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4 hrs ago | KAUZ

Air Refueling Wing gets new squadron, mission

The 507th Air Refueling Wing at Tinker Air Force Base is assuming command over the 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron from Altus Air Force Base.


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8 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash

An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after the flier's fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.


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

9 hrs ago | Marine Corps Times

Soldier convicted in '03 grenade attack vs. fellow troops will have appeal hearing

A soldier sentenced to death for killing two fellow service members and wounding 14 others in a grenade attack in Kuwait will have an appeal in military court.


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13 hrs ago | ABC Action News

Air Force F-15C jet crashes in Virginia

Military officials say the jet that crashed in western Virginia was an Air Force F-15C based in Massachusetts, and the pilot's status is unknown.


Related Topix: US Military, Augusta County, VA

16 hrs ago |

American jihadi's family speaks out

Exactly what spurred Douglas McAuthur McCain's metamorphosis remains murky. But while his radicalization and death have stunned loved ones back home, his actions abroad have raised fears that other Americans may follow suit.


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19 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

Air Force agent allegedly helping with sex stings

Borrowing from the popularity of food trucks, some entrepreneurs are finding a way to put fashion on four wheels.


Related Topix: US Military, Peabody, KS

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Thanh Nein News

U.S., Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept

A Chinese J-11 fighter jet is seen flying near a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon about 215 km east of China's Hainan Island in this U.S. Department of Defense handout photo taken August 19, 2014.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, 9

Navy Times

Spouse to receive White House entrepreneurship honor

Air Force wife Adrianna Domingos-Lupher is being honored as a White House Champion of Change, but says she didn't become an entrepreneur for the recognition.


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The China Post

Mainland China survey aircraft intrude into Taiwan ADIZ twice: Air Force

Chinese military aircraft trespassed into Taiwan's aerial identification zone several times on Monday, the R.O.C. Air Force confirmed yesterday.


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Daily Herald

Officials: Egypt, UAE behind airstrikes in Libya

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, U.S. officials said Tuesday, decrying the intervention as an escalation of the North African country's already debilitating turmoil.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US Military, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Carrickfergus Today

Armed Forces careers fair in Belfast

The first ever Armed Forces Jobs and Trades Fair to be held at Kings Hall, Belfast will take place over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday 30th and 31st August and is open from 10am until 4pm each day.


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Windsor Beacon

Air Force aiding Florida police in sex stings

Not only have Central Florida law enforcement officers violated federal rules in conducting "To Catch a Predator"-inspired sex stings, but WTSP in Tampa has learned they may also violate longstanding federal law that prohibits the use of military resources to enforce state laws.


Related Topix: US Military, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Washington Post

China deploys armed drone to multinational drills

China's air force said it deployed an armed drone to multinational anti-terrorism drills on Tuesday, underscoring the country's rapid progress in developing unmanned aerial vehicles.


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

The Fresno Bee

U.S. sends mixed messages over potential military operations in Syria

At the same time, the Obama administration sought to tamp down expectations of imminent airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria that top U.S. officials raised last week after the group ignited outrage by posting a video of the beheading of a captive American journalist.


Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News, US Military

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Dan Rather Attacks War Supporters Who Don't Send Own Kids To Fight: ...

Dan Rather, former anchor of the CBS Evening News , appeared on CNN's Reliable Sources to harshly criticize those in Congress calling for the U.S. to take military action against the terrorist group ISIS.


Related Topix: Prison, Metal, Isis, US News, US National Guard, US Military, Journalism

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Youngstown | Air Force Reserves help refugees in Iraq

Air Force Reserves help refugees in Iraq The refugees have been fleeing ISIS terrorists ready to execute them unless they convert to the Muslim faith Check out this story on But Youngstown's 910th Air Force Reserve Airlift Wing is busy delivering life-saving supplies to Yezidi refugees in Iraq.


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Brandon Sun

Police: explosion that killed 2 at southwest Illinois recycling plant caused by mortar round

Emergency personnel gather outside Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Ill., Monday morning, Aug. 25, 2014, following an explosion at the recycling plant.


Related Topix: Explosion, Granite City, IL, US Military, Scott Air Force Base

Business Journal

Former MacDill Air Force Base CEO named executive at GTE Financial

Scott DeThomas, a retired Air Force colonel, has been named senior vice president of products and member sales for GTE Financial.


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Greenwich Citizen

Ellsworth investigates lag in E. coli test results

Ellsworth Air Force Base officials are investigating why it took three days for them to be notified that E. coli bacteria had been found in the base's water supply.


Related Topix: E. Coli, Health, US Military, Ellsworth Air Force Base

Detroit Free Press

Palestinian president prepares new UN appeal for Palestinian nation

Aides to the Palestinian president said Sunday that he will soon appeal to the international community to set a deadline for Israel to end its occupation of lands captured in the 1967 Mideast war and make way for an independent Palestinian nation.


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