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Two civilian pilots safely eject before trainer jet crashes at Edwards AFB

Two civilian pilots safely eject before trainer jet crashes...

An Aermacchi Impala MB-326 operated by the National Test Pilot School in Mojave,...

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Air Force completes Operation Porcupine exercise in Romania

Air Force completes Operation Porcupine exercise in Romania

The exercise was designed to replicate rescuing a downed F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot....

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Air Force postpones physical fitness tests to July

Air Force postpones physical fitness tests to July

Details of the new PFT scoring system are expected to be released in June.. [[ This...

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Women troops pay double what men pay out-of-pocket, in “Pink Tax” for uniform items

Women troops pay double what men pay out-of-pocket, in...

The Pentagon has agreed to review the allotment process. [[ This is a content summary...

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Davidson defends $27B price tag for Pacific fund

Davidson defends $27B price tag for Pacific fund

Reinforcing Guam will free up needed assets elsewhere, Adm. Philip Davidson argued...

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Police request 60-day extension of National Guard troop presence at US Capitol

Police request 60-day extension of National Guard troop...

The request comes as law enforcement was on high alert Thursday around the U.S....

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Arizona agency: Luke Air Force Base needs longer term water solution

Arizona agency: Luke Air Force Base needs longer term water...

The head of Arizona’s environmental agency called on Luke Air Force Base in metro...

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Air Force medical personnel helping Arizona hospital during pandemic

Air Force medical personnel helping Arizona hospital during...

A team of 30 U.S. Air Force medical personnel has arrived at Kingman Regional Medical...

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Guardians, the Space Force wants you to help determine your enlisted rank insignia

Guardians, the Space Force wants you to help determine...

Enlisted guardians can have a say in what their insignia will look like. [[ This...

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Air Force starts testing out temporary prototypes of B-21 protection shelters

Air Force starts testing out temporary prototypes of B-21...

“These shelters also help us generate sorties more quickly by eliminating the need...

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Guard waited more than three hours for approval to respond to Capitol riots, official says

Guard waited more than three hours for approval to respond...

The commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard said he was frustrated...

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The Spouse Angle Podcast — Up this week: Behind a New Initiative to Support Military Families of Color

The Spouse Angle Podcast — Up this week: Behind a New Initiative...

Two spouses share their own experiences as women of color in the military community....

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White House warns of military response to rocket attack on Iraq base hosting US troops

White House warns of military response to rocket attack...

Wednesday’s attack targeted the same base where Iran struck with a barrage of missiles...

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National Guard says it inspected vendor kitchens after allegations of poorly prepared meals in DC

National Guard says it inspected vendor kitchens after...

About 50 of the 26,000 National Guard troops deployed to the U.S. Capitol have been...

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Air Force approves wave of uniform changes — including shorts for maintainers

Air Force approves wave of uniform changes — including...

Commanders of maintainers have the authority to allow them to wear dark navy blue...

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Naval Academy seeks to vaccinate midshipmen for summer training

Naval Academy seeks to vaccinate midshipmen for summer...

If the vaccines are available, the midshipmen would be the first military academy...

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Here are the new PT uniforms coming to the Air Force

Here are the new PT uniforms coming to the Air Force

The service has signed off on designs for a new PT jacket, T-shirt, shorts and pants...

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Senior NCOs now included in course for squadron leaders

Senior NCOs now included in course for squadron leaders

"The ultimate goal of LDC has always been to strengthen command teams, not just...

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Western snowy plover restrictions take effect at Vandenberg Air Force Base

Western snowy plover restrictions take effect at Vandenberg...

The Pacific coast population of the tiny shorebird is listed as a threatened species....

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This Air Force cardigan puts Mr. Rogers’ sweater collection to shame

This Air Force cardigan puts Mr. Rogers’ sweater collection...

The Air Force cardigan was adopted in 1996. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

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Air Force general worried US won’t field sixth-gen fighter in time to beat China

Air Force general worried US won’t field sixth-gen fighter...

America's adversaries will "suffer a very tough day" if faced with the Next Generation...

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‘The Things They Carried’ author Tim O’Brien on his life’s work, trauma & confronting mortality

‘The Things They Carried’ author Tim O’Brien on his life’s...

His final book is one he hopes will allow his children to hear their father’s voice...

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The Pentagon’s sexual assault review committee wants troop input on policy and culture change

The Pentagon’s sexual assault review committee wants troop...

The Defense Department's 90-day review of its sexual assault response program is...

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New restrictions threaten some US food shipments to commissaries, exchanges in Europe

New restrictions threaten some US food shipments to commissaries,...

The fate of over a million cases of food products, with items ranging from baby...

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Son Tay Raid commander Leroy Manor dies at 100

Son Tay Raid commander Leroy Manor dies at 100

Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Leroy Manor served as a pilot in WWII and planned the...

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Study finds possible link between blast exposure and Alzheimer’s disease

Study finds possible link between blast exposure and Alzheimer’s...

Early detection and treatment of blast-induced brain deterioration could reduce...

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Commander of 71st Flying Training Wing at Vance AFB relieved

Commander of 71st Flying Training Wing at Vance AFB relieved

Col. Jay Johnson, 71st FTW’s vice commander, has temporarily assumed command. [[...

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B-1B Lancers conduct first Bomber Task Force mission from Norway

B-1B Lancers conduct first Bomber Task Force mission from...

The exercise highlights the increasing importance of the Arctic in the national...

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Top US Air Force general isn’t ready to buy E-7 Wedgetail just yet

Top US Air Force general isn’t ready to buy E-7 Wedgetail...

“It would be premature for me to commit to the Wedgetail right now, or a timeline,"...

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Crayon-eating Marine launches edible crayon business

Crayon-eating Marine launches edible crayon business

Color our world with these Marine-approved edible crayons. [[ This is a content...

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Contract pilots in F1B Mirage suffer non-life-threatening injuries in Tyndall AFB crash

Contract pilots in F1B Mirage suffer non-life-threatening...

The pilots are recovering in a local hospital. [[ This is a content summary only....

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Air Force general busts myth that enemies always try to stop rivals’ communications

Air Force general busts myth that enemies always try to...

What adjustments must the military make to counter adversaries that want to get...

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The Spouse Angle Podcast — Up this week: A mother and daughters’ shared West Point legacy

The Spouse Angle Podcast — Up this week: A mother and daughters’...

The four women of the Copeland-Haynes family have all graduated from or are currently...

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Military academies sex assault numbers were steady, then COVID hit

Military academies sex assault numbers were steady, then...

Cadets and midshipmen don't trust their peer leaders to handle the problem effectively....

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Military has ‘no knowledge’ of commercial pilot’s report of unidentified object in New Mexico skies

Military has ‘no knowledge’ of commercial pilot’s report...

A White Sands spokesperson said no tests were conducted the day of the reported...

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‘Too early to say’ when B-52 engine contract will be awarded

‘Too early to say’ when B-52 engine contract will be awarded

Companies are still moving through the process of furnishing the government with...

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Lockheed Martin has a new F-35 sustainment proposal for the Pentagon that may improve readiness

Lockheed Martin has a new F-35 sustainment proposal for...

The new proposal may not lead to the massive savings Lockheed pitched with its more...

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Air Force launches unarmed Minuteman 3 missile from Vandenberg AFB

Air Force launches unarmed Minuteman 3 missile from Vandenberg...

“Our nation’s ICBM fleet stands ready 24/7." [[ This is a content summary only....

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Air Force to begin assembly of airborne laser

Air Force to begin assembly of airborne laser

The Self-Protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD) program’s goal is to build...

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Let’s blade, brah! Pakistani police shred the gnar while shredding crime

Let’s blade, brah! Pakistani police shred the gnar while...

Pakistani police are being outfitted with pieces of gear the likes of which have...

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Air Force Research Laboratory wants to add more Vanguard programs

Air Force Research Laboratory wants to add more Vanguard...

As AFRL targets its investments on transformational capabilities, the lab wants...

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Despite growing pains, KC-46 tanker will begin ‘limited operations’

Despite growing pains, KC-46 tanker will begin ‘limited...

Due to technical problems, the KC-46 will remain prohibited from operating in combat....

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Kirtland AFB receives body armor tailored for women

Kirtland AFB receives body armor tailored for women

The body armor includes an adjustable back and comes in various sizes. [[ This is...

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Bottled water provided after chemicals detected near Luke Air Force Base

Bottled water provided after chemicals detected near Luke...

The so-called “forever chemicals” were detected during tests of water from Valley...

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Plan to remove handling of military sexual misconduct from chain of command sees new momentum

Plan to remove handling of military sexual misconduct from...

Pentagon officials have objected to the idea for years, but the new Senate Armed...

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Air Force’s MQ-9 Reapers are now conducting missions from Romania

Air Force’s MQ-9 Reapers are now conducting missions from...

“This is an exciting moment where we can showcase the value of the MQ-9 across the...

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Tattooed vet competes for cover girl spot with ‘Inked’ magazine

Tattooed vet competes for cover girl spot with ‘Inked’...

Army veteran Marie Oberloh wants to be on the cover of Inked magazine. [[ This is...

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Listen to this comedian’s hilarious take on military running cadence

Listen to this comedian’s hilarious take on military running...

Josh Pray has never worn a military uniform, but like most of us, his first exposure...

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Marine veteran, ex-Florida police officer latest charged in Capitol breach

Marine veteran, ex-Florida police officer latest charged...

Nicholas Lentz was charged in a criminal complaint with illegally being in a restricted...

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Alabama governor welcomes federal review of Space Command’s proposed home

Alabama governor welcomes federal review of Space Command’s...

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday said she welcomes a federal review of the decision...

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Defense Department inspector general reviews Trump relocation of Space Command

Defense Department inspector general reviews Trump relocation...

The Department of Defense’s inspector general announced Friday that it was reviewing...

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US Air Force eyes budget-conscious, clean-sheet fighter jet to replace the F-16

US Air Force eyes budget-conscious, clean-sheet fighter...

An ongoing study will help the Air Force decide whether to add more types of tactical...

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Extremism in the ranks is a ‘threat,’ but the Pentagon’s not sure how to address it

Extremism in the ranks is a ‘threat,’ but the Pentagon’s...

The Pentagon is signaling a crackdown on extremists in the ranks. But it won't be...

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Ellsworth airman gets 18-year sentence in killing of his 6-month-old son

Ellsworth airman gets 18-year sentence in killing of his...

A military jury found 27-year-old James Cunningham guilty of murder in the March...

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Air Force releases name of flight instructor killed in Alabama plane crash

Air Force releases name of flight instructor killed in...

Scot Ames Jr., a 24-year-old instructor pilot with the 50th Flying Training Squadron...

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First Kansas Space Force recruit often asked: What’s that?

First Kansas Space Force recruit often asked: What’s that?

Braden Vining is the first Kansan to be recruited into the U.S. Space Force, a branch...

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Still 2 years away, Minot Air Force Base prepares for new helicopters

Still 2 years away, Minot Air Force Base prepares for new...

Minot's $80 million to $90 million construction project will be a nine-bay facility...

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Wisconsin Air National Guard identifies staff sergeant who was one of two killed in civilian plane crash

Wisconsin Air National Guard identifies staff sergeant...

Staff Sgt. Remington K. Viney, a Wisconsin resident, began her military journey...

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2 pilots, one US, one Japanese, killed in training flight crash in Alabama

2 pilots, one US, one Japanese, killed in training flight...

Two pilots are dead after a training flight crashed near Montgomery, Alabama on...

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Department of the Air Force launches second disparity review, focusing on women, Hispanics and other minorities

Department of the Air Force launches second disparity review,...

“Although the data is helpful, the most important information will come directly...

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F-16s from ‘Triple Nickel’ and 510th train with first European air unit to acquire F-35s

F-16s from ‘Triple Nickel’ and 510th train with first European...

The 32° Stormo is the first air unit in Europe to acquire the F-35 aircraft. [[...

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Air Force launches second disparity review, focusing on women, Hispanics and other minorities

Air Force launches second disparity review, focusing on...

“Although the data is helpful, the most important information will come directly...

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Bergdahl files lawsuit claiming undue command influence by Trump, McCain

Bergdahl files lawsuit claiming undue command influence...

The civilian court filing comes after military courts rejected his appeal. [[ This...

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An engine shortage is the newest problem to hit the F-35 enterprise

An engine shortage is the newest problem to hit the F-35...

By 2022, five to six percent of the F-35 fleet could be without engines, a defense...

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Ellsworth airman on trial for infant son’s death

Ellsworth airman on trial for infant son’s death

A military jury will decide whether a senior airman at Ellsworth Air Force Base...

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Air Force extends first-term, unaccompanied tours at some overseas duty stations to 36 months

Air Force extends first-term, unaccompanied tours at some...

The change is designed to give the service member additional time to train with...

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Nellis airman wanted for criminal sexual misconduct and desertion nabbed at US-Canada border

Nellis airman wanted for criminal sexual misconduct and...

Investigators believe Ian Mitchell Wilson is driving a white 2019 Chevy Malibu with...

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Trust in JBA security ‘eroded’ says base commander after gate breach, technology upgrades on the way

Trust in JBA security ‘eroded’ says base commander after...

There will be technology upgrades to help security at Joint Base Andrews. [[ This...

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Fighter squadron moves, range upgrades critical to ready pilots for peer combat, Rand says

Fighter squadron moves, range upgrades critical to ready...

There are options, but something has to be done. [[ This is a content summary only....

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‘He was always smiling’: Wife of Aviano airman mourns loss of husband who died after contracting COVID-19

‘He was always smiling’: Wife of Aviano airman mourns loss...

The last time his family saw him was July 2020. [[ This is a content summary only....

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Another gate breach at RAF Mildenhall prompts increased security measures

Another gate breach at RAF Mildenhall prompts increased...

This is the second gate breach at Mildenhall in less than four years. [[ This is...

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The ‘Bone’ heads to the boneyard

The ‘Bone’ heads to the boneyard

The Air Force retired the first of 17 B-1 bombers planned to be divested as part...

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Concerns raised about COVID-19 vaccines reaching deployed troops

Concerns raised about COVID-19 vaccines reaching deployed...

Vaccines are making it downrange, but some are wondering when their number will...

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Air war against ISIS holds lessons for future battles

Air war against ISIS holds lessons for future battles

The campaign saw vastly more weapons launched than for similar periods in the Iraq...