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Lt. Col. Russell Howard of Port Charlotte was airborne sleuth during ‘Cold War’

Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Russell Howard of Port Charlotte, Fla. began his 22 year career in the military as a young ROTC 2nd lieutenant who became an electronics warfare officer. 1,292 more words

U.S. Air Force

Our B-17 is Here!

In January 1982, almost three years before the Museum of Aviation opened to the public, museum staff submitted paperwork to the Air Force requesting a B-17 Flying Fortress. 874 more words

Museum Of Aviation

Air Force Security No Longer Banned From Saying 'Have A Blessed Day'

After a brief hiatus, Air Force security guards at a Georgia Air Force base can once again wish visitors a “blessed day” after a rule change stemming from a complaint was overturned Thursday. 130 more words

General Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Air Force Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as director, Defense Logistics Agency, … 129 more words

Department Of Defense

Body of Airman to Arrive at Lambert Airport

SULLIVAN, Mo. (KMOX/AP) – A Patriot Guard escort awaits the body of an Air Force Sgt. from Sullivan who died trying to save a fellow airman who was swept out to sea by the typhoon that hit Okinawa. 198 more words


C-141 Starlifter: End of an Era

Eleven years ago today, the last C-141 Starlifter to go through programmed depot maintenance at the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center departed Robins Air Force Base. 740 more words

Robins Air Force Base

Airmen Swept To Sea By Typhoon Are With Georgia Air National Guard

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AP) — Robins Air Force Base in Georgia has identified the dead and missing airmen who were swept out to sea by high waves from a typhoon near Okinawa, Japan. 112 more words