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  1. $7.2 million sought for facelift of crash rescue, fire station at Bangor Air Guard baseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine Air National Guard's 101st Air Refueling Wing learned this week that the U.S. Senate will vote on a bill that would give them $7.2 million to renovate Building 512, the base fire and crash rescue station. "The money will be used to repair and replace the existing roof and siding, as well as improve indoor air quality, thermal systems and make energy efficiency improvements," Capt.

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  2. Air Force Thunderbirds buzz over Hudson River for Fleet WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, an elite air demonstration squadron, gave folks on both sides of the Hudson River quite the show this morning when they soared over the river as part of New York Fleet Week. The six F-16 fighter jets flew only a matter of feet away from each other as they buzzed over the Manhattan skyline and Hudson County waterfront.

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  3. What's up? Air Force Thunderbirds thunder byRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Hudson Reporter

    Relax. We're not under attack. Leaving six trails in the air, the very loud Air Force Thunderbirds have been flying up and down the Hudson River Friday, making Hudson County residents gaze into the air. The New York Air show will be held this weekend on Jones Beach. Check out those F-16's!

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  4. Great bargains: Our big Memorial Day saleRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Xenia Daily Gazette

    We've arrived at Memorial Day again. It seems like it arrives faster and faster every year.

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  5. Former Diplomat: US Has Right to Fly Over South China SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | News Max

    The United States has the right to fly its planes over the South China Sea and to have its naval and commercial vessels in the location, which is considered international waters, former diplomat Nicholas Burns said Friday, and "we can't be in a situation where China believes they own everything." "This is a major problem for the United States, and many other countries have it with the Chinese," said Burns, an undersecretary of state under President George W. Bush, told CNN's "New Day" program.

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  6. Air Force Wants to Fire Lasers from Aircraft by 2023Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Defense Tech

    The Air Force plans to be able to incinerate targets such as incoming missiles with laser weapons mounted on C-17s by 2023 as part of a directed energy developmental effort, service official said. The High Energy Laser, or HEL, is being tested by the Air Force Directed Energy Directorate, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. Ground tests are slated for later this year as part of a plan to precede air-launched laser weapons firing evaluations, Mica Endsley, Air Force Chief Scientist, told Military - .com in an interview.

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  7. Thunderbirds to fly low over Hudson for photo mission, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NJ.com

    The Air Force Thunderbirds will flyover New York City this morning at low altitude for a photo mission, according to reports. USAF F-16 Thunderbirds Photo Mission: 5/22, over Hudson River & BK/QN south shores, from 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM.

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  8. Conway Twitty's grandson to bring his famous Poppy's music back on stageRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Seguin Daily News

    The grandson of the late Conway Twitty will pay tribute to the Country Music Hall of Famer with a pair of live performances at the Texas Theater. Tre Twitty will be the featured performer during this weekend's The Heart of Texas Roadshow.

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  9. Aircraft graveyard holds hidden gems that tell the story of...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... Maintenance and Regeneration Group, also known as the boneyard, at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is the US Air Force's largest storage facility and is home to more than 4,400 aircraft. An Army Sikorsky VH-34s Choctaw helicopter which was used to ...

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  10. John B. Sellers Jr. : ObituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Fetch Your News

    Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee announces the death of Mr. John B. Sellers, Jr. age 76, of Hiawassee, formerly of Vero Beach, FL.,who passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. John was born in Arcadia, Fl on June 6, 1938 to John B. and MaryAnn Sellers and later moved to Vero Beach, FL.

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  11. SSGT John C. ReisnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | CNN

    Sergeant Reisner is United States Air Force and currently deployed to Afghanistan. He left behind his pregnant wife and will miss the birth of his first son in August.

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  12. Air Force Thunderbirds to conduct NYC flyoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 13WHAM

    Officials say six F-16 fighter jets will travel from Long Island along the southern shore and cross over the Verrazano Bridge beginning at 10:30 a.m. Friday. The jets will then fly up the east side of the Hudson River to the Tappan Zee Bridge, back down on the west side of the river, and then back up again before they're done.

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  13. Photo Essay: Arizona site holds 'bones' of 4,000 planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star-Telegram.com

    Over 4,500 variants of the F-16's have been produced since 1973. This field of fighters will become drone target planes in the future.

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  14. Flagging honor, respectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Highlands Today

    AVON PARK – There was Thomas D. Hoover, born July 5, 1942, died Feb. 24, 1998, served in Vietnam with the United States Air Force. A few rows down rested USAF Chief W.J. Wyss, a USAF chief master sergeant who died at 52 in 1976.

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  15. MomentumVERMONT SPEAKSRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    I have become the de facto art teacher at the Youth Center three afternoons a week. My morning work with individual children from the child development centers usually includes some form of creative expression as well.

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  16. Hot stuff: The coolest dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CIO

    The world of drones - military and public - is changing so fast it's hard to keep up with the changes. Here we take a look at some of the most recent advancements, such as getting drones to fly as a group, deliver orders in restaurants and take advanced technology into space.

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  17. Lower the temperature in South China SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Straits Times

    During oral testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on May 13, United States Assistant Secretary of Defence David Shear mentioned that as part of a set of military measures to respond to China's provocative acts in the South China Sea, United States Air Force B-1 bombers would be deployed to Darwin. This caught officials on both sides of the Pacific off guard and, quickly, Mr Shear was described as having "misspoken".

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  18. Airman 1st Class Cortney McKinney graduates from basic military trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthJersey.com

    U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Cortney T. McKinney graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

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  19. The Drama of the Drone WarriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Psychology Today

    The stories of the soldiers and servicemen of the 20th century are very familiar, the typical themes having been told and retold in so many books and films that they are now embedded in American culture and consciousness. But what about the lives of the men and women who today engage the computer consoles of our remote-controlled war machine? How does it feel to be an Air Force pilot launching death and destruction halfway across the world in the morning before swinging by your kid's soccer practice in the afternoon? Despite media reports of unique mental and emotional pressures , the drama of the drone warrior, far removed from that of the grunt in the trenches, is still largely a mystery.

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  20. Thunderbirds Soar This Weekend at Jones BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    More than 300,000 people flocked to Jones Beach last year for the two-day event, set this year for Saturday and Sunday from 12-5 p.m. U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, Golden Knights, the Breitling Jet Team, American Airpower Museum Warbirds, Geico Skytypers, Miss Geico, Jack Links' Screamin' Sasquatch, and the Air National Guard are among the aircraft expected for the show. Famed pilots Sean D. Tucker, Matt Chapman, and David Windmiller will be taking to the skies as well.

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