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  1. Air Force photograph by MSgt. Eric BurksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Aerotech News And Review

    An F-35B Lightning II and a C-130J Super Hercules participate in an aerial demonstration at the Farnborough International Air Show, July 12, 2016. Held every two years, the air show represents a unique opportunity for the U.S., along with other military allies, to showcase its leadership in aerospace technologies while supporting various armament procurement competitions taking place throughout Europe.

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  2. South Carolina Air National Guard deploys to South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Air Force airmen assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard prepare to board a Boeing 767 transport aircraft at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., July 13, 2016. Approximately 300 U.S. Airmen and 12 F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets from the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire JNGB, S.C., are deploying to Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, as the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron in support of the U.S. Pacific Command Theater Security Package.

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  3. Air Force Bids Farewell To WelshRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Aero-News Network

    Stealing a moment of silence, looking into the eyes of his wife, he takes a deep breath and prepares for what's to come. Standing tall and proud, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen.

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  4. Q and A with Air Force athletic director Jim KnowltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Gazette

    Air Force Athletic director Jim Knowlton speaks Tuesday, April 21, 2015, during a press conference at the Air Force Academy to introduce the new women's basketball coach Chris Gobrecht. Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton spoke with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman on a variety of topics after the Falcons completed their most successful on-field season in their history in his first full year overseeing the department.

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  5. Springfield's new AHL team named ThunderbirdsRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Navajo Times

    The team's management announced the name Wednesday, saying it's a nod to the city's previous AHL teams, a tribute to the region's strong connection to the Air Force and a symbol of the ``new energy and spirit that is palpable in Springfield.' ' The Springfield area is home to Barnes Air National Guard Base, in Westfield, and Westover Air Reserve Base, in Chicopee.

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  6. Springfield's new AHL team named ThunderbirdsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Washington Times

    The team's management announced the name Wednesday, saying it's a nod to the city's previous AHL teams, a tribute to the region's strong connection to the Air Force and a symbol of the "new energy and spirit that is palpable in Springfield." The Springfield area is home to Barnes Air National Guard Base, in Westfield, and Westover Air Reserve Base, in Chicopee.

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  7. Air Force Assistant Colleen Murphy Receives Judy Sweet AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force assistant women's swimming coach Colleen Murphy received the Judy Sweet Award at the NCAA Women's Coaching Academy in Denver.

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  8. Support personnel, F-16s enhance partnership with PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon departs from the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, for Lask Air Base, Poland, June 1, 2016, to participate in Aviation Detachment 16-3, a rotation of quarterly flying missions in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. During this deployment, 14 F-16s from the wing, along with six F-16s from the 138th FW at Tulsa Air National Guard Base, Okla., and support personnel will conduct bilateral training with the Poland Air Force to bolster interoperability between nations.

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  9. Kansas' Jen Bentz Among Assistant Coach of the Year FinalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Betz, a former Kansas swimmer and 13-year assistant coach with the Jayhawks, is one of four finalists in the Established Assistant category, which the general public can help select via Twitter. during the 2015-16 season, literally building the team through her recruiting efforts and getting it around as the team's operations coordinator.

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  10. Kansas' Betz Among Assistant Coach of the Year FinalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Kansas Jayhawks

    Betz, a former Kansas swimmer and 13-year assistant coach with the Jayhawks, is one of four finalists in the Established Assistant category, which the general public can help select via Twitter. Betz helped Kansas to its highest point total in Big 12 Championship history and a second runner-up finish in three years during the 2015-16 season, literally building the team through her recruiting efforts and getting it around as the team's operations coordinator.

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  11. Thunderbirds and Blue Angels: 5 things to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Channel3000

    Two jets from the military's premier flight demonstration squadrons, the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds, crashed Thursday. The pilot of a Blue Angels jet was killed while practicing for a weekend air show only hours after a Thunderbird F-16 crashed following a flyover at the U.S. Air Force Academy commencement ceremony attended by President Barack Obama.

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  12. 'Dogs drop heartbreaker to Air Force at MW Tournament...Read the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Fresno Bulldogs

    Mountain West Tournament Central ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Despite holding a 7-6 lead with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, top-seeded Fresno State allowed fifth-seeded Air Force to score three runs on its way to handing the 'Dogs a 9-7 defeat on Thursday afternoon at the Mountain West Tournament at Santa Ana Star Field. Facing Air Force for only the second time ever at the Mountain West Tournament, Fresno State now drops to the loser's bracket where they will face an opponent to be determined at 2:00 p.m. PT on Friday afternoon.

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  13. Air Force lose NCAA men's lacrosse opener at Notre DameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | The Gazette

    Air Force's 15-game men's lacrosse win streak came to an end Saturday as the Falcons fell to Notre Dame 15-7 in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The season marks the Falcons' longest win streak and best season.

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  14. KC-10 Serves 25 Continuous Years In CENTCOMRead the original story

    May 7, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    For more than two decades, the KC-10 Extender has been refueling U.S. and coalition aircraft from an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. This year marked 25 years of continuous operation for the aircraft from this location, and it is a vital piece in accomplishing U.S. Air Forces Central Command missions.

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  15. Eielson selected to receive operational F-35A aircraftRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

    Col. Michael P. Winkler, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, announced the Secretary of the Air Force's signed decision to select Eielson Air Force Base as the new home for the service's first operational overseas F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation fighter aircraft base during an April 4, 2016, ceremony at Eielson Air Force officials chose Eielson after a lengthy analysis of the location's operational considerations, installation attributes, environmental factors and cost, which makes it the first F-35A operational base in the Pacific Air Forces' Area of Responsibility. "Alaska combines a strategically important location with a world-class training environment.

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  16. 'Dogs top Air Force 5-1 to complete sweep...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Fresno Bulldogs

    A three-run fifth inning for the Fresno State Bulldogs broke open a 1-1 contest as the 'Dogs completed a weekend sweep over Air Force downing the Falcons 5-1 on Sunday afternoon at Pete Beiden Field. "We knew it was going to be a fight from the beginning against these guys, and with the exception of one inning, every inning this weekend was a dogfight," said head coach Mike Batesole after the 'Dogs completed their first MW series sweep of the season.

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  17. U.S. F-15s deployed to IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | CNN

    Demonstrating its commitment to a "free" and "secure" Europe, the United States deployed 12 F-15C Eagles and approximately 350 airmen to Iceland and the Netherlands on Friday, the Air Force announced. U.S. aircraft units from the 131st Fighter Squadron at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Massachusetts and the 194th Fighter Squadron at Fresno Air National Guard Base in California will support NATO air surveillance missions in Iceland and conduct flying training in the Netherlands.

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  18. Bulldogs smack two grand slams in 14-1 drubbing of AFA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Fresno Bulldogs

    Thanks to a historic 12-run third inning, Fresno State rolled to a 14-1 victory over Air Force on Friday night at Pete Beiden Field. "We had to beat a really good pitcher tonight for Air Force," said head coach Mike Batesole after the 'Dogs rout.

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  19. Aggies run into nasty Falcon pitching, lose 5-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    If it wasn't for that first inning, Davis hurler Nat Hamby would be kicking back right about now, reflecting on a 2-0 record and another pretty good outing. But Hamby had to throw that first frame - a nightmare in which he allowed six hits and four runs - before settling in and contributing by retiring 12 of the next 14 Air Force hitters he faced.

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  20. AFA hoops notes: Van's strong finish; UNLV answers challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | The Gazette

    Jacob Van had long since made the leap from fad to fixture for Air Force, but his final performance was his best yet. Van scored 37 points, hit 12-of-25 shots, added 11-of-14 free throws, grabbed five rebounds, added two steals and made three of the most clutch free throws imaginable.

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