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Lost and Found - April 22nd Edition

What to remember about April 22nd…

Earth Day Celebrated (United States)

  • 1861  Robert E. Lee is named commander of Confederate forces in Virginia
  • 1863  Union cavalry led by Colonel Benjamin Grierson begin daring two-week raid through central Mississippi…
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James' aviation image of the day - 05/04/2015

Today’s image comes to me, as a photographic reminder of one of the most poignant tributes to past and current serving men and women. In addition to the USAF F-22 Raptor demonstration, after the solo display the aircraft would join formation with the North American P-51 Mustang, ‘Crazy Horse’ (Front) and Lockheed P-38 Lightning ‘Glacier Girl’ (Below), in tribute to serving men and women, both now and in the past. 129 more words

Image Of The Day

Top 10 Fighter Aircraft

Top 10 Fighter Aircraft

Often we receive many questions which is the best fighter aircraft in the world. Which is the greatest modern fighter and why. 1,355 more words


Airmen ensure F-22 provides lethal, decisive airpower

Southwest Asia  —  Airmen with the Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Raptor Aircraft Maintenance Unit prove every day just how ‘Bad to the Bone’ they are by the teamwork that goes into ensuring the F-22 Raptor is mission ready. 921 more words

Military Aviation

U.S. Weapons That Iran Should Fear

The Islamic State of Iran was born in enmity toward the United States. Led by the fiery cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, revolutionary leaders animated crows in Iran by lambasting “Great Satan” for any number of crimes, both real and imagined. 1,785 more words


Hawk says F-X Needs Stealth

General Herbert ‘Hawk’ Carlisle, the USAF’s Air Combat Command Chief, has gone against the grain of his colleague, Admiral Jonathan Greenert, by saying that the US Sixth generation fighter, known at the moment as just F-X will… 226 more words


Raptor in demand for Inherent Resolve

The combat debut of the F-22 Raptor as part of the fight against ISIS appears to have won it legions of fans amongst the US Air Force. 147 more words