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Loose nut costs Air Force $62.4 million in accident

Aircraft maintenance personnel will cringe as they read this story

An Air Force reconnaissance airplane caught fire in April, endangering the lives of 27 airmen aboard the plane — all because a retaining nut connecting oxygen tubing was not tightened properly, accident investigators have determined. noch 66 Wörter

Articles

Men who stopped train attacker awarded Legion d'Honneur

French President François Hollande awarded France’s highest honor Monday to three Americans and a Briton who tackled a gunman on a train from Amsterdam to Paris. noch 66 Wörter

Heroes

U-2 Dragon Lady

The U-2S is the most capable and reliable high-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platform compared to any system flying today – manned or unmanned. While early models of the U-2 began service in the mid-1950s, production of today’s U-2S fleet was completed in the late 1980s, and is capable of delivering unparalleled performance beyond 2050 as the next generation of an American icon. noch 9 Wörter

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Dr. Joseph Agostinelli ’81 reflects on podiatric education, military career

Now a practicing podiatrist with Orthopaedic Associates, (the largest orthopaedic practice in the Florida Panhandle), Dr. Joseph Agostinelli ’81 wasn’t always working in a civilian practice. noch 508 Wörter

US F-16 Jet Crashes In Germany, Pilot Ejects

A United States Air Force F-16 fighter jet has crashed in southern Germany, with the pilot reportedly ejecting safely. noch 133 Wörter

World

FALLEN HEROES - Master Sgt. Peter A. McKenna Jr., 35

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Master Sgt. Peter A. McKenna Jr., 35, of Bristol, Rhode Island, died Aug. noch 35 Wörter

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