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An American military plane made an emergency landing at an airport in Indonesia's Aceh province, an Indonesian air force spokesman said Saturday. There were no injuries.


Air Force responds to concerns from Trump over Air Force One costs

Brig. Gen. Duke Richardson, who recently was selected for promotion to a second star, will be in charge of replacing the current fleet of two Air Force One Boeing 747s with a newer version of the jumbo jet, officials said.


Heather Wilson's Air Force nomination moves forward

The Senate Armed Services Committee this week received the official White House nomination of former New Mexico Rep. Heather Wilson to become secretary of the Air Force, paving the way to a confirmation hearing in the coming days or weeks.

Acupuncture becomes popular as battlefield pain treatment

Battlefield acupuncture, a form of auricular or ear acupuncture so named because the tiny needles can be administered quickly in combat without removing so much as a helmet, has been around for more than 15 years. But use of the technique is rapidly expanding.


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Americans, Germans check out each other's weapons at training event

U.S. Air Force Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors from the 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron hosted a training event at the Vogelweh firing range that gave the airmen and German soldiers from the 26th Paratrooper Regiment a chance to train with each other’s weapons.


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