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Faces on The Hill

In one wing, there are 435. On the other, there are 100. Luckily, this isn’t referring to a severe weight imbalance detrimental to an aircraft’s flight. These are the number of appointed individuals responsible for making the nation’s laws on Capitol Hill and the people who some Air Force legislative liaisons and fellows engage with to ensure continued legislative support for national security. The legislative liaison and fellowship programs are designed to provide servicemembers opportunities t...
Tags: Congress, Washington, Senate, Military, Nebraska, Capitol Hill, Air Force, Hill, U S Air Force, United States Air Force, Senate Armed Services Committee, Basham, Heather Wilson, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Deb Fischer, Africa Command


AirVenture Surprises & Snowbird Respect

As it seemed last year, the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels low-level fly-by at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this year seemed to catch many people by surprise. I don’t mean to shatter your illusions, but nothing at AirVenture happens as a surprise, especially when it involves airplanes. Every flight is carefully planned and coordinated with the AirVenture Air Boss and ATC. And every morning at Press Headquarters, the legendary EAA communication director, Dick Knapinski, spoils the day’s surprises in detail. ...
Tags: General, Education, Airports, America, Military, Aviation, Dick, Blue Angels, U S Navy, ATC, EAA, Oshkosh, McNaughton, Thunderbirds, Tutor, Canadian snowbirds



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