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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Centerville tech firm lands $20M military deal

A local software development company has won a U.S. Air Force deal that could be worth as much as $20 million during the next five years.

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12 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Ohio base pressured to fill more hospital beds

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton needs to boost the use of its 62-bed inpatient hospital, where the occupancy rate has been about 45 percent.

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12 hrs ago | WDTN-TV Dayton

Wright Patterson Air Force Base

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton needs to boost the use of 62-bed in-patient hospital, where the occupancy rate has been about 45 percent.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Dayton, OH

15 hrs ago | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

'Memphis Belle' B-17 movie plane to offer rides, tour

What: Public flights and ground tours of the Liberty Foundation's B-17 "Memphis Belle" bomber.

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Related Topix: Memphis Belle, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, US Military, Fort Wayne International Airport, US Air Force, Altus Air Force Base, US News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Contracts for July 28, 2014

Exelis Systems Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, was awarded a $445,107,802 modification to contract W52P1J-10-C-0062 for base operations at Camp Arifjan, Camp Buehring, Udairi Range and Camp Patriot in Kuwait and the aerial port of debarkation, and sea port of debarkation in Kuwait.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Wright brothers' mechanic gets recognition at Air Force museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Taylor, US Military, US Air Force

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Financial challenges No. 1 priority for new base commander

If sequestration returns as scheduled in two years, Wright-Patterson will likely confront more budget cuts, but Air Force leaders want to avoid a repeat of a round of furloughs of civilian workers, the new base commander said.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor visits Dayton to push for job opportunities for vets

Dayton's concentration of military and veterans has many opportunities in the private sector, and the state is hoping to make it easier to get there, said Lt.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Air Force Times

Civilian employees get first round of buyouts under headquarters reduction plan

The Air Force is encouraging civilians to apply for voluntary early retirement or separation to help the service achieve planned headquarters staff reductions.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WFLA-AM Tampa

MacDill among best bases in rankings by Air Force Times

MacDill Air Force Base, the only military installation in the world home to two U.S. combatant commands, may be loved in the Tampa area, but it was tied for sixth best in the Air Force Times' ranking of 68 Air Force bases.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Air Force museum adds first aviation mechanic display

A bronze bust honoring the first aviation mechanic, Charles E. Taylor, is now on permanent display in the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's Early Years Gallery.

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Xenia Daily Gazette

WPAFB offers early retirements, separations

Civilian employees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have until Aug. 1 to notify officials if they plan to retire or leave with incentives ahead of hundreds of layoffs this fall.

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Noon Weather Update 7/22

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.

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Alabama Live

How a Redstone Arsenal intelligence agency may help U.S. determine what happened to...

These are techniques that we can equip our military aircraft with so even if they are engaged, they won't be hit.

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WLOS

Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Taylor, US Military, US Air Force, Life, Food, Food Festival

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Fox Point

Surgeon Joins Medical College Faculty

Matthew Goldblatt, M.D., has been appointed assistant professor of surgery at The Medical College of Wisconsin and to the medical staff of Froedtert Hospital, a major teaching affiliate of the College.

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Related Topix: Medical College of Wisconsin, US Military, US Air Force, Dayton, OH

Flight Journal

Group to Toast F-15 Eagle at Ohio Air Force Base

Those responsible for designing and sustaining a historic airplane will gather this weekend at Hope Hotel and Conference Center to remember - and toast - an achievement worth remembering.

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Related Topix: US Military, Aircraft, US Air Force, McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft, McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, Military Aircraft, US News, Ohio

Business Journal

Report: Wright-Patt best among 68 U.S. Air Force bases

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is the best place for airmen to serve, or so says a new list from Air Force Times.

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The Robesonian

From summer to fall

The dog days of summer are upon us and for many that means rest and relaxation, but there exists that subset of thrill seekers who see the summer months as an opportunity to take chances and push themselves to the limit.

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Business Journal

UDRI lands spot on $9.9M Air Force research contract

The University of Dayton Research Institute won a $9.9 million, five-year contract to bridge the gaps and accelerate the initial development of nondestructive technology.

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