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Drive North to Dayton for a High Flying Adventure

Heading north from Cincinnati to Dayton to take in the area's aviation heritage is a great way to spend a day, weekend or longer.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Gus Mills

Asheville/ Canton - Gus Albert Mills, 78, of Asheville and a former resident of Canton entered his Heavenly home Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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WTVR Richmond

Air National Guard brothers help fallen pilot keep promise to wife

The widow of the Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot killed when his plane crashed last week in the remote mountains of Virginia says her husband's 104th Fighter Wing brothers helped keep a promise he made to her before he left on the doomed flight.

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UnionLeader.com

5 from NH graduate from Air Force training; 2 with NH ties complete Army basic training

The eight-week program included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Guard pilot killed in Va. crash mourned in Mass.

The widow of an Air National Guard pilot who died in an F-15 jet crash in Virginia says members of his Massachusetts wing unit planted 40 rose bushes in her yard to mark her birthday.

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News Max

Australia Joins US Arming Kurds in Iraq ISIS Fight

Australia said Sunday it would help the United States in an international effort to transport weapons to Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq.

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The Daily Republic

Sorrelle-70th anniversary

John W. "Jack" and Carla Sorrelle celebrated 70 years together on Aug. 14 with family at their home in Paradise Valley Estates.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

SFGate

This Video Of An Unmanned F-16 Fighter Dodging A Missile Is A Glimpse ...

The military plane of the future is not likely to have anyone actually inside the aircraft, and a new video released from Boeing gives us a glimpse into what that could look like.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Liberia's airport battles to contain Ebola

Liberia's Roberts International Airport is at the front line of a new battle - to halt the spread of the most deadly outbreak of Ebola in history.

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News Journal

179th: From Mansfield to Afghanistan179th: From Mansfield to...

Sgt. Jacob Hergatt of the 179th Airlift Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard returned from Afghanistan this summer after he spent a 2.5-month deployment working in air terminal operations on an undisclosed base.

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Courier News

Middlesex County residents serve military in many waysMiddlesex...

Middlesex County residents serve military in many ways Edison native retires from Air Force; New Brunswick man graduates from US Army War College Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1tXGBOx U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Julia Pyun graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San ... (more)

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Macon County Times

Jones promoted to major in Air Force

Brent N. Jones, a native of Lafayette, TN and 1999 graduate of Macon County High School, was promoted to the rank of Major in the United States Air Force effective September 1, 2014.

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Newsday

WW2 airfields photographs plea

An appeal has been made for photographs of East Anglian airfields used by the United States Air Force as part of a project to record their history.

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Stars and Stripes

Missouri Air Guard base to offer 6-month weapons tactics course

U.S. Air Force Capt. Nick Kahler, a flight navigator assigned to the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center, Missouri Air National Guard, walks off a C-130 Hercules aircraft in Cherbourg, France, on June 2, 2014.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WWLP

Air Show returning to Barnes ANG in 2016

Nearly a quarter million people came to the Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield Air Base in 2010 for the air show.

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WWLP

Lt. Fontenot's death is the first since 1986

"Ultimately what we're trying to do is take care of each other, take care of the families, and remain focused on taking care of our mission," said Major Matthew Mutti of the 104th Fighter Wing.

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Times News

Man killed in motorcycle crash will...

Brian C. Bittner, age 38, of Tuscarora, died from injuries sustained due to a motorcycle crash on Route 309 South in Rush Township.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Air National Guard pilot in F-15 crash confirmed dead

An Air National Guard F-15 pilot whose jet crashed was killed, military officials confirmed.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Debris reveals pilot in F-15 crash never ejectedDebris reveals pilot...

Debris reveals pilot in F-15 crash never ejected Pilot who was confirmed dead in Wednesday's crash has not been identified.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Pilot killed in F-15 jet crash in Virginia mountains identified

Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr. He served with the 104th Fighter Wing as the full-time Wing Inspector General, responsible for the implementation of the Air Force Inspection System and as an F-15 instructor pilot with more than 2,300 flight hours.

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