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Operation Mincemeat - One of WWII's Forgotten Stories

  • 11/08/2016 - 12:10

    Operation Mincemeat
    World War II saw the rapid development of all aspects of war. From Germany's opening Blitzkrieg to the importance of air power, to the use of submarines to disrupt supply lines, both sides used just about every trick in the book to dominate the battlefield.

    But that's not the all they did - espionage took giant steps forward during this conflict, from the fake Army at D-Day to Operation Mincemeat.

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Hornet Ball 2016 Video Is Out...And It Is Awesome!

  • 11/07/2016 - 09:52

    Rhino Ball 2016 video

    The 2016 Hornet Ball video is out, and this year it pays special tribute to the F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, also known as "Rhinos".
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A-10 To Be Kept "Indefinitely"

  • 10/28/2016 - 12:13

    A-10 on a gun run

    Some good news from our sister site, Air-force.com! After years of trying to get rid of it, it looks like the Air Force finally has to face the truth - the A-10 is just too good at its job to get rid of!
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National Guard Soldiers Forced to Repay Bonuses

  • 10/25/2016 - 09:33

    National Guard soldiers must repay bonus payments

    The Facebook posts and images you've seen are true. Thousands of National Guard soldiers, from all states, were over-payed reenlistment bonuses during the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and many of them are being asked to return the money.

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Video: Auto-GCAS Saves Pilot, F-16

  • 09/16/2016 - 07:50
    Auto-GCAS, or Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System, is a pretty impressive bit of technology, and this dramatic video of an F-16 jet saving the life of its pilot is a great example of it in action.

    First, the video:

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