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2 hrs ago | KGWN

Hear From a Thunderbird Pilot

The USAF Thunderbirds arrived in Cheyenne over the weekend and then performed for the public Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Cheyenne, WY

16 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Where is the best place for airmen to be based in the U.S? Think corn, not Hawaii.

Scott Air Force Base is one of the best places for airmen to be stationed, according to an Air Force Times analysis of 68 bases in the U.S. The military newspaper said Monday that it had evaluated and weighed regional housing prices, school performance, on-base health care, crime, commissary size, commutes and other quality-of-life indicators.

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Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Elmendorf, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Air Force Times

Editorial: Surprises in base rankings

Eight months ago, Air Force Times embarked on an ambitious project to rank Air Force bases across the U.S., measuring cost of living, housing, schools, traffic and amenities for each area.

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Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Hanscom Air Force Base, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Minot Air Force Base, Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Goodyear City Council supports General Plan

Goodyear City Council supports General Plan Flexible footprint for city's future to go before voters in Nov. 4 General Election .

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Quinn named flight commander

Col. Clark J. Quinn, son of Theresia Quinn and the late George Quinn, of Waynesville, has been assigned as an instructor pilot and flight commander in the 80th Fighter Squadron at Kusan Air Base in the Republic of Korea.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, US Military, Shaw Air Force Base, US Air Force

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Arizona Republic

F-35s cleared to fly, but with restrictions

Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mj7lm2 Luke Air Force Base is designated as a training base for pilots of the new F-35, which will replace the West Valley base's F-16s.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, US Navy, Washington

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Republic

Air Force reservist reflects on career, upbringing

Many find it a stressful, grueling time when they learn to operate on little sleep and be part of a team of people with varying personalities.

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Related Topix: US Military, March Air Reserve Base, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, Prison, Family, Kids

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Digital Post Production

Curt Pair Puts Manios Digital & Film's MD7 to the Test

Veteran director of photography employs the new low-cost, high resolution monitor on projects for the Golf Channel and Ford.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Military grade ordnance found in rubble of west Phoenix fire

Military-grade explosive devices found at site of west Phoenix fire; members of ordnance disposal team from Luke Air Force Base en route to the site Military grade ordnance found in rubble of west Phoenix fire Military-grade explosive devices found at site of west Phoenix fire; members of ordnance disposal team from Luke Air Force Base en route to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Air Force Times

Air Force, Navy F-35s grounded for 2nd week

Airmen from the 58th Aircraft Maintenance Unit on May 28 look over the 26th and final F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

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

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Pentagon grounds entire F-35 fighter jet fleet

Pentagon grounds entire F-35 fighter jet fleet Luke Air Force Base's two F-35s are idled as part of the order Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1lmchpC Two F-35s, similar to this one, are stationed in Glendale at Luke Air Force Base, which is slated to become the Air Force's largest F-35 pilot-training base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Nellis Air Force Base, Edwards Air Force Base, Eglin Air Force Base, Glendale, AZ

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Air Force grounds F-35 fleet as it probes fire

The U.S. Air Force today grounded its fleet of F-35 fighter jets made by Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth as a safety precaution after a fire on one of the planes forced an aborted takeoff earlier this week.

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Related Topix: US Military, Edwards Air Force Base, US Air Force, Nellis Air Force Base, Eglin Air Force Base, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

Air Force Times

More F-35s grounded following Eglin fire

An F-35A Lightning II taxis across the flight line at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, in May. The Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps have halted all F-35 flights after a fire damaged an Air Force F-35A during takeoff Monday morning at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

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

Mon Jun 23, 2014

KTAR

Luke Air and APS team up to go green

Cooper Rummell is a Southern California native. He moved to Arizona in 2012 to pursue a bachelor's degree in journalism at ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism.

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