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Tuesday Jul 8 | Business Journal

Science community supports Air Force grad school at Wright-Patt

A new report says the benefits of the Air Force Institute of Technology and its Navy companion outweigh their costs, which may finally bring efforts to close the Defense Department graduate schools to an end.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Naval Postgraduate School, US Navy

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Business Journal

Air Force vet to lead Dayton push for federal contract dollars

A retired U.S. Air Force Colonel will be the new leader of efforts to boost government contract work at companies in the Dayton region.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Ohio University, Beavercreek, OH

Air & Space

Century Series Wannabe- page 2

Depending on who's talking, the North American F-107A was either the best fighter the Air Force didn't have the sense to buy, or a politically flawed loser from the outset.

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Related Topix: US Military, Edwards Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Navy, Dayton, OH

Sat Jul 05, 2014

WLOS

Military jets wait out hurricane at Ohio air base

Military officials say dozens of jets were moved from a base in North Carolina to one in southwest Ohio to ensure they wouldn't be damaged by high winds during Hurricane Arthur.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, US Military, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, US Air Force

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Business Journal

U.S. defense officials ground F-35 fleet over engine inspections

The Pentagon has grounded its entire fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets made by Lockheed Martin Corp. until it can compete inspections of engines after a fire on a jet taking of at a U.S. Air Force base recently.

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

Thu Jul 03, 2014

International Business Times

Hurricane Arthur: Forecast to Reach Category 2 Storm; At Least 36...

Hurricane Arthur: Forecast to Reach Category 2 Storm; At Least 36 Counties in NC to be Affected; Thousands Relocate Hurricane Arthur, the first hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, has forced the relocation of thousands in North Carolina as weather forecasters said it could reach Category 2 storm before it even makes landfall.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Natural Disasters, Tornado, North Carolina, US Military, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, US Air Force

Sunherald.com

Keesler welcomes new commander of Second Air Force

Brig. Gen. Mark Brown told himself he'd never use the term "dream job," but he just couldn't help himself Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: US Military, Keesler Air Force Base, Columbus Air Force Base, US Air Force, Mississippi State, MS

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Taking inspiration from our founding fathers

Commentary WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force is no stranger to challenging times.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Ohio

Stars and Stripes

UDRI wins Air Force contract

The University of Dayton Research Institute and Universal Technology Corp. of Beavercreek have won the opportunity to compete in a multi-year, $100 million contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Business Journal

Beavercreek firm 1 of 2 winners on $100M Air Force research deal

Universal Technology Corp. took one of two spots on a U.S. Air Force research contract that will be worth as much as $100 million during the next seven years.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Business Journal

Beavercreek firm 1 of 2 winners on $100M Air Force research deal

Universal Technology Corp. took one of two spots on a U.S. Air Force research contract that will be worth as much as $100 million during the next seven years.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Sunherald.com

African lab technician student thriving at Keesler

Sia, a Phase II medical laboratory technician student at Keesler Medical Center, came to the United States from the West African nation of Burkina Faso in 2012 at age 25. "I decided to move to the U.S. because in my country, colleges were having trouble with the government and they were always sending the police after us," Sia said.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, US Air Force

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Sunherald.com

Air Force museum starts with Wright stuff

BOB BATZ JR./PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTEMore than 360 planes, missiles and other vehicles are displayed at the Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Dayton, OH, Inventions, Science / Technology

Hudson Hub-Times

Air Force Band of Flight to present July 4 concert

The United States Air Force Band of Flight will perform a concert of patriotic and popular music July 4 at 7 p.m. at the Hudson Bandstand on the Green.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Classical, Hudson, OH

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Business Journal

More info on the new $30M intel facility at Wright-Patt

I've got a few more details about the new $29.5 million intelligence facility coming to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Keesler will play taps nightly base-wide

Taps was first played during the Civil War era to signify lights out and is still played nightly at non-deployed military installations across the globe at the end of each day.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Business Journal

East coast defense firm opens Dayton-area office

KEYW Holding Corp., which is based near Baltimore, says it has opened an office in the Dayton region to support U.S. Air Force units at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

WPAFB Freedom's Call celebration returns Friday

After a storm cancelled it two years ago and budget constraints prevented it last year, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is bringing back their popular Freedom's Call celebration this Friday.

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

WDTN-TV Dayton

Wright Patterson Air Force Base

Despite some controversy, a 5K Pride Run at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base took place after all.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Runway repairs bring temporary silence to Grissom

The skies over Grissom Air Reserve Base have been quieter since June 1 - the day airplanes stopped flying from the military facility after it closed its runway for a 45-day repair project.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Grissom Air Reserve Base, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Kokomo, IN, Painting, Arts

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