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1 hr ago | Freshnews

United States Air Force Names San Antonio's Air Force FCU as Credit Union of the Year

Last evening, the United States Air Force awarded GOBankingRates' San Antonio-based client Air Force Federal Credit Union the distinction of 2013 Credit Union of the Year in the "less than $1 billion in assets" category at the Defense Credit Union Council Annual Conference in Dallas.

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3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Air Force Memorial to Host United States Air Force 67th Birthday Celebration Concert

Royal Trolley Tours and Signature Tours will also provide a free trolley transportation service from four locations: the Pentagon City Metro, the corner of Army-Navy Drive at the South Joyce Street ART Bus stop 42/87, the Southgate Road parking area, and on the corner of Orme Street and Columbia Pike near the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel.

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7 hrs ago | Groong

Kansas Air National Guard, UAF Provide $4.1 Million of Aid to Armenia

Kansas Air National Guard, UAF Provide $4.1 Million of Aid to Armenia Monday, August 25th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/126294/kansas-air-national-guard-uaf-provide-4-1-million-of-aid-to-armenia/ A U.S. Air Force KC-135 aircraft providing delivery of aid supplies GLENDALE--The Kansas Air National Guard, in cooperation with the United Armenian Fund , ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cadiz Record

James L. Albright, Sr.

Graveside services with full military honors, for James L. Albright, Sr., 79, of Cadiz, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Greenhill Memorial Gardens in Hopkinsville.

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The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte airmen help refugees in mercy missions

From the cockpit, Maj. Joseph Barney watched tracer bullets and firefights on the dark Iraqi landscape far below as he and other Charlotte-based airmen flew to Mount Sinjar to drop food and water to starving refugees stranded there.

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Switched

UK Ebola Victim Treated With Experimental Drug ZMapp

The first Briton to have contracted the deadly Ebola virus has been given the experimental drug ZMapp, the London hospital where he is being treated said on Tuesday, two days after he was brought back from West Africa.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

B-17 comes to Baltimore for flights, ground tours

The B-17, known as the definitive "Flying Fortress," is one of the most celebrated and fierce Air Force bombers to fly during World War II.

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Freshnews

AFA Selects Former Air Force European Command Chief of Staff as New Executive Vice President

The Air Force Association is proud to announce the addition of Major General Mark A. Barrett, USAF as Executive Vice President to serve as the number two senior staff executive under President Craig McKinley.

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Aero-News Network

Gone West: Former NASA Astronaut Steven Nagel

Former NASA astronaut Steven R. Nagel, who served as a mission specialist on his first space shuttle flight, pilot on his second and commanded his final two, died Aug. 21 after a long illness.

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The Canadian

India: NSG's Precedent

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

U.S. Naval Institute

Singapore Quietly Expanding Fighter Force

A Republic of Singapore Air Force Boeing F-15SG Eagle takes off from Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin, Australia during Exercise Pitch Black, August 2014 toting a practice GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munition .

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Gawker

Congress Keeps U.S. Base Open by Inviting Afghans to Drop Bombs on it

Georgia Republicans on Capitol Hill have succeeded in saving a military base from the chopping block by awarding it a new mission: training Afghan bomber pilots to rain fire and steel from the sky on U.S. soil.

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Autoblog

Military Terminology: Decoding Aircraft Designations

The alphabet soup that is the military is most visible in the ships and aircraft that we see among America's armed forces.

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Air Force Times

How airmen say the Air Force could save money

Military members married to other military members should not both receive basic allowance for housing if they are living in the same house, Randy Marquart says.

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Hispanic Business

U.S. Air Force tests Raytheon's upgraded High-Speed Anti-Radiation...

The HARM Control Section Modification is more precise and accurate, which reduces potential collateral damage.

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DefenceTalk News

Where Are the F-35's Critics When the F-16 Develops Fuselage Cracks?

Just the other day it was reported that one of the bedrocks of U.S. air power, the F-16 fleet, had a major problem.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Examiner.com

Jihadists invade Tripoli airport as Obama allows Libyan pilot training in U.S.

In the aftermath of President Barack Obama lifting a ban on allowing Libyans to train as pilots in the United States, Libyan Islamic terrorists belonging to the group Fajr Libya boasted on Saturday that they invaded and took control of the Tripoli International Airport .

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The Daily Republic

Travis casts large shadow in region, world

When military or humanitarian resources have to be moved anywhere in the world quickly, it is the Golden Bears of Travis Air Force Base's active duty and Reserve squadrons who get them there.

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Wall Street Journal

Air Force Still Wants to Retire Warthog Jets

The U.S. Air Force plans to revive its controversial push to retire the A-10 fighter jet in the face of fierce opposition from lawmakers.

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Air Force Times

Osprey crew members recognized for actions during ambush

Chalk 1 pilot Capt. Brett Cassidy, left, and Chalk 3 pilot Maj. Taylor Fingarson are among 12 aircrew members awarded the 2013 Mackay Trophy for a meritorious flight after an ambushed rescue mission in South Sudan.

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