Wanda Jean Brown

...graduation in 1955 and two days after her 18th birthday, she pursued her interest in aviation by joining the U.S. Air Force. She was first sent to Wichita Falls, TX. Shortly after her arrival, another relatively new enlistee, Milton Brown...
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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NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...10 F-16s were patrolling the Turkish-Syrian border.Konashenkov said the Russian air force doesn't operate any MiG-29s in Syria. The Syrian air force reportedly has some MiG-29s.NATO said Russian Su-30 and Su-24 aircraft violated...
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Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

...Syrian opposition. Speaking to journalists on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, he said that the Russian Air Forces are cooperating with the Syrian pro-government military to target "exclusively" Islamic State targets."Rumors...
Nation and World
Dead walruses found on northwest beach

...found dead and reported shot at Cape Lisburne about 100 miles southwest of Point Lay.Cape Lisburne is the site of an Air Force radar station staffed by a handful of personnel. A person connected to the station reported the dead walruses and sent...
Agency investigates deaths of 25 walrus on Alaska coast

...young pups, and some were missing their heads and tusks.The carcasses were photographed by a person who works at an Air Force radar station at the cape, a barren, isolated spot about 230 miles northeast of the Bering Strait.The report came...
Pope Francis arrives, faces polarized country

...Barack Obama and his wife and daughters met Francis at the bottom of the stairs on the red-carpeted tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland after the pope's chartered plane touched down from Cuba. Presidents usually make important visitors...
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Investigation opens in deaths of 25 walrus

...investigation and can no longer answer questions about it," she said.The dead walrus were reported by a person connected to an Air Force radar station at Cape Lisburne.Some walrus were missing heads and tusks. Walrus ivory is prized for jewelry and crafts...


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