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Thursday Sep 11 | TrekEarth

Typhoon Hits Las Vegas

The Eurofighter Typhoon is a highly agile aircraft, designed to be an effective dogfighter when in combat with other aircraft; later production aircraft have been increasingly more well-equipped to undertake air-to-surface strike missions and to be compatible with an increasing number of different armaments and equipment. The Typhoon saw its combat debut during the 2011 military intervention in Libya with the Royal Air Force and the Italian Air Force, performing reconnaissance and ground strike missions.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Government Executive

The Interesting, Cool and Totally Random Things the Government is Trying to Auction Off

But that's exactly what the General Services Administration is auctioning off -- and showing off on their "Interesting Things the Government is Selling" Pinterest page . Spin up the birds - we have 7 Black Hawk helicopters up for bid at http://t.co/sL5xuI2Yqu pic.twitter.com/2AG9maXRWM A quick perusal of the their auction shows less expensive things as well, including cameras, fur coats, iPods, jewelry and even a bag of lottery tickets .

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Related Topix: College of William and Mary, US Military, US Air Force

Mother Jones

Army Spc. Natasha Scheutte, 21, was sexually assaulted by her drill sergeant.

Editor's note: Mary F. Calvert won the 2013 Canon Female Photojournalist Award for this body of work and is showing it at the 2014 Visa Pour l'image in Perpignan, France. Calvert also just won the Alexia Foundation 2014 Women's Initiative Grant to help fund her related project, Missing in Action: Homeless Female Veterans.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Jackson, US Army, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Barbara Boxer, US Air Force

Fri Sep 05, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Study finds high hunger rate in Southern Nevada

A study released Thursday found that roughly 15.7 percent of Southern Nevadans go hungry, slightly below the national average of 15.9 percent. The Map the Meal Gap 2014 study by Feeding America, with participation locally from the Three Square Food Bank, estimated that 315,790 Southern Nevadans have trouble finding their next meal.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Nevada Government, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Sep 04, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Group: Airman denied reenlistment for refusing to say 'so help me God'

Airmen take the Oath of Enlistment during a reenlistment ceremony in December 2013, shortly after the Air Force deleted a clause allowing airmen to omit 'so help me God,' from the oath. An airman at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, was denied reenlistment for crossing out those words on his reenlistment contract.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal

Coast Guard Auxiliary trains volunteers in boating safety

North Las Vegas Flotilla Cmdr. Barry Keller performs search and rescue training in San Diego in April 2012.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, US Military, US Army, US Air Force

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

A brief history of F-15 fighter crashes

An F-15C fighter jet is depicted here after breaking away from a KC-135 tanker plane while flying a mission from Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada in 2008.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Boat Disaster, Kadena Air Base, Prison, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

TrekEarth

Tank Killer

The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is an American twin-engine, straight-wing jet aircraft developed by Fairchild-Republic in the early 1970s.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Daily Herald

Hoersten/Bolanz

Arnold and Rosanne Hoersten announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Rose, to Tyler Gregory Bolanz, son of Gregory and Kathleen Bolanz of Louisville, Ohio.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Five Finger Death Punch to fix video about veteransa homelessness

This screen grab shows a scene from the new music video for the Five Finger Death Punch song, "Wrong Side of Heaven."

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Big News Network.com

Two F-16D fighters grounded at Nellis

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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

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