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  1. Burkes: Remember heroes who came home under the flagRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Memorial Day often takes me down "hero's highway," about 100 feet of concrete from the helicopter landing pad to the Air Force Field Hospital in Balad, Iraq. I was the chaplain there in 2009.

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  2. Leeds ceremony celebrates service of fallen residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WWLP

    Veterans and family members gathered at Leeds Veteran Memorial Park. They clustered around the Leeds honor roll, which contains the names of neighboring residents who had given their lives for their country.

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  3. 25 Years Later: Desert Storm vet Donato marching in National Memorial Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    Kaitlin McKeown Air Force veteran Bernardine Donato is photographed at her home in Durham with a Saudi Arabian flag she got when she served during Desert Storm. Donato will march in the National Memorial Day Parade on Monday in Washington, D.C. Kaitlin McKeown Air Force veteran Bernardine Donato is photographed at her home in Durham.

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  4. Tsai makes first military inspectionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The China Post

    President Tsai Ing-wen inspected two military bases in Eastern Taiwan on Sunday, her first ever trip in her capacity as the nation's commander in chief. The president boarded Air Force One for Eastern Taiwan where she inspected Hualien Air Base and the neighboring Jiashan Air Base, the island's primary eastern defense area.

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  5. Arizona National Guard jets to perform Memorial Day flyoversRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, Ariz. - F-16 fighter jets from the Arizona Air National Guard will perform flyovers at seven Memorial Day events Monday morning in the Tucson area.

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  6. A simple silver bracelet: It linked a country to its Vietnam POWsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Air Force Maj. Wesley Schierman spent nearly eight years in North Vietnam's prisoner of war camps.

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  7. National View: David Ignatius - On Syria, the U.S. and Turkey need each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Here's a positive move by Turkey, a country that often seems to be heading in the wrong direction: Despite Ankara's severe misgivings, it is allowing the U.S. military to fly daily bombing missions from here against the Islamic State - in support of a Syrian Kurdish militia called the YPG that Turkey regards as a terrorist threat. Turkey offered the Incirlik base last year after a dozen years of tepid military relations with the United States, its superpower ally.

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  8. Cemeteries prep for Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Larry Frounfelkner of Vacaville salutes a tombstone of a U.S. veteran after planting an American flag at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, Saturday. Frounfelkner, a Vietnam veteran, attended the flag planting ceremony to honor his father and father-in-law, whom both served in the U.S. military.

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  9. Air Force says Boeing tanker program faces further delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    A trooper and the stranded motorist he was assisting escaped injury this morning when another driver crashed into their stopped vehicles.

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  10. Millwood to be Memorial Day speaker MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Retired Chaplain Lt. Col. Jerry Millwood of the United States Air Force Reserves will be the speaker for this year's Memorial Day observance.

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  11. A grateful community will pay its respectsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    Davis residents will pay tribute to military personnel who have died in service to their country at a Memorial Day ceremony Monday. Memorial Day, formerly known as Decoration Day, was established in 1868 to remember those killed in the U.S. Civil War.

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  12. Memorial Day flags part of family traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Jackson Sun

    Memorial Day flags part of family traditions VFW members in Jackson bring families to cemeteries Saturday to place flags on veteran graves. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Kylie Cartwright ran ahead of her mother Julie, pulling tattered American flags from the ground around military veterans' gravesites in Highland Memorial Gardens on Saturday morning.

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  13. LA gala raises funds for IAF foundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Jerusalem Post

    LOS ANGELES More than 250 members of the Jewish community gathered at the Nessah Educational and Cultural Center in Beverly Hills on Thursday for its inaugural fund-raising gala benefiting the Israel Air Force Center Foundation. The US-based nonprofit organization raises money to support the work of the Israel Air Force Center through a range educational and youth programs designed to help teenagers understand the meaning of patriotism, volunteerism, sacrifice and giving back to the community.

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  14. Boeing air refueling tanker again falls behind scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The U.S. Air Force is going to have to wait six months longer than expected to receive its first batch of KC-46 aerial refueling tankers, another delay for the $40 billion program that is already behind schedule and more than $1 billion over budget. As part of its contract with the USAF, Boeing was expected to deliver 18, fully functional KC-46 tankers by August 2017.

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  15. American Air Show attracts thousands to IWM DuxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Crow

    Throughout the morning today , visitors met living history groups representing the United States Air Force during the Second World War and the Vietnam era, chatting to living history interpreters and exploring their vehicles and equipment. The Cambridge Lindyhoppers demonstrated 1940s dances as Miss Holliday Swing, The Bluebird Belles and Pete Wayre performed nostalgic 1940s and 1950s songs on the hangar base.

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  16. Will Americans Wake Up Before They Are Dead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OpEdNews

    The Saker reports that Russia is preparing for World War III, not because Russia intends to initiate aggression but because Russia is alarmed by the hubris and arrogance of the West, by the demonization of Russia, by provocative military actions by the West, by American interference in the Russian province of Chechnya and in former Russian provinces of Ukraine and Georgia, and by the absence of any restraint from Western Europe on Washington's ability to foment war. Like Steven Starr, Stephen Cohen, myself, and a small number of others, the Saker understands the reckless irresponsibility of convincing Russia that the United States intends to attack her.

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  17. Pakistan fails to seal F-16 deal after financing row with US: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times of India

    Pakistan seems to have failed to seal the $700 million deal for the purchase of eight F-16 fighter jets from the US following a row between the two countries over their financing, a media report said on Saturday. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan seems to have failed to seal the $700 million deal for the purchase of eight F-16 fighter jets from the US following a row between the two countries over their financing, a media report said on Saturday.

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  18. Memorial Days' meaning for women who have servedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Star

    Memorial Days' meaning for women who have served Abby Ford, Brandi Coleman Casagranda and Jamie Franklin share a great deal of common ground. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1TMkKH7 Air Force veteran Abby Ford holds a photograph of her taken at her graduation from basic training in 2002 on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

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  19. Marriage embraced husband's transgender transformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Commercial

    Carol Boughton sits on the sofa in the house she shared with her late spouse, sorting through photos and wiping away tears.

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  20. DeKalb County 9 Mins Ago Former service members become U.S. citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WSB-TV

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