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The military saw a slight increase in active-duty suicides in 2014, while the suicide rate among National Guard and reserve members saw a significant decrease from the previous year, according to the latest annual report on military suicides from the Pentagon. In 2014, 269 active-duty troops and 169 reserve and National Guard members were found... more
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Erika Colligan spent three decades searching for her father's artwork - paintings the South Vietnam pilot made for the U.S. Air Force aviators who trained him during the Vietnam war. The 50-year-old San Diego software consultant was only 1 when her father died in a plane crash in his native country in 1966. At age 10, her fami... more
CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Members from Creech Air Force Base volunteered as part of the Ride 2 Recovery (R2R) program and brought more than 20 wounded and recovering veterans together for the Vegas Challenge Feb. 1-3 in Blue Diamond, Nevada. The challenge provided wounded veterans the opportunity to come together with others battling some f... more
PANAMA CITY -- The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) has decided not to house any undocumented immigrants or refugees at Tyndall Air Force Base. Tyndall was one of several air force bases considered as potential shelters for unaccompanied children apprehended at the southern U.S. border. Sever... more
HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- In a year that will undoubtedly be headlined by politics both national and local, the Air Force is warning airmen to watch what they say and how they say it. With the 2016 presidential election just nine months away, the Air Force released an informational video last week, reminding airmen of Department of Defense regulat... more