Asher Clark remains the second leading rusher in the history of the Air Force Academy. He was kicked out of school in 2012, less than a week before he was to graduate, on charges of smoking synthetic marijuana. How the academy nailed Clark, and several other athletes on charges ranging from drug use to sexual assault, is a story worth of a spy thriller. Read more...
Guam has a new weapon in its war against brown tree snakes : an army of Tylenol-filled dead mice. The creatures have been dropped onto a US Air Force base using miniature cardboard parachutes, NBC News reports. The snakes, an invasive species, feast on exotic local birds and cause power outages,...
The Air Force is sending in the mice.
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Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, wait on a C-130 Hercules prior to taking part in night jump training over Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 21, 2013. The training not only...Show More Summary
The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that the Air Force Office of Special investigations (OSI comparable to the Army’s CID and Navy’s NCIS) has been running confidential informants among the student body at the Air Force Academy; Eric Thomas, 24, was a confidential informant for the Office of Special Investigations, or OSI — a law enforcement […]
By Anne Dachel Read Anne's comments and view the links after the jump. Dec 2, 2013, PBS: New research links autism and air pollution Dec 1, 2013, Johns Hopkins Gazette: Autism experts join forces in new center at Johns Hopkins...
As training with the new F-35B Lightning II stealth aircraft continues in Florida, USA, a Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot has described how impressed he is with the ‘game-changing’ jet. Flight Lieutenant Hugh Nichols completed his first sortie in the […]
Aerojet Rocketdyne will build and demo a new rocket to upgrade the Minuteman III ICBM.
They floated down from the sky Sunday — 2,000 mice, wafting on tiny cardboard parachutes over Andersen Air Force Base in the U.S. territory of Guam. But the rodent commandos didn't know they were on a mission: to help eradicate the brown tree snake, an invasive species tha …
Two Boeing-built P-8A Poseidons — among the Navy’s newest surveillance aircraft — have arrived at Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa, Japan, Navy spokeswoman Lt. Cmdr. Katharine Cerezo said. Okinawa is 260 miles east of the new Air Defense Identification Zone, which was established by China on Nov. Show More Summary
Quite possibly. Amazon chief and potential king of the world Jeff Bezos says he wants to use drones to make same-hour deliveries of small packages. Maybe the Air Force could subcontract its next war out to him. Pakistanis living on the Afghan frontier expressed mixed feelings about the retailing giant's new delivery plan.
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Now step forward, you may serve your country by informing on your friends, oh wait, when you get caught you’ll get kicked out. Facing pressure to combat drug use and sexual assault at the Air Force Academy, the Air Force has created a secret system of cadet informants to hunt for misconduct among students. Show More Summary
San Bernardino was once a booming Cold War city, fueled by Norton Air Force Base, the Santa Fe Railroad maintenance yard, and the nearby Kaiser Steel mill, but now all of that is gone, the city's bankrupt, and poverty and...
Facing pressure to combat drug use and sexual assault at the Air Force Academy, the Air Force has created a secret system of cadet informants to hunt for misconduct among students.
(MAIDUGURI, Nigeria) — Hundreds of Islamic militants in trucks and a stolen armored personnel carrier attacked an air force base on the outskirts of a Nigerian city before dawn Monday, officials and witnesses said, possibly leaving scores of people dead in one of the insurgent group’s most daring attacks ever. Show More Summary
Robin Temple was effectively "butchered" by the people she trusted most to help her. But her story begins long before that, back when she was serving in the Air Force in the '80s. Temple alleged she was raped by her sergeant, but when...Show More Summary
Sweethearts for Soldiers? This was an organization created by two former NFL Cheerleaders, Bari Yonkers (Arizona Cardinals) and Tonya Helman (Washington Redskins, San Diego Chargers.) SFS recruited NFL Cheerleader alumni from all across the country to visit American military bases in the US and abroad, doing handshake tours, performances, and meet and greets. They did [...]
Photo by Reuters/U.S. Air Force/Lt Col Leslie Pratt/Handout The American military commander behind one, maybe two NATO drone strikes on Thursday that killed a child and wounded two women in the southern Helmand Province of Afghanistan, apologized to President Hamid Karzai, according to a coalition official on Friday. Gen. Show More Summary