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1 hr ago | Washington Post

Stowaway's body found on Air Force cargo jet

The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo jet that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made several stops in Africa.

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Related Topix: US Military, Ramstein Air Base, US Navy, Naval Air Station Sigonella, US Army, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Army War College

5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

General: Air Force already looking ahead to 6th-generation fighter plane

Even before the Air Force's new F-35 "fifth-generation" fighter jet is combat-ready, the service is looking ahead to what comes next.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality

9 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Child's Body Found in Wheelwell of US Military Aircraft That Landed in Germany

The body of a male adolescent was found Sunday night in the wheel-well of a U.S. Air Force C-130 at Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany after the plane had arrived from a flight that originated in Africa, a U.S. official confirmed Tuesday.

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12 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

Body of child stowaway found in landing gear wheel well of US Air Force cargo plane ...

A Pentagon spokesman says the body of a teen stowaway was found and removed from a compartment above the rear landing gear of a U.S. Air Force C-130J cargo aircraft after it landed at a military base in Germany.

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12 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

'Apparent stowaway' body found in wheel well

The body of an "apparent stowaway" was found Sunday night in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force C-130 that landed at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany, Pentagon spokesman Adm.

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

14 hrs ago | Trend

Clashes kill 30 in Benghazi in escalating Libya turmoil

Libyan forces on Tuesday battled Islamist militants with rockets and warplanes for control of an army base in the eastern city of Benghazi after at least 30 people were killed in overnight fighting, Reuters reported.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Prison, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), US Military

14 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Ohio base pressured to fill more hospital beds

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton needs to boost the use of its 62-bed inpatient hospital, where the occupancy rate has been about 45 percent.

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

18 hrs ago | New York Daily News

President Obama's golf ball found off course

The white Titleist ball emblazoned with '44' and 'POTUS' was found by a fellow golfer at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.

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Related Topix: Bethesda, MD, US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, US News, Conservative Political News

22 hrs ago | KAUZ

Groundbreaking set in Okla. for Pegasus aircraft

A groundbreaking is planned next month at Altus Air Force Base for the incoming KC-46A Pegasus aerial tanker aircraft.

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Related Topix: US Military, Altus Air Force Base

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

US citizen accused of bribes extradited from Iraq

A federal fugitive accused of bribing U.S. military contracting officials in Iraq has been returned to the U.S. in what prosecutors say was the first extradition under a 1936 treaty between the two countries.

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Related Topix: Dayton, OH, US Military

The Raw Story

Rocket carrying U.S. 'neighborhood watch' spy satellites launches from Cape Canaveral

An unmanned Delta 4 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday with a pair of U.S. military satellites designed to keep watch on other countries' spacecraft.

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

ABC News

2 Military Satellites Launched on Delta 4 Rocket

A Delta 4 rocket has lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying two satellites for the U.S. Air Force.

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GPB.org

To Stop Cheating, Nuclear Officers Ditch The Grades

The young officers at F.E. Warren Air Force Base have an enormous job: to keep 150 nuclear-tipped missiles ready to launch at a moment's notice.

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

Air Force Times

For Germans, death penalty is concern in U.S. airman's murder trial

Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov was declared dead Dec. 14 in Kaiserslautern, Germany, after being found unresponsive in the passenger seat of a vehicle driven by Air Force Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, US Military, Ramstein Air Base, US Army, US Navy

Sedalia Democrat

Volunteers help clean up Sedalia

DemocratVolunteers for Sedalia Clean Sweep gather around City Administrator Gary Edwards as he explains which direction they will go early Saturday morning on East 20th Street at Ohio Avenue.

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Related Topix: Sedalia, MO, US Military, Whiteman Air Force Base

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Zebra Mussels Found in Offut Air Force Base Lake

The presence of invasive zebra mussels has been confirmed at an Offutt Air Force Base lake south of Omaha.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Town Talk

Pineville native Joshua Young graduates from Air Force Academy

Joshua "Nic" Young wasn't a particularly stellar student during his years at Pineville High School.

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Related Topix: Air Force Academy, CO, US Military, US Navy, United States Air Force Academy, Moody Air Force Base

WTOK-TV Meridian

Differing Opinions in Alabama on Immigrant Children

Alabama residents have split opinions on whether immigrant children crossing into the United States should be housed at Maxwell Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Military, Maxwell Air Force Base, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Opinion

MilitaryCity.com

2 USAF missileers to work with Navy in morale-improvement effort

Capt. Patrick McAfee, from the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, is headed to Submarine Force Pacific at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

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Related Topix: US Military, Malmstrom Air Force Base, US Navy, US News, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Norfolk, VA

Thanh Nein News

More than 50 killed in Benghazi, Tripoli clashes

Black plumes of smoke is seen in the vicinity of Camp Thunderbolt, after clashes between militants, former rebel fighters and government forces in Benghazi July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, US Military

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