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3 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Empire State News

Lockheed Martin Owego awarded major combat rescue helicopter contract

The United States Air Force awarded a $1.28 billion contract to Sikorsky Aircraft and Lockheed Martin Owego to begin building a new fleet of Combat Rescue Helicopters .

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Air Force tanker makes emergency landing at Sawyer

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 air refueling plane has made an emergency landing on the runway at Sawyer International Airport in the central Upper Peninsula.

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WLNS-TV Lansing

Air Force Tanker Makes Emergency Landing

On Thursday an Ingham County judge allowed the state to temporarily close "Tina's Tiny Tots" through today's hearing.

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Freshnews

Air Force Magazine Launches New Website

The Air Force Association proudly announces the launch of the new Air Force Magazine website: www.airforcemag.com .

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Air Force reservist sues US Steel over 2014 firing

U.S. Steel Corp. wrongly fired an Air Force reservist because she missed work due to her military deployments, according to allegations in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday.

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Daily Mail

Young boy in serious condition after dog attack

America's rusting nuclear arsenal: Behind the blast doors at USAF bases that reveal aging weapons and low morale of missile crews 'If you're reading this I am either missing or dead': Disturbing journal entry of teenage girl found by her mom after she disappeared as police suspect human trafficking Rick Perry REFUSES to shake hands with Obama when ... (more)

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Defense/Security, 5:30 PMHamas Vows Revenge After Use of Human Shields Goes Awry

Hamas has vowed revenge after an attempt to use Palestinian civilians as human shields resulted in several fatalities, as Israeli Air Force planes targeted the home of a Hamas commander.

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Jalopnik

Axing The F-35's Alternative Engine Was An Incredibly Stupid Move

From Foxtrot Alpha : The DoD painted the F-35's alternative jet engine as a huge unneeded expense, one that was more about congressional pork than necessity or logic.

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MainStreetNews.com

Boyd Parr Jr.

Boyd Parr, Jr., 80, Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

WC welcomes new Fire Chief

The City Council of Webster City welcomed John Conyn, the new Webster City Fire Chief, at their regular meeting on Monday.

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War Gamers ; The Indian Air Force believes so. The excellent hand-eye ...

War Gamers ; The Indian Air Force believes so. The excellent hand-eye coordination could be a potential game-changer in the skies where split-second decision-making could make the difference between life and death.

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Business Journal

F-16 delivery to Iraq at risk of cancellation after U.S. puts hold on order

The Iraqi government is reportedly threatening to cancel an agreement with the U.S. over a delay in the supply of 36 F-16 fighter jets, according to Air Force Technology.

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