Friends mourn death of Kansas Air National Guardsman killed in military vehicle crash
Sgt. Wesley W. “Wes” Kubie, 30, died Tuesday of injuries suffered in a military vehicle crash at Smoky Hill Weapons Range in Salina, Kan.
Arkansas governor, officials: Aerospace industry helps boost state’s economy
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston, and Tim Allen, president of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce, shared how Fort Smith becoming the multi-national training site for F-16 Falcon and F-35 fighter jets reflects how the city and state have become a coveted destination for the aerospace industry.
Delegation members urge DOD to act on Tucson contamination
Members of Arizona's congressional delegation are calling on the U.S. Department of Defense to prioritize cleanup of underground contamination linked to two military installations in Tucson.
Fuel leak forced Air Force to down costly drone over Africa, report says
The drone, assigned to the 162nd Wing of the Arizona Air National Guard and operated by the 214th Attack Squadron Mission Control Element at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona, began to display warnings that its fuel levels were low about three hours before the crash, said the report, released Tuesday.
New Mexico environment agency: Feds should regulate PFAS
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has non-enforceable health advisory levels for two chemicals in the class of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, which have been found in water supplies across the U.S.
Pilot disorientation led to deadly F-16 crash in Michigan, Air Force report says
A Wisconsin Air National Guard pilot who died when his F-16 crashed in Michigan during a nighttime training exercise in December had become disoriented after trying to fix a problem with his global positioning system, an Air Force accident report said.
Afghan special operations troops could be coming to Europe for training with US, NATO allies
Gen. Tod Wolters said the alliance is looking at several possible locations to host Afghan forces.
Airman killed, two others injured during training accident at Kansas Air National Guard range
The military vehicle accident happened Tuesday afternoon at Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range, officials said Wednesday in a news release.
Iraqi interpreter’s battlefield work with Stars and Stripes reporters inspired her Army career
As a child growing up southwest of Baghdad, Army Spc. Zainab Olivo dreamed of becoming a police officer or a soldier. Years later, during the war against the Islamic State, she got a taste of that life while working on the front lines as an interpreter and translator.