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#US Air Force

# us-air-force - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Afghan woman gives birth while aboard US military plane
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan woman gives birth while aboard US military plane

Updated Aug 22nd 2021, 5:24 PM 36,259 Views 15 Comments

Terrified Afghan citizens are continuing to flee the country after the Taliban’s return to power.

# us-air-force - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Human remains found in wheel well of US military plane following Kabul airport chaos
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Human remains found in wheel well of US military plane following Kabul airport chaos

Aug 18th 2021, 11:02 AM 29,119 Views 22 Comments

The plane was surrounded by hundreds of civilians as it took off from Kabul’s airport.

# us-air-force - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'Storm Area 51' attendees fail to storm Area 51 as far fewer than expected turn out
# Ailenstock
# Ailenstock

'Storm Area 51' attendees fail to storm Area 51 as far fewer than expected turn out

Sep 21st 2019, 5:46 PM 29,730 Views 21 Comments

It was a spur-of-the-moment joke that spiraled into a large-scale event.

# us-air-force - Thursday 7 March, 2019

First US female fighter pilot to fly in combat claims she was raped while serving in Air Force
# Martha Mcsally
# Martha Mcsally

First US female fighter pilot to fly in combat claims she was raped while serving in Air Force

Mar 7th 2019, 7:51 AM 40,132 Views 15 Comments

Martha McSally made the claim at a Senate hearing yesterday.

# us-air-force - Sunday 17 April, 2016

This is what it's like to live at the US's most remote and isolated air bases
# Thule Air Base
# Thule Air Base

This is what it's like to live at the US's most remote and isolated air bases

Apr 17th 2016, 9:15 AM 23,292 Views 16 Comments

Thule Air Base is at the strategic halfway point between Moscow and New York City – 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle.

# us-air-force - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Christmas lights: The inside story of one of the world's most notorious UFO sightings
# The Rendlesham Forest Incident
# The Rendlesham Forest Incident

Christmas lights: The inside story of one of the world's most notorious UFO sightings

Dec 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 35,384 Views 40 Comments

Three decades on, TheJournal.ie talks to the man at the centre of the Rendlesham Forest incident, Christmas 1980.

# us-air-force - Sunday 24 May, 2015

This is what a US Air Force mission looks like through a GoPro camera
# Top Guns
# Top Guns

This is what a US Air Force mission looks like through a GoPro camera

May 24th 2015, 3:00 PM 16,958 Views 43 Comments

Do you feel the need? The need…for speed?

# us-air-force - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

The US military wants to build a drone carrying "mothership"
# Modern Warfare
# Modern Warfare

The US military wants to build a drone carrying "mothership"

Nov 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,286 Views 28 Comments

Military designers want to build and aircraft carrier in the sky.

# us-air-force - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Teen found dead in the wheel-well of an American military cargo plane
# Stowaway
# Stowaway

Teen found dead in the wheel-well of an American military cargo plane

Jul 30th 2014, 9:43 AM 17,838 Views 16 Comments

The body is possibly of African origin and was found trapped in a compartment above the aircraft’s rear landing gear in Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

# us-air-force - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

US Air Force helicopter crashes on English coast with four crew believed dead
# Helicopter Crash
# Helicopter Crash

US Air Force helicopter crashes on English coast with four crew believed dead

Jan 7th 2014, 11:36 PM 18,396 Views 86 Comments

It is not thought that anyone in the surrounding area has been injured but an assessment on possible munitions on board is taking place.

# us-air-force - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Pics: This is what a day of military bomb squad training is like
# US Air Force
# US Air Force

Pics: This is what a day of military bomb squad training is like

Sep 21st 2013, 8:30 PM 12,484 Views 48 Comments

A dangerous job like this needs a lot of extensive training and practice. The average US Air Force bomb tech can spend years doing this.

# us-air-force - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Girl gets tasered, accidentally grabs a handful
# Ouch
From The Daily Edge
# Ouch

Girl gets tasered, accidentally grabs a handful

Sep 18th 2013, 6:53 PM 7,996 Views 2 Comments

This must have been painful for everyone.

# us-air-force - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Hypersonic jet fails Mach 6 test
# WaveRider
# WaveRider

Hypersonic jet fails Mach 6 test

Aug 15th 2012, 9:42 PM 9,894 Views 56 Comments

Officials have blamed a faulty control fin for stopping the super-sonic combustion ramject engine from starting properly.

# us-air-force - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

US to trial unmanned plane flying at Mach 6
# WaveRider
# WaveRider

US to trial unmanned plane flying at Mach 6

Aug 14th 2012, 3:59 PM 5,955 Views 22 Comments

Yep – if it had space for a passenger, the plane would still move six times faster than their screams.

# us-air-force - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends
# Vietnam War
# Vietnam War

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends

Aug 9th 2012, 12:17 PM 11,021 Views 31 Comments

US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.

# us-air-force - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Gilmore accepts US assurance of no rendition flights through Shannon
# Shannon
# Shannon

Gilmore accepts US assurance of no rendition flights through Shannon

Sep 20th 2011, 3:11 PM 618 Views 19 Comments

Eamon Gilmore says he’ll take the United States’ word that its Air Force did not carry prisoners of war through Shannon.

# us-air-force - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court
# DADT
# DADT

Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court

Jul 7th 2011, 3:01 PM 362 Views 10 Comments

A panel of judges has ruled the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ ban on open homosexuality must end immediately.

# us-air-force - Saturday 7 May, 2011

Obama hails Navy SEALs as it emerges bin Laden could have been caught sooner
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

Obama hails Navy SEALs as it emerges bin Laden could have been caught sooner

May 7th 2011, 1:39 PM 1,632 Views 4 Comments

It is also being reported that Osama bin Laden’s home movies – shot inside the compound in which he was killed last week – will be released to the media later today.

# us-air-force - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

US jet 'crash-lands' in field near Benghazi - report
# Libya
# Libya

US jet 'crash-lands' in field near Benghazi - report

Mar 22nd 2011, 11:04 AM 708 Views 6 Comments

The Daily Telegraph says a US fighter jet crashed due to a mechanical failure – but that the pilot ejected to safety.

# us-air-force - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Man charged with murder after Frankfurt Airport gun attack
# Frankfurt
# Frankfurt

Man charged with murder after Frankfurt Airport gun attack

Mar 3rd 2011, 8:45 PM 693 Views 0 Comments

One person remains in critical condition after yesterday’s gun attack on a US military bus outside Frankfurt Airport, in which two people were killed.

# us-air-force - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Two killed in Frankfurt Airport shooting
# Frankfurt
# Frankfurt

Two killed in Frankfurt Airport shooting

Mar 2nd 2011, 7:40 PM 1,077 Views 0 Comments

Two US military personnel were killed and two others injured in a gun attack outside one of Europe’s busiest airports this afternoon.

# us-air-force - Thursday 4 November, 2010

New tapes do little to solve British UFO mystery
# Is It A Bird?
From The Daily Edge
# Is It A Bird?

New tapes do little to solve British UFO mystery

Nov 4th 2010, 3:26 PM 373 Views 0 Comments

Tape recordings of a potential UFO landing in Suffolk 30 years ago do little to explain the mystery.