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1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes

Airman guilty of some charges in Lackland sex case

This prize-winning photo of a couple in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., was taken in 2012 by Nathan G. Wilson-Crow, an Air Force photographer charged with rape and sexual assault.


Related Topix: Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, US Military

5 hrs ago | Suria

Obama heads on Asia tour, visits US...

President Barack Obama met with survivors of a deadly landlside near Seattle before leaving on a weeklong tour of Asia in what the White House has called a "rebalancing" eastward of US foreign policy.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, Democrat, Oso, WA, US Military, Andrews Air Force Base

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Maryland Air Force officer pleads guilty to 6 counts of child pornography

A United States Air Force officer pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday , April 21, to six counts of sexually exploiting a minor to "produce child pornography."


Related Topix: US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, Lusby, MD

500 Bolivian soldiers on strike over dead end jobs

About 500 Bolivian soldiers have gone on strike to demand they be given the option of rising to the rank of officer and to protest the dismissal of four of their leaders.


Related Topix: Bolivia, World News, US Military

Air Force Times

91-year-old World War II veteran gets honor

If you're on the hunt for employment but you've been going about it mainly by sitting in your house... ROCHESTER HILLS, MICH.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Rochester Hills, MI, US Military


Wyoming Air National Guard: PT

If you're new to the military, you must be 17 to 39 years old, a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, a high school senior or have a high school diploma or GED, pass the ASVAB test, a medical screening, and background check.


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Found: Army veteran's dog, lost after car accident, has been found

On April 17, 2014, in Tampa, Florida, U.S. Army veteran Luke Macner was driving home with his new dog, Nina .


Related Topix: US Military, Tampa, FL, US Army

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

The State Department said photographs show that some of the forces in eastern Ukraine are Russian special forces Biden planned to meet Tuesday with government leaders who took over after pro-Russia Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February following months of protests.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Oleksandr Turchynov, Washington, US Military

The Baltimore Sun

Exclusive: U.S. force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the U.S. military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military

Norwalk Citizen News

Russians inspect Montana nuclear launch facilities

Russian nuclear inspectors visited the U.S. amid heightened tensions between the two nations to verify that 18 nuclear missile launch facilities had been demolished as part of a 2011 arms control treaty, Air Force officials said Monday.


Related Topix: US Military, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Minot Air Force Base, F.E. Warren Air Force Base

WBOC-TV Salisbury

U.S Air Force Officer Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

A U.S. Air Force officer has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. William Gazafi, 44, of Lusby pleaded guilty to six counts of sexually exploiting a minor to produce child pornography today in federal court.


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Lincoln Times-News

West Lincoln senior headed to U.S. Air Force Academy

West Lincoln High School senior Matthew Mault is one of 1,200 students from across the country that will begin their college undergraduate career with the United States Air Force Academy this fall.


Related Topix: Air Force Academy, CO, United States Air Force Academy, US Military, US Politics, Richard Burr, US News, US Senate, Republican, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Standardized Testing, Education

Jerusalem Post

IAF bombs terror sites in Gaza after tense morning

IDF says will not tolerate attacks, holds Hamas accountable for violence on border including 7 rockets; IAF hits 3 targets inside southern and central Gaza.


Related Topix: World News, US Military, Terrorism

The Modesto Bee

Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

In this March 22, 2014 file photo, flight officer Rayan Gharazeddine on board a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion, searches for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in southern Indian Ocean, Australia.


Related Topix: US Military, Portland, OR, Hollywood (Portland, OR), Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Vassar pilot killed in Shiawassee County plane crash started flying...

2:15 p.m. near the intersection of M-13 and Cronk Road, the Shiawassee County Sheriff's Department reports.


Related Topix: Shiawassee County, MI, Air Accidents, Vassar, MI, US Military, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Malaysia Chronicle

M'sia air force officer arrested in US for trying to 'SMUGGLE' home a PT-22 Taurus PISTOL

A Royal Malaysian Air Force officer was arrested by authorities at the San Angelo Airport in Texas on Wednesday for attempting to smuggle a PT-22 Taurus pistol.


Related Topix: US Military, Goodfellow Air Force Base

Daily Times

Japan steps up surveillance posture against China: reports

TOKYO: Japan bolstered its military surveillance capabilities in the southern island region of Okinawa over the weekend, reports said, as territorial tensions with China simmer.


Related Topix: Japan, Asia, World News, US Military

ABC2 Maryland

Witness to Oklahoma City history doesn't want it

"He's bringing out the babies. I looked at him and said, 'David, where's the rest of the baby?' " The recollection of that dead baby and the 167 other victims are vivid images and memories Norman Yeingst has of April 19, 1995 - the day a homegrown terrorist bombed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City and the worst day of his more ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, Sheppard Air Force Base, Tinker Air Force Base, Explosion

Stars and Stripes

Beale AFB drone protest results in 11 arrests

Eleven anti-drone protesters were arrested Friday and cited as trespassers on Beale Air Force Base, the most people detained at one time since arrests of the demonstrators began 18 months ago.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

4 French journalists back home after Syria ordeal

Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria returned home on Sunday to joyful families awaiting them at a military airport outside Paris.


Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Francois Hollande, US Military