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3 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Online Education Evolves as It Draws More Students

Cynthia Stebbins loved her first two years at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, but after she got married in May of 2013, she found herself in a bind. Her husband, Cody, who is in the Air Force, was transferred to Scott Air Force Base in Illinois.

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7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Scott Air Force Base a finalist for new Air Force Command

Scott Air Force Base is one of 10 finalists to be the home of the new Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Air Force Times

6 convicted of sex offenses May through July

Six airmen were convicted of sexual offenses at courts-martial in May, June and July, the Air Force announced this month, bringing the total number of sex crime convictions to 46 since the service first began publishing them a year ago. The lists are part of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office's ongoing efforts to crack down on sexual assaults after several years of high-profile scandals led to changes in the way the military handles the crime.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Marine News

DoD Awards Military Ocean Terminal Contract Modification

US Deptartment of Defense informs that Marine Terminals Corporation-East, Savannah, Georgia, was awarded an estimated $6,561,822 modification , extending the period of performance on previously awarded contract W81GYE-10-D-0002 for stevedoring and related terminal services. DoD explains that this is a fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Illinois

Air Force Times

FBI investigating whether Scott contractor was a hacker

The FBI is investigating whether a civilian cybersecurity specialist at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, stole passwords and other login information from government personnel in Maryland.

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

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Business Journal

Was Scott Air Force Base cyber security specialist a hacker?

A man hired to ensure the security of Department of Defense computers at Scott Air Force Base was under investigation for hacking before he took his own life, according to federal court records that were recently unsealed.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Suicide, Scott AFB, IL

Business Journal

Was Scott Air Force Base cyber security specialist a hacker?

A man hired to ensure the security of Department of Defense computers at Scott Air Force Base was under investigation for hacking before he took his own life, according to federal court records that were recently unsealed.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Department of Defense, US News

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Servicemembers still complain about missing cars

Retired Air Force officer Michelle Kastler is happy to be reunited with her 2012 Hyundai Accent after a nearly three-month wait.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Coupe, Hatchback, Sedan, Hyundai, Hyundai Accent, US Navy, Brunswick, GA, Glynn County, GA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Cyber-security specialist at Scott Air Force Base was investigated...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 31--A Mascoutah man stationed at Scott Air Force Base and hired to ensure the security of Department of Defense computers was being investigated for hacking before he took his own life, according to recently unsealed federal court records.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Shaw Air Force Base, Mascoutah, IL, Department of Defense, US News, Suicide

Thu Aug 28, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Contracts for August 28, 2014

Nine companies have each been awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity fixed-price option-year two modifications for international ocean and intermodal distribution services .

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, US Military, US Air Force, Department of Defense, US News

Air Force Times

C-17 pilot is selected White House Fellow

Maj. Kari Fleming is a C-17 special operations instructor pilot and aircraft commander out of Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Naperville, IL

Air Force Times

'Mystery patients' evaluate medical staff

A resident physician at Scott Air Force Base checks a patient's eyes in this file photo.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Worldwide search for military members carsWorldwide search for...

Hundreds if not thousands of cars belonging to military personnel seem to be missing and Scott Air Force Base is at the center of the search for the vehicles.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Military pilot from Naperville area named White House Fellow

Kari M. Fleming, a decorated pilot and Air Force major who formerly lived in the Naperville area, has been named a White House Fellow, officials said Monday.

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Cybercast News Service

Police: Southwest Illinois plant explosion kills 2

A bomb squad has been dispatched to a recycling plant in a St. Louis suburb where an explosion Monday morning killed two people and injured at least one other.

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RiverBender.com

Explosion at Recycling Plant

Two people are dead following an explosion at a Granite City recycling plant. Authorities say a mortar shell exploded this morning before 8am at Total Metal Recycling in the 2700 block of Missouri Avenue.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Air Force Times

New school year, new home: Military families look to adjust

Linh Narum knows what it means to be a part of a military family. Her father served in the Air Force for 27 years and she and her husband, Air Force Col.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

MLive.com

Live music on tap around Jackson this week, including pre-Civil War Muster concert

The U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America's Shades of Blue Ensemble will perform at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Cascade Falls Park.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Band, US Military, US Air Force, Jackson, MI, America, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Congressmen call for hearings into contractor's loss of service members cars

Two metro-east congressmen -- U.S. representatives Bill Enyart, D-Belleville; and Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville -- said Monday they want the House Armed Services Committee to hold hearings on problems with a federal contractor that led to the disappearance of hundreds of privately owned vehicles belong to military members who have served overseas.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Brunswick, GA, Glynn County, GA

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