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  • Hopes dim for return of Philippine troops to Golan

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said he's been told security threats on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights are not expected to ease soon, dimming hopes that U.N. peacekeepers can be deployed back to the region in the near future. A group of 244...

  • Body of missing woman found in waters off Bristol

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — Coast Guard officials say emergency responders have found the body of a 73-year-old woman who was reported missing from a boat near the Bristol shoreline. Authorities say the woman's husband reported her missing Sunday morning. Their boat is anchored about 100...

  • Falcon hockey shares rink with wounded vets

    By Amber Baillie Academy Public Affairs -
    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    For the past several weekends, Air Force Academy hockey players have aimed not just to woo fans or gain a trophy but to have a positive impact on local wounded 
veterans. Through the Cadet Service Leadership Program, part of the Center for Character and Leadership Development's...

  • Local tech company puts cadets to work

    By Michael S. Humphreys Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    National defense technologies once part of the Strategic Defense Initiative rooted in Air Force Academy research and development have been adapted for use in the medical industry. The Air Force Academy and its cadets have a role to play. Former Air Force physicist and academy...

  • AFA researchers' new wing a 'paradigm shift'

    By Michael S. Humphreys Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    Researchers at the Air Force Academy, with the help of cadets, are flipping traditional aeronautics engineers on their heads with a new engine wing designed to reduce fuel consumption while allowing for longer loiter times and increased thrust. "Normally, we associate an aircraft with...

  • After Sept. 11, port security a regional priority

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Thirteen years ago, when the country went on alert following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, first responders in the region were suddenly responsible for watching over potential targets including a military base, nuclear power plants and a deep water port. But...

  • Military calendar Sept. 21, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    TUESDAY AND THURSDAY The World War II Normandy Invasion: Planning, Politics and Execution - 9:30-11:30 a.m., PILLAR Institute, 202 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., Suite I, $25. Registration required: 633-4991, visitpillar.org. WEDNESDAY How not to Lose a War: The United States in the...

  • Army coughs up lead, falls to Wake Forest 24-21

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The first half was nearly perfect for Army. The triple option was churning out yards on the ground. The gambles on fourth down were working and the road crowd fell quiet. Then the running holes closed up. Add in a loss of discipline that led to costly...

  • A transcript of AP interview with Egypt's el-Sissi

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    CAIRO (AP) — A transcript of The Associated Press's interview with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. Q: What role will Egypt assume in the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group? A: Let me assert here that we are fully committed to cooperate in counterterrorism in...

  • NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire 'in name only'

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made...

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