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Thursday Aug 21 | War on Terrorism

Deployed reservists talk war, baseball with congresswoman

Emily F. Alley 442d Fighter Wing Public Affairs 8/20/2014 - BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- It was almost midnight Aug. 19 in Bagram when a room full of deployed Airman from the 442nd Fighter Wing took a phone call from Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler.

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Thursday Aug 21 | The Times

New Barksdale commander Goodwin settling inNew Barksdale commander...

New Barksdale commander Goodwin settling in Col. Kristin Goodwin is still settling in and getting used to being in the public eye.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

Waldrep anniversary

Mary Lou Barnes and Donnie Waldrep were married Aug. 16, 1964, at the First United Church in Sedalia by the Rev.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Times

Air Force Global Strike Command adding manpower

The U.S. Air Force has announced firm plans to increase nuclear force manning at Air Force Global Strike Command missile and bomber wings beginning this fall.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

English Dong-A

U.S. sends 3 stealth bombers to Guam

The U.S. Air Force deployed three B-2 Spirits to Guam, an American strategic bomber that is able to carry 16 nuclear bombs.

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MilitaryCity.com

As strikes begin in Iraq, many options for Pentagon

Although considered less pinpoint than its fast-jet cousins, the A-10 could also play a role in what may be its last military campaign before the Air Force retires the plane.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Stars and Stripes

B-2 bombers deploy to Guam; sailors rescue swimmers

In this file photo from April 25, 2005, a B-2 stealth bomber from 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., taxis down the flightline at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

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Sedalia News Journal

Military Appreciation day is Sunday

On Aug. 10, Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce and military leaders from across the country will be gathering to honor men and women of our armed services at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Whiteman AFB airman dies in ColumbiaWhiteman AFB airman dies in...

Whiteman AFB airman dies in Columbia An airman died Monday from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident Saturday.

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Sedalia News Journal

Whiteman Airman dies in motor vehicle accident

An Airman assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base died Monday at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Mo., after suffering injuries in a vehicle accident Aug. 2. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the Airman's family, and we will continue to offer them our support during this difficult time," said Brig.

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Pulaski County Daily

Hartzler supports Air Force proposal to give Global Strike Command a four-star general

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler has released the following statement in support of the Air Force's recommendation that a four-star general be in charge of Global Strike Nuclear Command at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana: "Given the vital importance of the missions carried out by Global Strike Nuclear Command, it makes sense that it be headed by ... (more)

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Digital Game Developer

On First USO Tour, Southern Rock Band Blackberry Smoke Visits Troops in Midwest

While on a week-long tour with the USO, Blackberry Smoke performed their southern rock hits for hundreds of troops and their families.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Times

Barksdale Air Force Base to welcome nation's first female bomber wing king Friday

It may be the title of a hit song by David Bowie, but "Changes" pretty well sums up the state of leadership at Barksdale Air Force Base.

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