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58 min ago | Air Force Times

Moody to train Afghan pilots on light plane

The Air Force has chosen its base in south Georgia to train Afghan pilots and maintenance crews on a light attack and reconnaissance plane.


Related Topix: US Military, Moody Air Force Base, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, Johnny Isakson

5 hrs ago |

This Story From The Israeli Air Force Is One Of The Greatest Management Lessons You'll Read

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

9 hrs ago | Robins Rev-up

SecAF makes first visit to Robins Air Force Base

Deborah Lee James is the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force with more than 30 years of defense experience, both in government and in the private sector.


Related Topix: US Military, Robins Air Force Base, US News, US Air Force, Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Rocket explodes during test flight; no injuries

The media watches as a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a satellite lifts off earlier this month from the Cape Canaveral, Fla., Air Force Station.


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

Stars and Stripes

Air Force IDs airman found dead at New Mexico base

Authorities have identified an airman who was found dead in housing at Cannon Air Force Base in eastern New Mexico.


Related Topix: US Military, Cannon Air Force Base

Brandon Sun

Cascade Aerospace's striking workers vote in favour of 4-yr pact, return Monday

Unionized workers at Cascade Aerospace will return to work on Monday after voting to accept a new four-year contract that contains wage increases and improved job security clauses, among other things.


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

UPS data breach does not affect exchange customers

Military shoppers who made purchases or shipped packages through The UPS Store locations operated through the Army and Air Force Exchange Service were not affected by the data breach involving about 1 percent of The UPS Store locations nationwide, AAFES officials said.


Related Topix: US Military

2001: A Space Odyssey Comes to the Air Force Museum Theatre, 8/24

The Air Force Museum Theatre's Hollywood series continues on Sunday, August 24th with the classic film 2001: A Space Odyssey.


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

The Washington Post

Obama faces options in Iraq and Syria

The president may continue helping Iraqi forces try to reverse the group's land grabs in northern Iraq by providing more arms and American military advisers and by using U.S. warplanes to support Iraqi ground operations.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

DefenceTalk News

US Air Force Deploys F-15s to Bulgaria

More than 180 Airmen from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, and 12 F-15C Eagles flew to Graf Ignatievo Air Base, near Plovdiv, Bulgaria, to participate in a bilateral training event, Thracian Eagle 2014, Aug. 18-Sep. 1. Pilots from the 493rd Fighter Squadron, maintainers and a mixture of other professions, including Airmen from Ramstein Air ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, Ramstein Air Base


Cattle drive goes through Altus Air Force Base

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla._The Altus Air Force Base kicked off their annual rodeo with a cattle drive through Altus Air Force Base.


Related Topix: US Military, Altus Air Force Base, Altus, OK

Times Herald

Hagel says U.S. will not relent in pursuit of militants

The United States "will not relent our efforts to bring our citizens home and their captors to justice," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday about the failed mission aimed at rescuing American hostages kept by the militant Islamic State group last month.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

New school year, new home: Military families look to adjust

Linh Narum knows what it means to be a part of a military family. Her father served in the Air Force for 27 years and she and her husband, Air Force Col.


Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Family, Teenagers, Kids, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Alamogordo Daily News

49th AMXS keeps the future of the Air Force in the skies

Airman First Class Aaron Montoya MQ-9 Reaper crew chiefs from the 49th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron perform a routine inspection on an MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft at Holloman Air Force Base on 12. The 49th AMXS thoroughly inspects each part of the aircraft before takeoff and after landing, looking for any discrepancies that could interfere with ... (more)


Related Topix: Holloman Air Force Base, US Military


As US airstrikes in Iraq grow, details stay thin

America has returned to war, of a sort, in Iraq with airstrikes that have intensified in recent days against Islamic State militants.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Navy

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Holloman Gears Up for Oktoberfest

Officials with the German Air Force and the 49th Wing are preparing for the 18th annual Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday, Sept.


Related Topix: US Military, Germany Travel, Europe Travel

Deputy SecDef highlights Guam in U.S. military buildup plan

Robert Work, deputy secretary of the Department of Defense, greets service members on Aug. 20 after speaking at Naval Base Guam.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US Governors, Eddie Calvo, Andersen Air Force Base

Navy Times

Website seeks to connect Korea vets with original wartime photos

More than 5.7 million Americans served in the Korean War from 1950 to 1953. A New York state-based project seeks to connect Korean Warw photos with the soldiers featured in them or their families.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Department of Defense, US News, US Military, Penfield, NY, Life, Veteran Affairs, Rochester, NY

Navy kicks out 34 for cheating at nuclear training site

At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy's nuclear reactors program told The Associated Press.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Charleston, SC, Malmstrom Air Force Base

Daily Journal

Fla. Panhandle military beach is little-known gem

Alabama tourist Lance Du Bose has long enjoyed taking his family to a little-known spit of beach underneath a highway bridge on the Florida Panhandle, where there's sand, shade and shallow water and fewer visitors than the beaches in nearby Destin.


Related Topix: Destin, FL, US Military, Eglin Air Force Base, Okaloosa County, FL