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US air raid kills Afghan police in Helmand

Police chief says 12 dead in strike confirmed by US military as having killed 'friendly Afghan forces in a compound'.

The Complete Hater’s Guide to the US Air Force.

Last weekend I posted up a link to “We Are The Mighty’s Complete Haters Guide to the US Navy.” You didn’t think I’d leave it at that, right? The branches of the U.S. Military are like a very large family. They deal with one another because they have to, not because they always get along. […]

Senior US general: Hacker tried to breach my bank account

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. military leader says his bank account was targeted as part of a massive government data breach and dealing with the hack was a distraction from his job. Air Force Gen. Paul Selva is testifying before a Senate panel considering his nomination for a second term as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Command Chief Master Sgt. Jose Barraza to be court martialed

David sends us a link to which reports that Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant Jose Barraza is headed for a court martial on seventeen charges, including two charges of sexual misconduct after an Article 32 investigation (think grand jury). When we first talked about last April he was looking at fifteen violations of […]

BABYLON 5 Rewatch: Season 1, Episodes 11-12

Earthforce One, clearly inspired by the real-life Air Force One and almost certainly the inspiration for Battlestar Galactica's Colonial One (which was designed by some of the same people). A11: Survivors Airdates: 4 May 1994 (US), 25...Show More Summary

Afghan forces retake district in Helmand from Taliban: US

Afghan security forces supported by US air power have retaken the center of volatile Nawa district from the Taliban in southern Helmand province, US officials said Monday. Backed by strikes from F-16 fighters and AH-64 Apache attackShow More Summary

Hmmm: Judge allows US specialist to examine Charlie Gard

Time Magazine: Did American conservatives force the issue? The post Hmmm: Judge allows US specialist to examine Charlie Gard appeared first on Hot Air.

TRUMP: 'The only thing more difficult than peace between Israel and the Palestinians is healthcare'

President Donald Trump said he believes reforming the US healthcare system is harder than solving one of the most prolific conflicts in the Middle East. During a question-and-answer session on Air Force One during a flight to FranceShow More Summary

Trump says his wall along the US-Mexico border will have to be see-through so people don't get hit with giant sacks of drugs

President Donald Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on Wednesday night that his proposed wall along the US-Mexico border will need to be see-through so that people on the US side don't get hit by massive sacks of drugs being tossed...Show More Summary

Tina Cummings; daughter of the year

Chief Tango sends us links to the story of 55 year-old Tina M. Cummings in Plattsburgh, New York who hid the fact that her 91-year-old father, Ralph F. Tefft, a retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant, had died about three months ago so she could continue receiving his pension checks; Her father, 91-year-old Ralph F. […]

Trump jets off to Paris as Russia crisis plagues Washington

US President Donald Trump departed for France Wednesday, as yet another political firestorm swirled in Washington over allegations that Russia helped the Republican ascend to the White House. Air Force One departed at 7:43 pm (2343 GMT)...Show More Summary

It Can Happen to Me

I think this is the US Air Force base where I had my KC130 sim time, blogged about here close to ten years ago. It's possible that one of the young, keen US military pilots I witnessed learning to land the beast was on board today. It's likely that one of my readers has a connection to someone on board. Show More Summary

Military official: Oklahoma bomb suspect was in US Air Force

A 28-year-old man facing federal charges in a pipe bomb explosion outside an Air Force recruiting center in Oklahoma had been enlisted in that branch of the military and was … Click to Continue »

North Korea Reacts to US Air Force Drill

Fox News is reporting North Korea has wasted no time criticizing the US’s recent practice bombing runs in South Korea. Rodong Sinmun, the ruling party’s newspaper, called the act “reckless military provocations” after US Air Force B-1B’s dropped inert shapes during a Saturday training mission. These comments were reported by the state Korean Central News Agency, […]

Two B-1B Bombers Hold Live-Fire Drills Over Korean Peninsula, Show Off US "Attack Capabilities"

The US sent two B-1B Lancer strategic bombers from Guam's Andersen Air Force Base base to the Korean Peninsula, to practice “attack capabilities” with South Korean jet fighters and hold live-fire drills on Saturday, Yonhap News reported, the latest show of force by the US military after North Korea’s first-ever ICBM test launch on July 4. Show More Summary

All You Need To Know About US B-1 Lancer Bombers

This the second time in three days a B1 bomber has been used by the Air Force, with two of them flying over the disputed South China Sea on Thursday.

US warplanes fly over disputed South China Sea

US warplanes have flown over the disputed South China Sea, the US Air Force said Friday, a move aimed at asserting freedom of navigation rights in the hotly-contested area. The flights come as both US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend the G-20 meeting in Hamburg. Show More Summary

No June swoon: US adds 222,000 jobs

Labor force surge. The post No June swoon: US adds 222,000 jobs appeared first on Hot Air.

Diddy Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex

Puff Daddy is the latest celeb to connect with Joe La Puma for a ‘Sneaker Shopping’ segment and the Bad Boy patriarch takes us down memory lane as he reminisces about his early kick game coming up in Harlem, the classic Air Force 1’s the crew rocked in early videos like “Mo Money Mo Problems” and […] The post Diddy Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex appeared first on Nah Right.

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