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1 hr ago | The Hartford Courant

Obama family attends long-time aide's wedding to TV journalist

Obamas attend Kass wedding President Obama, the First Lady Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha make their way to board Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.

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5 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Australia to fly guns and ammunition into Iraq

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australian military aircraft will fly guns and ammunition into Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants.

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9 hrs ago | Detroit News

Blue Angels set to fly at Selfridge air show

Selfridge Air National Guard Base - An open house and air show featuring the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels will be held next weekend at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

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Related Topix: Selfridge Air National Guard Base, US Military, US Navy, Macomb County, MI

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

When Military And Matrimony Don't Mix

"It's ironic because these are trained fighters and they can find themselves in a battle they are not prepared for," said attorney Cynthia Hawkins Clark.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Annapolis, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, Naval Academy, MD

16 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

US delivers military aid to Lebanese army

A U.S. soldier walks past mortars at the Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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19 hrs ago | SPACE.com

US Air Force's Secretive X-37B Space Plane Passes 600 Days in Orbit

An artist's illustration of the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane in orbit. The solar-powered winged spacecraft has spent more than 620 days in orbit as part of the military's secret OTV-3 mission, which launched in December 2012.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Naval War College, US Navy

23 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Air Force identifies pilot killed in Virginia F-15 crash

The pilot who was killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in Virginia has been identified as Lt.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Globetrotting Air Force attorney honored for outstanding work

Scott Martin's nearly three decades as an attorney for the Air Force has taken him across the world and into the middle of some complicated legal issues.

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Related Topix: US Military, Eglin Air Force Base, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Fort Walton Beach, FL

The Wichita Eagle

Boeing may have to a sharea work on next Air Force One project

The U.S. Air Force will decide by December whether Boeing will have to share a multibillion-dollar project to provide the next Air Force One jetliner for the president, the service said.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, US Military, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Fairfax, VA

CNN

Pilot found dead after F-15 crash

The pilot of an Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet that crashed in Virginia was found dead, the commander of the unit said Thursday.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Air National Guard pilot in F-15 crash confirmed dead

An Air National Guard F-15 pilot whose jet crashed was killed, military officials confirmed.

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WBTV

Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

DEERFIELD, Va. - The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.

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WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Military: Pilot Killed in Virginia F-15 Crash

Officials now say the pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.

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The New Zealand Herald

China military shows off newest helicopters, tanks

China showed off the growing sophistication of its defense industries Friday by featuring its newest attack helicopters and main battle tanks at a multinational live-firing military exercise in the country's north.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Finland suspects Russian airspace violation

This handout picture from the Finnish Air Force taken Thursday shows a Russian AN-72 transport plane, taken by a Finnish aircraft pilot.

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Navy Times

USAF chief: Pratt close to developing F-35 engine fix

Engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney is close to performing tests on a potential design change for its F135 engine following a June incident that led to the devastation of an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

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Marine Corps Times

Votel takes helm of Special Operations Command

Army Gen. Joseph Votel has taken the helm of U.S. Special Operations Command located at MacDill Air Force Base.

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Business Journal

Air Force FCU lauded for superior customer service

Air Force Federal Credit Union's headquarters are located near Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

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Reuters

Islamic State commits war crimes, Syrian government using poison gas: U.N.

The United Nations accused Islamic State insurgents on Wednesday of committing war crimes including amputations and public executions, sometimes in the presence of children, and said it believed Damascus had used chlorine gas in combating its enemies.

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WALB-TV Albany

Search continues for pilot in F-15C crash in Augusta County

The search for an Air National Guard pilot continues after an F-15C single-seat aircraft based out of Massachusetts crashed in a rural area of Augusta County Wednesday morning.

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