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3 min ago | WALB-TV Albany

As Warthogs wind down, what's ahead for Moody?

It showed its effectiveness against armored vehicle in the Gulf wars, and it's one of the main armaments at Moody Air Force Base, but its days are numbered.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Firefighting Plane Now Based in Reno

Reno is now the home of a new firefighting plane that will battle fires throughout the continental United States.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Pilots get their heads shaved to support boy with cancer

To show their support for a 5-year-old battling cancer, members of the 58th Fighter Squadron and 33rd Operational Support Squadron shaved 19 pilots' heads on March 7. The group got together afterward for a picture in front an F-35.

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Robins Rev-up

Hookin' up

Base firefighters prepare the cable system prior to the F-15 landing at Robins. The use of the system was for a scheduled annual certification engagement, April 8, 2014.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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