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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 06:25:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141111/NEWS01/311110032 Senior Navy intel officer removed for controversial comments on China http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/NEWS/311100014 A senior Navy intelligence leader whose provocative comments this year about Chinese bellicosity stirred an international controversy has been shelved in the wake of an investigation into his conduct, Navy Times has learned. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:47:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/NEWS/311100014 Bush carrier strike group set to return http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/NEWS/311100018 Four ships, one air wing and more than 5,000 sailors of the Bush carrier strike group are scheduled to return home Saturday after a nine-month deployment to 5th and 6th Fleets that caught national attention as the carrier led airstrikes against Islamic State group militants. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:47:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/NEWS/311100018 Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/EDU03/311100019 The students who walk into the veterans office at the University of Nebraska Omaha find several university staffers who can assist with school matters, a full-time Veterans Affairs Department employee who can help with benefits questions and other resourc Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:40:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/EDU03/311100019 Carrier Washington senior chief, baseball stars honored at Bob Feller awards http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/NEWS/311170015 The Navy and baseball worlds came together at the Navy Memorial in Washington, DC, Wednesday night to pay tribute to a former chief and Major League Baseball hall-of-famer, and three men who embody his values today. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:01:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/NEWS/311170015 Report: Retaining vets in civilian jobs should be employers' focus http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/NEWS/311100017 American companies have made great strides in recruiting veterans in recent years, according to a new study by the Rand Corp. Now the challenge is keeping those employees. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:38:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/NEWS/311100017 Experts optimistic Republicans-led Congress will benefit Army http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/NEWS05/311100016 The new Republican-controlled Congress could mean some relief for the Army as it struggles to balance shrinking budgets with increasing demands for soldiers around the world, experts say. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:35:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/NEWS05/311100016 Last MSG to stand post in Saigon goes back for first ball since http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/NEWS/311100015 In 1975, then Lance Cpl. Randy Smith stuffed a custom made three-piece suit down one bloused trouser leg, a ' Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:47:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141110/NEWS/311100015 2 officers discuss career opportunities as a mustang http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/CAREERS02/311090032 When Daniel Henderson joined the Navy in 1979 and headed off to recruit training at Great Lakes, becoming an O-6 was the furthest thing from his mind. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 16:50:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/CAREERS02/311090032 3rd ID commander readies his troops for Afghanistan http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090031 The war in Afghanistan may be coming to a close, but the commanding general of the 3rd Infantry Division is calling on his soldiers to stay focused as they prepare to deploy. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 16:07:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090031 Military studying renewable energy in Hawaii http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS04/311090030 The U.S. Navy is putting millions of dollars into renewable energy research in Hawaii. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 15:53:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS04/311090030 Foundation of U.S. nuclear system showing cracks http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS04/311090029 The foundation of America's nuclear arsenal is fractured, and the government has no clear plan to repair it. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 15:34:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS04/311090029 Army vet killed after celebrating return from Afghanistan http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090028 Officials say a 21-year-old Army veteran was shot to death after a dispute at a party to celebrate his return from Afghanistan. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 15:20:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090028 Iraqi officials say Islamic State leader wounded in airstrike http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090027 Iraqi officials said Sunday that an airstrike wounded the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Pentagon officials said they had no immediate information on such a strike or al-Baghdadi being wounded. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 15:15:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090027 Navy Blue Angels celebrate homecoming show http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090026 Despite a chilly 47 degrees and heavy cloud cover this morning, cars were lined up outside Pensacola Naval Air Station for the 2014 Blue Angels Homecoming Show. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 14:21:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090026 Germany marks 25 years since fall of Berlin Wall http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090025 As Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Sunday, Elke Rosin recalled how lucky her family had been. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 14:15:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090025 Queen Elizabeth II leads U.K. memorial ceremony http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090024 Queen Elizabeth II honored fallen soldiers from Britain and the Commonwealth Sunday in a dignified ceremony at the heart of central London. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 14:07:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090024 On newsstands this week http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/COVERS01/311090023 In this week's issue of Air Force Times, the best colleges for 2015. Get your own copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 13:04:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/COVERS01/311090023 On newsstands this week http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/COVERS04/311090022 In this week's issue of Navy Times, the best colleges for 2015. Get your own copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 13:04:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/COVERS04/311090022 On newsstands this week http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/COVERS02/311090021 In this week's issue of Army Times, meet your next SMA. Get your own copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 13:03:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/COVERS02/311090021 On newsstands this week http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/COVERS03/311090020 In this week's issue of Marine Corps Times, the best colleges for 2015. Get your own copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 13:01:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/COVERS03/311090020 Hunted Islamic State leader the 'new Bin Laden' http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090019 With a $10 million bounty on his head, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi would seem to have earned the moniker from French newspaper Le Monde as 'the new Bin Laden.' Sun, 09 Nov 2014 12:33:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090019 Commentary: The Army is what you make it, and more advice from an 'Ole Soldier' http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS01/311100013 Op-ed: Command Sgt. Maj. Donna Brock is the Army's longest serving female enlisted soldier. A career combat medic, she retired from the service in October as command sergeant major of Army Medical Command. She was also senior enlisted adviser to the Army surgeon general. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 11:37:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS01/311100013 Corps fills key role in Ebola mission http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090018 Marines with a Spain-based task force were some of the first U.S. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:42:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090018 Grunts continue guarding embassies in high-risk locations http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090017 Hundreds of infantry Marines continue quietly deploying to some of the world's diciest cities to bolster security at U.S. Embassies that are vulnerable to violent protests or attacks. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:39:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090017 Eielson chips away at the mystery of a submerged WB-29 bomber http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090016 The mystery of the Lady of the Lake, an abandoned B-29 bomber sitting at the bottom of a pond not far from the flight line here, has been partially solved, but officials are looking for more information on how the bomber mysteriously came to be in the wat Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:36:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090016 Joint High-Speed Vessel turns heads during Bold Alligator http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS04/311090015 The joint high-speed vessel is a sight to behold, but that's not why this newest member of the blue-green team has heads turning. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:31:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS04/311090015 Shipping delays appear to be easing for troops' personal vehicles http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090014 The backlog of troops' privately owned vehicles has almost been cleared, according to an analysis of numbers provided by the contractor responsible for shipping troops' cars on reassignment moves to and from overseas. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:26:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090014 Kabul police chief survives assassination attempt http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090013 Afghan authorities are investigating how a man wearing an explosives-packed vest was able to infiltrate the heavily guarded police headquarters in central Kabul on Sunday and attempt to assassinate the city's chief of police. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:16:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090013 Falcons run wild in 48-21 win over Rebels http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/OFFDUTY04/311090012 Air Force tailback Jacobi Owens knew the return to his hometown on Saturday would be special. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:12:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/OFFDUTY04/311090012 Last 2 U.S. captives in North Korea return home http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090011 The last two Americans being held captive by North Korea have returned home. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:05:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS08/311090011 Army beats UConn 35-21 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/OFFDUTY04/311090010 First-year coach Bob Diaco said all the right things: rebuilding UConn is a process, youth and immaturity were factors, and Huskies fans had a fine showing at Yankee Stadium Saturday. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 09:55:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141109/OFFDUTY04/311090010 Veteran-made holiday gifts for everyone on your list http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/OFFDUTY/311080035 You shouldn't do your holiday shopping from a company because it's owned by a veteran - you should buy because it's a great product that you know will make Santa look good. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 17:14:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/OFFDUTY/311080035 Philippines liberty canceled amid rising tensions http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080034 Sailors on Western Pacific cruises shouldn't plan on liberty stops in the Philippines any time soon. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 17:03:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080034 Report into 2013 parachute death tackles 'VIP culture' http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080033 An investigation into the death of Col. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 14:04:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080033 Hundreds of Marines gather to remember historic battles in Fallujah http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080032 About 500 Marines gathered here Friday from across the country to remember one of the Corps' deadliest battles in Iraq. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 13:46:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080032 Air Force Academy cadets win DARPA contest http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080031 A new fuel-efficient aircraft engine designed in part by Air Force Academy cadets has won an innovation contest sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 11:04:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080031 JHSV turns heads at Bold Alligator http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080030 The joint high-speed vessel is a sight to behold, but that's not why this newest member of the blue-green team has heads turning. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10:41:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080030 Navy jet gets 2nd career in retirement http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080029 Thousands of retired sailors have had second careers as teachers. Now a piece of military hardware is going to get the same chance. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10:11:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080029 A lasting legacy: From charity to world travel to NYC marathon, fiancée honors fallen SSG's memory http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080028 They had simple plans, and grand ones. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 09:53:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080028 3 receive Soldier's Medal for rescue http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080018 Three soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York, received the Soldier's Medal for helping to save a boater on a river earlier this year. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:53:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141108/NEWS/311080018 New Marine Corps commandant joins Twitter http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS/311070046 Less than a month after taking command of the Marine Corps, Gen. Joe Dunford has become the first acting commandant to send a Tweet. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:45:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS/311070046 President Obama authorizes 1,500 more troops for Iraq http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS05/311070052 President Obama on Friday authorized up to 1,500 more U.S. troops to join the training and advise-and-assist mission in Iraq against Islamic militants, the White House announced. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 18:08:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS05/311070052 Two Guard pilots killed in Apache crash in Idaho http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS02/311070053 Two chief warrant officers who were killed when their Apache attack helicopter crashed during a training mission near the airport in Boise, Idaho, were identified on Friday. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 17:45:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS02/311070053 First female C-17 command pilot closes Air Force chapter http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS/311070051 - Lt. Col. Deborah Rieflin learned early that nothing was out of reach, even if the rest of the world said otherwise. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:36:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS/311070051 Spec ops community responds to bin Laden raid revelations http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS/311070050 As television and internet headlines explode with the revealed identity of the Navy SEAL who claims to have shot and killed Osama bin Laden, members of the special operations community are reacting with a mix of disappointment and tempered support, someti Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:07:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS/311070050 Unemployment rate for post-9/11 vets at 7.2 percent http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/JOBS/311070049 The unemployment rate for the newest generation of veterans jumped by 1 full percentage point in October, according to new federal data, but the figure of 7.2 percent is about average for 2014 and actually a marked improvement from last year's overall unemployment rate of 9 percent for that group. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:00:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/JOBS/311070049 Remembering Fallujah 10 years later http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS08/311070048 It has been a decade since Marines fought for their lives - and their brothers-in-arms - in Iraq's bloodiest battles, which would spark a turning point in the eight-year war. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:20:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS08/311070048 Chairman McCain: Industry girds for a 'maverick' Armed Services panel http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS05/311070047 'He's coming for all of us,' said the serious voice on the other end of a late-afternoon call. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:04:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS05/311070047 1-star has confidence in Afghan security after leaving Helmand http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS/311070045 Days after handing over all security duties to local forces, the head of the Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan said he believes that Afghans have good control of their country. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:19:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS/311070045 Justice Department's influence in VA cases up for debate http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS05/311070044 When Congress passed new rules for firing Veterans Affairs executives in July, the goal was to get rid of problem employees faster and without bureaucratic confusion. So far, it's done neither. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:50:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS05/311070044 New education rules for Air Force officers begin Dec. 1 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/EDU/311070007 Lieutenant colonels hoping to make colonel must have a master's degree beginning Dec. 1, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh said in a video released Thursday. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 07:37:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141107/EDU/311070007 Hunter: JSOC led botched ransom attempt for Bergdahl http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS05/311060064 U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, in a Nov. 5 letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has accused Joint Special Operations Command of leading a botched effort to pay a ransom to bring Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:55:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS05/311060064 CENTCOM chief: More troops not the answer in Iraq http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS05/311060059 The four-star commander of war operations in Iraq and Syria said politics is the key to defeating the Islamic militants there - and more U.S. troops will not necessarily help resolve the complex sectarian conflict roiling the two nations. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:28:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS05/311060059 U.S. shoots down 3 missile targets in Hawaii test http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS04/311060068 The U.S. military has shot down three missiles nearly simultaneously during a test off Hawaii. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 21:39:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS04/311060068 Marines attending resident PME to be screened for tattoos http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS07/311060067 The Corps has revised its checklist for Marines attending resident professional military education courses to include scrutiny of tattoos to make sure they're within the service's regulations. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 21:19:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS07/311060067 Report: 600-plus U.S. troops say they were exposed to chemical weapons http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060066 More than 600 U.S. service members told military medical staff that they believe they were exposed to chemical warfare agents in Iraq after the U.S.-led invasion in 2003, The New York Times reported Thursday. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 21:17:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060066 'Little green army men' now in the Toy Hall of Fame http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060065 It's mission accomplished for little green army men. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:33:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060065 Use of word 'Negro' removed from new Army reg http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060063 Less than 24 hours after it came to light, the Army has removed the word 'negro' from its regulation governing the policies and responsibilities of command. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18:25:00 -0400 http://archive.airforcetimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060063