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2 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

Korean War vet served as translator in Air Force

For 84-year-old retired U.S. Air Force staff sergeant James "Jim" Rehanek, language was his contribution to the Korean War effort.

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Related Topix: US Military, Martinsburg, WV, North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea

6 hrs ago | Local10.com

Rebels on offensive in eastern Ukraine

A few miles south of the town of Starobeshevo in eastern Ukraine, a group of men in uniform is slumped under a tree.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Military,

9 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Marine's search reunites him with war dog

For seven months, a young Marine and his best friend slept side by side in the middle of a war zone.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Lackland Air Force Base

13 hrs ago | Daily Journal

US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intelligence to the military, newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Military, Weather

13 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Air Force Museum in Ohio restoring Titan rocket

Restoration experts at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force are launching their largest restoration project yet at the museum in southwestern Ohio.

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Related Topix: US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

17 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Guard pilot killed in Va. crash mourned in Mass.

The widow of an Air National Guard pilot who died in an F-15 jet crash in Virginia says members of his Massachusetts wing unit planted 40 rose bushes in her yard to mark her birthday.

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

20 hrs ago | Air Force Times

Air Force to begin rotating launch officers

Oliver Parsons, left, and 1st Lt. Andy Parthum check systems in the underground control room where they work at an ICBM launch control facility near Minot, N.D. Now airmen can trade places with those on other bases.

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Related Topix: US Military, Malmstrom Air Force Base, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Minot Air Force Base, Minot, ND

Yesterday | Macon County Times

Jones promoted to major in Air Force

Brent N. Jones, a native of Lafayette, TN and 1999 graduate of Macon County High School, was promoted to the rank of Major in the United States Air Force effective September 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military, Langley Air Force Base, US News, US Air Force, Lafayette, TN, University of Tennessee, Samford University

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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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Related Topix: US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, Westchester County, NY, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Haddam, CT

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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Related Topix: US Military, Concord, NH

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

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

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

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

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

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