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#US Air Force

# us-air-force - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'Storm Area 51' attendees fail to storm Area 51 as far fewer than expected turn out

It was a spur-of-the-moment joke that spiraled into a large-scale event.

# us-air-force - Thursday 7 March, 2019

First US female fighter pilot to fly in combat claims she was raped while serving in Air Force

Martha McSally made the claim at a Senate hearing yesterday.

# us-air-force - Sunday 17 April, 2016

This is what it's like to live at the US's most remote and isolated air bases

Thule Air Base is at the strategic halfway point between Moscow and New York City – 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle.

# us-air-force - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Christmas lights: The inside story of one of the world's most notorious UFO sightings

Three decades on, talks to the man at the centre of the Rendlesham Forest incident, Christmas 1980.

# us-air-force - Sunday 24 May, 2015

This is what a US Air Force mission looks like through a GoPro camera

Do you feel the need? The need…for speed?

# us-air-force - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

The US military wants to build a drone carrying "mothership"

Military designers want to build and aircraft carrier in the sky.

# us-air-force - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Teen found dead in the wheel-well of an American military cargo plane

The body is possibly of African origin and was found trapped in a compartment above the aircraft’s rear landing gear in Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

# us-air-force - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

US Air Force helicopter crashes on English coast with four crew believed dead

It is not thought that anyone in the surrounding area has been injured but an assessment on possible munitions on board is taking place.

# us-air-force - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Pics: This is what a day of military bomb squad training is like US Air Force This post contains images

Pics: This is what a day of military bomb squad training is like

A dangerous job like this needs a lot of extensive training and practice. The average US Air Force bomb tech can spend years doing this.

# us-air-force - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Girl gets tasered, accidentally grabs a handful Ouch

Girl gets tasered, accidentally grabs a handful

This must have been painful for everyone.

# us-air-force - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Hypersonic jet fails Mach 6 test

Officials have blamed a faulty control fin for stopping the super-sonic combustion ramject engine from starting properly.

# us-air-force - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

US to trial unmanned plane flying at Mach 6

Yep – if it had space for a passenger, the plane would still move six times faster than their screams.

# us-air-force - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends

US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.

# us-air-force - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Gilmore accepts US assurance of no rendition flights through Shannon

Eamon Gilmore says he’ll take the United States’ word that its Air Force did not carry prisoners of war through Shannon.

# us-air-force - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court

A panel of judges has ruled the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ ban on open homosexuality must end immediately.

# us-air-force - Saturday 7 May, 2011

Obama hails Navy SEALs as it emerges bin Laden could have been caught sooner

It is also being reported that Osama bin Laden’s home movies – shot inside the compound in which he was killed last week – will be released to the media later today.

# us-air-force - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

US jet 'crash-lands' in field near Benghazi - report

The Daily Telegraph says a US fighter jet crashed due to a mechanical failure – but that the pilot ejected to safety.

# us-air-force - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Man charged with murder after Frankfurt Airport gun attack

One person remains in critical condition after yesterday’s gun attack on a US military bus outside Frankfurt Airport, in which two people were killed.

# us-air-force - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Two killed in Frankfurt Airport shooting

Two US military personnel were killed and two others injured in a gun attack outside one of Europe’s busiest airports this afternoon.

# us-air-force - Thursday 4 November, 2010

From The Daily Edge New tapes do little to solve British UFO mystery Is It A Bird? This post contains videos

New tapes do little to solve British UFO mystery

Tape recordings of a potential UFO landing in Suffolk 30 years ago do little to explain the mystery.