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15 hrs ago | WFLA-AM Tampa

MacDill among best bases in rankings by Air Force Times

MacDill Air Force Base, the only military installation in the world home to two U.S. combatant commands, may be loved in the Tampa area, but it was tied for sixth best in the Air Force Times' ranking of 68 Air Force bases.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Air Force museum adds first aviation mechanic display

A bronze bust honoring the first aviation mechanic, Charles E. Taylor, is now on permanent display in the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's Early Years Gallery.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, United States Air Force Academy

Xenia Daily Gazette

WPAFB offers early retirements, separations

Civilian employees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have until Aug. 1 to notify officials if they plan to retire or leave with incentives ahead of hundreds of layoffs this fall.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

WTVG-TV Toledo

Noon Weather Update 7/22

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Dayton, OH, US Military, US Air Force

Alabama Live

How a Redstone Arsenal intelligence agency may help U.S. determine what happened to...

These are techniques that we can equip our military aircraft with so even if they are engaged, they won't be hit.

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Related Topix: Redstone Arsenal, AL, US Military, US Air Force

WLOS

Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Taylor, US Military, US Air Force, Life, Food, Food Festival

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Fox Point

Surgeon Joins Medical College Faculty

Matthew Goldblatt, M.D., has been appointed assistant professor of surgery at The Medical College of Wisconsin and to the medical staff of Froedtert Hospital, a major teaching affiliate of the College.

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Related Topix: Medical College of Wisconsin, US Military, US Air Force, Dayton, OH

Flight Journal

Group to Toast F-15 Eagle at Ohio Air Force Base

Those responsible for designing and sustaining a historic airplane will gather this weekend at Hope Hotel and Conference Center to remember - and toast - an achievement worth remembering.

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Related Topix: US Military, Aircraft, US Air Force, McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft, McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, Military Aircraft, US News, Ohio

Business Journal

Report: Wright-Patt best among 68 U.S. Air Force bases

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is the best place for airmen to serve, or so says a new list from Air Force Times.

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

The Robesonian

From summer to fall

The dog days of summer are upon us and for many that means rest and relaxation, but there exists that subset of thrill seekers who see the summer months as an opportunity to take chances and push themselves to the limit.

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Related Topix: Raeford, NC, Fort Bragg, NC, Hoke County, NC, US Military, US Air Force

Business Journal

UDRI lands spot on $9.9M Air Force research contract

The University of Dayton Research Institute won a $9.9 million, five-year contract to bridge the gaps and accelerate the initial development of nondestructive technology.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Partnership improves control of mini space satellites

Blue Canyon Technologies employee Matthew Carton works on the eXact Attitude Control Technology at their facility in Boulder, Colorado.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, US Air Force, Boulder, CO

Norwalk Reflector

Norwalk's new SRT vehicle provides more protection

"With 17,000 people and over nine square miles to cover, this vehicle provides our team with as much protection as possible," Chief Dave Light said.

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Related Topix: Norwalk, OH, US Military, US Air Force

Huntington News

Military-Industrial Complex: Defense Dept. Contracts for July 18, 2014

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded a not to exceed $564,700,000 modification to FA8625-11-C-6597 to fund six India foreign military sales C-130J-30s, field service representatives and three years of post-delivery support after the first aircraft delivery.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Offutt Air Force Base, Dayton, OH

RV Business

Tom Raper RVs Donation to Aid Military Vets

Dave Bane, president and owner of Tom Raper RVs, recently presented a check for $15,000 to the Fisher House at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base following a tour of the Dayton, Ohio facility.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Dayton, OH, Life, Veteran Affairs

Washington Times

Air Force command nominee is 1st woman, non-pilot

The White House has picked the first female general to head the Air Force in the Pacific, which will make her the first non-pilot to command air power in such a large theater of operation.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Review

Ohio Briefs about 5 hours

The Ohio Lottery is reporting another year of record-high sales and profits, boosted partly by revenue from new video lottery terminals at three racino sites.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Lottery, Cincinnati, OH, US Military, US Air Force

Norwalk Reflector

Beware of military scams

In recognition of Military Consumer Protection Day, which was Wednesday, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging active-duty military members, veterans, and other Ohioans to beware of military-related scams.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, US Military, US Air Force

Air Force Times

Change of command set for Wright-Patterson AFB

A new leader is taking command of southwest Ohio's Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the 88th Air Base Wing there.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily-Jeff.com

Hello, Jeffland

Airmen First Class Zackery Kirkman is currently deployed from his home station, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, with the 386 Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron in the Middle East.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Byesville, OH, Cambridge, OH

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