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Senate confirms Trump’s choice for Air Force secretary

WASHINGTON  — The Senate has confirmed Heather Wilson as Air Force secretary, making her President Donald Trump's first service secretary nominee to be approved by the GOP-led chamber after fits and starts for several others. Senators voted 76-22 Monday to approve Wilson, who represented New Mexico in the House before becoming a defense industry consultant. [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|4 Comments

The latest reports about F-16 crash near Joint Base Andrews

CLINTON, Md. — The Latest on an F-16 crash in the Washington suburbs (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Military officials say a pilot whose F-16 crashed near Washington has been released from the hospital after being treated for minor injuries. The crash occurred around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday in a residential neighborhood of Clinton, about 3 [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|1 Comment

USAF denies leaking 20,000 gallons of toxic water, claims it evaporated

Wastewater is stored in this tank from firefighting exercises on Peterson Air Force Base near Colorado Springs, Colo., on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. Wastewater tainted with toxic chemicals used in firefighting foam originally thought to have been discharged by the Air Force into Colorado Springs' wastewater treatment system likely evaporated into the air in [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments

Five more Airmen being investigated for drug activity at nuclear base

In this Jan. 9, 2014 file photo, a mockup of a Minuteman 3 nuclear missile used for training by missile maintenance crews at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The Air Force says five more airmen are under investigation for illegal drug activity at a nuclear missile base in Wyoming, bringing the total [...]

Air Force will keep flying over South China Sea despite China’s surface-to-air missile buildup

(July 21, 2015) Ships and submarines from the Republic of Singapore Navy and U.S. Navy gather in formation during the underway phase of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore 2015. CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations. (U.S. [...]

By | March 8th, 2016|Air Force / Air Power|6 Comments

Six Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Bombing Identified

Brig. Gen. David Julazadeh, 455th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, pays his respects during a fallen comrade ceremony at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Dec 23, 2015. The ceremony was held in honor of the six Airmen who lost their lives in an improvised explosive device attack near the base Dec. 21, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo [...]

US official: American troops killed in Afghan suicide attack

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Six foreign soldiers were killed in a suicide attack near the US-run Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan on Monday, NATO said. Some of the dead were American, a U.S. official said. Another three NATO troops were wounded in the attack, according to U.S. Army Brig. Gen William Shoffner, head of public affairs [...]

By | December 22nd, 2015|General|2 Comments
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