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July 8 - C-130

Fri, July 8 — In at 9, warm, not a hint of a breeze, not an airplane on the ramp, and I’m grouchy again. Working noon to 5 at employer Tuesday through Friday is really souring me, and with two weeks between the MODEST paychecks, I’m still eating MODESTLY and making DAMNLITTLE progress with hospital, internet and other bills. 187 more words

«Επιχείρηση Έντεμπε»: η θρυλική επιχείρηση των Ισραηλινών

Στρατιωτική επιχείρηση επίλεκτων δυνάμεων του Ισραηλινού Στρατού, η οποία θεωρείται επιχείρηση ορόσημο για τις Ειδικές Δυνάμεις όλου του κόσμου. Αντικειμενικός της σκοπός υπήρξε η απελευθέρωση 246 επιβατών ενός αεροσκάφους της Air France, που κρατούνταν όμηροι από Παλαιστίνιους και Γερμανούς τρομοκράτες στο αεροδρόμιο Έντεμπε της πρωτεύουσας της Ουγκάντας, Καμπάλα. 34 more words

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Now a Motion Picture - Entebbe on the Screen

Hijacking, Crisis, Rescue – the conventional reading of Flight 139 and the events at Entebbe follow a classic three act story structure that’s been adapted to the screen on numerous occasions. 2,055 more words

Malaysian aircraft intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets

The Star/ANN | Kuala Lumpur
Mon, June 27 2016 | 12:51 pm

Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (Bernama/via thestar.com)

The Malaysian Defense Ministry has confirmed an incident where a Malaysian aircraft was intercepted by two Indonesian fighter jets while crossing over the Natuna Islands. 172 more words

Field Ops

(1)Marines engage in an amphibious transition from ship to shore as they support exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training at the Darvel Bay, Malaysia, May 30, 2016.(2)A U.S. 123 more words

Can I borrow a lift?

The Luftwaffe is reportedly seeking partners to help cover its tactical airlift gap.

A few months ago, I wrote about how Lockheed Martin might eventually crack a market for its C-130 Hercules that has remained elusive for 60 years – the German Air Force. 962 more words

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I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 361 more words

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