.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

'I never imagined after the nightmare of that day that I would ever be able to smile or laugh again'

Former Technical Sgt. Jerry Sasser, right, hugs Anne Canner on Wednesday June 25, 2014 at the 33rd Fighter Wing on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., during a memorial ceremony to honor the airmen who died 18 years ago at the Khobar Towers bombing in Dhahran, Saudia Arabia.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

F-35 flight suspension to continue

Flights of the Air Force's version of the F-35 fighter jet will remain suspended indefinitely after one of the plane's caught on fire on the runway on Monday.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Bear takes to the trees at Eglin: Officials were counting on it coming down Tuesday night

A bear that had taken to the trees on the base Tuesday morning was still waiting comfortably in an oak tree that night.

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Defense Tech

Air Force Pilot Escapes F-35 Fire During Takeoff

A U.S. Air Force pilot safely escaped from an F-35 fighter jet after it caught fire during takeoff Monday morning at a military base in Florida.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Resort hotel also serves as military test site at Eglin AFB

Tourists return from the beach June 17 at the Fort Walton Beach Holiday Inn Resort in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

'And there we'll land like ducks in a row'

Tuesday morning a group of specially trained soldiers will fall from the sky, soaring from 10,000 feet to a spot of grass a few feet wide.

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Sys-Con Media

Fort Walton Beach Hotel Lends a Hand to Wounded Warriors Family Support Foundation

This summer Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB was happy to welcome the WWFS's red, white, and blue 2014 Ford Mustang GT500 onto their premises.

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