Watch One F-22 Raptor Dominate Five F-15s in a Dogfight

The F-22 Raptor, a fifth generation fighter, is known as one of the most advanced twin-engine fighter jets in the world, and for good reason. Produced by defense giant Lockheed-Martin, the F-22 Raptor has some of the most stealthy radar avoidance and precision attack capabilities ever created. According to Lockheed Martin, the F-22 Raptor is ...

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By | 2018-03-05T17:50:30+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Air Force, Entertainment|

Happy Birthday, Air Force!

Officially established in 1947, the Air Force is celebrating its seventh decade on Sept. 18. In one capacity or another, however, it’s been around since 1909, when the U.S. Army Signal Corps formed the Aeronautical Division. When World War II illustrated the value of airpower, President Truman signed the National Security Act, which not only ...

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By | 2017-09-18T13:42:15+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Air Force|

81 Year Old Air Force Veteran Dies Trying To Stop Shoplifters

Cookie Sowers said a prayer each time she saw her 81-year-old neighbor leave for his job as a sales associate at Sears. Her concern was for his safety in traffic, not that he would be hurt – or killed – doing a job that he loved. “Just a gentle spirit,” Sowers said of Duaine Hamilton, ...

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By | 2017-09-06T13:18:05+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Air Force, News|

DoD Working To Keep White Supremacists, Neo-Nazis Out of Military

To avoid enlisting neo-Nazis, skinheads and other white supremacists, military recruiters are told to watch for tattoos showing barbed wire, hobnailed boots and hammers. Also to look for tattoos of lightning bolts, skulls and swastikas. “There is no place for racial hatred or extremism in the Marine Corps,” Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert B. Neller ...

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By | 2017-08-21T14:51:57+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Air Force, Army, Defense, Marines, Navy, News|

Xavier University Teams up with GE Aviation to Make Cincinnati a Premier Destination for Transitioning Military

When one veteran succeeds, the whole community benefits. That's the philosophy behind a partnership between Xavier University (XU) and GE Aviation in Cincinnati. The Jesuit university and the jet engine manufacturer are determined to make Cincinnati a choice destination for service members transitioning from the military. The goal is to draw transitioning service members to ...

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By | 2017-08-08T14:50:23+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Air Force, August 2017, Choosing a School, Education, Education For Veterans|

Air Force Veteran Sean Lux Jettisons a Software Engineering Career to Pursue a Law Degree

Sean Lux woke up one day and decided to go to law school. He'd thought about it many times before, including during six years of active duty service in the Air Force, four years in the Air Force Reserve and a career as a civilian software engineer. "The thought of going to law school had ...

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By | 2017-08-08T09:04:11+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Air Force, August 2017, Choosing a School, Law School|