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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Report: Wright-Patt best among 68 U.S. Air Force bases

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is the best place for airmen to serve, or so says a new list from Air Force Times.

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7 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Raytheon Builds a Fleet of Decoy Robots for the U.S. Air Force. Should Investors Welcome Our New Rob

A sort of hybrid between the concepts of "missile" and "drone," MALD exhibits characteristics of each.

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11 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

Broncos' Wes Welker goes for an F-16 ride alongBroncos' Wes Welker...

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker participated in an F-16 ride along with the Air Force Thunderbirds Sunday afternoon at Cheyenne Regional Airport.

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11 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

Wyoming Air Guard C-130s fight wildfires

CMSgt. Jack Goeken and SMSgt. Doug Peterson, loadmasters with the Wyoming Air National Guard's 187th Airlift Squadron attach the MAFFS nozzle to a C-130 in preparation for a firefighting mission.

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11 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Air National Guard night flying missions to occur in Western Mass.

The 104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard Base will be conducting evening training flights from July 22 until Aug. 1. Flights will take off between 4 and 5 p.m. and land between 8:30 and 10 p.m., according to Senior Master Sgt.

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15 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Air Force's only F-15 wing in Europe gets new commander

The command of a unit instrumental in comforting U.S. allies unnerved by Russian actions in Ukraine changed hands on Monday.

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17 hrs ago | The Messenger

Eugene J. Francois

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday July 23rd at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church with Msgr.

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21 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Grill your next broker with these 14 questions

George Sisti, CFP, is a certified financial planner practitioner and the founder of On Course Financial Planning, a fee-only Registered Investment Advisor firm.

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Related Topix: Stony Brook, NY, US Military, US News, US Air Force, Personal Finance, Retirement, Mutual Funds

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Times Post

Williams graduates USAF basic training

Airman 1st Class, Samantha L. Williams, graduated from basic military training, USAF training at Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas, April 18, 2014.

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HeraldNet

Arlington field honors pilot, Vietnam vet

The Major Wesley Duane Schierman Memorial Field at the Arlington Municipal Airport gets its name from a longtime pilot and Vietnam veteran who spent nearly eight years as a prisoner of war.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Decision coming on bomber training area expansion

Air Force officials are expected to decide as soon as next month whether to go forward with an expansion of a bomber training area over the Northern Plains that would encompass an area larger than West Virginia.

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Related Topix: US Military, Ellsworth Air Force Base, US Air Force, Minot Air Force Base, US News, Virginia, West Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

KOLO-TV Reno

Bomber Training Location May Affect Nevada

Air Force officials are expected to decide as soon as next month whether to go forward with an expansion of a bomber training area over the Northern Plains that would encompass an area larger than West Virginia.

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The Motley Fool

Which Top Defense Contractor Will Win This $55 Billion Next-Generation Stealth Bomber Contract?

There's not a lot known about the U.S. Air Force's super-secret, next-generation Long Range Strike-Bomber, or LRS-B, project.

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Observer

David J. Blackman

He was a Vietnam Era veteran serving in the United States Air Force, retiring after 28 years of service and then was employed at the United States Post Office in North East, PA, for 15 years until his retirement in 2006.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Altus Times

Deputy Police Chief to take on new role in Coweta

Altus Deputy Police Chief Michael Bell looks ahead to his new position as appointed Coweta Chief of Police, and reflects on his time in law enforcement while serving the great city of Altus.

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New York Magazine

Why Were Some Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Victims Found Without Their Clothes?

People who have chosen to look at the very graphic photos of the wreckage of Malaysia Flight 17 may have found themselves focusing on one particularly upsetting detail: many of the passengers' bodies were missing their clothing.

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Verde Independent

Congress takes another step toward saving A-10 fighter from budget ax

An A-10 from the 124th Operations Support Flight flying over Utah in early 2012.

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KSFO AM 560

Military Firefighting Planes Called Up to Battle Western Wildfires

Two military C-130 airplanes were activated Saturday morning to help fight raging western wildfires, a spokesman told ABC News.

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The Wave

Proposals arise to replace B-2 stealth bomber

The Air Force wants to buy as many as 100 new long-range stealth bombers, a $55billion - some say as high as $100 billion - program that could revive a dormant piece of the aerospace industry in Southern California.

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CNN

Air Force Deployment

I am tasked to deploy in support of a standard Air Force deployment, this will be my 3rd one.

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