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Wednesday Jul 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Langley AFB to conduct drill

Langley Air Force Base will conduct a base-wide exercise Thursday to better prepare for a crisis and deal with aircraft-related problems.

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Wednesday Jul 23 | Air & Space

Calamity on Mt. Hood

Perhaps the most dramatic demonstration of the dangers of mountain helicopter flying is the 2002 attempted rescue of four injured climbers on Oregon's Mount Hood, when an HH-60G Pave Hawk of the Air Force Reserve Command's 304th Rescue Squadron crashed.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Colorado

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Man who filed 1980s sex abuse complaint 'livid' Scout leader was allowed to lead York troop

A man whose sexual abuse complaint in the 1980s spurred the Boy Scouts of America to ban a man from Scouting for life says he's "livid" that the same man was allowed to help lead a Scout troop in York County for the past decade.

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Related Topix: York County, VA, US Military, US Air Force, Hampton, VA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

News Max

First Woman Nominated to Head Pacific Air Forces

Air Force Lt. Gen. Lori Robinson has been nominated as the first female to lead the Pacific Air Forces, the Air Force component of U.S. Pacific Command located in Hawaii, according to The Washington Times .

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Langley Air Force Base intelligence-gathering HQ is staying put

Langley is home to the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, which oversees six ISR groups, including one at Langley.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Beale Air Force Base, Offutt Air Force Base

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Reader feedback July 18: Back-to-school shopping, Langley AFB support center, death in NN

On her Savvy Shopper Facebook page, the Daily Press' Nicole Paitsel asked readers if they had started thinking about back-to-school shopping and asked them to share their best tips.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Del. Helsel seeks funds to support Langley Air Force Base

After Monday's announcement that the Air Force plans to cut 742 positions at Langley Air Force Base , state Del.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

STAR 101.9

Woman is Commanding General of Pacific Forces Nominee

Air Force Lieutenant General Lori J. Robinson has been nominated as the new commanding general of Pacific Air Forces.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Toledo Blade

Wright-Patterson may lose jobs

Wright-Patterson could lose 372 military and civilian jobs by this fall in an Air Force-wide reorganization that will create a central installations support center, according to the service branch.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, US Navy

Air & Space

The Last Gunslinger- page 2

While driving through downtown Mountain Home, Idaho, on a gray February morning, I notice something troubling: Mountain Home has no mountains.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Air Force to cut 742 positions at Langley

The Air Force plans to eliminate 742 positions at Air Combat Command headquarters, located at Langley Air Force Base , as part of an overall downsizing.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Langley AFB to eliminate 742 positions

Hundreds of positions will be eliminated at Langley Air Force Base base as part of a nationwide reduction at Air Combat Command Headquarters.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Pier fire sparks near Langley Air Force Base

Capt. Jeff Pereira with the Hampton Fire Division told WAVY.com crews were called to Tide Mill Lane near Lasalle Avenue around 5:45 a.m. The fire was out on the waterway between Langley and Hampton in the Back River.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Firefighters on scene of pier fire at Langley Air Force Base

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

F-22 Pilot Celebrates 1,000 Hrs. in Air at Tyndall AFB

A milestone happened Wednesday at Tyndall Air Force Base. Major Daniel "Magic" Lee logged his one-thousandth hour Wednesday afternoon in an F-22 Raptor.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

First span of Fort Eustis Boulevard bridge nears completion | With Video

Drivers who daily squeeze into a single lane driving eastbound on Fort Eustis Boulevard west of Interstate 64 will shortly have more driving room.

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Related Topix: Newport News, VA, Williamsburg, VA, Hampton, VA, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Los Angeles Times

White House naturalization ceremony carries added symbolism this year

President Obama listens at the White House naturalization ceremony for active-duty service members on July 4, 2012.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, Barbados, World News, Central America

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Miami Herald

USAF: Malfunction caused Lake Ontario drone crash

The GPS and other systems in an Air Force drone failed multiple times during a routine training mission in upstate New York, causing the unmanned aircraft to crash into Lake Ontario in November, according to an investigation whose results were released Tuesday.

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

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