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The Air Force Advanced Technology and Training Center employs 3-D printing, also called additive manufacturing, as a key to keeping an aging fleet of planes flying.



New Mexico dairy concerned about Cannon Air Force Base contamination

Chemicals associated with firefighting foam once used at Cannon Air Force Base near Clovis have been detected in groundwater on and near the military installation, prompting requests by state officials for more tests and a study to determine the extent of the toxic plume.


Macon transition home helps veterans get back on their feet

Financial struggles following a divorce left Army Ranger Jason Cormier without a home and some uncertainty about if he would be able to finish college.

Yakima Training Center airstrip cleared for takeoff — and a chance to enhance military training

Military officials formally reopened the Selah Airstrip on Thursday morning as a C-17 Globemaster from Joint Base Lewis-McChord landed on the 5,200-foot-long asphalt strip. Two mobile rocket launchers then drove off the plane and over to an area alongside the airfield and, with two other units, fired a salvo over a nearby ridge.


Airman stabbed to death near Yokota remembered in emotional ceremony

Fellow airmen recalled Master Sgt. Nicholas Vollweiler's service, his love of tattoos and motorcycles, and his adoption of a former military working dog.


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