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Air Force looks down the hall for next Space Command boss
Air Force leaders didn't have to look far to find the new commander of Air Force Space Command.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Pacific Daily News
The Department of Defense on Friday announced new general officer assignments for the Air Force, which will result in a change of command at Guam's Andersen Air Force Base.
Astronaut’s Nomination Yanked Over Sex Assault Case
The promotion of an astronaut considered a role model for women in the military has been scrapped in a career-ending move over her action in overruling a conviction in a sexual assault case.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Airman Possehl receives fireman certification
She completed an intense eight weeks of Air Force core values, military discipline, studies and physical fitness training.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Pentagon to Redesign Missile 'Kill Vehicle'
The Pentagon's proposed budget for fiscal 2015 would provide funding to redesign a key part of the nation's missile-defense program.
Santa Barbara Independent
Supreme Court Rules Against Vandenberg Protester
Supreme Court ruled against longtime Vandenberg Air Force Base peace protestor Dennis Apel , upholding the right of base brass to limit where, when, and if he could engage in free-speech activities on base property even if located outside Vandenberg's enclosed area.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Air Force budget projects fewer Colorado satellite and rocket purchases
The mobile service tower is rolled back from a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket just before the Dec. 6 launch for the U.S. military at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif..
Thu Feb 27, 2014
National Briefs: Texas marriage curb is 'illegal'
A federal judge in Texas struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage Wednesday, ruling that the laws restricting marriage to a man and a woman violated the U.S. Constitution and handing gay rights advocates a major legal victory in one of the biggest and most conservative states in the country.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Great Falls Tribune
Nuke commander visits Malmstrom
The Air Force's nuclear boss was at Malmstrom Air Force Base on Wednesday to visit with airmen and the leadership team.
Supreme Court says Pentagon can bar protesters
The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously upheld the Pentagon's right to exclude protesters from military bases, even while allowing easements and exceptions for highways and other civilian uses.
Court rules against protester at military base
The justices on Wednesday threw out an appeals court ruling that overturned the conviction of John Dennis Apel under a law giving commanding officers authority to prevent people from entering military installations.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Photos: What's that in the sky? Vandenberg launches
A look at some of the most visually spectacular rocket and missile launches over the last two decades from Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc, Calif.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Full-Size Space Shuttle Exhibit Launching at Ohio Air Force Museum
The National Museum of the US Air Force's Space Shuttle Exhibit, which features NASA's first Crew Compartment Trainer, provides visitors the chance to experience the size and shape of an actual space shuttle orbiter.
Air Force Times
3rd study on AF nuke force led by Navy flag officer
A team of 65 people led by Vice Adm. Michael Connor, the Navy's commander of submarine forces, will spend the coming weeks interviewing the most junior airmen to senior leaders to try to find the cause of 'systemic' problems within the nuclear force.
Air & Space
Secret Space Shuttles- page 3
The giant gold and silver satellite glittered against the black sky as space shuttle Atlantis closed in on it from below.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Santa Barbara Independent
Grand Opening of New Neighborhood at Briar Creek, Lompac
On Saturday, February 15, Briar Creek in Lompoc celebrates the Grand Opening of a new neighborhood of easy-living, single-family homes.
Ventura County Star
Local CFC brings in $570,000 for 2013
The California Gold Coast Combined Federal Campaign , which includes Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, collected nearly $570,000 during the 2013 fundraising effort, about 20 percent less than last year, according to Terri Belkin, campaign director for Gold Coast region.
KELO-TV Sioux Falls
EROS Celebrating Satellite Launch Anniversary
The EROS Center north of Sioux Falls is celebrating a year of success of Landsat 8. NASA launched the Earth-observing satellite into space from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base one year ago Tuesday.
Air & Space
Can We Stop a Nuke?- page 2
ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2006, a handful of uniformed U.S. service members and Congressional staffers gathered in a windowless room in the headquarters of the Missile Defense Agency, tucked within a row of nondescript buildings on a low hill overlooking the Pentagon.