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  • 160-foot water tower sideways at Edwards Air Force Base

    160-foot water tower sideways at Edwards Air Force Base
    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...
  • Yes, there are atheists in foxholes

    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...
  • VA farming sows self-esteem, hope for vets

    VA farming sows self-esteem, hope for vets
    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...
  • Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares

    Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares
    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...
  • Doyle McManus: Congress shares burden of confronting Islamic State

    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-...
  • The GOP's Iraq quandary

    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.)...
  • Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway

    Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway
    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,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CT Veterans Parade Seeking Vets & Active Personnel

    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...
  • McDonald's offers free food to military

    McDonald's offers free food to military
    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...
  • Langley a finalist for support center, eyes new cyber unit

    Langley a finalist for support center, eyes new cyber unit
    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...
  • SpaceX aims to step up launch rate with next mission for NASA

    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....