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  1. Hill total force team welcomes F-35Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

    The 388th Fighter Wing and 419th Fighter Wing formally welcomed the arrival of the F-35 Lightning II during a ceremony October 14th. The active duty 388th FW and AFRC 419th FW formally welcomed the arrival of the F-35 Lightning II during a ceremony hosted by Lockheed Martin at Hill AFB on October 14th, 2015.

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  2. Stand Tall, Stand Proud, Stand-Down for Fall SafetyRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health , in a combined effort with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and CPWR - the Center for Construction Research and Training , among other partners, announce the second-annual construction Fall Safety Stand-Down during the weeks of May 4-15, 2015. This event follows the success of last year's Stand-Down and asks employers and workers across the nation to pause in their work and dedicate time to activities that promote the prevention of fatalities from falls.

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  3. Make My DayAIR Rage Forces Pilot to Turn Plane AroundRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2011 | American Reporter

    It's getting harder to fly these days. The TSA is groping its passengers, airlines are trying to gouge travelers with new charges, seats are getting smaller, and people are getting angrier.

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  4. Air Force Reserve leader to visit Fort Bragg, but not 440th's airmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Stars and Stripes

    The 440th Airlift Wing began a somber drill weekend Saturday, as the remaining members of the Air Force Reserve wing gathered on Fort Bragg. While some in the community and Congress have pledged to continue the fight, airmen said it may be too late.

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  5. Area Arts: Encouraging face-to-face social graces with dancingRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Valentine's Day is only a week away. Some people make extravagant plans to spend special time with a loved one.

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  6. Voices of Valor: RK BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Rayford Brown had been forced to bail out of his F-4 Phantom II jet into the jungle of Laos on the second day of 1971. Lost and alone, he had been able to make radio contact with his base, but he was in unfriendly territory with night fast approaching.

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  7. Rep. Al Adinolfi Will Not Seek Re-ElectionRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Cheshire Herald

    The following was received from State Representative Al Adinolfi's office: After fourteen years of dedicated service to the residents of the 103rd General Assembly District, State Representative Al Adinolfi has announced that he will not be seeking re-election this year, and will retire from the legislature. "After serious consideration and talking it over with my wonderful family I have decided it's time to retire from the General Assembly," said Adinolfi.

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  8. Howdy, PardnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Rome News

    Kaleb, a third grader at W.L. Swain Elementary, and his younger sister, Riley, who is in kindergarten there, moved to Calhoun a year and a half ago, with their parents, Staff Sergeant Tray Stephens and wife, Jenny.

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  9. Fatal Egyptian F-16 crash during training exerciseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | F-22 Raptor

    An Egyptian F-16 crashed during a military exercise at Al Ismailiyah Air Base in north-eastern Egypt , killing both crew members. EAF F-16B block 15 #9206 from 232 TFB is flying alongside a USAF KC-135 tanker during a Bright Star exercise.

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  10. Roy Glenn Emerson, 77, Casey Co., KYRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Columbia Magazine

    Roy graduated from Middleburg High School in 1956. In 1958, he went to Lindsey Wilson College on a basketball scholarship before entering the US Air Force.

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  11. VFW will honor heroes at breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Davis Enterprise

    The annual Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6949 Salute to Heroes pancake breakfast and community awards recognition will run from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Veterans' Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. The breakfast includes eggs, sausage, fruit, milk, juice and coffee.

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  12. One way or other, F-35 fighter jets will play major role in future of 180th fighter wingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    One way or other, F-35 fighter jets will play major role in futu - Toledo News Now, News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH The Air Force is fazing out it's fleet of F-16s and replacing them with F-35 jets U.S. Senator Rob Portman and U.S. Congresman Rob Latta came to base to support bringing F-35s to the 180th A campaign is underway to bring a new fighter jet to the 180th Air National Guard Base at Toledo Express Airport. It's a competition that could affect the multi-million dollar economic impact the base has on our area and the jobs of hundreds of people stationed there.

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  13. Better off today than in days pastRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Yuma Sun

    Having read Randy Hoeft's article concerning the demolition of the Plaza Theaters, it brings back fond memories of what used to be the life of Yuma, downtown. In the '50s and up to the designating of the "Mall," downtown was the absolute center of activity in Yuma.

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  14. These are some of the weapons the Pentagon wants for its $583...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | News Times

    ... in the new budget for 2017 is the aging but still highly effective A-10 "Warthog." The Warthog, which the US Air Force has been attempting to retire, will find continued used under Carter's proposed five-year military budget until 2022. "The budget ...

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  15. This is what regret looks like for the PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The F-35 Lightning II, Lockheed Martin's fifth-generation fighter jet, is expected to miss a crucial deadline for successfully deploying its sixth and final software release, referred to as Block 3F . The latest setback for the F-35 stems from a 48-page December 11 report from Michael Gilmore, the Pentagon's "the rate of deficiency correction has not kept pace with the discovery rate," meaning more problems than solutions are arising from the F-35 program.

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  16. Air Force to keep A-10 flyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | CNN

    The A-10 Thunderbolt jets, nicknamed "Warthogs," are specially designed for close air support of ground forces. Key to their armaments is a 30mm Gatling gun.

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  17. Hours on end: Viper pilot reaches two significant milestonesRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2015 | F-16 Fighting Falcon

    "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." Two thousand years after Chinese philosopher Laozi recorded this phrase, Air Force Col.

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  18. 187 Fighter Wing F-16s return from RomaniaRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | F-16 Fighting Falcon

    Alabama ANG F-16s descend into Campia Turzii, Romania on October 13th, 2015 after flying from Montgomery IAP. Four F-16s and approximately 150 airmen from the 187th FW participated in Dacian Viper, a training deployment to Romania designed to increase readiness to conduct combined air operations and to meet future security challenges.

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  19. Disability Benefits Extended to Air Force, Reserve Personnel Who Were Exposed to Agent OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    WASHINGTON, DC, August 05, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- A new group of veterans recently became eligible for disability benefits covering treatment of conditions tied to Agent Orange exposure. According to a news release issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs , the benefits will be available to an estimated 1,500 to 2,100 service members who were part of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve during the Vietnam War.

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  20. Alaska Reservist reaches 1,000 F-22 flight hoursRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | F-22 Raptor

    Maj. Chad Newkirk, a Reserve F-22 pilot assigned to the 477th Fighter Group, is the eleventh pilot in Air Force history and fourth pilot in the 477th FG to reach 1,000 flight hours in the F-22 during a sortie in April. Maj. Chad Newkirk, a Reserve F-22 pilot assigned to the 477th FG, is the eleventh pilot in Air Force history and fourth pilot in the 477th FG to reach 1,000 flight hours in the F-22 during a flight in April.

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