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12 min ago | WCTI

'Apparent stowaway' body found in wheel well

The body of an "apparent stowaway" was found Sunday night in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force C-130 that landed at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany, Pentagon spokesman Adm.

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12 min ago | ABC News

Child's Body Found in Wheelwell of US Military Aircraft in Germany

The body of a child was found earlier today in the wheel-well of a U.S. Air Force C-130 at Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany after the plane had arrived from a flight that originated in Mali, a U.S. official confirmed.

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12 min ago | USA Today

Child's body found in wheel-well of U.S. Air Force C-130

A child's body was found in wheel-well of a U.S. Air Force C-130 aircraft after landing at Ramstein Air Base in Germany from a flight from Mali, ABC News and CBS News report .

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1 hr ago | Air Force Times

Gen. Hostage: Manned, unmanned mix needed in Iraq

The Pentagon is using a mix of manned and unmanned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance assets to monitor the ongoing situation in Iraq, a top Air Force general said today.

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5 hrs ago | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

'Memphis Belle' B-17 movie plane to offer rides, tour

What: Public flights and ground tours of the Liberty Foundation's B-17 "Memphis Belle" bomber.

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9 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

Retired USAF Col. Earl R. Van Sickle

Col. Van Sickle was born on Dec. 16, 1924. He was the son of Guy R. Van Sickle and Hilda Alice Van Sickle and beloved stepmother Edith Carney Van Sickle, all deceased.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Missileer

'Team Patrick-Cape' launches GSSAP mission

The 45th Space Wing supported a successful United Launch Alliance Delta IV vehicle carrying the AFSPC 4 mission for the United States Air Force at 7:28 p.m. July 28. The payloads include two satellites for the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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EParis Extra

Big Gun & Knife Show photo gallery

The annual Big Gun & Knife Show, which is the Valley of the Caddo Museum & Cultural Center's main fundraiser, was held at the Love Civic Center on Saturday and Sunday.

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Fox News

War on waste: Pentagon auditor spotlights US billions blown in Afghanistan

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko has shined a spotlight on billions of U.S. tax dollars wasted in the region since taking the position in 2012.

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Daily Kos

USAF Chief of Staff Welsh & the Crisis of Gutless Leadership

In times of grave and unprecedented national security crises, the United States Armed Forces demands strong, unyielding, and effective leadership.

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Stars and Stripes

F-15s needed in Europe to respond to Russia, Lakenheath commander says

This is not the time to talk about reducing the number of F-15 fighter jets in Europe, given the situation in Ukraine, according to the new commander of the 48th Fighter Wing, which flies the only F15s in Europe.

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In These Times

Four Degrees of Literary Separation

With the 'free market' increasingly predatory toward poor and working poor people, seeking to turn poverty itself into a profit center, Jessica Gordon Nembhard's book couldn't be more timely.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

John D. Wright

Amherst Manor Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. He was born April 19, 1936 in Chester,West Virginia.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

BBC News

Crew tells of helicopter 'fireball'

A crew flying in front of a US helicopter brought down by geese over the English countryside have told how it disappeared into a "fireball".

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The Wichita Eagle

Textron now a stronger defense-work contender

Textron AirLand's new Scorpion, a tactile military jet, is now part of a suite of aircraft the company can offer for defense missions.

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National Public Radio

Sold! Harrier Jump Jet Bought At Auction

A 1976 Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3 Jump Jet sold at the Silverstone Auctions Saturday for the equivalent of $179,611.

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Fox News

US Evacuates Embassy in Libya with F-16 Support

More than 100 U.S. State Department staff members including the Marine guards were evacuated safely Saturday from the U.S. Embassy in Libya by convoy to Tunisia as Air Force F-16 fighters flew cover overhead.

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The Island Packet

Chaplin, Pridgen

Crystal Chaplin of St. Helena Island, S.C., and Morris Pridgen of Edgefield, S.C., were married July 12, 2014, at Ebenezer Baptist Church on St. Helena Island with Pastor Leonard Ritter Sr., officiating.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Wright brothers' mechanic gets recognition at Air Force 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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Martinsburg Journal

Thomas R. Creamer

Thomas Robert Creamer, affectionately known as Scrum, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Berkeley Medical Center.

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