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.
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.
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.
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.
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.