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3 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

Grand Forks Air Force Base to close school

The Grand Forks Air Force Base School Board has voted to close an elementary school to deal with declining enrollment on the northeastern North Dakota base.

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4 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com

NATO to ramp up in response to Russian aggression

Top left: An F-15 deployed from Royal Air Force Lakenheath lands in Lithuania in preparation for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe to assume the NATO Baltic air policing mission.

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7 hrs ago | The Georgetown Times

Porcher sworn in to Air National Guard

Provided Jamia Ashanique Porcher was officially sworn in as a member of the South Carolina Air National Guard on Wednesday, April 9. Jamia, a senior and honor student, chose to have this official ceremony conducted at Georgetown High School in which she attended for four years.

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11 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

Hall of Heroes: David Cohen

With retirement now a few days behind him, Col. David Cohen reflected on his career; flipping through an old photo album with his family, he was amazed at the many adventures the Air Force had given him.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Whittier Daily News

New FAA rules stopping Mt. SAC students from getting jobs as air traffic controllers

Veteran Chris Schneider worked as an air traffic controller in the Air Force. He went back to school and earned a degree in aviation science from Mt.

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Stars and Stripes

High cost, delays putting F-35 program at risk, report says

A government watchdog agency has "significant concern" about the affordability of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, at more than $390 billion the most costly weapons program in the Pentagon's history, and persistent computer software problems that could delay how soon the stealth jet is ready for combat.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, US Military, US Marine Corps, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force, US News, US Navy

Capital Weekly

Leo T. Mills

USAF Maj. Leo T. Mills, 82, husband of Ann S. Mills, longtime residents of Lincolnville Beach, died peacefully in his home with loving family in attendance on March 27, 2014.

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Milford Mirror

U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band performs free show in Milford

The U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band will help the city celebrate its 375th anniversary by performing a free concert Tuesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. at Milford's Veterans Auditorium at the Parsons Government Center.

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Freshnews

JBT Corporation Announces United States Air Force Contracts for Halvorsen 25K Services

JBT Corporation announced today that its JBT AeroTech business has been awarded services contracts totaling more than $7 million by the United States Air Force to support their fleet of Halvorsen 25K cargo loaders .

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Green Bay Press-Gazette

Auburndale grad to retire from Air Force

Senior Master Sgt. Michael J. Kadrlik, a 1988 graduate of Auburndale High School, will retire from the U.S. Air Force, effective July 1. He is the son of Edward and Roberta Kadrlik of Blenker.

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Wireless Design Online

AR Modular RF's AR-75 Tactical Booster Amplifier Selected By USAF Air Guard

AR Modular RF, a world class manufacturer and solution provider of RF amplifiers, systems and modules, has been selected as the top choice to upgrade a fleet of C-130 onboard aircraft communication systems.

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Xenia Daily Gazette

Air Force Museum Foundation names executive director

The Foundation is a philanthropic, non-profit organization that raises money for buildings, programs, and other initiatives of the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Non-Profit, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, University of Dayton, Wright State University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Tribune-Chronicle

Nicholas J. Nadeja

Airman First Class Nicholas J. Nadeja, 21, of Hubbard, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, in Italy, where he was stationed in Aviano with the United States Air Force.

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Indiana's NewsCenter

122nd Fighter Wing & Air National Guard Announce Return Of Air Show

Last year's air show didn't happen. Now that organizers have the opportunity to bring back the Fort Wayne Air Show in two years, the Air National Guard and Board of Directors say they want to bring it back in a big way.

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Time

Disaster in the Sky: Old Plane, Inexperienced Pilots-and No More Parachutes

But that's what the Air Force did last May 3, when it launched a mission to refuel U.S. warplanes over Afghanistan using a KC-135 Stratotanker flight-control system cascaded toward trouble after actions by what the Air Force has concluded was its inadequately-trained crew.

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13WMAZ.com

McMahon to lead C-17 group at Robins

Retired Maj. Gen. Bob McMahon's next step has been announced, a week after he said he was stepping down as president and CEO of the 21st Century Partnership for another opportunity.

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The Montgomery Advertiser

908th Airlift Wing gets new commander

Col. Adam Willis returned to Maxwell Air Force Base as the newest commander of the 908th Airlift Wing after attending Air University there years ago.

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Stars and Stripes

Maryland man pleads guilty in Pittsburgh to Air National Guard scam

A Maryland man pleaded guilty Monday in Pittsburgh federal court to conspiring with a local Air National Guard colonel to defraud the military.

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The Daily News Journal

Briefly: Residents complete Air Force training; PAWS announces rabies clinic

Air Force Airman Devin T. Pierce and Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Bryan K. Jones have graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

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The Coastal Courier

'Thunder' on a cloudless day

The C-17 Globemaster that landed and took off from Wright Army Airfield on Thursday can carry a lot of weight but needs only 3,000 feet to take off and land.

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