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  1. Bill passes to foster NC military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Stars and Stripes

    ... national defense needs. The last BRAC was completed in 2011. Fort Bragg lost a Special Forces unit and Pope Air Force Base was converted to an Army airfield. At the same time, two Army headquarters - Forces Command and Reserve Command - were moved ...

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  2. Bill passes to foster N.C. military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Stars and Stripes

    ... national defense needs. The last BRAC was completed in 2011. Fort Bragg lost a Special Forces unit and Pope Air Force Base was converted to an Army airfield. At the same time, two Army headquarters - Forces Command and Reserve Command - were moved ...

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  3. The (small-town) doctor is inPosted on Thu. May 18th, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | TheCourier.com

    ... first three years in residency at an Air Force base in Florida, then two years in family practice at Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina, before going to Wright-Patterson in Dayton for two years. He got "some bigger-city living" experiences in ...

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  4. Watch: Siena student's military brother gives her huge surprise at graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... to see her brother, Airman 1st Class Kyle Aubin, waiting to embrace her. Kyle had been stationed at Pope Air Force Base at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, and Jaclyn was not expecting him on her big day, The Albany Times Union reported. He last saw ...

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    Apr 24, 2017 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    ... unit used in a combat area. Initially operating out of the 21st Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Pope Air Force Base, Nc., and the 22nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Seward Air Force Base, Tenn., personnel and equipment from the two squadrons ...

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  6. 'Our finest moment:' Fort Bragg hospital looks back on response to 1994 Green Ramp disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... now deputy chief of business operations for Womack, remembers seeing the black smoke from what was then Pope Air Force Base from her hospital office. She was chief of the hospital's management analysis branch at the time. According to officials, the ...

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  7. Bragg tries to turn Green Ramp disaster into teaching toolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WRAL.com

    ... were killed and more than 100 were injured 23 years ago, when two airplanes collided over what was then Pope Air Force Base, sending a ball of fire into a crowd of soldiers on the ground. On Wednesday, about 300 medical personnel were at Womack Army ...

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  8. Womack Army Medical Center to look back on tragedy that killed 24 soldiers, injured 170Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A mid-air collision of two aircraft over what was then Pope Air Force Base sent an F-16 hurtling to the runway, where it struck a C-141 Starlifter before an explosion engulfed hundreds of paratroopers waiting for an airborne operation. What was supposed to be a routine jump from clear blue skies on March 24, 1994, became instead a scene of horror with burning and injured soldiers strewn among the wreckage.

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  9. Air Force Major surprises son at school for emotional reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | MyFoxPhilly

    ... no luck trying to hide his smile from his classmates! As a C130 pilot, Major Salotti has been based at Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina, Warren AFB in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and currently at Malstrom AFB in Great Falls Montana. His previous ...

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  10. Col. John L. Kitchell III Retires From U.S. Air Force ReserveRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... 434th Air Refueling Wing at Grissom Air Reserve Base in 2001. He became chief of intelligence at Pope Air Force Base, N.C., in October, 2007. His military intelligence experience includes duty as senior intelligence duty officer at the 618th Tanker ...

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  11. Everybody has a story: Vets' friendship stays afloat with cross-country gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Columbian

    Ron and I have been friends since 1971. We met while serving in the United States Air Force at Pope Air Force Base, N.C. Ron was back after a Vietnam tour flying as a loadmaster, where he earned three air medals.

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  12. Cookie mom: Christmastime, any time, means cookies galore at the Cancellare homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... sugar on red velvet cookies later. Mike and Nichole met in North Carolina when both were stationed at Pope Air Force Base, serving in the U.S. Air Force. Mike is currently an instructor pilot at Columbus Air Force Base; Nichole is no longer in the ...

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  13. Ramstein chief master sergeant to become Air Force's top enlisted leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... recorded in a video posted to his official Facebook page. Wright's Air Force career began in 1989 at Pope Air Force Base, N.C., where he was a dental assistant specialist with the 23rd Medical Group. He would go on to various assignments in the ...

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  14. Varnville soldier to be named commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Hampton County Guardian

    ... The first Deployment was a two year homeland security mission in support of Global War on Terrorism at Pope Air Force Base in Fayetteville, NC. The second deployment was to Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom from 2007-2008. After ...

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  15. 'Black Hawk Down' hero, Randolph County native, dies at 49Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    ... surrounding Somali forces. All three were assigned at the time to the 24th Special Tactics Squadron at Pope Air Force Base. For his actions in Mogadishu, Wilkinson received the Air Force Cross, the Air Force's highest honor. Sergeants Fales and Bray ...

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  16. Keesler AFB welcomes new squadronRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... about 40 such squadrons across the Air Force, Reserves and National guard. The 36th had been housed at Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina, under the 440th Wing, which is being deactivated. So as it has again and again since being activated in ...

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  17. 440th Airlift Wing bids farewell in deactivation ceremony at Pope FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... praised the last nine years of the unit's history, since it moved from Milwaukee to what was then Pope Air Force Base as part of base realignment. In that time, Stokes - a former vice commander of the 440th Airlift Wing - said the partnership ...

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  18. Casing of the colors next for 440th Airlift Wing inactivationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... of the unit comes nine years after the 440th Airlift Wing moved From Wisconsin to what was then still Pope Air Force Base and nearly two-and-a-half years after the Air Force announced its intention to shutter the wing. Local leaders fought the move ...

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  19. Air Force crews come from outside to transport paratroopersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... seek to ensure there is adequate support to Fort Bragg. From its inception as Pope Field and then as Pope Air Force Base before that installation was absorbed into Fort Bragg, airlift had always been co-located to work with Fort Bragg soldiers and ...

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  20. Air Force seeks Medal of Honor for airman who died in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Air Force in 1985 and later became a combat controller with the 24th Special Tactics Squadron, based at Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina, where he lived with his wife, Valerie, and daughters, Madison and Brianna. Chapman had been credited with ...

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