Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker

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Name: Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Where are all the Concord Republicans?

Do we suffer from voter apathy in Concord (Monitor editorial, Sept. 15)? If so, the reason could be one-party rule.Concord has 16 elected representatives to the State House. All are Democrats. Only eight have contested elections this fall. Many serve ... [Published Concord Monitor - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Haworth graduate promoted to colonel

GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE — Airmen and family members filled a room to witness a long-standing tradition as one of Grissom's own was pinned with an eagle.Col. Douglas Gullion, 434 Operations Support Squadron commander, was recently promoted to the rank ... [Published Kokomo Tribune - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lone Star Falcons Exercise in Chile10/15/2014

​A half dozen Texas Air National Guard F-16Cs flew to Chile for international exercise Salitre alongside air forces from four South American countries at Cerro Moreno AB, Chile. "This exercise provides an opportunity to strengthen our military-to-military ... [Published Air Force Association - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Heet Falls to ISIS as Iraqi Army Withdraws

U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornet jets leave to support military operations against ISIL after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq, October 4, 2014 in this picture released by the US Air Force (10/6). REUTERS/USAF/Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel/handout ... [Published Tempo.co - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

Fairchild crews support mission against ISIL

By Scott King, 92nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs / Published October 01, 2014FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. (AFNS) -- Fairchild aircrews are actively participating in support of the mission against Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant known as ... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Multimedia: KC-135 refuels F-22 - News

19 minutes ago By Erik Slavin[1] Stars and Stripes Published: September 30, 2014 ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam — The F-22 Raptor may be the most technologically sophisticated fighter plane ever to serve in combat. But when it gets thirsty, it relies on ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Women Fighting the Islamic State

The history of women serving in armed conflicts probably goes back hundreds of years — if not longer. In the United States, during the American Revolution , women served on the battlefield as nurses, water bearers, laundresses and saboteurs. ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

US-led strikes hit IS group oil sites for 2nd day

In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 photo released by the U.S. Air Force, a formation of U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornets leaves after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over northern Iraq as part of U.S. led coalition airstrikes on the Islamic State ... [Published Burleson Star - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

F-18 Fighter Jets Refueled, U.S. Launches Air Strikes in Syria

The Pentagon on Thursday (September 25) released video of a KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refueling aircraft as it refueled F-18 fighter jets prior to strike operations in Syria. The video was shot on T$NEWLINE$BEGINSCRIPT src=\"http://host.coxmediagroup.com/cop/digital/sites/common/js/chartbeat_topwidget.js\" ... [Published Journal-News - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Another round of U.S., coalition airstrikes hits Syria

By Doug Stanglin and Ray LockerUSA TodayFiled Under A formation of U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornets leaves after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker on Sept. 23 over northern Iraq. (Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel / U.S. Air Forces Central) ... [Published Air Force Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 4 reports

Operational video of overnight operations against ISIL in Syria now available

TAMPA, Fla. – Videos of airstrikes against ISIL facilities, Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles launches, aircraft carrier operations, and aerial refueling operations supporting today’s strikes against ISIL in Syria are now available.• U.S. airstrike against ... [Published DVIDS - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

French jets strike ISIS targets in Mosul, Iraq

French Rafale jet fighters struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time yesterday, (Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 09:40 ET) expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against ISIS. The French Rafales hit “a logistics depot of the terrorists” ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 21 2014]

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"I am so humbled and honored to be able to preside over your pin-on ceremony; you just can't imagine," said Schwartz. "This great warrior's career start during Operation Desert Shield and since then has been involved in every operation and every campaign that our country has been in in a KC-135."
"The mission fulfilled by NORAD in the defence of North America requires a tremendous amount of coordination and cooperation between Canada and the United States. It is a great pleasure for me, as the commander of the Canadian region, to host such a significant flying exercise where our personnel will be able to demonstrate their operational excellence during exercise VIGILANT SHIELD. "
...Raul Rosario, deployed detachment commander from the 149th Fighter Wing, Texas Air National Guard. "Whether this eventuality is during a natural disaster or something else we need to practice together so we can work well together when needed."
"Our military leaders argued that instead of leaving those forces exposed to attacks by ISIS, they would be best used to shore up the defense of Asad airbase" he said. "Heet is now 100 percent under ISIL control."

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: GRISSOM AIR INSTALLAT... [Published Kokomo Perspective - 17 hours ago]
Where are all the Concord Republicans? [Published Concord Monitor - Oct 18 2014]
Militarily, Germany Should Stay Out of the War ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 17 2014]
Haworth graduate promoted to colonel [Published Kokomo Tribune - Oct 16 2014]
The B-52 Played A Crucial Role In The NATO Air ... [Published Business Insider - Oct 16 2014]
Annual NORAD Exercise Commences in Labrador [Published 4 Traders - Oct 16 2014]
Operation Allied Force: B-52 Stratofortress bom... [Published The Aviationist - Oct 16 2014]
POWER ELECTRONICS: Air Force orders ground powe... [Published Military Aerospace Electronics - Oct 16 2014]
Texas Air Guard represents US in Chile's Salitr... [Published DVIDS - Oct 14 2014]
Lone Star Falcons Exercise in Chile10/15/2014 [Published Air Force Association - Oct 14 2014]
Heet Falls to ISIS as Iraqi Army Withdraws [Published Tempo.co - Oct 14 2014]
Islamic State proves flexible, as its tactics e... [Published Reuters - Oct 14 2014]
Race against time: More people, money needed to... [Published Air Force Times - Oct 13 2014]
Did Censoring A 9/11 Report Pave The Way For ISIS? [Published Groong - Oct 13 2014]
Airmen make up for lost training time at Red Fl... [Published Military Times - Oct 12 2014]
BOEING : MILITARY $50 Million Federal Contract ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 12 2014]
Battle to save Baghdad from IS [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Oct 12 2014]
Royal Australian Air Force takes fight to Islam... [Published Canberra Times - Oct 10 2014]
Wingmen serve terminally ill ‘Pilots for a Day’ [Published DCMilitary Andrews Gazette News - Oct 10 2014]
…And a New Radar Would Be Nice [Published Air Force Association - Oct 09 2014]
Former Loring airman recalls daring rescue over... [Published Bangor Daily News - Oct 09 2014]
Qatar's foreign policy: Let's be friends [Published Stars and Stripes - Oct 09 2014]
Hill AFB absorbing Kansas National Guard muniti... [Published Stars and Stripes - Oct 09 2014]
Small Initiatives, Big Savings10/9/2014 [Published Air Force Association - Oct 08 2014]
Hill absorbing a Kansas National Guard munition... [Published Standard Examiner - Oct 08 2014]
Airmen hone skills during SERE water survival t... [Published DVIDS - Oct 08 2014]
Boeing : Federal Contracts Awarded to Companies... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 08 2014]
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Isle aircraft back home after Iraq duty [Published Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Oct 08 2014]
French Air Force celebrates 50th Anniversary of... [Published The Aviationist - Oct 08 2014]
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Operation Allied Force: B-52 Stratofortress bom... [Published The Aviationist - Oct 16 2014]
The little but decisive role played by B-52s during Kosovo crisis. The iconic U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress strategic bomber, symbol of the U.S. nuclear deterrence, has taken part in all the wars fought by Washington in the last 50 years (Syria, ...
French Air Force celebrates 50th Anniversary of... [Published The Aviationist - Oct 08 2014]
Armée de l’air celebrated the 50th anniversary of the FAS (forces aériennes stratégiques) with three special colored planes. On Oct. 3, with a ceremony held at Istres airbase, the French Air Force celebrated 50 years of French deterrence by the Forces ...
In photos: B-1B bomber refueled on its way to S... [Published The Aviationist - Oct 07 2014]
A B-1B Lancer was refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker enroute to its targets in Syria. On Sept. 27, a U.S. Air Force B-1B “Lancer” from 7 Bomb Wing, deployed at Al Udeid, Qatar, was part of a large coalition strike package that was engaging ISIS targets ...
[Photo] Rafale jets refuel over Baghdad during ... [Published The Aviationist - Oct 04 2014]
This photo proves air-to-air refueling of armed planes involved in the air strikes in Syria and Iraq may also take place over large cities. On the night of Oct. 2, the French Air Force Rafale multirole jets deployed to Al Dhafra, UAE, conducted an ...
In-Air Refueling of an U.S. Air Force B-1B Lanc... [Published 3rdID8487 - YouTube Channel - Oct 03 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cG-PuPND-wc&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;In-Air Refueling of an U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer Supporting Operations in Syria A U.S. Air Force KC-135 ...
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F-18 fighter jets refueled, U.S. launches air s... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 26 2014]
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