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6 min ago | WBTV

Retired Air Force officer in NC admits to bribery

A retired Air Force officer living in North Carolina is admitting he took kickbacks for inside information on contracts for a classified Air Force project and took home documents that could damage national security.


Related Topix: US Military, Southern Pines, NC, Sims, NC

3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Gaza families bear brunt of Israel's 'pinpoint strikes'

The Israeli military's "pinpoint strikes" on houses in Gaza have killed whole families and children but few of the wanted men they are meant to target because they have long made themselves scarce, Palestinian residents say.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Military

7 hrs ago | Post and Courier

General: Joint Base Charleston is a 'crown jewel' of Air Mobility Command

Gen. Darren McDew, Air Mobility Command commander, is greeted by airmen from the 628th Force Support Squadron as he enters the Gaylor Dining Facility at Joint Base Charleston.


Related Topix: US Military, Charleston Air Force Base, Scott Air Force Base

11 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

At least a dozen more Palestinians dead Friday as death toll surpasses 100

Twelve Palestinians have been killed in Israeli airstrikes since midnight Thursday, Gaza's Ministry of Health said, bringing the death toll in Israel's military assault to 101.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Military,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Indian Express

U.S. Navy maintains grounding order for F-35 fighter jets

The U.S. Navy on Friday maintained a grounding order for F-35 B-model and C-model fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp, saying it was still not clear what caused a massive engine failure on an Air Force F-35 jet on June 23. "At this time, I do not have sufficient information to return the F-35B and F-35C fleet to flight," Vice Admiral David ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Eglin Air Force Base, US Marine Corps, US News

Juan Cole

Stop Saying 'If X fired Rockets at U.S.': It's Racist, & assumes we're Colonial

Is anyone else disgusted by the propaganda trick of trying to get Americans to sympathize with Israel's massive attack on the civilian habitations of Gaza by saying "if the US was subjected to rocket fire by X [usually Mexicans], what would it do?" This hope that Americans are racists and that their racism can be incited against the Palestinians is ... (more)


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Washington Post, Publishing, African-American, Canada, US Military, Alabama

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

PICTURES: Waterspout forms near FL air force base

A fully developed waterspout formed just east of Patrick Air Force Base on Thursday night, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne.


Related Topix: US Military, Patrick Air Force Base, Weather, Melbourne, FL

Air Force Times

Hundreds honor Air Force vet who died in '52 crash

Hundreds of people turned out to pay their respects to a central Indiana man killed when a military transport airplane crashed into an Alaska mountain in 1952.


Related Topix: US Military

Actor's baby girl born night he stars on Broadway

"It was insane," said a smiling and exhausted Tower backstage recently at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where he happily offers visitors chilled bubbly and cigars.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, US Military, Grand Forks Air Force Base

The Island Packet

Beaufort air station greets squadron for F-35 jets

The unit is making a transition from Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, where it was activated in April 2010 to prepare infrastructure improvements and training needed for the advanced jet program.


Related Topix: Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, US Military, US Marine Corps, Eglin Air Force Base

The Honolulu Advertiser

Man faces charges again in Pearl City strip club shooting

A 35-year-old Air Force sergeant was re-indicted by an Oahu grand jury Wednesday for the alleged shooting of two men outside a Pearl City strip club three years ago.


Related Topix: Pearl City, HI, US Military, Ewa Beach, HI

Thu Jul 10, 2014

New judge for Guantanamo trial in USS Cole attack

A U.S. military judge removed himself Thursday from the death penalty trial at Guantanamo Bay for the prisoner accused of orchestrating the deadly attack on the USS Cole.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Death Penalty, Guantanamo Bay, US News, Camp Delta, US Military

KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for July 10, 2014

Today is Thursday, July 10, the 191st day of 2014. There are 174 days left in the year.


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, US Military, New Zealand, World News, Los Angeles, CA, W.

Messenger Newspapers

RAF chief hits at politicians

The head of the Royal Air Force has delivered a stark critique of politicians for lacking decisiveness and "making it up as they go along".


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Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Sen. Udall won't make fundraiser in Denver featuring President Obama

US President Barack Obama and Senator Mark Udall play golf on the first hole at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, on May 6, 2013.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, Denver, CO, us Travel, Travel, Barack Obama, Andrews Air Force Base, US Military

The Wichita Eagle

Commanders suggest a 2nd group in Benghazi attacks

In this Sept. 14, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton walk back to their seats during the Transfer of Remains Ceremony at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., marking the return to the United States of the remains of the four Americans in Benghazi, Libya.


Related Topix: US Military, Andrews Air Force Base

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Scott air base finalist for agency relocation

Scott Air Force Base in southwestern Illinois is among six finalist sites for a relocation-minded secret government agency that helped coordinate the hunt for Osama bin Laden.


Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, Arnold, MO

ABC News 4 Charleston

Charleston Joint Base visit by mobility commander

The four-star Air Force general in charge of cargo, personnel, refueling and medical evacuation flights for U.S. forces around the globe is scheduled to visit Joint Base Charleston.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Scott Air Force Base, US News

Hagel says nuclear operation has drifted

Speaking at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Hagel said more attention must be paid to the nuclear forces as key to national security.


Related Topix: Camden County, GA, Kings Bay, GA, US Military Prisons, Submarine Base Kings Bay, Prison, US Military, Eglin Air Force Base, US Navy, US News

Air Force Times

Nuke missile duty: 'It weighs on your mind'

In this photo taken June 24, 2nd Lt. Oliver Parsons, right, and 1st Lt. Andy Parthum check systems in the underground control room where they work a 24-hour shift at an ICBM launch control facility at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. The crew is responsible for controlling and launching the 10 nuclear-tipped Minuteman 3 missiles located in remote launch ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, Minot Air Force Base, Berthold, ND