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Nuclear Bomb Nearly Detonated After Falling on North Carolina - Declassified Report
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Air Force, Arms, Army, Blast, History, Military, Nuclear, Planes, Security, USA )

Ray
- 108 days ago - rt.com
In a scenario that could've been extremely devastating, the United States narrowly averted a nuclear disaster in 1961 when an atomic bomb nearly detonated after falling out of a B-52 bomber that broke up in the sky.
US to Spend $317 Million on British Intel Hub Upgrade - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Air Force, CIA, Intelligence, Law, UK, USA )

Ray
- 132 days ago - rt.com
Washington is to upgrade RAF Croughton, one of its UK bases allegedly involved in mass surveillance and drone strikes, to make it the largest intel hub outside mainland US and a center for its operations in Africa, The Independent on Sunday reports.
Military Turns Down 80 Percent of Applicants as Armed Forces Shrink
Offbeat  (tags: Air Force, Army, Education, Global economy, Military, Navy, USA )

Ray
- 136 days ago - rt.com
Gone are the post-9/11 recruiting days where the US military would take just about anyone who walked through its doors, issuing waivers for misconduct and health issues. Now 80 percent of applicants are turned away.
US Starts Countrywide Nuclear Drill After Similar War Games in Russia
Offbeat  (tags: Air Force, Army, Military, Missile defense, NATO, Nuclear, USA )

Ray
- 139 days ago - rt.com
The US Strategic Command, the agency responsible for country's nuclear arsenal, will hold large-scale war games this week that will include 10 B-52 Stratofortresses and up to six B-2 Spirit bombers, along with other military and government agencies.
Britain, France Deploy 8 Fighter Jets to Lithuania and Poland
Offbeat  (tags: Air Force, Conflict, EU, France, Military, NATO, Planes, Russia, UK, Ukraine )

Ray
- 153 days ago - rt.com
UK and France deployed eight fighter jets to Lithuania and Poland to strengthen NATO air defense over the Baltic regions amid rising tensions in Ukraine, according to officials.
Brazil to Record UFO Sightings
Offbeat  (tags: ufo, Brazil, government, Air Force )

Dawn
- 1508 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Brazil has ordered its air force to document any UFO sightings and make the data available to researchers and the public. A spokesman says the air force has UFO archives dating back decades, but there had been no official order on what to do...
The 'Boneyard': £22bn 'Military Cemetery' Pictured in Stunning Google Earth Photos
Offbeat  (tags: Air Force, boneyard, billions dollars worth, interesting )

Lone
- 1679 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The 2,600 acre facility, officially known Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, is home to thousands of outdated aeroplanes and helicopters mothballed by the United States Air Force and other allied forces.
Earth Religions Get Worship Area at AF Academy
Offbeat  (tags: religions, Air Force, off-beat, society, culture )

Lady
- 1699 days ago - a.abcnews.com
The Air Force Academy has set aside an outdoor worship area for Pagans, Wiccans, Druids and other Earth-centered believers, school officials said Monday.A double circle of stones atop a hill on the campus near Colorado Springs has been designated
36 Years Later, a Son and Brother Is Home at Last
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, military, missing, vietnam, air force )

Laurie Ca
- 2312 days ago - fredericknewspost.com
ARLINGTON, Va. -- On the day of his son's burial at Arlington National Cemetery, James Caniford found comfort in the person he has leaned on for more than 60 years.
TWO German Air Force Sergeants Are Facing Courts Martial After Drawing Their Own Blood to Make Traditional Sausage.
Offbeat  (tags: GROSS, food, blood, sausage, Air Force, german, germany, recipes, food, unusual, odd, off-beat, interesting, funny, bizarre, news )

Peppermin
- 2401 days ago - news.scotsman.com
The two men, based at a fighter squadron base near Munich, were photographed siphoning off their blood to mix with onions, bacon, spices and breadcrumbs according to the recipe of a grandmother of one of them.
Airman Dies in Collision During Training
Offbeat  (tags: jet, crash, airman, air force )

Sc
- 2412 days ago - news.yahoo.com
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - An Air Force fighter pilot died Wednesday after his jet and another likely collided during a training exercise and crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. The other pilot was rescued and is expected to survive.
   

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