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None hurt in emergency landing at Utah air base

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AP) — All six crew members aboard a C-130 air tanker escaped injury when the aircraft on its way to refuel for a firefighting mission was forced to make an emergency landing at Hill Air Force Base near Ogden, Utah. 92 more words

National / World

RAF Strike Jets to Iraq?

For some time now ISIS or the “Islamic State” have been violently seizing control of territory in the Middle East, taking advantage of the ongoing conflict in Syria and a destabilised Iraq.  481 more words

Armed Forces News

DoD Supports Wildland Firefight in Pacific Northwest

By Terri Moon Cronk
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 – As fires rage in two states in the Pacific Northwest, Defense Department fire-suppression efforts are underway with two Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-capable C-130s from U.S. 716 more words

Guest Post: Rob Akers on Blogging

Rob, with only mild kicking and screaming, agreed to be the last guest blogger talking about why they blog. I can understand the fear of being the last one in a row of excellent writers, but I trusted Rob and that trust wasn’t unfounded. 1,919 more words

Abby Jones

U.S. Air Force Week in Photos – July 14 – July 18

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) — This week’s photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force. 469 more words

Military Aviation