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  1. Face of Defense: Goalie-Turned-Air Force Officer Earns NCAA AccoladesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

    Air Force 2nd Lt. Sidney Peters, the four-time Western Collegiate Hockey Association Scholar-Athlete, WCHA All-Academic, Academic All-Big Ten honoree and 2018 Hockey Humanitarian Award recipient, has been named as one of the NCAA's Top 30 Woman of the Year honorees for her excellence in academics, athletics, community service and leadership.


  2. Saab is interested in Indian fighter jet deal: Swedish officialRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    New Delhi, Sep 20 : Amid the raging controversy over the Defence Ministry's procurement of the Rafale fighter aircraft from French firm Dassault Aviation, a senior Swedish official has said that his country's firm Saab, in its Gripen aircraft, has the requisite experience to contest for the upcoming Indian deal for manufacturing 110 new fighter jets under the Make in India programme. "I know that Saab is interested, they want to be a part of this procurement," Teppo Tauriainen, Director General for Trade in the Swedish Foreign Ministry, told IANS in an interview here.


  3. Hayden students go viral for patriotic flag photoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    But, every day at the end of school, three keepers of the flag make sure she's in safe hands. Fifth graders Naylan Tuttle, Jack LeBrick, and Casey Dolan go through the steps necessary to make sure the U.S. flag is properly folded and stored without it ever touching the ground.


  4. Melvin Harry Timberlake, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Tribune

    Born on June 30, 1941, in Jackson County, Indiana, he was the son of Melvin "Brownie" and Josephine Fisher Timberlake, both of whom preceded him in death. Melvin, also known as Silverlake, was born and raised in a circus family in Jackson County and was the fourth generation in the circus business.


  5. Meet Air Force Reserve's first female F-35 pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hilltop Times

    Before she climbed into the world's most advanced fighter jet to become the Air Force Reserve's first female F-35 pilot, Col. Gina "Torch" Sabric had already flown 10 airframes and racked up 22 years of flying experience.


  6. STEM Outreach Program participates in FanX 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hilltop Times

    The Hill Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Outreach Program recently teamed with the Utah Engineers Council to present a STEM exhibit during the 2018 FanX event in Salt Lake City. The annual three-day event, held at the Salt Palace Convention Center Sept.


  7. Hurricane HelicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Alaska National Guard soldiers offload a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to be used for search and rescue efforts in the wake of Hurricane Florence, McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., Sept. 17, 2018.


  8. Christian Rapper Tyrone Crawford Releases New Single/Video 'Hope'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Christ Community Music

    Nashville, TN Tyrone Crawford 's rough upbringing in Cleveland feeds his message of hope for the lost souls of today's youth. As a teenager, Tyrone was that person in need of a lifeline.


  9. USAF To Gain Enhanced Capability On KC-135R TankersRead the original story

    Wednesday | Aero-News Network

    Rockwell Collins has been selected by the USAF to advance communications capabilities for its KC-135R fleet with the implementation of a Real Time Information in the Cockpit system. This marks the first time that this solution with Link 16 communications will be permanently integrated on legacy tanker aircraft.


  10. Bernie Webb was stationed at Gettysburg Air Force air baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mobridge Tribune Online

    Bernie Webb, 79, of Gettysburg, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at Avera Gettysburg Hospital.


  11. Douglas MatthewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cleveland Daily Banner

    He was born in Athens, but has lived in Cleveland for the past 46 years. He was a 45-year member of Central Church of Christ, where he served as a deacon and was presently serving as elder and song leader.


  12. Photos: A soaring celebration for Chuck Yeager 70 years after he broke the sound barrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | The Press-Enterprise

    Chuck Yeager, the first pilot to break the sound barrier in 1947, poses in front of the rocket-powered Bell X-IE plane that he flew at Edwards Air Force Base on Sept. 4, 1985.


  13. Clark Allan RosenbergerRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Estherville Spirit

    Clark Allan Rosenberger, 87, of Asheville, passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Deerfield Health Care Center in Asheville. He was born on May 2, 1931 in Emmet County, Iowa to the late August Benton and Olive Octavia Olson Rosenberger.


  14. Juan M. CarvajalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times-Union

    He was born Oct. 17, 1929, in Realitos, Texas, along with his twin brother, Rafael, to Juan and Rafaela Saenz Carvajal. He attended Benavides District School, was a United States Air Force veteran and moved to the Milford area in August 1967 from Corpus Christi, Texas.


  15. AFRL team looks to solve fatigue issues for C-5 crew membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Aerotech News And Review

    A lightweight and foldable seat is one of two initial prototype designs created by Air Force Research Laboratory researchers in an effort to implement a safer and less fatiguing way for Air Force crew members to perform flight duties. An aircraft seat may seem inconsequential, but when a simple seat can enhance the safety and well-being of a flight crew, it can be a very big deal.


  16. John Helbing of Armuchee completes basic trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rome News

    John Helbing, son of Matt and Lisa Helbing of Armuchee, recently completed eight weeks of basic military training with the United States Air Force at Lackland Air Force Base, Lackland, Texas.


  17. Chip Wallace, head of public defender's office, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The McDuffie Progress

    Harold W.W. "Chip" Wallace III, 68, the circuit public defender for the Toombs Judicial Circuit, died Sept. 13 after an extended illness.


  18. Panel discusses total force integration during AFARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Big News

    Former Secretary of the Air Force F. Whitten Peters moderated a panel of senior leaders examining the total force during the Air Force Association Air, Space, and Cyber Conference in National Harbor Sept. 18, 2018.


  19. Israeli delegation to present findings in Moscow over downed Russian planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Jerusalem Post

    An Israeli Air Force F-35 fighter jet flies during an aerial demonstration at a graduation ceremony for Israeli air force pilots . Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before.


  20. Museum to host Plane TalksRead the original story

    Wednesday | Xenia Daily Gazette

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force will offer several free opportunities to hear veterans and guest speakers describe their first-hand knowledge and experiences during the month of September. To commemorate the 71st Anniversary of the U.S. Air Force, the museum will host "Plane Talks" 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept.