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Evacuations · Washington

Military clears crew of Air Force jet that took off as people fell to their deaths in Kabul

57% Center coverage: 40 sources
The U.S. Air Force has concluded that air crew members acted appropriately and were not at fault for some tragic deaths during the chaotic evacuation from Afghanistan last year, when desperate Afghans clung to a military plane as it was taking off and fell to their deaths or were caught in the wheels.See the Story
US & Canada · Dayton

Judge blocks Air Force discipline over vaccine objections

67% Center coverage: 18 sources
The officers, mostly from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, filed a lawsuit in February. The plaintiffs accuse the Air Force of using a double standard when it comes to approving exemption requests. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin last year made vaccinations mandatory for service members.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Trump improperly punished brother of impeachment witness, military watchdog finds

62% Center coverage: 13 sources
Army Lt. Col. Yevgeny Vindman was ousted from his role as ethics counsel to the National Security Council. His twin brother was escorted out of the White House for raising concerns about Trump's phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The report did not recommend any punishment for military or Trump administration officials.See the Story
US & Canada

Vermont F-35s to fly Europe air policing missions

60% Center coverage: 5 sources
More than 200 Vermont air guard personnel, their equipment and eight F-35s are now in Europe. The pilots will fly what are called enhanced air policing missions along NATO's eastern flank to monitor the area for intrusions by Russian aircraft. The deployment marks the first time the Vermont Air National Guard has deployed overseas with the Air Force's newest airplane.See the Story
US & Canada · Fairchild Air Force Base

2 Air Force staff sergeants charged with stealing ammunition

60% Center coverage: 5 sources
Two Fairchild Air Force Base staff sergeants face charges of stealing thousands of rounds of ammunition. John I. Sanger and Eric Eagleton were named in a criminal complaint unsealed in federal court. The complaint accused both men of taking the ammunition for personal use at a shooting range.See the Story
US & Canada

Ex-US Air Force sergeant pleads guilty in deputy killing

67% Center coverage: 6 sources
Steven Carrillo, 33, pleads guilty to killing Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller. Carrillo is scheduled to be sentenced on Aug. 26 and faces life in prison without the possibility of parole. Earlier this month, Carrillo was sentenced to 41 years in prison for killing David Patrick Underwood.See the Story

Air Force ROTC cadet dies, 2 others injured in training accident

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
Mackenzie Wilson, 19, a cadet at Oregon State University, died of injuries sustained in an accident on Friday. Two cadets were treated for injuries at the hospital in Boise and later released. The fatal accident is being investigated by the Idaho State Police and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.See the Story
Aircraft · Eielson Air Force Base

Arrival of final 2 F-35s completes complement at Alaska base

80% Center coverage: 5 sources
The final two F-35A Joint Strike Fighter jets have arrived at Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks, Alaska. The base was selected in 2016 to host the jets, spawning a base expansion that cost more than a half billion dollars. The Air Force says the fifth generation F- 35 represents a "quantum leap" in air combat capability.See the Story

Air Guard troops doing space missions face identity crisis

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
About 1,000 Air National Guard troops who are assigned to space missions are mired in an identity crisis. They are torn between the Air Force, where they have historically been assigned, and the military's shiny new Space Force. State and federal leaders wrangle over whether to create a Space National Guard. For federal authorities, the issue is mainly about the money.See the Story
US & Canada · Biloxi

Air Force punishes Hurricane Hunters for stop to get motorcycle

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
Mississippi Gulf Coast-based Hurricane Hunters made unauthorized stop in Martha's Vineyard. Crew stopped to load a vintage motorcycle, a 1970 BMW R75/5, onto their plane. The motorcycle belonged to a crew member. Crew faces administrative and aircrew qualification-related discipline.See the Story
Air Force

New helmet for most Air Force pilots is on the way

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The Air Force is nearing production of a new helmet for fixed-wing aircraft pilots. It's the first time since the 1980s that the service will overhaul the pilot headgear used by most of its pilots. California-based LIFT Airborne earned the OK to move forward with its design in April.See the Story

Head of NATO pilot training in Texas under fire for showcasing Nazi ace’s portrait

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
German Air Force Col. Stefan Kleinheyer is in charge of training NATO combat pilots in the U.S. He has on display a print of a Messerschmitt 262 fighter jet above a bust of Wolfgang Schenck, a World War II pilot. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation, a New Mexico-based nonprofit, is calling for the artwork to be taken down and for a formal investigation.See the Story

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