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China says it monitored 2 US B-52 bombers in its airspace

...BEIJING - China acknowledged Wednesday it let two American B-52 bombers fly unhindered through its newly declared air defense...announcement of the zone. U.S. officials said the two unarmed B-52 bombers took off from their home base in Guam around midday...

http://juneauempire.com/christopher-bodeen/2013-11-28/china-says-it-monitored-2-
Great blues: The elegant, familian Southeast shorebird

Pterodactyls? B-52 bombers? What are these looming, faintly ominous creatures in the sky? They are great blue herons, largest and best known of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060103/out_herons.shtml
Outdoors
Airport fire service cutback eyed

...land a burning plane. In 1971, at Ellsworth Air Force Base in Rapid City, S.D., the pilot watched an engine on his B-52 airplane become engulfed in flames. Miller landed the plane, and no one was hurt. But he was glad to see fire engines...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022399/Loc_airport.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...land a burning plane. In 1971, at Ellsworth Air Force Base in Rapid City, S.D., the pilot watched an engine on his B-52 airplane become engulfed in flames. Miller landed the plane, and no one was hurt. But he was glad to see fire engines...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022399/Loc_airport.shtml
Outside editorial: On nuclear negligence

...personnel in connection with an August incident in which six nuclear-armed cruise missiles were inadvertently loaded onto a B-52 bomber and mistakenly flown from North Dakota to Louisiana. Sound off on the important issues at The Air Force deserves...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102407/opi_20071024028.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...in the U.S. - aimed at reducing bakeries' demand for metal replacement parts - went into effect. In 1957, a trio of B-52's completed the first nonstop, round-the-world flight by jet planes, landing at March Air Force Base in California...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011807/sta_20070118018.shtml
News
Airmen, Marines participating in Red Flag Alaska

...training in Alaska is the 67,000 square miles of air space, the most available in the United States. Capt. Mike Waites, a B-52 pilot, said the space is particularly useful when piloting the bulk bomber. "My expectations have all been met and exceeded...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042910/sta_627603979.shtml
News
This Day in History

...President Eisenhower warned against the rise of "the military-industrial complex." In 1966, a U.S. Air Force B-52 carrying four unarmed hydrogen bombs crashed on the Spanish coast. Three of the bombs were quickly recovered, but the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011706/sta_20060117008.shtml
News
This Day in History

...people were killed when their plane crashed near Las Vegas while returning from a war-bond promotion tour. In 1957, three B-52's (accompanied at first by two spare aircraft) took off from Castle Air Force Base in California on the first nonstop...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011607/sta_20070116012.shtml
News
Musher postpones Iditarod dream to serve in Alaska Air National Guard

...concentrate on preparing for the Iditarod. Before that, he had spent 10 years in the active duty Air Force, nine as a B-52 bomber pilot. He's now a major in the guard. "It's very difficult to have a full-time military career and be a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010402/sta_musher.shtml
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