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  1. Suisun to celebrate utility box artists on promenadeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Daily Republic

    The local artists who beautified eight of Suisun City's otherwise drab utility boxes will be honored at an appreciation event at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Western Promenade north of Harbor Plaza. The artists are Gail Byrdsong and Solano Community College students Emily Carcamo, Sidney Laws, Shanelle Parker, Melauka Turner, Katie Mulenburg, Christian Metivier and Jordier McCallister.


  2. Vacaville council approves Opportunity Hill developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Daily Republic

    The long-slumbering Opportunity Hill development made a big leap forward Tuesday when the Vacaville City Council gave the going-ahead to put a mixed-use development on the downtown parcel. In a 5-0 vote, the council approved the tentative map and development plans that will see 5.2 acres located around East Main Street and Depot Street in the Opportunity Hill Master Plan area.


  3. Hired to Drain the Swamp, Fired in Less Than a YearRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The American Conservative

    'This is the Boeing mafia in all of its glory,' one DoD official said of John 'Jay' Gibson's mysterious demise. On April 4, 2003, Col.


  4. New Englanders To Take Part In U.S. Senate PFAS HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    A Senate committee holds a hearing Wednesday about the federal government's role in the nation's growing PFAS crisis. Federal regulators and advocates from Michigan and New Hampshire will testify on how the military helped spread the industrial toxins by using firefighting foams.


  5. Grueling Air Force test will push explosive technicians to their physical limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Stars and Stripes

    Air Force explosive ordnance technicians soon may become painfully familiar with the "Gruester," the nickname for a grueling component of the career-specific fitness test being introduced for them. Earlier this month, 21 EOD airmen from seven bases across the Air Force put the service's new EOD Tier 2 physical fitness prototype test through a trial run.


  6. Japan lunar exploration firm to head for moon on SpaceX rocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago |

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on the launcher's first mission since a June failure in Cape Canaveral, Florida, Dec 21, 2015. TOKYO: Japanese lunar exploration startup Ispace said it has signed up for launches on Elon Musk's SpaceX rockets in 2020 and 2021, its first step towards offering services such as searching for water on the moon.


  7. Robert A. "Bob" SmithRead the original story

    50 min ago | Observer

    Smith, 73, of Stockton passed away Sunday in Fairview Manor, Fairview, PA after a courageous battle with cancer.A lifelong area resident he was born July 25, 1945 in Dunkirk, NY, the son of the late Joseph A. and Lucile Kelley Smith.Bob was a 1964 graduate of Cassadaga Valley High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving from 1964 to 1968. In earlier years Bob was employed by Dahlstrom Manufacturing.


  8. US Senate will hear nation's concerns on PFAS during hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Cody Angell wants the nation's water safety prioritized, an effort that became his mission as he uncovered PFAS pollution in west Michigan. Tony Spaniola didn't plan on becoming a citizen advocate for accountability.


  9. Air Force squadron spends $56,000 on metal coffee cupsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    An Airman holds a hot cup inside a KC-10 Extender at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., in June. An Air Force squadron spent almost $56,000 to replace broken just dozens of metal coffee cups over the past three years, in the latest example Pentagon procurement pricing irregularities.


  10. Jacksonville/North Pulaski County School District making unitary stridesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | NWAonline

    From left, U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. and the first page of his order ruling that the Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District is unitary on most areas of staffing The Jacksonville/North Pulaski County School District is entitled to be released from federal court supervision on all staffing practices but one, and is on its way to being freed on facilities issues by 2026, U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. said Tuesday. Marshall issued a 20-page order to that effect in response to the district's request a year ago that he declare the 4,000-student district unitary -- or in compliance with its desegregation obligations -- in those two areas.


  11. Parts of highways named for WWII spy chief, 4 fallen airmenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Jersey Herald

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that names stretches of highways in western New York and on Long Island in honor of American military heroes from the Empire State. The Democrat on Tuesday signed a bill that names state Route 104 in the Niagara County town of Lewiston as the "General William 'Wild Bill' Donovan Memorial Highway."


  12. USAF picks a Huey replacement | Germany approves controversial...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Defence Industry Daily

    ... performed at Lockheed's facility in Grand Prairie, Texas and is scheduled for completion by July 1, 2022. The US Air Force is choosing Boeing's MH-139 Helicopter as replacement to its ageing fleet of UH-1N Hueys. The company is being with awarded ...


  13. Four-star General Headlines Hire Heroes USA's 5th Annual New York City BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    "As this event has grown in impact over the past five years, so has Hire Heroes USA. Each year we have outperformed the year prior in our mission to help the military men and women who have served.


  14. John Joseph Giesing, JrRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Breeze Courier

    John "Johnny" Joseph Giesing, Jr, 68, formerly of Taylorville, Ill. passed away suddenly, but peacefully in Cocoa Beach, Florida, where he lived comfortably for 10 years in his townhouse near the beach.


  15. Cardiff Aviation seeks investment to turn around MRO businessRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Flight Global

    When UK rock singer and aviation buff Bruce Dickinson established in 2012 a maintenance operation in a decommissioned Royal Air Force hangar in the Welsh town of St Athan, a few miles west of Cardiff airport, he envisaged that the site would become a central column in a business spanning aircraft leasing, operation, maintenance and training. Dickinson foresaw that wet-lease customers would hire what he describes as an "airline in a box", with all support activities being provided by the then-new business, Cardiff Aviation.


  16. Goodbye, tiger stripes: Air Force gears up for Oct. 1 rollout of OCP uniformRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The Air Force is gearing up for its adoption of the Army's Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform, which will be standard issue for airmen starting Oct. 1. Already worn by some airmen overseas, the new OCPs will be optional until April 1, 2021, when the Airman Battle Uniform - the gray, blue and green tiger stiped pattern now in use - will be retired, the service said. "We spoke to and listened to airmen on this, and the OCP was the clear choice," Air Force Chief of Staff Gen.


  17. America's deadliest battle: World War I's Meuse-Argonne Offensive 100 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fox News

    American soldiers in the Army's 108th Field Artillery - under fire from enemy gas shells - strike back in Varennes-en-Argonne, France. A century ago Wednesday, the first shots were fired in one of the most important American military engagements ever -- and the deadliest battle in U.S. history.


  18. Children and families connect to IDF through interactive expo.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The State of Israel is known for its technological advancements and is often referred to as the "Start-up Nation." The IDF is no exception and is constantly developing something new.


  19. We are starting to listen to victims - finallyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Arthur Perrault is behind bars, finally. The 80-year-old priest is back from Morocco and in federal custody as he awaits trial on charges that he molested an 11-year-old boy at Kirkland Air Force Base in Albuquerque.


  20. China cancels US warship visit to Hong Kong amid military sanction backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Chinese government has blocked a US Navy ship from docking in Hong Kong amid a growing diplomatic feud between the two countries over strict military sanctions imposed by Washington. The USS Wasp, an amphibious assault ship comparable to a baby aircraft carrier, with a crew of more than 1,000 sailors, was scheduled to make a port call in Hong Kong next month according to two US officials.