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3 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Ohio base ranked highly by Air Force newspaper

The base, which is Ohio's largest single-site employer, tied as the top Air Force base to be stationed among 68 bases in the U.S. That's according to a survey by the weekly Air Force Times newspaper, which made the rankings based on a dozen categories.

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Related Topix: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force, Modesto, CA

7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas militants are making some progress even if an end to more than two weeks of bloodshed is nowhere near.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Air Force, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Terrorism

11 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

Coast Guard rescues sailors off SC coast

A Coast Guard cutter has reached a couple in distress on a sailboat about 130 miles off the South Carolina coast.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Town Talk

Navy restructures Blue Angels command

In the wake of a high-profile misconduct investigation of the Blue Angels, the Navy on Tuesday announced sweeping change s to the flight demonstration squadron's structure.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US News, United States Naval Academy

The Island Packet

Obama nominee McDonald pledges to 'transform' VA

"The seriousness of the moment demands urgent action," McDonald told the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Life, Barack Obama, Veteran Affairs, US Air Force, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Advocate

Military suicides up a bit in 2014; More seek help

Preliminary Pentagon data shows that suicides among active duty military increased a bit this year compared to the same period last year, but officials say that more service members are seeking help through hotlines and other aid programs.

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Related Topix: US Marine Corps, US Air Force

CBS 3 Springfield

Air defense drill for 4 Northeastern states

The New York state Division of Military and Naval Affairs says a two fighter jets from a Massachusetts Air National Guard unit will be conducting an air defense exercise over parts of four Northeastern states.

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Related Topix: US Air Force, US News, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

NewsOK.com

Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Taylor, US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Houston Chronicle

Vital evidence feared withheld by Ukraine's rebels

Lieutenant-General Andrey Kartopolov, head of main operational department of Russian military's General Staff, left, speaks to the media during a news conference in Moscow, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sukhoi Su-25, Sukhoi Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Aircraft, US Air Force

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WHAS11

Agency: No plans to use Fort Knox as shelter

A federal agency said Monday it has no plans to use Fort Knox as a temporary shelter for migrant children, offering assurances after U.S. Sen. Rand Paul signaled that the Army post has been considered as a possible site to house some of the young immigrants pouring across the U.S. border with Mexico.

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Related Topix: Fort Knox, US Army, Fort Knox, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Representative John Yarmuth, US House of Representatives, Democrat

KSWO

Okla. delegation decries holding kids at Fort Sill

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe and all five of Oklahoma's U.S. House members released a joint statement on Monday opposing a decision by the Department of Defense to extend the use of temporary shelters at several military installations, including Fort Sill, through January 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Jim Inhofe, US News, US Senate, Fort Sill, US Army, Fort Sill, OK, Barack Obama

Iol.co.za

Seven killed in Benghazi clashes

Islamist militants attacked an army base in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday, triggering fierce clashes involving helicopters and jets that killed at least seven people and wounded 40 others after days of escalating violence.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Terrorism, US Air Force

FOX23

Soldier mauled by bear at base in Alaska

Officials say a National Guard soldier was mauled by a bear while participating in a training exercise at a military base in Alaska.

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Related Topix: US National Guard

WFAA-TV Dallas

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

A state lawmaker says Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard, Dallas, TX, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Newsday

New York Guard members conducting annual training

Two hundred members of New York state's volunteer defense force are conducting their annual weeklong training program at a Hudson Valley military site.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Air Force

Reuters

China sends spy ship off Hawaii during U.S.-led drills

China has sent a spy ship to international waters off of Hawaii during a giant U.S.-led naval exercise involving 22 countries, even as Beijing participates in the drills for the first time this year, the U.S. Navy said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, China, US Navy

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Marine Corps Times

Use your VA loan benefit

Air Force Tech Sgt. Rhonda Stockstill and her husband, Lendle, in front of the home they bought with a VA loan.

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Related Topix: US Air Force, Home Listing, Home, Moore, OK, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Island Packet

Bahrain files lawsuit to suspend opposition group

The move by the government comes after top Al-Wefaq figures met with a U.S. State Department official without a Bahraini government representative present earlier this month.

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Related Topix: US Navy

ABC 33/40

Decision coming on bomber training area expansion

Air Force officials are expected to decide as soon as next month whether to go forward with an expansion of a bomber training area over the Northern Plains that would encompass an area larger than West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Ellsworth Air Force Base, US Air Force, Minot Air Force Base, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Jon Tester, US Senate, Democrat

Bellingham Herald

Decision coming on bomber training area expansion

Air Force officials are expected to decide by next month whether to go forward with a huge expansion of a bomber training area over the Northern Plains.

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Related Topix: Ellsworth Air Force Base, US Air Force, Minot Air Force Base, US News, Powder River, WY, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines

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