Archive for April 1st, 2013

Osan commander hits 3,000 F-16 hours

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Col. Patrick McKenzie, 51st Fighter Wing commander, clocked 3,000 flying hours at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Mar. 28, 2013.

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U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Sara Csurilla

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F-35 still stuck in Lubbock

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The F-35A that was diverted to Lubbock International Airport on Mar. 11 is still stuck there. The jet tried to leave Lubbock last week but it experienced a problem with a communications channel of the flight control system.

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American Volunteer Group recruitment drive in Virginia Beach, Fresno County

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Recruitment booths are being set up in Virginia Beach and Fresno County, home to the U.S. Navy’s master jet bases for volunteers to fly for the American Volunteer Groups.
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U.S. Air Force General norminated for NATO post

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U.S. President Barack Obama nominated Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove to succeed Navy Adm. James Stavridis as NATO’s supreme allied commander Europe.
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F-22s deployed to South Korea

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The USAF has deployed F-22s to South Korea on Mar. 31, according to Fox News.

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