| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:21 AM
A 160-foot water tower that once served as a landmark for Edwards Air Force Base was torn down last week in favor of a new, smaller water tank, making for an arresting image on social media.
Engineers and contractors gathered to watch an excavator...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:41 PM
To the editor: When swearing to protect us and our Constitution, which literally ensures religious freedom to all Americans, why should Air Force and other military enlistees and officers have to opt out of saying the phrase "so help me God"? ("Air...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Like any proud papa awaiting the big day, Raymond Villar couldn't contain his smile. He stood, marveling at his handiwork.
"My baby's growing," he said.
He wasn't admiring his expectant partner's baby bump. His attention was on a recently planted...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:18 AM
As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon.
A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...
| Sep 12, 2014
For most of the summer, Republicans had it easy when it came to the Islamic State. All they had to do was complain that President Barack Obama wasn't tough enough, accuse him of lacking strategic vision and demand that he do more.
Sens. John McCain, R-...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:25 PM
For most of the summer, Republicans had it easy when it came to the Islamic State. All they had to do was complain that President Obama wasn't tough enough, accuse him of lacking strategic vision and demand that he do more.
Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.)...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:53 PM
World, you still just don't get it. The Ebola epidemic that is raging across West Africa, killing more than half its victims, will not be conquered with principles of global solidarity and earnest appeals. It will not be stopped with dribbling funds,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Calling all U.S. veterans and active military personnel from across Connecticut. The "2014 Connecticut Veterans Parade" is seeking participants for this year's colorful statewide parade!. The 15th annual procession will step off on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 12:30...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:10 PM
McDonald's restaurants in Hampton Roads will celebrate the U.S. Air Force's 67th birthday with a free food offer on Thursday, Sept. 18.
Active duty and retired military members can get a free medium soft drink and a free order of medium french fries...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 1:26 PM
HAMPTON — Langley Air Force Base could see its potential reductions in force cut in half, if it successfully woos a support center and new Air National Guard unit.
The base is expected to lose 742 positions — though probably not that many...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:55 AM
CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - A cargo version of the spaceship being developed by privately owned Space Exploration Technologies is slated to launch early Saturday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the company's second launch in 13 days....