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1 hr ago | FOX16

Air Force Giants Grounded at Clinton National Airport

Three C-130 planes waiting at the airport for the lockdown at the Little Rock Air Force Base to be lifted.

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5 hrs ago | National Review Online

Michael Auslin: The Air Force's Vital Role

This new face of war will require an American military transformed to meet new threats.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

USA Today

Air Force refocuses on training as wars wind down

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. - The Air Force's most sophisticated war game tests its top guns against threats ripped from headlines: surface-to-air missiles, chemical weapons, cyber warfare.

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Caribbean News Now!

US president honours Jamaican for 28 years of service in US Air Force

Col. Jacqueline Payne-Borden , receives the President of the United States certificate of Appreciation from Col.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Andrews Air Force Base, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Fort McNair (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

ABC News 4 Charleston

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Fighter jets from the South Carolina Air National Guard are conducting an air defense exercise over the Columbia and Florence areas.

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Aerotech News And Review

Air Force photo by Ken LaRock

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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Related Topix: US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US News, US Air Force, Dayton, OH

KHOU-TV Houston

Arkansas military base on lockdown

Little Rock Air Force Base went on lockdown Wednesday amid reports of a suspicious person, though military officials have offered few details about the incident.

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North County Public Radio

Crashed Air Force drone was flying with gear that couldn't handle cold

Besides some clouds on Nov. 12, 2013, Air National Guard crew members recalled to accident investigators that it was a nice day for flying.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, US National Guard, Fort Drum, NY, Ontario, NY

MLive.com

A year later, Paul DeWolf's family remembers a fallen son while homicide suspects' cases drag on

Kris DeWolf and Thom DeWolf look at pictures of their son Paul during an interview with The Ann Arbor News on Sept.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Latest updates: MH17 disaster

US intelligence officials say Russia had no direct role in bringing down MH17, but that they "created the conditions" that led to rebels shooting it down, likely by mistake.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, US Military, US News, US Air Force, World News, Russia, Travel

Asbury Park Press

USAF says new satellites will be watchful eyes in skyUSAF says new...

USAF says new satellites will be watchful eyes in sky Two satellites USAF will launch will give the military a capability it hasn't had before.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Schriever Air Force Base, Cape Canaveral, FL, Science / Technology, Space

The Leadership Institute

LI-trained candidate for Maryland Senate defeats incumbent

"I could not just sit back and watch tax-and-spend liberals destroy my home state of Maryland," the newly Republican-endorsed candidate for Maryland's State Senate Michael Hough said.

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Berkshire Eagle

Air defense drill planned over southern Vermont, western Massachusetts

The New York state Division of Military and Naval Affairs says a two fighter jets from a Massachusetts Air National Guard unit will be conducting an air defense exercise over parts of four Northeastern states.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

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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Journalgazette.net

Watchdog's role

Community members who stepped up to defend Col. David Augustine after a whistleblower accused him of carelessly spending public funds were right when they spoke to his good character and intentions.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US News, US Air Force, US Politics, Representative Joe Donnelly, Senator Dan Coats, Representative Marlin Stutzman, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Star Online

a Usaf F-15 lands at Rmaf Butterworth during Exercise Cope Taufan 2014. Photo: Dzirhan Mahadzir

The US Air Force's most advanced fighter aircraft, the F-22 Raptor, saw "action" for the first time in South-East Asia in this year's biennial Cope Taufan joint exercise with the Royal Malaysian Air Force.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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 Motley Fool

Raytheon Builds a Fleet of Decoy Robots for the U.S. Air Force. Should Investors Welcome Our New Rob

A sort of hybrid between the concepts of "missile" and "drone," MALD exhibits characteristics of each.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Broncos' Wes Welker goes for an F-16 ride alongBroncos' Wes Welker...

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker participated in an F-16 ride along with the Air Force Thunderbirds Sunday afternoon at Cheyenne Regional Airport.

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KOTA-TV Rapid City

Wyoming Air Guard C-130s fight wildfires

CMSgt. Jack Goeken and SMSgt. Doug Peterson, loadmasters with the Wyoming Air National Guard's 187th Airlift Squadron attach the MAFFS nozzle to a C-130 in preparation for a firefighting mission.

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