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Two journalists abducted and two TV channels forced off the air in Libya

New York, August 21, 2014 -- Two journalists were abducted in Libya on Tuesday, and the government shut down broadcasts of two state-run television stations after one was taken over by militants and the other took an anti-government line, according to news reports....

"We Have Become the Kurdish Air Force" -- Former State Department Official Matthew Hoh Makes the Case For Non-Intervention in Iraq

Matthew Hoh is a former Marine who served two tours in Iraq before being stationed in Afghanistan as a high-ranking foreign service officer. In 2009, Hoh resigned in protest from the State Department over the U.S.' misguided occupation of Afghanistan. Show More Summary

Rocket blasts off with U.S. ‘neighborhood watch’ spy satellites

An unmanned Delta 4 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday with a pair of U.S. military satellites designed to keep watch on other countries’ spacecraft. The 206-foot (63-meter) tall rocket, built by United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, lifted off at 7:28 p.m. Show More Summary

Marines to Libya

The caption to the above photo from DVIDS; A quick reaction force with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response prepares to depart Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, in support of a military assisted departure from the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, Saturday, July 26, 2014. The Department of State, in coordination with the U.S. […]

Daily 2 Cents: New Rendlesham UFO Verification -- What Do They Want? -- ‘Haunted House’ Database

New Rendlesham UFO Verification Rendlesham AFB, 1980. I was station at Camp New Amsterdam in 1980 (9/2/1980) and was working ZULA alert for the Air Force and the ground mechanic on F-15 C, fighter jets. That night approximately 8:30Show More Summary

GAZA ROCKET HITS ISRAELI GAS STATION, DISABLED MAN SEVERELY HURT

A disabled man was severely injured and seven more people were lightly injured Friday morning when a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit an Ashdod gas station, starting a massive fire. An Israeli Air Force plane bombed the launch site from where the rocket was fired. Click here to read the story.

Airbus Touts Harfang UAV Performance

A Harfang UAS belonging to the French Air Force (FAF) controlled by a crew from the French Military Flight Test Centre (Centre d’Expérience Aérienne Militaire), the UAS Squadron “Belfort” (ED 1/33) and the UAS detachment stationed in the Sahel-Sahara region […]

Afghan gunmen attack NATO air base in east

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan provincial government spokesman says gunmen have attacked a NATO air base on the outskirts of the eastern city of Jalalabad, where the U.S. has forces stationed.

Woman searches for biological father on Facebook

Quila Hyman, of Novi, posted a picture of herself with information about her birth on the social media website. She is trying to find a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force who was stationed in Indiana in 1980 when he met her mother.

Deployed Dad Surprises Family at Daughter's Graduation: See the Emotional Video!

Chris Crafton of the U.S. Air Force was supposed to be stationed in Cuba, not at his daughter Taylor's high school graduation in Grand Forks, N.D. Oh, how he had his family fooled this week. Chris' family was prepared for his absence...Show More Summary

Air Force to Allow Three Years Off to Start Families

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

What a topsy turvy week it's been. Perfect couple Beyonce and Jay Z are now models of dysfunction. The flagship indoctrination station of the left wing liberal media fires its first female executive editor. Cats are attacking dogs. And now, the US Military takes the lead on an important issue of women's rights. Is this real life? Read more...

Baltimore TV Station Dodges a Bullet Because Man Police Claim Is the Suspect Had No Gun

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

He had a golf club...A man rammed a stolen landscaping truck into the lobby of a Baltimore television station Tuesday, police said, prompting a standoff that forced the building’s evacuation and knocked the ABC affiliate off the airShow More Summary

Obama Arrives in San Diego for $10k-Per-Photo Fundraiser

President Barack Obama landed in Air Force One at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego just before noon on Thursday. Recently-elected San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer, a Republican, was present to greet the president. As he disembarked,...Show More Summary

SpaceX launches cargo rocket to space station

4 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Private spaceflight company SpaceX launches its third official Dragon cargo run to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The company's Dragon capsule is expected to deliver about 5,000 pounds of food, supplies and experiments.

SpaceX launches cargo mission to International Space Station

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday and sped through a cloud-covered sky on its way to deliver supplies the International Space Station for NASA.

Military Sexual Trauma Survivor Says NO MORE

Trigger warning: This post contains description of sexual violence. My name is Marcel and I am a survivor of military sexual trauma. I entered the Air Force on Nov. 30, 1981 when I was 21 years-old. I was stationed at Pope Air Force Base, in Fayetteville, N.C. Show More Summary

USAF Bombers Train On Long-Range Capabilities

Two B-52 Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and two B-2 Spirit bombers from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., recently flew non-stop from their home stations to training ranges in Hawaii to exercise the president’s credible and flexible military […]

Watch The ‘First Ever’ Marijuana Commercial To Air On Major Television Stations

The ad, which "draws a parallel between a 'shady' street dealer attempting to push 'unsafe' sushi to unsuspecting buyers, and medical marijuana patients being forced to obtain their medication in a similar fashion," airs in New Jersey on several national networks. Show More Summary

Upgraded U.S. Nukes May Violate Nation's Own Policy

The United States Air Force is upgrading B61 nuclear bombs stationed across Europe. Those upgrades may violate the nation's own nuclear regulations. The B61 is a Cold War relic built in 1961 but new upgrades would give the bombs an internal guidance system that would make it easier for them to find their mark. Show More Summary

After Roof Collapse, WGAL Creates Makeshift Newsroom

In the aftermath of the roof collapse at WGAL last week, employees at the NBC affiliate were forced to come up with creative ways to keep the station on the air. Poynter has a fascinating look at how WGAL stayed up and running after the incident. Show More Summary

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