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Headlines – June 27, 2018

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News Maintaining U.K.-U.S. military relations could cost Britain more than $10 billion a year – Close ties require a degree of interoperability. And that comes with a big price tag.     Business GA-ASI Protector to make transatlantic debut – The United Kingdom’s General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. Protector is set to become the first…

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Remembering the Fallen

Posted May 25, 2018 by Senior Airman Kirby Turbak

Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Kirby Turbak For many Americans, Memorial Day weekend entails grilling out, having beach parties and beginning the summer vacation season, but for many it is a seldom reminder of the sacrifices of the men and women that have served the armed forces. We remember these men and women by…

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Headlines – July 9, 2018

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News Pentagon identifies soldier killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan – The Pentagon on July 8 released the name of the soldier killed in an apparent insider attack in Afghanistan.   U.S. Air Force cancels remaining light-attack experiment flights, but effort will continue – The U.S. Air Force will not conclude the flying portion…

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News Briefs – March 9, 2018

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Foes of F-35 jet project hope referendum will change plans Opponents of a plan to base 18, F-35 fighter jets at the Burlington International Airport in Vermont hope the results of a non-binding referendum will prompt the Air Force to change those plans. On March 6, 55 percent of Burlington voters cast ballots in favor…

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Headlines – July 26, 2017

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News North Korea could cross ICBM threshold next year, U.S. officials warn – North Korea will be able to field a reliable, nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile as early as next year, U.S. officials have concluded in a confidential assessment that dramatically shrinks the timeline for when Pyongyang could strike North American cities with atomic weapons….

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Headlines – October 28, 2015

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News : Budget deal gives DOD stability, almost all its money – A sweeping new two-year budget deal unveiled by the White House and congressional leaders late Oct. 27 would give Pentagon planners the fiscal stability they have been begging for, but falls about $5 billion short of what they hoped to receive in fiscal…

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Headlines – July 11, 2016

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News Going on offense: Obama’s new Afghan war policy begins to take shape – Now that President Obama has abandoned his plan to greatly scale back U.S.-involvement in the Afghan war, military commanders are drawing up plans to help Afghan forces hammer Taliban insurgents.   Carter: U.S. will use Iraq city as base to retake…

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News Briefs – March 28, 2016

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Navy captain sentenced to 46 months for accepting bribes A federal judge in San Diego has sentenced a Navy captain who oversaw operations in the U.S. Pacific Fleet to 46 months in prison for providing classified information to a Malaysian defense contractor in exchange for luxury hotel stays and the services of prostitutes. Capt. Daniel…

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News Briefs – December 9, 2015

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Senators demand transparency in U.S. military justice system Three U.S. senators say the military justice system’s “cloak of secrecy” needs to be lifted and records from sex crimes cases involving service members should be made readily accessible. In a letter sent Dec. 8 to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, Democrats Barbara Boxer of California, Kirsten Gillibrand…

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News Briefs – September 5, 2018

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Vietnam War casualty from Bakersfield identified Remains found at an underwater site have been identified as those of a naval aviator from Bakersfield whose aircraft vanished during a Vietnam War mission on Sept. 21, 1966. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency says Navy Cmdr. James B. Mills was accounted for this month after years of investigation….

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