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Fake police reportedly approaching homes around Ramstein in theft scam

Scam artists posing as police officers have approached homes and either stolen or asked questions about valuables in five areas where U.S. servicemembers live off base, German police said Wednesday.


‘Bloody Hundreth’ wins $150,000 Air Force award with time-saving innovations

The 100th Air Refueling Wing at RAF Mildenhall systemized a front-to-back approach for checking components for safety on the KC-135 Stratotanker, which along with other innovations saved the wing about $913,000 in a year.


US Italy-based soldiers walk in Denim Day anti-sexual assault event

Denim Day got its start after a 1998 court decision in which justices overturned the rape conviction of a driving instructor who attacked a teenager, saying the girl’s tight jeans would have been impossible for the instructor to remove without her assistance. The day after the decision, women in the Italian Parliament wore jeans and held placards that read “Jeans: An Alibi for Rape.”


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Lockheed's new $31 billion Marine helicopter slipping behind schedule, Pentagon says

Lockheed Martin Corp.'s new $31 billion helicopter for the Marine Corps may be falling behind schedule and could miss its target for initial combat capability by as much as eight months, Pentagon analysts say.


EU foreign policy chief says Iran nuclear deal should stay

Any talks between France and the United States on crafting a new nuclear deal with Iran can only "build on" on the current terms, the European Union's chief policy chief said Wednesday.


‘Building a base from nothing’: $110 million U.S. project in Niger will house drones

The U.S. Air Force is nearing completion of a $110 million project in the Saharan desert town of Agadez, Niger, known as Air Base 201. And even the locals seem to think the Americans are going to be around for some time to come.


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Lockheed's new $31 billion Marine helicopter slipping behind schedule, Pentagon says

Lockheed Martin Corp.'s new $31 billion helicopter for the Marine Corps may be falling behind schedule and could miss its target for initial combat capability by as much as eight months, Pentagon analysts say.


EU foreign policy chief says Iran nuclear deal should stay

Any talks between France and the United States on crafting a new nuclear deal with Iran can only "build on" on the current terms, the European Union's chief policy chief said Wednesday.


‘Building a base from nothing’: $110 million U.S. project in Niger will house drones

The U.S. Air Force is nearing completion of a $110 million project in the Saharan desert town of Agadez, Niger, known as Air Base 201. And even the locals seem to think the Americans are going to be around for some time to come.



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Hickam Field attack survivor Andrew Kowalski dies at 103

Every year on the anniversary — including this past December — retired Air Force Col. Andrew Kowalski dutifully returned to the air base, one of the sites devastated in the Japanese attack that catapulted America into World War II.



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Exercise unites US and Jordan in show of strength

Marines and sailors will wrap up an 11-day training exercise with Jordan on Thursday that aims to improve military cooperation with an allied country bordering Syria and Iraq.


Wright-Patterson AFB testing pilot device to detect oxygen loss in cockpit

Wright-Patterson researchers are investigating the use of a device to alert pilots of potential hypoxia or lack of oxygen in the bloodstream before it becomes a problem after repeated incidents grounded training aircraft for nearly a month.


US Italy-based soldiers walk in Denim Day anti-sexual assault event

Denim Day got its start after a 1998 court decision in which justices overturned the rape conviction of a driving instructor who attacked a teenager, saying the girl’s tight jeans would have been impossible for the instructor to remove without her assistance. The day after the decision, women in the Italian Parliament wore jeans and held placards that read “Jeans: An Alibi for Rape.”


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Exercise unites US and Jordan in show of strength

Marines and sailors will wrap up an 11-day training exercise with Jordan on Thursday that aims to improve military cooperation with an allied country bordering Syria and Iraq.


Wright-Patterson AFB testing pilot device to detect oxygen loss in cockpit

Wright-Patterson researchers are investigating the use of a device to alert pilots of potential hypoxia or lack of oxygen in the bloodstream before it becomes a problem after repeated incidents grounded training aircraft for nearly a month.


US Italy-based soldiers walk in Denim Day anti-sexual assault event

Denim Day got its start after a 1998 court decision in which justices overturned the rape conviction of a driving instructor who attacked a teenager, saying the girl’s tight jeans would have been impossible for the instructor to remove without her assistance. The day after the decision, women in the Italian Parliament wore jeans and held placards that read “Jeans: An Alibi for Rape.”