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12 min ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Air National Guard pilot in F-15 crash confirmed dead

An Air National Guard F-15 pilot whose jet crashed was killed, military officials confirmed.

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12 min ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Debris reveals pilot in F-15 crash never ejectedDebris reveals pilot...

Debris reveals pilot in F-15 crash never ejected Pilot who was confirmed dead in Wednesday's crash has not been identified.

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12 min ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Pilot killed in F-15 jet crash in Virginia mountains identified

Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr. He served with the 104th Fighter Wing as the full-time Wing Inspector General, responsible for the implementation of the Air Force Inspection System and as an F-15 instructor pilot with more than 2,300 flight hours.

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4 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Hometown Pinellas: South county edition

Northeast grad retires from air force : Former St. Petersburg resident Col. Sean Gallagher retired from the Air Force recently after more than 23 years of service.

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8 hrs ago | Patch.com

"Leading at Mach 2: Learning How to Achieve Peak Performance"

As a United States Air Force fighter pilot, Anthony "AB" Bourke learned early in his career that the key to keeping individuals and organizations performing at their peak is a constant communication system where team members receive honest feedback on a regular basis delivered in a format that they expect.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

NBC29

Pilot of Crashed F-15 Fighter Jet Confirmed Dead

BARNES AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, 104TH FIGHTER WING , Westfield, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014)- Officials confirmed today the pilot was fatally injured in the Aug. 27 crash of an F-15C Eagle in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va.

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WHDH

Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

Military officials in Massachusetts say they've confirmed that the pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed in remote Virginia mountains was killed.

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Robins Rev-up

Base celebrates unity, cultural differences

Houston County hospital worker, performs traditional Cherokee music in honor of Native American Indian Heritage during the base Diversity Luncheon at the Heritage Club August 26, 2014.

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Criminal Justice Online

Sovereign Skies: AFSOUTH partnership brings illicit air drug trafficking to a halt

Justin Brockhoff 12th Air Force 8/28/2014 - DAVIS-MONTHAN AFB, Ariz. -- In 2010, illegal drugs were being flown into the Dominican Republic at an alarming rate of more than 130 illegal flights per year.

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Montrose Today

Dance turns back time

Montrose Air Station will be turning back the clocks for a nostalgic trip back to the heyday of the RFC and RAF in the town.

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News Times

Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

A team walks away from the helicopter they arrived in at the mobile command center in Deerfield, Va., on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

A Virginia State Police spokeswoman says ground rescuers will resume searching for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

A team walks away from the helicopter they arrived in at the mobile command center in Deerfield, Va., on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

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WWLP

No word from Gov. on Barnes jet crash

With about four months left until his term is up, Governor Patrick has spent the last week and a half at his vacation home in the Berkshires.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Pilot's fate unknown after fighter jet crash in Va. mountains

An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.

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Patch.com

Danbury Cultural Center Hosts Fundraiser for New Fairfield Graduate...

September 5, 2014 marks the one year anniversary of the day Staff Sgt. TJ Lobraico, Jr. was killed in action while serving active duty in Afghanistan with the United States Air Force.

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Jalopnik

The USAF Can't Find A Downed Pilot And The Quiet Zone Might Be Why

An F-15C crashed earlier this morning in the mountains of western Virginia, and hours later, the pilot seems to have vanished without a trace.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash

An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after the flier's fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Officials: Military aircraft crashed in Augusta County

A National guard F-15 fighter based out of Massachusetts has crashed in a rural area of Augusta County, according to the Augusta County Sheriff's Office.

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Stars and Stripes

Air Force deployments to Poland set to continue

Two C-130s and about 75 airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, wrapped up a 60-day deployment to Poland this week in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

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