Thursday Mar 6
The Daily Record
Editorial: Politics influence military spending
An analytical, apolitical, un-pork-barreled assessment of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's budget proposal may find that its emphasis on reducing troop strength and boosting technological advantages makes much sense in the new world of war.
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Thursday Mar 6
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Yorktown teen charged in mother's stabbing death
Ronnie Lavender Dovbish, 19, of York County Charged with second-degree murder in the death of his mother, 40-year-old Heather Perkins Perkins and Dovbish both lived on Ponsonby Drive, where Perkins was found dead on March 4. YORK - The house near the corner of the first block of Ponsonby Drive in York County sat quiet and apparently empty on ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Kansas City Star
Editorial: Military belt-tightening and priority shifts seem appropriate
Hotels, transportation and finances, not political considerations, will matter most to Republican officials choosing a 2016 national convention site, party leaders said Monday after hearing bids from Kansas City and other cities across the country.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Investigators probe death of JBER sergeant at off-base residence
A U.S. Air Force staff sergeant stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson was found dead at his off-base residence Sunday, the base announced Wednesday.
Congress prepares to defends districts from defense cuts
The Pentagon's plans to do away with 1970s-era A-10 "Warthog" attack planes will have a ripple effect in places like Knob Noster, Missouri -- a small town in the shadow of Whiteman Air Force Base.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Proposed defense cuts would hit some bases, spare others
Sweeping budget and personnel cuts proposed Monday by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel would hit some military bases hard while protecting others.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Command of Whiteman AFB bomb wing changes hands
Command of the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base has been turned over to a Missouri native, Brig Gen.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
New Group Looks to Defend Nuclear Arsenal
A new grassroots coalition is looking to preserve the U.S. nuclear-weapons triad of bomber aircraft, submarines and ground-based missiles, amid growing fiscal constraints.
Whiteman AFB Change of Command
DemocratDuring the Change of Command Ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday at Whiteman Air Force Base, held at 5-Bay Hangar on the flightline, Bri... DemocratSeveral local dignitaries attended the ceremony including, from left, state Sen. David Pierce, state Rep. Stanley Cox and his w... DemocratMaj.
John Pollitt , of Ozark, and Angela Pollitt, of Hughesville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Pollitt, of Sedalia, to Ryan Herbort, of Sedalia.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Whiteman to see Change of Command
Whiteman Air Force Base personnel and community leaders will be on hand for a change of command ceremony for the 509th Bomb Wing on Friday.
Guardsman surprises son with early return
A six-year-old boy didn't expect to see his dad come home from Afghanistan until the child's birthday in April.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Air Force Times
Whiteman leaders deliver long-overdue medals to Wwii Pow
Brig. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, 509th Bomb Wing commander, presents a shadow box to retired Chief Master Sgt.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Air Force shows off a big, black, brawny B-2 after Red Flag exercises at Nellis
The two billion dollar B-2 Spirit was part of the more than 100 aircraft that took part in Red Flag 14-1 at Nellis Air Force Base last week.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Air Force Times
Red Flag maintainers test skills in degraded environment
An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 120th Fighter Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., takes off for a sortie training mission Jan. 30 during Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., where combat units come together from the U.S. and its allied countries to engage in realistic combat training scenarios.
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.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Guardsman returns home early from Afghanistan, surprises 6-year-old son
The 6-year-old boy didn't expect to see his dad come home from Afghanistan until the child's birthday in April.