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2 hrs ago | Army Times

Army, National Guard ready to leverage, expand Eastern European alliances

U.S. soldiers continue to work closely alongside partner nations in Europe and leaders say they are ready for 'any contingency.'

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US Army, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

6 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Storms threaten 2nd launch try to space station

This Jan. 12, 2013 photo provided by NASA shows the SpaceX Dragon vehicle inside a processing hangar at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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

9 hrs ago | KSWO

Texan, 98, a Doolittle Raider, to mark anniversary

A 98-year-old retired Air Force pilot who's among just four surviving Doolittle Raiders will mark the anniversary of the war-changing flights at a ceremony in Texas.

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Related Topix: US Military, Comfort, TX

13 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Australia's Houston: Calm face of Flight 370 hunt

He speaks with a calm, steady voice as he tackles question after question in an attempt to explain one of the biggest mysteries the modern world has ever known: What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? Angus Houston has become the global face of the massive monthlong search operation off Australia's west coast to find the missing Boeing 777, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, US Military

16 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Romanian premier co-pilots Us F-16 fighter jet

Romania's prime minister has co-piloted an F-16 fighter jet at the end of Romanian and U.S. air exercises.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Press-Telegram

Woodland Hills doctor joined Army at 47 to rebuild faces, lives

Dr. Robert Hale is wearing his Army uniform, but not for long. He's back in the San Fernando Valley after spending 10 years in the Army reconstructing the faces of soldiers severely injured in combat.

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Related Topix: US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, Medicine, San Antonio, TX, Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio, TX)

Journal Gazette

Vincennes University to honor Wyss

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Vincennes, IN, Prison, US Military, Criminal Defense Law, Law

13WMAZ.com

5th MOB earns Air Force Meritorius Unit Award

The 5th Combat Communications Group has received its second Air Force Meritorious Unit Award.

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Palladium-Item

Underwater searches 'not easy ... but not impossible'

Like choosing the right golf club for distance and obstacles, communications equipment offers varying advantages and shortcomings when the mission is as difficult as finding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on the Indian Ocean floor.

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

Las Vegas Review Journal

Activists protesting armed drones arrested at Creech Air Force Base

Nine anti-war activists protesting remotely-piloted aircraft operations were arrested Wednesday at Creech Air Force Base, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: US Military, Creech Air Force Base, Las Vegas, NV, Clark County, NV

ABC News

Possible Explosive Prompts Evacuations in Calif.

Hundreds of homes and businesses in the Central California town of Solvang have been evacuated following discovery of a potentially explosive device.

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Related Topix: Solvang, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA, US Military, Vandenberg Air Force Base

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

President Barack Obama is introduced by Vice President Joe Biden as he arrives at the Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pa., Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA, Oakdale, PA, US Military, Coraopolis, PA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

SpaceX will try again Fri. to launch station cargo

This Jan. 12, 2013 photo provided by NASA shows the SpaceX Dragon vehicle inside a processing hangar at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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

Air Force Times

NATO to ramp up in response to Russian aggression

Top left: An F-15 deployed from Royal Air Force Lakenheath lands in Lithuania in preparation for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe to assume the NATO Baltic air policing mission.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US News, US Air Force, US Navy

KVOX-FM Fargo

Grand Forks Air Force Base to close school

The Grand Forks Air Force Base School Board has voted to close an elementary school to deal with declining enrollment on the northeastern North Dakota base.

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Related Topix: US Military, Grand Forks Air Force Base, Grand Forks, ND, Education Etc.

Nanaimo Daily News

Jordanian army says kingdom's air force strikes cars on the border with Syria

Jordan's army says the country's air force has attacked cars that were at the kingdom's border with neighbouring Syria.

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

Greenwich Citizen

Army: Jordan air force strikes cars near Syria

This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center , which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian man carrying the body of a child killed by a government forces airstrike in the Al-Ansari neighborhood, in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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AlertNet

Ukraine armed forces land airborne troops in eastern town

Ukrainian airborne troops landed in a town in the east of the country on Tuesday after the defence ministry announced it was launching a "special operation" there against pro-Russian separatists.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Reuters

Pentagon says automatic budget cuts would hit F-35, other weapons

The Pentagon on Tuesday detailed $48.3 billion in cuts to major weapons programs like Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet that would kick in from fiscal 2016 to 2019 if Congress does not reverse automatic budget cuts that are to resume in 2016.

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Reuters

Despite tough patch, U.S. intelligence chief says he is staying

Despite enduring "a perfect storm" of troubles for U.S. spy agencies over the last 18 months, the director of national intelligence announced on Tuesday that he plans to stay on the job through the end of President Barack Obama's term.

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