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4 min ago | Malaysia Chronicle

M'sia air force officer arrested in US for trying to 'SMUGGLE' home a PT-22 Taurus PISTOL

A Royal Malaysian Air Force officer was arrested by authorities at the San Angelo Airport in Texas on Wednesday for attempting to smuggle a PT-22 Taurus pistol.


Related Topix: US Military, Goodfellow Air Force Base

4 hrs ago | Daily Times

Japan steps up surveillance posture against China: reports

TOKYO: Japan bolstered its military surveillance capabilities in the southern island region of Okinawa over the weekend, reports said, as territorial tensions with China simmer.


Related Topix: Japan, Asia, World News, US Military

8 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

Witness to Oklahoma City history doesn't want it

"He's bringing out the babies. I looked at him and said, 'David, where's the rest of the baby?' " The recollection of that dead baby and the 167 other victims are vivid images and memories Norman Yeingst has of April 19, 1995 - the day a homegrown terrorist bombed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City and the worst day of his more ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, Sheppard Air Force Base, Tinker Air Force Base, Explosion

12 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Beale AFB drone protest results in 11 arrests

Eleven anti-drone protesters were arrested Friday and cited as trespassers on Beale Air Force Base, the most people detained at one time since arrests of the demonstrators began 18 months ago.


Related Topix: Beale AFB, CA, US Military, Beale Air Force Base, Sacramento, CA

16 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

4 French journalists back home after Syria ordeal

Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria returned home on Sunday to joyful families awaiting them at a military airport outside Paris.


Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Francois Hollande, US Military

17 hrs ago |

300 Army, Air Force officer cadets commissioned as SAF officers

The newly-commissioned officers tossing their peak caps to mark the completion of their challenging 38-week course.


Related Topix: US Military

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Common Dreams

US Drone Obliterates Civilians in Yemen

A Yemen military official on Saturday says that at least fifteen people were either killed or wounded when a missile from a U.S. drone struck vehicles traveling on a road in the central province of al-Bayda.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, Liberal Political News


Air Force to change testing for missile operators

The nation's land-based nuclear force commander says changes are being made in the wake of a cheating scandal at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana.


Related Topix: US Military, Malmstrom Air Force Base

News Tribune

Military scales down, modifies Guam buildup plan

The U.S. military's revised proposal for a buildup on Guam calls for less population growth and locating a Marine Corps live-fire training range on an Air Force base instead of the site of an ancient village.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Andersen Air Force Base, Pacific, MO

The Olympian

The Boeing logo on a building in Huntington Beach, California.

Nearly 500 present and former Boeing employees will receive back payments of up to $400,000 each and raises of up to 33 percent as a result of a union victory in a labor rights dispute Boeing has fought for some 13 years.


Related Topix: Huntington Beach, CA, US Military, Edwards Air Force Base


War widow touched by Kate's sympathy

War widow Nicole Pearce says her meeting with the Duchess of Cambridge was a surreal and privileged experience, but she desperately wishes it could have been under different circumstances.


Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Home Gardening, Home, US Military


4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Malaysia Travel, World News, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, US Military, Germany

Salisbury Journal

Kate takes control of fighter plane

The Duchess of Cambridge relegated her husband to the role of an onlooker when she turned down his offer to jump into the back seat - of a fighter jet.


Related Topix: US Military

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Mail

Madonna suffers fashion fail in baggy hoodie and sweatpants with...

Cockpit Kate! The Duchess of Cambridge sits in an F-18 fighter as she and Prince William take a tour of air force base in Queensland Teacher confronted over abuse on You Tube faces trial over 100 alleged sex crimes including abusing girl in school locker room and hiding her in a closet when they were nearly discovered No you can't! Hundreds of ... (more)


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna, Prince William, World News, US Military, Michelle Obama

Surprise drop-in of Air Force siblings thrills family at Roosevelt Park restaurant

Sister and brother Stacy and Scott Dillon, both in the Air Force, surprised their mother, Joan Dillon, and older sister Melissa Dillon - as well as Melissa's 2-year-old daughter, Tayla -- by showing up unexpectedly at their table at The Station Grill, 910 W. Broadway in Roosevelt Park on Friday, April 18. "Oh, you boogers!" Joan Dillon said as the ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, Roosevelt Park, MI, Muskegon, MI

Army Times

Army, National Guard ready to leverage, expand Eastern European alliances

U.S. soldiers continue to work closely alongside partner nations in Europe and leaders say they are ready for 'any contingency.'


Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US Army, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Storms threaten 2nd launch try to space station

This Jan. 12, 2013 photo provided by NASA shows the SpaceX Dragon vehicle inside a processing hangar at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Weather


Texan, 98, a Doolittle Raider, to mark anniversary

A 98-year-old retired Air Force pilot who's among just four surviving Doolittle Raiders will mark the anniversary of the war-changing flights at a ceremony in Texas.


Related Topix: US Military, Comfort, TX

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Australia's Houston: Calm face of Flight 370 hunt

He speaks with a calm, steady voice as he tackles question after question in an attempt to explain one of the biggest mysteries the modern world has ever known: What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? Angus Houston has become the global face of the massive monthlong search operation off Australia's west coast to find the missing Boeing 777, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, US Military

Romanian premier co-pilots Us F-16 fighter jet

Romania's prime minister has co-piloted an F-16 fighter jet at the end of Romanian and U.S. air exercises.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News