Rose L. Thayer

Training resumes for Air Force unit after crash in Texas

The 12th Flying Training Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph resumed training Friday morning after one of its aircraft crashed three days ago near a shopping mall, officials for the unit announced.

Rear Admiral: Mid-Atlantic bases are ready for Florence

With about 300,000 servicemembers, family members, reservists and retirees in the storm’s path, Rear Adm. Charles Rock said they are “taking it very seriously” as they prepare for Hurricane Florence.


Military bases brace as Florence shifts path, Parris Island Marines to weather the storm

For days, the Navy has moved people and ships ahead of the hurricane, and the Air Force and Army have been flying aircraft elsewhere as a safeguard. Some remaining Marines, meanwhile, are digging in their heels.

Evacuations ordered for four military bases as Florence approaches East Coast

All or portions of at least four military installations along the East Coast have ordered evacuations in anticipation of Hurricane Florence, as the massive storm is expected to make landfall by Thursday.

Pilots stable after crash at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas

Two pilots at Sheppard Air Force Base are in stable condition Tuesday after ejecting from a T-38C Talon aircraft that crashed shortly after takeoff, officials at the base confirmed.

Marines at Parris Island prepare to evacuate as Hurricane Florence moves in

The Marines recruit training facility at Parris Island in South Carolina will begin mandatory evacuations Tuesday to elude Hurricane Florence as the storm moves to strike the East Coast of the United States by the end of the week, officials at the base announced.