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13 min ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Air Evac mission critical for patients in Afghanistan

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Robert Wilson, a respiratory therapist, and Capt. Jason Melvin, critical care nurse, of the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, along with Maj.

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8 hrs ago | Pensacola News Journal

Noisy weapons testing at Eglin this morning

The weapons testing that recently has closed roads and noisily disturbed residents near Eglin Air Force Base is scheduled to continue this morning from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. No road closings are planned this time, but the Air Force said that the detonations of ordnance used by two F-15 Tomcat attack aircraft may be heard in areas of Navarre, Gulf ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

CBC News

Fighter jet report done - now up to cabinet to decide on open bid

In this photo taken on July 14, 2011 and released by U.S. Air Force, Tech. Sgt. Brian West watches an F-35 Lightning II approach for the first time at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

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Wiltshire Times

US fighter aircraft to make European debut at Fairford Air Tattoo

Aviation history will be made in the UK this summer when, in a major airshow first, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, the Joint Strike Fighter, makes its much-anticipated European debut.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Cooking fire sets home on fire

An accidental cooking fire Tuesday night damaged the kitchen of a home on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, according to firefighters.

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Pensacola News Journal

Booms could be from Eglin training mission

Loud booms heard throughout Escambia and Santa Rosa counties this morning may be the result of military training in Santa Rosa County.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Pensacola News Journal

Quick hits: Sunday, April 13, 2014

Eglin Air Force Base's Armament Directorate delivered the first production lot of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range missiles to Dyess Air Force Base in March.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Tyndall Air Force Base, Dyess Air Force Base, US News, Pensacola, FL

Pensacola News Journal

Military towns: 'Turn your alert buttons on'

The BRAC "Wolfe" of Alabama has begun to make some howling sounds across the region that are ringing in the ears of the Santa Rosa Military Advisory Council.

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Air Force Times

Airmen shave their heads to support fallen pilot's ailing son

Second Lt. David Mitchell was killed when his F-16 crashed during a training mission in 2008.

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Pensacola News Journal

Rod Duren: DEP renews Eglin air ops

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection Air Resource Section for the Northwest District in Pensacola has given notice of intent -- subject to review -- to issue a draft/proposed renewed Title V air operation permit to Eglin Air Force Base.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Air Force Times

Unit Effectiveness Inspections going AF-wide

Airmen can expect more short-notice reviews and a constant focus on readiness under the new Unit Effectiveness Inspection program scheduled to be in place throughout the Air Force by summer.

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Pensacola News Journal

Calendar: Saturday, April 12, 2014

All proceeds will be donated to the Fisher House of the Emerald Coast Inc., a local charity on Eglin Air Force Base that provides a "home away from home" so that military families may face medical crises together.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Armament Directorate reaches milestone with JASSM-ER

The Armament Directorate celebrated a milestone with the delivery of the first production lot of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range missiles to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, last month.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

French Legion of Honor presented to Lafayette WWII veteran

Lafayette's Hewitt Gomez, center, is shown at the dedication of a plaque commemorating The Carpetbaggers at Hurlburt Field at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Eglin test mission to result in road closures

State roads 85, 123, and 285 will be closed for a short time Friday for a test mission, according to the Eglin Air Force Base Office of Public Affairs.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

U.S. Naval Institute

Navy Axes Griffin Missile In Favor of Longbow Hellfire for LCS

The Navy has traded Raytheon's Griffin IIB missile for Lockheed Martin's Longbow Hellfire AGM-114L for the surface-to-surface missile for early increments and testing for the surface warfare mission package for the Littoral Combat Ship , the outgoing program manager for LCS Mission Modules , Rear Adm.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Pensacola News Journal

Military briefs: Sunday, April 6, 2014

The final Air Force squadron commanding officer serving at Whiting Field Naval Air Station stepped down Friday during a change of command ceremony.

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Pensacola News Journal

Quick hits: Sunday, April 6, 2014

Eglin Air Force Base is tentatively scheduled to conduct an undetermined test mission from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday that will briefly close Highways 85, 123, and 285.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Eglin hosts Archaeology Day

Raymon Melvin, a local turpentine industry expert, explains the history of the turpentine industry at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., to attendees during the 3rd Annual Eglin Archaeology Day held at Jackson Guard March 22. Melvin's display was one of several activities and booths available at the event hosted by Eglin Cultural Resources to celebrate ... (more)

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

County proposes joint control of Eglin beach

Okaloosa wants to share jurisdiction over the beach on the west side of Destin Pass with Eglin Air Force Base.

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