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  1. Bomb scare causes gate closure at Vance Air Force BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | Stars and Stripes

    The commercial gate at Vance Air Force Base, Okla., was closed for more than five hours Thursday due to a bomb scare. According to a 71st Flying Training Wing press release, the gate was closed at approximately 9:20 a.m. Thursday after a military working dog "detected a potential threat during a routine cargo inspection."

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  2. Dodger Stadium opening day schedule & pregame infoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | True Blue LA

    ... anthem will also feature a flyover by the T-38C Talons from the 25th Flying Training Squadron at the Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma. Also notable in this series is before Sunday's series finale, also an ESPN game, Olympic snowboarding gold ...

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  3. George Studor Honored by Marquis Who's Who for Professional Excellence in Aerospace EngineeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... BS in astronautical engineering, Mr. Studor attended USAF pilot training with the rank of lieutenant at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma and became a senior pilot in the 41st Tactical Airlift Squadron of C-130s at Pope Air Force Base. With over two ...

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  4. Mr. and Mrs. Jared Douglas SturdivantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... at The Lodge at Blue Lakes. The couple took a trip to San Francisco. They will live at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Okla. The bride graduated from Lakeport High School in 2012 and Colorado Academy for Veterinary Technology. She ...

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  5. Air Force lifts monthlong operational pause for T-6 trainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    ... with students slated to return by the end of this week. T-6 pilots at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.; Vance Air Force Base, Okla.; and Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, had reported 13 incidents involving symptoms different from hypoxia, which can ...

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  6. Vance pilots help address blood emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Student pilots and instructors from Vance Air Force Base filled the seats at Oklahoma Blood Institute Enid donor center Friday to help OBI respond to a critical blood supply shortage. About 100 pilots from the 71st Student Squadron came out to donate blood and volunteer at OBI, one day after OBI declared an emergency in its blood supply.

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  7. Vance AFB graduates 2,000th pilot since 9/11Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    The 71st Flying Training Wing graduated its 2,000th pilot since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, during a graduation ceremony at Vance Air Force Base on Friday.

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  8. ASES awarded $18.5M contract for T-1A trainers' avionicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | UPI

    ... Okla. Work will also take place at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., Vance Air Force Base, Okla., Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, and Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla. Eight bids were received by the Air Force Life ...

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  9. Air Force T-6 Texan training plane grounded after cockpit scaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... on Thursday. Multiple unexplained physiological events, or UPEs, were reported throughout the week at Vance Air Force Base, Okla., Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., and Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. "The safety of our instructors and student pilots ...

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  10. Oxygen problems ground training planes at Vance AFBRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    For the second time in three months the primary training aircraft used at Vance Air Force Base has been grounded following several incidents involving a lack of on-board oxygen. On Thursday, the 19th Air Force commander issued an operational pause of all T-6 Texan II aircraft, of which over 100 are in use at Vance in Enid.

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  11. CAFB pauses T-6 Texan II operations after reports of hypoxiaRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2018 | Daily Times Leader

    ... awareness among trainees, instructor pilots and pilots has increased the number of reports. At Vance Air Force Base, more than 100 T-6 planes were grounded from Nov. 15 to Dec. 6 after a series of complaints from pilots. But an investigation never ...

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  12. WWII pilot, 99, shares realities of war with Vance airmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | Fox 23

    Student pilots and their instructors at Vance Air Force Base recently had a chance to hear the realities of war, thanks to a visit by a veteran bomber pilot from World War II. Ferman Miller, a 99-year-old retired major and veteran of bombing campaigns in Germany and Eastern Europe, was invited to address airmen of the 71st Flying Training Wing by Lt.

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  13. World War II pilot shares realities of war with Vance airmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Student pilots and their instructors at Vance Air Force Base had a chance to hear the realities of war Monday, thanks to a visit by a veteran bomber pilot from World War II. Ferman Miller, a 99-year-old retired major and veteran of bombing campaigns in Germany and Eastern Europe, was invited to address airmen of the 71st Flying Training Wing by Lt.

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  14. Riverside man promoted to the rank of CaptainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | The Press-Enterprise

    Reed is currently serving as T-1 Instructor Pilot / Executive Officer with 3rd Flying Training Squadron, Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma. He has served in the military for four years.

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  15. The Air Force has appointed a general to investigate why pilots keep...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... an underlying reason for the malfunction. In mid-November, the T-6A Texan II aircraft in use at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma were grounded after four physiological incidents with hypoxia-like symptoms that month. T-6A flights resumed in early ...

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  16. Drone Owners Warned Against Use near Oklahoma Air Force BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Insurance Journal West

    ... drones away from aircraft after a near collision on a training flight. Lt. Col. Eric Schmidt works at Vance Air Force Base. He told the Enid News & Eagle that an aircraft on a Jan. 9 training flight came within about 50 feet of a drone flying at an ...

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  17. Oklahoma Air Force base issues warning to drone pilots after near collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Officials at Vance Air Force Base are asking Enid residents to keep recreational drones away from planes after a near collision during a training flight. On Jan. 9, the Enid News and Eagle reports that an aircraft on a training flight came within 50 feet of a drone flying at an altitude of 1,000 feet.

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  18. Oklahoma officials warn against drones near air force baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | 24 Hours

    ... drones away from aircraft after a near collision on a training flight. Lt. Col. Eric Schmidt works at Vance Air Force Base. He told the Enid News & Eagle that an aircraft on a Jan. 9 training flight came within about 50 feet of a drone flying at an ...

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  19. Drone Has Near Collision With Air Force Aircraft In EnidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... drones away from aircraft after a near collision on a training flight. Lt. Col. Eric Schmidt works at Vance Air Force Base. He told the Enid News & Eagle that an aircraft on a January 9 training flight came within about 50 feet of a drone flying at ...

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  20. Those Who Served: He helped keep our birds in the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    ... sending plaster and concrete everywhere. He took a discharge after nine years, but re-enlisted. At Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Okla,, he married Kay. They've been together 58 years and have two children. As technology changed, he was assigned to ...

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