My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

...general, LeMay took his conscienceless imagination into the Pentagon where he served as the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. There he unsuccessfully urged President John F. Kennedy to bomb the Soviet Union's nuclear missile sites in Cuba...
Today is Sports History for Nov. 11

...Tech, 38 by Centenary).1978 - Eddie Lee Ivery rushes for 356 yards to lead Georgia Tech to a 42-21 victory over Air Force.1981 - The Minnesota North Stars score eight goals in the second period of a 15-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets...
Today in Sports History: Nov. 18

...Kansas City Chiefs.1978 - Vanderbilt's Frank Mordica rushes for 321 yards and five touchdowns in a 41-27 victory over Air Force. Mordica scores on runs of 48, 30, 6, 70 and 77 yards.1990 - Monica Seles captures the first five-set women's...
Today is Sports History for Nov. 10

...48-0 rout to Virginia.2007 - Notre Dame loses for the ninth time this season, a school-record, falling 41-24 to Air Force. The last time the Irish lost to two military academies in the same season was 1944.2012 - Ka'Deem Carey of Arizona...
Carson not backing off Nazi, slavery examples

...having to say what you think you have to say, and that's refreshing," supporter Rick Chaffin, a 60-year-old Air Force retiree, said recently at one of the candidate's book signings in Georgia.Matt Strawn, a former Iowa Republican...
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Benghazi prober: Clinton showdown about facts

...was unlawfully fired in part because he sought a comprehensive probe into the attacks instead of focusing on Clinton. Air Force Reserve Maj. Bradley Podliska also complained that the committee was engaged in social activities such as an informal...
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US airman who thwarted French train attack stabbed

...Islam. He had boarded the train with a Kalashnikov rifle, a pistol and a box cutter.Stone, who is assigned to Travis Air Force Base in California, suffered a severely cut thumb and a knife wound to his neck during the struggle with the gunman...
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Russian warships fire cruise missiles into Syria

...militant fire, the Observatory said. It was not immediately clear if the pilots were Russians or Syrians, and Assad's air force has Russian-made helicopters.Although the Islamic State has no presence in the areas hit by airstrikes Wednesday...
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Alaska hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

...secretary to discuss oil development in Alaska, Marquette said.Walker flew to Washington so he could accompany Obama on Air Force One on the president's flight to Alaska. In an op-ed, Walker said he was able to spend nearly two hours with Obama...
US commander says Afghans requested US airstrike in Kunduz was carried out by an AC-130 gunship, which is an Air Force special operations aircraft sometimes used against close-range...C-130 crew members were scheduled to arrive at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, on Monday.Campbell is expected to...
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