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2 hrs ago | NBC29

Pilot of Crashed F-15 Fighter Jet Confirmed Dead

BARNES AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, 104TH FIGHTER WING , Westfield, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014)- Officials confirmed today the pilot was fatally injured in the Aug. 27 crash of an F-15C Eagle in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va.

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3 hrs ago | WHDH

Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

Military officials in Massachusetts say they've confirmed that the pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed in remote Virginia mountains was killed.

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6 hrs ago | Robins Rev-up

Base celebrates unity, cultural differences

Houston County hospital worker, performs traditional Cherokee music in honor of Native American Indian Heritage during the base Diversity Luncheon at the Heritage Club August 26, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | Criminal Justice Online

Sovereign Skies: AFSOUTH partnership brings illicit air drug trafficking to a halt

Justin Brockhoff 12th Air Force 8/28/2014 - DAVIS-MONTHAN AFB, Ariz. -- In 2010, illegal drugs were being flown into the Dominican Republic at an alarming rate of more than 130 illegal flights per year.

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12 hrs ago | Montrose Today

Dance turns back time

Montrose Air Station will be turning back the clocks for a nostalgic trip back to the heyday of the RFC and RAF in the town.

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16 hrs ago | News Times

Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

A team walks away from the helicopter they arrived in at the mobile command center in Deerfield, Va., on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

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16 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

A Virginia State Police spokeswoman says ground rescuers will resume searching for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia.

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16 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

A team walks away from the helicopter they arrived in at the mobile command center in Deerfield, Va., on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

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20 hrs ago | WWLP

No word from Gov. on Barnes jet crash

With about four months left until his term is up, Governor Patrick has spent the last week and a half at his vacation home in the Berkshires.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Pilot's fate unknown after fighter jet crash in Va. mountains

An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.

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Patch.com

Danbury Cultural Center Hosts Fundraiser for New Fairfield Graduate...

September 5, 2014 marks the one year anniversary of the day Staff Sgt. TJ Lobraico, Jr. was killed in action while serving active duty in Afghanistan with the United States Air Force.

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Jalopnik

The USAF Can't Find A Downed Pilot And The Quiet Zone Might Be Why

An F-15C crashed earlier this morning in the mountains of western Virginia, and hours later, the pilot seems to have vanished without a trace.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash

An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after the flier's fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Officials: Military aircraft crashed in Augusta County

A National guard F-15 fighter based out of Massachusetts has crashed in a rural area of Augusta County, according to the Augusta County Sheriff's Office.

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Stars and Stripes

Air Force deployments to Poland set to continue

Two C-130s and about 75 airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, wrapped up a 60-day deployment to Poland this week in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Air National Guard fighter jet crashes in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley

A spokesperson for the Air National Guard confirmed to CBS News that one of their F-15C fighter jets had left Barnes Air National Guard Base this morning and controllers lost radio communication with the aircraft at approximately 9 a.m. as the F-15 was over the Shenandoah Valley.

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WHAS11

F-15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia forest

An F-15C fighter jet based at a National Guard facility in Massachusetts crashed Wednesday in Virginia's George Washington and Jefferson National Forest, an Air Force spokesperson said.

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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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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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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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