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3 hrs ago | WTVC

Moving cargo plane at Robins AFB may slow traffic

The Macon Telegraph reports an Air Force crew is scheduled to two a C-130 cargo plane Thursday morning to the aviation museum at the middle Georgia base.

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7 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Museum visitors in Falmouth dig deep for RNLI

Times may still be difficult for many, but that has not stopped visitors to the maritime museum in Falmouth from digging deep and donating almost A 7,000 for the rescue services over the past few months.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Arnold Martin

Arnold 'Arnie' Martin, 94, of Oconto Falls, passed away Tuesday, July 8. Born Aug. 24, 1919, to Gottlieb and Matilda Martin in the Town of Gillett, he graduated from Oconto Falls High School and served in the United States Air Force in England and France during World War II.

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WLUC-TV Negaunee

Update on KC 135 at Sawyer International Airport

An update on the KC 135 plane that had an emergency landing at Sawyer International Airport Tuesday.

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Air Force Times

Air Force faces turbulent times

Demand for Air Force spy planes, fighters and bombers from Eastern Europe to the Far East is spiking, and top generals say they're scrambling to meet commanders' needs as they struggle with shrinking budgets and keeping old planes flying.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Marine Corps, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

KFBB

F-35 air show debut still in question

The much-anticipated international debut of the military's new, high-tech fighter jet was still in limbo Thursday, as officials scrambled to determine the cause of the fire that grounded the aircraft last week.

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Related Topix: US Military, Eglin Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Marine Corps, US Navy, US News

Canada.com

F-35 in question for air show following latest setback for troubled fighter jet

This Saturday the legendary '60s band of Susan Jacks, Craig McCaw and Satwant Singh meet up with musicians from the New Pornographers, Destroyer and Black Mountain at the Khatsahlano Block Party.

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Bangor Daily News

Ellsworth grad completes basic military training

U.S. Air National Guard Airman Samantha A. Mcguire graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Military aircraft from all over the world touch down in Fairford for Air Tattoo

MILITARY aircraft from all around the world have started to touch down in Fairford for this weekend's Air Tattoo.

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Popular Photography

Video: This Is What It's Like to Photograph F-16 Jets Mid-Flight

Like any photojournalist, Sergeant Larry Reid Jr. is interested in capturing moments that might otherwise go unseen-Reid just happens to do a lot of his work from the skies.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Sunherald.com

Joint training mission puts versatility of C-130J on display

Keesler Air Force Base's Hurricane Hunters didn't see it that way. Flying a joint medical training exercise called Operation Magnolia Medical Enroute Care, the Hunters simulated a much-larger storm crashing into the Coast, causing injured civilians in need of aeromedical evacuation.

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Related Topix: US Military, Keesler Air Force Base, US Air Force, US National Guard, US News, Mississippi

Lone Star Ball

7/9 Evening OT: Cause Baseball Sucks

The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is a single-seat, twin-engine , all weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft developed for the United States Air Force .

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Aerotech News And Review

Air Force photograph by SSgt. Benjamin German

Two LC-130s and 70 Airmen from the Wing recently completed the fourth rotation of the 2014 Greenland season.

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Government Executive

Surprise! The Air Force May Have Already Developed Its Next Bomber

The current U.S. bomber fleet includes 20 25-year-old B-2s. // U.S. Air Force/AP While the Air Force is expected to soon issue a request for proposals for its long-range strike bomber, a July 2 Congressional Research Service report made public Tuesday suggests that the service has already developed the aircraft through its classified budget.

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Air Force Times

Air Force clears Rolls-Royce for C-130H engine upgrade

The Air Force has certified engine maker Rolls-Royce and its Series 3.5 engine upgrade for use on the service's C-130H fleet, the company announced Wednesday.

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Albany Times Union

Fighter jets training over Lake

Two F-15 Eagle Fighters from the Massachusetts Air National Guard's 104th Fighter Wing will fly missions Wednesday morning over an area that includes Washington County.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Flock of geese caused crash of US Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk in Norfolk, UK

A flock of geese caused the deaths of four US airmen whose military helicopter crashed over a nature reserve in eastern England, investigators said Wednesday.

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Andover Advertiser

Bird strikes made helicopter crash

A US military helicopter which came down on the North Norfolk coast, killing four crew members, crashed as a result of bird strikes, officials have said.

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Hunts Post

GALLERY: Visitors turn out in force for Freedom of the Town and Armed Forces Day in St Neots

Hundreds of visitors lined the streets of St Neots to see servicemen and women honoured with the Freedom of the Town at the weekend.

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The Island Packet

Charleston Joint Base visit by mobility commander

Gen. Darren McDew took charge of the Air Mobility Command in May. His two-day visit beginning Wednesday includes meeting with military men and women, families, Department of Defense civilian employees, contractors and local leaders.

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