AIR FORCE/FOREIGN POLICY/TRUMP ADMIN: “The Trump administration formally shut the door on the Open Skies treaty Sunday, exiting the agreement while moving to get rid of the U.S. Air Force planes that have been used to carry out the nearly three-decade-old accord. President Trump had served notice in May that the U.S. would withdraw in […]

Read More… from 11/22/2020


2020 ELECTION/2A/AIR FORCE/CONGRESS/ECONOMY/ENDORSEMENT/POLICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/VETS: “Steve Negron (@SteveNegronNH) will be a tireless advocate in Congress for the State of New Hampshire! An Air Force Veteran, he is Strong on the Economy, our Brave Law Enforcement and your Second Amendment. Steve has my Complete and Total Endorsement! #NH02“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 31, 2020 5:08 am […]

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AFRICAN AMERICANS/AIR FORCE/MILITARY: “My decision to appoint @usairforce General Charles Brown as the USA’s first-ever African American military service chief has now been approved by the Senate. A historic day for America! Excited to work even more closely with Gen. Brown, who is a Patriot and Great Leader!“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 9, 2020 7:42 […]

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AIR FORCE/MILITARY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump indicated he could support creating a new branch of the military to oversee all space activities, contradicting Pentagon brass and his own Air Force secretary who have opposed the idea. In remarks at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Tuesday [3-13-18] during a visit to Southern California, Mr. Trump […]

Read More… from 3/17/2018


AIR FORCE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump and Boeing have struck a deal over the development of two new Air Force One planes at a price tag of $3.9 billion, the White House and Boeing said Tuesday [2-27-18], and the President has asked for the planes to be ready by 2021. Trump met with Boeing […]

Read More… from 2/27/2018


AIR FORCE/MILITARY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The U.S. Air Force is considering forming international squadrons of low-cost fighter planes to strike terrorist targets in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, allowing deployment of higher-tech jets to areas requiring their advanced capabilities. A new unit employing relatively inexpensive off-the-shelf aircraft could free up cutting-edge U.S. and allied jet […]

Read More… from 1/19/2018


AIR FORCE/CRIME/GUNS/LEGAL: “Dozens of Air Force service members charged with or convicted of serious crimes were never reported to the federal gun background-check database as required, Air Force officials said on Tuesday [11-28-17]. The revelation came after the Air Force disclosed that it had failed to report the domestic violence conviction of Devin P. Kelley, […]

Read More… from 11/28/2017


2A/AIR FORCE/CRISIS/GUNS: “How a man who was discharged from the US Air Force for assaulting his spouse and child was able to purchase the firearms he used to carry out the deadliest shooting rampage in Texas history is just one of many questions facing investigators as they continue to look for answers on Sunday’s church […]

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9/11/AIR FORCE/ARMY/DEFENSE/NAVY/NEW YORK/PENNSYLVANIA/TERRORISM/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and in furtherance of the objectives of Proclamation 7463 of September 14, 2001 (Declaration of National Emergency by Reason of […]

Read More… from 10/20/2017


AIR FORCE/RACISM: “When someone left racist slurs on the message boards of five black cadet candidates at the Air Force Academy Preparatory School, the academy’s superintendent didn’t even try to suppress his outrage. In a video making the rounds on social media and posted to the Air Force Academy’s Facebook page, Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria […]

Read More… from 9/29/2017


AIR FORCE/HOLIDAY: “HAPPY 70th BIRTHDAY to the @USAirForce! The American people are eternally grateful. Thank you for keeping America PROUD, STRONG and FREE! https://t.co/DYxkh3gj0R” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 15, 2017 06:54pm […]

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AIR FORCE/MILITARY/SPORTS: “Congratulations to the winners of the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, the great Air Force Falcons! Watch:… https://t.co/HyxxFCfaUh” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May 2, 2017 04:08pm […]

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AIR FORCE/FOREIGN POLICY/MILITARY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/UK: “The US Air Force’s newest stealth fighters arrived in the UK over the weekend as part of the Pentagon’s effort to reassure European allies in the face of Russian aggression on the continent. The F-35A jets from Hill Air Force Base in Utah landed at RAF Lakenheath on Saturday for […]

Read More… from 04/17/2017


AIR FORCE/MILITARY/TRUMP PEOPLE/HEATHER WILSON: “The third time seems to be the charm for President Donald Trump’s military service nominees. After Trump’s picks for Army and Navy secretary both withdrew amid problems with their financial vetting, Air Force secretary nominee Heather Wilson is moving forward with her confirmation. The Senate Armed Services Committee has scheduled a […]

Read More… from 3/27/2017