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1 hr ago | Common Dreams

Anti-Drone Protesters Arrested Outside US Air Force Base

CHP Officer George Carpenter, right, clears demonstrators from the roadway during a protest near the gate of Beale Air Force Base in Wheatland in this March 25, 2014 file photo.

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7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Pooch helps keeps MacDill skies clear of birds

The U.S. Air Force can throw a mighty arsenal at its enemies. Smart bombs. Bunker busters.

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11 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Pilot's career stalls after criticizing oxygen system

The first operational F-22A Raptor is flown to its permanent home at Langley Air Force Base, Va., on May 12, 2005.

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15 hrs ago | The Free Dictionary

Korean Air Flight 902 Shot Down by Soviet Fighters

On April 20, 1978, Soviet air defense shot down Korean Air Lines Flight 902 near Murmansk , Soviet Union , after the civilian aircraft violated Soviet airspace and allegedly failed to respond to Soviet interceptors.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Local VFW post struggling

VFW Post 10825 members Mooney Prosser, right, 89, and Lannie Lee, center, 93, talk with Commander Jerry McCarthy, left, 72. They remain active in the organization but acknowledge that it will fade away soon unless it attracts younger veterans.

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KFSN

Air National Guard honors city of Madera

The city of Madera received a special honor on Friday, and it took place in Fresno.

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Eastern Daily Press

Classic tractor sale at Ely includes many rarities

A number of rare vintage and classic tractors will be going under at the hammer at Sutton, near Ely, on Saturday, April 26. More than 300 machines including a pair of original John Fowler ploughing engines from the Strumpshaw Hall collection, as featured in last Saturday's Farm & Country, and a special Aveling & Porter steam roller, will also be ... (more)

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Air Force Times

Commentary: Every airman has role in preventing sex assaultsCOMMENTARY

Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry Spencer writes: 'I expect every airman to be committed to a culture of dignity and respect.'

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Air Force band to perform free concert April 27 in Fitchburg

The Fitchburg Civic Days Committee and the United States Air Force will host a free concert by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band at 4 p.m. April 27 at Fitchburg State University's Weston Auditorium, 353 North St. The Concert Band features 38 professional musicians whose commitment to excellence has earned worldwide ... (more)

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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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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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