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Man arrested for killing airman, shooting others at party

(Wichita Police Department) An arrest has been made in connection to the fatal shooting of a US Airman in Kansas. Wichita Police have arrested and charged Markeithen E. McClaine with murder and three counts of aggravated battery involving the use of firearms. He is being currently held in lieu of $500,000 bond. McClaine [...]

By | August 1st, 2019|Featured|2 Comments

Air Force investigating whether fighter pilots are at increased risk of prostate cancer

U.S. Air Force F-16 Viper pilots assigned to the 20th Operations Group fly their aircraft in formation over Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, June 27, 2019. The pilots participated in a mass aircraft dispersal exercise which consisted of launching, flying and recovering approximately 60 F-16s. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kathryn [...]

By | July 30th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|2 Comments

Body of Air Force lieutenant colonel has been found in Colorado

The body of an Air Force lieutenant colonel has been recovered after he was reported to have gone missing while hiking in the Colorado mountains.

By | July 29th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force releases expected first flight of its super-secret B-21 bomber

The skies may soon be filled with the US Air Force’s newest stealth bomber- but you’re still going to have to wait a few years. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff General Stephen Wilson claims that the B-21 Raider is on schedule and should be flying by the end of 2021, making it a “useable [...]

By | July 26th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|3 Comments

US Air Force fireman arrested at Japanese airport with a loaded handgun

Terminal of Tokyo-Narita Airport in 2014. (Wikipedia Commons) An American firefighter employed by the US Air Force was arrested in Japan after a loaded handgun and magazine were found in his luggage. 43-year-old Michael Applegate was arrested at Narita International Airport in Chiba prefecture on Tuesday, having just arrived from the US. Applegate [...]

By | July 24th, 2019|General|3 Comments

USAF general says servicemembers need to trash Huwaei phones, USAF base still monitored by Chinese cameras

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master. Sgt. Ryan Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group) China may potentially be watching the US military from within, thanks to affordable cameras, drones and cellular devices. The drive for the cheapest product has ensured that many US military installations -including US Air Force bases in Colorado. Now, a [...]

By | July 18th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|4 Comments

Details about General John Hyten’s alleged sexual assault made public

A USAF general who has been selected to be the next vice-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been accused of sexual misconduct following his nomination, years after the alleged incident took place. General John Hyten reportedly subjected an unnamed female aide to unwanted sexual advances in 2017, to include kissing, hugging and rubbing [...]

By | July 17th, 2019|Leadership and Managing|4 Comments