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Wednesday | Air Force Times

New school year, new home: Military families look to adjust

Linh Narum knows what it means to be a part of a military family. Her father served in the Air Force for 27 years and she and her husband, Air Force Col.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Illinois, Family, Teenagers, Kids, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

MLive.com

Live music on tap around Jackson this week, including pre-Civil War Muster concert

The U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America's Shades of Blue Ensemble will perform at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Cascade Falls Park.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Band, US Military, US Air Force, Jackson, MI, America, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Congressmen call for hearings into contractor's loss of service members cars

Two metro-east congressmen -- U.S. representatives Bill Enyart, D-Belleville; and Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville -- said Monday they want the House Armed Services Committee to hold hearings on problems with a federal contractor that led to the disappearance of hundreds of privately owned vehicles belong to military members who have served overseas.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Brunswick, GA, Glynn County, GA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

McClatchy

Crowd rallies in St. Louis in support of Ferguson police officer

They said they learned about the rally through social media only after it had started.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Sat Aug 16, 2014

ABC News

US Service Members Complain Private Cars Missing

Hundreds of U.S. service members are reporting that their privately owned vehicles have gone missing or been damaged while being shipped to and from overseas bases, according to a newspaper report published Saturday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Brunswick, GA, Glynn County, GA

WAND-TV Decatur

US service members complain private cars missing

According to a published report, hundreds of U.S. service members are reporting that their privately owned vehicles have gone missing or been damaged while being shipped to and from overseas bases.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Veterans get free concert from Air Force band

Veterans and their families packed the room to tap their feet along to the melodies of the U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America's Freedom Winds who came to play on their way across the state.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Illinois, US Army, Fort Monmouth

Sat Aug 09, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Scott AFB plays major role in airdrops

The plan to move people, planes, food, and water to people on Sinjar Mountain in Iraq is happening at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Scott AFB, IL, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Freedom Winds Woodwind Quintet will perform in West TN

Freedom Winds Woodwind Quintet will perform in West TN Quintet is a United States Air Force Band Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/2014/08/09/freedom-winds-woodwind-quintet-will-perform-west-tn/13818957/ Freedom Winds Woodwind Quintet will perform today at Shiloh, Sunday in Humboldt and Monday at ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Classical, US National Parks, Shiloh National Military Park

Belleville News Democrat

Lindenwood opens veterans center, names it after Enyart

The office will be named in honor of the former Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard, current U.S. Rep. William Enyart.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative William Enyart, Democrat, St Clair County, IL, Belleville, IL, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Hopewell News

PG native assumes command of wing

A Prince George High School graduate has recently been placed in command of an Air Force wing.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Lakehurst, NJ

Belleville News Democrat

Leaders in effort to protect Scott AFB aim to trumpet No. 1 national ranking

The people tasked with protecting Scott Air Force Base from future base closures are brainstorming ways to best promote Scott's ranking as the No.

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Related Topix: Luke Air Force Base, Los Angeles Air Force Base, US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Columbus Air Force Base, US Air Force, McConnell Air Force Base

Sat Aug 02, 2014

SFGate

Air Force staffer's sentencing reset in bomb case

Federal sentencing of an Air Force staffer who pleaded guilty to possessing pipe bombs has been postponed until October.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, East St. Louis, IL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Huntington News

Military-Industrial Complex: Defense Dept. Contracts for July 30, 2014

U.S. Transportation Command is awarding modifications to contracts exercising second year options for international commercial multimodal transportation services each valued at a maximum $513,625,650 to the following carriers: Liberty Global Logistics LLC, Lake Success, New York ; American President Lines, LTD, Scottsdale, Arizona ; and Farrell ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lake Success, NY, US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, Point Mugu

Belleville News Democrat

SWIC hopes to ready metro-east workforce for new cybersecurity detail at SAFB

According to SWIC President Georgia Costello, the school "is poised to help the community and Scott Air Force Base with any and all training needs" associated with the recently announced $16 million U.S. Air Force investment in two new cyber squadrons at the metro-east military base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Marissa, IL, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, East St. Louis, IL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Contracts for July 29, 2014

National Air Cargo Group, Inc., Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a $513,625,650 maximum ceiling modification , exercising the second option period to previously awarded contract HTC711-12-D-R010 for international commercial multimodal transportation services.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, US News

Belleville News Democrat

Organizations work together to provide school supplies for needy families

More than 1,000 backpacks are expected to be given out during a BackPACK to School Day event from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Belleville West High School.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., St. Louis, MO, US Military, US Air Force

13WMAZ.com

AF takes aim at obesity in dependents, retirees

The Air Force is taking aim at obesity among dependents and retirees through two pilot programs that could eventually go servicewide.

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Related Topix: US Military, Mountain Home Air Force Base, US Air Force, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Fasting

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

People in business

Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois has added these new members: Ken Ziebart, Senior Vice President of Relationship Management with PNC Bank National Association; Jason Carter, of Aegis Strategies LLC at Scott Air Force Base, and Adam Jokisch, President and Chief Executive Officer of Adam's Auction & Real Estate Services Inc. in Belleville.

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Related Topix: Illinois, US Military, US Air Force, Belleville, IL, Maryville, IL, Medicine, Nursing, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Air Force Times

AF takes aim at obesity in dependents, retirees

Three-quarters of Americans ages 17 to 24 are unfit for military duty in part because they are overweight, according to a 2010 report by a group of retired military leaders.

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Related Topix: US Military, Mountain Home Air Force Base, US Air Force, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Fasting

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