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12 hrs ago | Improbable Research

High-level food for fad-diet theorists

Persons who make their living by creating, naming, and giving advice about fad diets can find food for their professed thoughts about food in this new study: "Among overweight service members in the U.S. Army and Air Force between January 2006 and December 2012, those stationed at higher altitude duty locations had a lower incidence of obesity."

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18 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Hypersonic jets, lasers are the future for Air Force researchers

An X-51A WaveRider hypersonic flight test vehicle is uploaded to an Air Force Flight Test Center B-52 for fit testing at Edwards Air Force Base on July 17, 2009.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Defense firm makes key hire for Dayton-area operations

MCR Federal LLC has snatched up a senior program manager from GE Aviation to oversee its most significant work on a massive new contract.

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Sandusky Register

Give peace a chance

As Secretary of State John Kerry testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last week on why his latest effort of obtaining a Peace Accord between Israel and Palestine broke down, it occurred to me that C-SPAN might attract a couple more viewers if, like most sports stations, they had an on-screen scoreboard.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Business Journal

Any day now: Dayton-area companies anxiously await nearly $1B intelligence contract

After five months of silence, it's time to restart discussions about a massive intelligence support contract coming out of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

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Stars and Stripes

High cost, delays putting F-35 program at risk, report says

A government watchdog agency has "significant concern" about the affordability of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, at more than $390 billion the most costly weapons program in the Pentagon's history, and persistent computer software problems that could delay how soon the stealth jet is ready for combat.

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Business Journal

U.S. Air Force team testing Google Glass for military use

U.S. Air Force research team based at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton is testing Google Glass for military use.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

General Officer Announcements

Air Force Maj. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

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LegiStorm

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Air Force apologizes to family after Ohio traffic stop

Officers pulled guns on the family and cuffed the adults in front of the children in what turned out to be a misunderstanding.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Business Journal

Air Force drops idea to bring science office to Dayton

The Air Force has abandoned a proposal to move its Office of Scientific Research to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base In less than 90 days, the Air Force has abandoned a proposal to move its Office of Scientific Research to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base from Virginia.

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MediaPost

Google Offering $1,500 Glass For ...

Any adult in the U.S. with a spare $1,500 plus tax - and no fear of looking like a dork, being called out as a digital Peeping Tom or fearful of being hacked themselves - will have a limited opportunity to buy the Explorer version of Google Glass on Tuesday starting at 9 a.m. EDT.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Contracts for April 11, 2014

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., has been awarded a $234,134,172 modification on an existing contract for the Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measures calendar year 2014 base hardware buy and needed LAIRCM support.

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The Macon Telegraph

McMahon headed to C-17 program office at Robins

Retired Maj. Gen. Robert McMahon is returning to Robins Air Force Base to work in the C-17 Combined Program Office for Boeing.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

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Stars and Stripes

Air Force apologizes to family after armed traffic stop

A Columbus family said their children were traumatized after what was meant to be a fun trip to the National Museum of the United States Air Force ended with guns drawn on them.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Air Force Times

AF security holds granny at gunpoint

A family trip to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, ended with the adults, including a 65-year-old grandmother, forced from their van at gunpoint, ordered to their knees and handcuffed as two children, ages 5 and 8, looked on.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WDTN-TV Dayton

Mysterious hole appears in Beavercreek yard

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio - A Beavercreek family still can't believe what happened in their backyard.

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WDTN-TV Dayton

WPAFB doctor cleared of sexual allegations awaits promotion

A lieutenant colonel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has been cleared of wrongdoing after being accused of hurting his own child.

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Techmeme

U.S. Air Force is testing Google Glass & building apps for...

U.S. Air Force is testing Google Glass & building apps for battlefield use - Above: Airforce test dummy wearing Google Glass - The U.S. Air Force's "BATMAN" research team at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio is beta-testing Google Glass for possible use on the battlefield.

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