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The Stunt Pilot Ace

Gen. Robert L. Scott was a man that needed no introduction in America for decades. As one of the Flying Tiger pilots in China during World War II, the West Point graduate became the hero that inspired a nation at war with his daring and skills became an Ace in an outfit that captured America’s attention in weekly headlines.

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Helicopter crash on board USS Ronald Reagan

A U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan Oct. 19, causing non-fatal injuries to a dozen sailors, the Navy said. The Navy’s 7th Fleet said in a statement that the Seahawk crashed shortly after takeoff the morning of Oct. 19 while the carrier was off the Philippine coast.

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Local

These Eagles took flight, reaching new heights

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Honoring Women of Flight Test — Lisa Gray, chairwoman, Board of Directors Flight Test Historical Foundation, hosts the Gathering of Eagles, while Col. Angela Suplisson served as Master of Ceremonies, along with Bill “Evil” Gray. Inducted Eagles are: Cynthia “CJ” Bixby, flight test engineer in Chief Systems Engineering and Integration…

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Students get inspiration at Salute to Youth event

More than 2,500 students participated in the 27th annual Salute to Youth at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, where they had a chance to meet with industry leaders and learn what they can do to prepare themselves for future job opportunities.

Photograph by John Battey Local

Marines host 2018 Miramar Air Show

The U.S. Navy flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels, were the headline act at the 2018 Miramar Air Show Sept. 28-30. The U.S. Marine Corps’ newest aircraft, the F-35B, was also on hand.


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Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Tessa D. Watts
Veterans

Man of pure heart and honor

Posted  October 19, 2018

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Tessa D. Watts Brig. Gen. Bradley S. James, commanding general of 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, reads a letter written by Gen. Robert B. Neller, Commandant of the Marine Corps, addressing retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Hershel “Woody” Williams, the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from the Battle of…

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Atlas V AEHF-4 successfully launches from CCAFS

Posted  October 19, 2018

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Dalton Williams United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V AEHF-4 rocket lifts off from the pad October 17, 2018 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. This was the fourth communications satellite in the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) series for the U.S. Air Force.   Air Force photograph by…

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Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds
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Students get inspiration at Salute to Youth event

Posted  October 19, 2018

More than 2,500 students participated in the 27th annual Salute to Youth at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, where they had a chance to meet with industry leaders and learn what they can do to prepare themselves for future job opportunities.

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Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. Erik Estrada
Veterans

Vietnam vet gets Medal of Honor after 50-year wait

Posted  October 19, 2018

Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Daisha R. Johnson President Donald J. Trump places the Medal of Honor around retired Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley’s neck, the 300th Marine Medal of Honor recipient, at the White House, Oct. 17, 2018. It’s been 50 years since John L. Canley, then a Marine Corps gunnery sergeant,…

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Photograph by John Battey
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Marines host 2018 Miramar Air Show

Posted  October 19, 2018

The U.S. Navy flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels, were the headline act at the 2018 Miramar Air Show Sept. 28-30. The U.S. Marine Corps’ newest aircraft, the F-35B, was also on hand.

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