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  • Military converges on scene of Kansas jet crash

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Military personnel are investigating at the site in southeast Kansas where an Oklahoma Air National Guard fighter jet crashed after a midair collision with another one during a training exercise. The F-16 crashed Monday in a pasture about three miles northeast...

  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Galveston County Daily News. Oct. 18, 2014. What if Ebola patients came here? Sooner or later, a patient with a deadly virus will be brought to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. What should islanders think? First, let's get clear about what likely would happen....

  • Parnell replaces top Alaska National Guard leaders

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three members of the Alaska National Guard's top leadership have been removed in the wake of ongoing investigations into sexual abuse and fraud within the organization. Gov. Sean Parnell's office announced in a release late Monday that Brig. Gen. Catherine...

  • Fort Carson soldiers return from Afghanistan

    The Gazette
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Fort Carson welcomed home 149 soldiers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division on Monday at the Special Events Center. The soldiers had been deployed in Afghanistan since March.

  • Air Force Academy leaders will say no more about athletic department inspection

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The Air Force Academy says leaders have said all they can about a review of the school's athletic department that came after a player misconduct scandal. A spokesman, Lt. Col. Brus Vidal, says Air Force regulations mandate that the review, called an "inspection" in the service's...

  • US military drone makes 'hard landing' in Niger

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. military says one of its surveillance drones made what the military labeled a "hard landing" at an airport in Niger. The military on Tuesday said no one was injured but that the landing of the MQ-9 Reaper damaged the runway at Diori Hamani International...

  • British surveillance drones to fly over Syria

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's defense ministry says Royal Air Force drones will fly intelligence-gathering missions over Syria, in a broadening of U.K. operations against the Islamic State group beyond Iraq. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said Tuesday that British Reaper drones and Rivet...

  • 27 apply for adjutant general job in Alaska

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A selection team will forward for Gov. Sean Parnell's consideration finalists from among 27 applicants to serve as adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard. The team, appointed by Parnell, includes Maj. Gen. Michael McGuire, adjutant general for Arizona;...

  • Pentagon orders Peterson team to prep for domestic Ebola fight

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    U.S. Northern Command leaders worked Monday to assemble a team of military Ebola experts who will be on standby if civilian authorities need assistance with an outbreak. The Peterson Air Force Base Command was ordered by the Pentagon to come up with a 30-member Ebola fighting team...

  • Ill. National Guard recruiter makes contest final

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois National Guard recruiter made it to the final round of Ms. Veteran America 2014. Staff Sgt. Katie Jo Williams of Altamont is with the Guard's Recruiting and Retention Command based in Springfield. Williams was the only member of the National Guard...

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