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  1. Airmen remember 9/11, remain resilientRead the original story

    6 min ago | War on Terrorism

    11, the 86th Airlift Wing participated in a Resilience Day to build camaraderie between units. The event was executed in a sports day fashion which included tricycle races, a hula-hoop contest and volleyball, basketball, bowling and dodgeball tournaments.


  2. Remembering 9-11Read the original story

    8 min ago | Hopewell News

    Fort Lee paid tribute to the men and women who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, a day that Clarence Singleton will never forget.


  3. US strikes jihadists near BaghdadRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... the militants, and less than a week after US President Barack Obama ordered a "relentless" war against IS. "US military forces continued to attack (IS) terrorists in Iraq, employing attack and fighter aircraft to conduct two air strikes Sunday and ...


  4. Chelsea Manning offers punditry on Iraq missionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Washington Post

    Kurdish pesh merga fighters hold a position on the front line in the Gwer district south of Irbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq, on September 15. The simmering debate about what the evolving U.S. military mission in Iraq and Syria should include got an argument Tuesday from an unlikely pundit: Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning.


  5. Raritan Valley Composite Squadron, CAP, present robotic demo at conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Jersey Journal

    Pictured are cadets: Alexander Shu, Pranav Bhojraj, Jordan Daley, Trevor Shu, Akil Ponnambalam, Garret Leung, Vatsal Patel, and James Case, Howard Leach, NJ President, AFA ,and Lt Col Amy Myzie, Commander, Raritan Valley Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, with the robot seated. Recently, the CyberFalcons Robotics team of the Raritan Valley Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, gave a slide presentation on the program followed by a robotic demo of picking up items and of chinning itself at the NJ Air Force Association's Convention at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.


  6. Lockheed Martin conducts flight tests of aircraft laser turretRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | R & D

    Lockheed Martin, in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory and the University of Notre Dame, has demonstrated the airworthiness of a new beam control turret being developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and AFRL to give 360-degree coverage for high-energy laser weapons operating on military aircraft. A research aircraft equipped with the Aero-adaptive Aero-optic Beam Control turret conducted eight flights in Michigan.


  7. International partnerships: AF coaches bolster international relations, readinessRead the original story

    23 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    Heidi H. Grant speaks about Air Force global security partnerships at the Air Force Association Air & Space Conference and Technology and Exposition, Sept. 15, 2014, in Washington D.C. Grant is a member of the Senior Executive Service, and deputy under secretary of the Air Force for international affairs, Washington D.C. Heidi H. Grant speaks with an attendee after a question and answer session on Air Force global security partnerships at the Air Force Association Air & Space Symposium, Sept.


  8. US, India airdrop training mission a historic oneRead the original story

    23 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    Indian air force Wing Cmdrs. Sukumar S. Kumar and Anil Vesma, discuss the aerial procedures of the 517th Airlift Squadron prior to an air drop mission Sept.


  9. Hurricane Hunters head west into 'Odile'Read the original story

    23 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Air Force Reserve's Hurricane Hunters flew into Hurricane Odile Sunday to collect critical weather data for the National Hurricane Center. Hurricane Odile formed in the Pacific Ocean and made landfall this morning in Baja, California.


  10. Bezos and Musk Go Head-to-Head in Skies and in CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | News Max

    From cyberspace to outer space, the battle for supremacy of the skies between Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and PayPal founder Elon Musk is still sizzling, both in the stratosphere and the less rarified atmosphere of the court system. Bezos, 50, heads Blue Origin LLC, a space research company which has joined with Boeing in a partnership that is expected soon to land a $3 billion NASA Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract to develop crew capsules to give astronauts rides to and from the international space station, The Wall Street Journal reports.


  11. Raritan to honor its fallen son with 33rd Annual John Basilone Memorial ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

    RARITAN - World War II hero John "Manila John" Basilone, one of the borough's favorite sons, will be honored on Sunday with the 33rd annual John Basilone Memorial Parade. Basilone is the only United States Marine to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Navy Cross and the Purple Heart.


  12. Islamic State shoots down Syrian warplaneRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | New York Post

    Islamic State fighters shot down a Syrian warplane using anti-aircraft guns on Tuesday, the first time the group has downed a military jet since declaring its cross-border caliphate in June, a group monitoring the civil war said. The plane came down outside the Islamic State's stronghold of Raqqa city, 250 miles northeast of Damascus, during airstrikes on territory controlled by the group, a resident said.


  13. Boots On The Ground In LiberiaRead the original story

    30 min ago | JustOneMinute

    Under pressure to do more to confront the Ebola outbreak sweeping across West Africa, President Obama on Tuesday is to announce an expansion of military and medical resources to combat the spread of the deadly virus, administration officials said. The president will go beyond the 25-bed portable hospital that Pentagon officials said they would establish in Liberia, one of the three West African countries ravaged by the disease, officials said.


  14. Remembrance ceremony held for Navy Yard shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    For 12 families, Tuesday is the day a loved one was yanked out of their lives. Another eight people survived the wounds they Remembrance ceremony held for Navy Yard shooting victims WASHINGTON -- For 12 families, Tuesday is the day a loved one was yanked out of their lives.


  15. Suspect identified, sought in fatal state police barracks shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago |

    A Pennsylvania State Trooper stands in the parking lot at the state police barracks on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Blooming Grove Township, Pa.


  16. Loss of shipbuilder still echoes at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago |

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  17. Official: Suspect Identified in Police AmbushRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Time

    Pennsylvania State Police have identified a suspect in the killing of a trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a rural barracks, a law enforcement official said Tuesday. An arrest warrant will be issued and state police were looking for the suspect, said the official, who was not authorized to release the information and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.


  18. Navy Captain Recalls the Coolest Ships That Never WereRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | PRWeb

    I hope to leave the reader with an understanding of why the tools of war can shape events just as much as the men that control them. The Washington Naval Treaty of 1922 was an attempt to discourage an arms race after the horror of World War I. Cutting more than half the world's navies, the signing countries limited the size of fleets, ships and guns.


  19. Israel's behavior will tell us Gaza war's winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago |

    Some wars are so decisive that there is no debating who won. Take Israel's victory in the 1967 Six-Day War; once Israel destroyed the Egyptian air force on the ground in the first hours of fighting, the outcome was inevitable.


  20. Don't forget to celebrate Constitution Day: Guest opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago |

    "What are you doing for Constitution Day this year?" This is a question rarely asked and, if asked, one might get a puzzled look and, "What day?" as a response. Such a response might be chalked up to the fact that, as far as holidays go, Constitution Day is just a baby.