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The investigations, called a “clarification” process in academy lingo, are used to determine whether cadets violated the school’s honor code, which forbids lying, cheating and stealing. “Academic integrity at the academy is taken extremely seriously,” academy spokeswoman Lt. Col. Tracy Bunko said in an email.

Air Force agrees to reimburse W.Va. city for chem cleanup

The Air Force has agreed to reimburse $4.9 million to the city of Martinsburg, West Virginia, for expenses related to the 2016 cleanup of hazardous chemicals from the city's water supply.

SpaceX challenges Air Force contract awards on security satellite launches

Elon Musk-led SpaceX is formally challenging the U.S. Air Force’s decision last year to award a round of rocket development contracts to competitors, arguing that the Hawthorne firm’s entire proposal was incorrectly deemed the one with “highest risk.”

The runway is ready, but flights still on hold at new US drone site in Niger

The U.S. military has finally completed runway work at a new air base in Agadez, Niger, but Air Force officials said Wednesday it will still be several months before flight operations can begin at what is anticipated to be a major intelligence gathering hub in western Africa.

Japanese man arrested in laser-pointing incident near US Air Force base in western Tokyo

The arrest was related to an incident in which lasers were pointed at two C-130J Super Hercules planes in February, according to officials.

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