Al Pike is an American self-taught photographer purchasing his first 35mm camera while in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Torrejon Air Base near Madrid, Spain. Since retiring he is focusing on the artistry of digital photography with a Nikon DSLR. Show More Summary
Americas All three variants of the F-35 have been cold weather tested by the Joint Strike Fighter Operational Test Team (JOTT) at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The testing comes ahead of the aircraft’s stationing at Eielson from 2020, which poses some of the harshest environments that the fighter will operate in, and was part […]
Police have charged an airman stationed at Dover Air Force Base with raping a runaway 14-year-old girl.
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch went pretty well today, with the rocket's two partially reusable Falcon 9 strap-on boosters making successful landings at Kennedy Air Force Station after jettisoning from the craft three minutes post-launch. Show More Summary
Ankara plans to add air, naval forces to ground troops already stationed in Qatar, Turkish ambassador tells Al Jazeera.
A highly classified spy satellite appears to have been lost after its launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a SpaceX rocket Sunday, the Wall Street Journal reported. Asked to comment, Hawthorne-based SpaceX issued a statement Monday afternoon: “We do not comment on missions...
The Falcon 9 blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 8 p.m. EST, and its booster returned eight minutes later.
Today, Elon Musk's SpaceX will launch "Zuma," a mysterious government spacecraft of unknown purpose, on one of its partially-reusable Falcon 9 two-stage rockets from Launch Complex 40 at Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The exact time of the launch has yet to be set, though SpaceX has set a two-hour window beginning at 12 AEDT. That's lunchtime today. More »
SpaceX leased an Air Force facility where it will prepare capsules to fly crews to the International Space Station.
The U.S. Air Force has named its top nurse for 2017 and the award goes to a nurse practitioner stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico. Maj. Cindy … Click to Continue »
On December 12, SpaceX will launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, sending an uncrewed Dragon cargo capsule filled with supplies to the International Space Station. No big deal, except that two components, both the first stage rocket and the spacecraft, have already flown on previous missions. That's never happened before. More »
This year's statewide drought has stalled the full reclamation of a Cold War-era military facility in northwest North Dakota. The Fortuna Air Force Station's reclamation process is nearly complete. Dozens … Click to Continue »
Devin Patrick Kelley was also caught trying to bring guns onto Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico when he was stationed there.
A TV station in Kabul was hit by a deadly attack Tuesday but managed to get back on air just moments after Afghan security forces ended the raid. "The attack has ended. According to the commander of the special forces all the staff who were inside the building have been...
The gunman who killed 26 churchgoers in Sutherland Springs, on Sunday had escaped a psychiatric hospital while serving in the Air Force, according to a 2012 police report published Tuesday by Houston NBC-affiliate TV station KPRC. The...Show More Summary
Sutherland Springs, Texas shooter Devin Kelley was legally prohibited from purchasing a gun, but the Air Force base at which he was stationed never entered his domestic abuse charge into the background check system — and he’s not alone. Many domestic abusers are likely able to purchase firearms because their convictions are never entered into […]
Back in 2012, while stationed at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, Devin Patrick Kelley—the 26-year-old gunman who entered a rural Texas church on Sunday equipped with a Ruger AR-556 rifle and killed at least 26 people—was convicted of assaulting his wife and his infant stepson. “He assaulted his stepson severely enough that he […]
Ray Cahoon and Roy Salmon met while stationed at Tachikawa Airfield in western Tokyo in 1957.
Attacks on protesters in Charlottesville and an Air Force recruiting station in Oklahoma had the hallmarks of terrorist attacks.
Attacks this summer on counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, and an empty Air Force recruiting station in Oklahoma had the hallmarks of terrorist attacks but weren't prosecuted as such. Even though … Click to Continue »