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2 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Air Force, US Military, US News, US Navy

13 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force, US News, Air Accidents

18 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force

18 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Europe, Finland, World News, US Military,

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

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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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, MacDill Air Force Base, US Marine Corps

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

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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Related Topix: Augusta County, VA, US National Guard, US Military, US News, US Air Force

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Eglin dismisses charges against helicopter employees

Eglin Air Force Base has dismissed trespassing citations issued in March to two employees of Timberview Helicopters.

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

KAUZ

Air Refueling Wing gets new squadron, mission

The 507th Air Refueling Wing at Tinker Air Force Base is assuming command over the 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron from Altus Air Force Base.

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

KNUS-AM Aurora

Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash

An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after the flier's fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.

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

Marine Corps Times

Soldier convicted in '03 grenade attack vs. fellow troops will have appeal hearing

A soldier sentenced to death for killing two fellow service members and wounding 14 others in a grenade attack in Kuwait will have an appeal in military court.

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ABC Action News

Air Force F-15C jet crashes in Virginia

Military officials say the jet that crashed in western Virginia was an Air Force F-15C based in Massachusetts, and the pilot's status is unknown.

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Related Topix: US Military, Augusta County, VA

4029TV.com

American jihadi's family speaks out

Exactly what spurred Douglas McAuthur McCain's metamorphosis remains murky. But while his radicalization and death have stunned loved ones back home, his actions abroad have raised fears that other Americans may follow suit.

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KYTX-TV News

Air Force agent allegedly helping with sex stings

Borrowing from the popularity of food trucks, some entrepreneurs are finding a way to put fashion on four wheels.

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Related Topix: US Military, Peabody, KS

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