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29 min ago | Navy Times

U.S. military shifting gears in Europe

Top left: An F-15 lands in Lithuania in preparation for the NATO Baltic air policing mission.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military, US News, US Air Force, US Army

4 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

186th unveils advanced air refueling boom simulator

Wednesday, during a press conference and ribbon cutting ceremony held at the G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery National Guard Complex at Key Field in Meridian, officials with the wing and state National Guard Bureau announced the official addition of the Boom Operator Simulation System .

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8 hrs ago | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Dean C. Krueger

Dean C. Krueger, 67, of Bellevue passed away early Tuesday morning, April 15, at his home following a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Related Topix: Oconto, WI, US Military, US News, US Air Force

Thu Apr 17, 2014

EKathimerini

Greece offers to help find Turkish F-16 lost in 1996

Greece officially offered on Thursday to assist Turkey in its efforts to locate and salvage a Turkish Air Force fighter jet which crashed in the Aegean almost 20 years ago.

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Related Topix: Europe, Greece, World News, US Military, US News, US Air Force

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Air Force will 'replace' Ellsworth's aging B-1 bombers

The skin and skeleton of the B-1 Lancer looks no different than when the bombers first came off the assembly line in 1985.

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Stars and Stripes

Hagel: US forces to stay in Poland until end of 2014

A crew chief guides 555th F-16 Fighting Falcons into place, March 14, 2014, at Lask Air Base, Poland.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Pulse on Air Force management

A limited number of Airmen who received notice that their previously approved applications for early retirement had been declined will be given the option to retire if they still desire to do so, officials announced April 8. "We are aware that some Airmen received erroneous approvals and were subsequently notified of the inaccuracy," said Lt.

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Star-Telegram.com

Romanian premier co-pilots Us F-16 fighter jet

Romania's prime minister has co-piloted an F-16 fighter jet at the end of Romanian and U.S. air exercises.

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The Washington Post

Romanian premier co-pilots Us F-16 fighter jet

Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta, right, smiles from the cockpit of a US Air Force F-16 fighter jet piloted by Maj.

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USA Today

Underwater searches 'not easy ... but not impossible'

Like choosing the right golf club for distance and obstacles, experts in underwater searches say equipment offers different advantages when looking for a plane like Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Air Accidents

Stars and Stripes

Hypersonic jets, lasers are the future for Air Force researchers

An X-51A WaveRider hypersonic flight test vehicle is uploaded to an Air Force Flight Test Center B-52 for fit testing at Edwards Air Force Base on July 17, 2009.

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Related Topix: US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Edwards Air Force Base, US Air Force, US News, Science / Technology, NASA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Patch.com

Retired General Speaks at Navy League Dinner

Submitted by the Navy League Aurora Council 247: The after dinner speaker at the Aurora Council of the Navy League's April 15 dinner meeting was Major General John L. Borling, USAF , who spoke on "Reflections on Life in the Hanoi Hilton for Over Six Years."

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Related Topix: Aurora, IL, US Military, US News, US Air Force, Montgomery, IL, Arts, Poetry

Hudson Valley Press

Air National Guard Airman Kenneth W. Bunt

Air National Guard Airman Kenneth W. Bunt graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Business Wire

Diligent Consulting Inc. Wins Air Force Network Contract

The contract is with the Air Force Network Support Branch, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center .

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Minot Daily News

Grand Forks Air Force Base to close school

The Grand Forks Air Force Base School Board has voted to close an elementary school to deal with declining enrollment on the northeastern North Dakota base.

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MilitaryCity.com

NATO to ramp up in response to Russian aggression

Top left: An F-15 deployed from Royal Air Force Lakenheath lands in Lithuania in preparation for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe to assume the NATO Baltic air policing mission.

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The Georgetown Times

Porcher sworn in to Air National Guard

Provided Jamia Ashanique Porcher was officially sworn in as a member of the South Carolina Air National Guard on Wednesday, April 9. Jamia, a senior and honor student, chose to have this official ceremony conducted at Georgetown High School in which she attended for four years.

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The Montgomery Advertiser

Hall of Heroes: David Cohen

With retirement now a few days behind him, Col. David Cohen reflected on his career; flipping through an old photo album with his family, he was amazed at the many adventures the Air Force had given him.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Whittier Daily News

New FAA rules stopping Mt. SAC students from getting jobs as air traffic controllers

Veteran Chris Schneider worked as an air traffic controller in the Air Force. He went back to school and earned a degree in aviation science from Mt.

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Stars and Stripes

High cost, delays putting F-35 program at risk, report says

A government watchdog agency has "significant concern" about the affordability of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, at more than $390 billion the most costly weapons program in the Pentagon's history, and persistent computer software problems that could delay how soon the stealth jet is ready for combat.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, US Military, US Marine Corps, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force, US News, US Navy

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