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U.S. Air Force Sends Aid to Town Near Venezuelan Border

Commercial planes had been used for earlier shipments of aid
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Venezuela, U S Air Force, Onetime

US military planes head for Venezuela with aid

HOMESTEAD AIR RESERVE BASE, Florida (AP) — The U.S. Air Force has begun flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro. The first of three C-17 cargo planes took off Saturday from Homestead Air Reserve Base in Florida and […]
Tags: Florida, News, US, Nation, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, U S Air Force, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida AP

Iran Intelligence Expert Discusses Iran's Efforts To Spy On The U.S.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Heather Williams, an Iran intelligence expert at the Rand Corporation, about the former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer charged with spying for Iran.
Tags: News, Iran, Npr, U S Air Force, Rand Corporation, Heather Williams, Mary Louise Kelly

Brownells BRN-601 AR-15 Rifle & LMT M203 37mm “Grenade” Launcher Giveaway ~ VIDEO

PSSST, don't tell ATF but we are giving away a “grenade” launcher to a complete stranger. Who loves you? AmmoLand News that's who!! Brownells BRN-601 Rifle & LMT M203 “Grenade” Launcher Giveaway Manasquan, NJ -( New and existing subscribers to the AmmoLand Shooting Sports daily digest emails will ALL be eligible to win a crazy Brownells BRN-601 Retro Rifle and 37mm “grenade” Launcher package from LMT and AmmoLand News worth $3300.00. The Brownells' BRN-601 AR-15...
Tags: Asia, Guns, ISO, United States, Nato, Don, U S Army, GSA, U S Air Force, ATF, NFA, LMT, Brownells, Featured Articles, Ammoland TV, Firearm News

First female commander of F-16 demo team demoted after two weeks on the job

The U.S. Air Force stripped its first-ever female commander of the F-16 Viper demonstration team of her position two weeks after she was appointed. Col. Derek O'Malley said he removed Capt. Zoe Kotnik from her post as commander and pilot because he had “lost confidence in her ability to lead the team.” The colonel said Capt. Kotnik made “mistakes” but did not specify what they were in a Facebook post on the team's page. “As good people, like Capt. Kotnik make mistakes, I want them to h...
Tags: Facebook, News, Malley, U S Air Force, Capt Zoe Kotnik, Capt Kotnik

Game of Thrones Hacker Worked With US Defector To Hack Air Force Employees of Iran

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: The U.S. Department of Justice unsealed today espionage-related charges against a former U.S. Air Force service member who defected to Iran and helped the country's hackers target her former Air Force colleagues. Besides charges and an arrest warrant issued in the name of the former USAF service member, the DOJ also indicted four Iranian hackers who supposedly carried out the cyber-attacks acting on information provided by Witt. The most notable of...
Tags: Hbo, US, Tech, Iran, Edward Snowden, Middle East, Air Force, Doj, Usaf, US Air Force, Booz Allen Hamilton, Irgc, Dod, Witt, U S Department of Justice, U S Air Force

Former U.S. Air Force officer faces spy charges after defecting to Iran

The U.S. Justice Department said Witt, 39, assembled dossiers on eight U.S. military intelligence agents she had worked with for Iranian hackers, who then used Facebook and e-mail to try to install spyware on their computers. "She decided to turn against the United States and shift her loyalty to Iran," said Jay Tabb, the FBI's executive assistant director for national security. "Her primary motivation appears to be ideological." Washington also charged four Iranian nationals who it said were...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Washington, Iran, Fbi, United States, Witt, U S Justice Department, U S Air Force, Jay Tabb

Ex-US intelligence officer in Iran charged as spy

A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence specialist who defected to Iran has been charged with revealing classified information to representatives of Iran, federal prosecutors say. (Feb. 13)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, US, Iran, Ap, U S Air Force

Wife of top Trump official cheers return of measles

Darla Shine is a former Fox News producer and the wife of Bill Shine, the White House deputy chief of staff of communications. This morning, Darla went on a dangerously ill-informed Twitter rant about the recent measles outbreaks in Washington state and Oregon. Here we go LOL #measlesoutbreak on #CNN #Fake #Hysteria The entire Baby Boom population alive today had the #Measles as kidsBring back our #ChildhoodDiseases they keep you healthy & fight cancer — Darla Shine (@DarlaShine) February ...
Tags: Health, Twitter, Post, News, Washington, Oregon, White House, Cancer, MMR, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Bill Shine, U S Air Force, Picks, Darla

U.S. says ex-intel official defected to Iran, revealed secrets

By ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON — A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence specialist who defected to Iran has been charged with revealing classified information to the Tehran government, including the code name and secret mission of a Pentagon program. The Justice Department said Wednesday that Monica Elfriede Witt, 39, defected in 2013 after attending a conference in Iran aimed at “condemning American moral standards.” She is currently at-large, along with four Iranian hackers who, prosecutors sa...
Tags: News, Snowden, Washington, Nsa, Uncategorized, Sport, World news, Iran, Fbi, Soccer, Edward Snowden, Pentagon, Air Force, Tehran, Defense Department, Justice Department

Feds Say Ex-Air Force Officer Helped Iranians Catfish American Spies on Facebook

Monica Elfriede Witt, a former counterintelligence officer with the U.S. Air Force, has been charged with giving the Iranian government classified information in an indictment unsealed today. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) says that information provided by Witt aided Iranian hackers in a phishing campaign…Read more...
Tags: Security, Facebook, Science, Privacy, Iran, Department Of Justice, Spies, Phishing, New Cold War, Witt, U S Air Force, U S Department of Justice DOJ, Monica Elfriede Witt, Monica Witt, Cyberintelligence

US says ex-intel official defected to Iran, revealed secrets

A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence specialist who defected to Iran has been charged with revealing classified information to the Tehran government, including the code name and secret mission of a Pentagon program.
Tags: US, Iran, Pentagon, Tehran, U S Air Force

Ex-US intelligence officer charged in Iran espionage case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence specialist who defected to Iran has been charged with revealing classified information as well as research about her former colleagues to representatives of the Tehran government, prosecutors said Wednesday. A Justice Department indictment charges Monica Elfriede Witt, who defected in 2013 and is currently at-large, along […]
Tags: News, Washington, US, Iran, Ap, Nation, Tehran, Justice Department, U S Air Force, Monica Elfriede Witt

Elon Musk's SpaceX to have launches reviewed by Pentagon

The Pentagon will review rocket launches by Elon Musk's SpaceX, it has said. The certification that allows the company to send launch vehicles into space will be reviewed to check that the US Air Force complied with the requisite guidelines, investigators said in a memo. “Our objective is to determine whether the U.S. Air Force complied with the Launch Services New Entrant Certification Guide when certifying the launch system design for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle-class SpaceX Falcon...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Pentagon, US Air Force, Falcon Heavy, Us Department Of Defense, SpaceX Falcon, U S Air Force, Launch Services New Entrant Certification Guide

Techstars and Starburst Announce Space-Focused Accelerator Program With U.S. Government And Corporate Consortium

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin, Maxar Technologies, SAIC, and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Unite to Disrupt Space Industry LOS ANGELES and BOULDER, Colo.– Techstars and Starburst announced today their joint effort to help entrepreneurs succeed in aerospace. The Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator, a new Los Angeles-based program, will focus on the next generation of space technology companies and related frontier technologies. Matt Kozlov will be the ...
Tags: Startups, Space, California, Singapore, Los Angeles, Startup, Nasa, Announcements, TechStars, Accelerators, Office Hours, Matt, U S Air Force, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Kozlov, Starburst

Techstars and Starburst Aerospace are launching a space industry accelerator in Los Angeles

With the help of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, the U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin, Maxar Technologies, SAIC and the Israel Aerospace Industries company, Techstars and Starburst Aerospace are launching an accelerator focused on the space industry in Los Angeles. Already a major hub for the space and aerospace startup industry, with companies like SpaceX, Relativity Space, Virgin Orbit, Rocket Lab, Phase Four, and others calling Los Angeles home, the new accelerator will provide another ...
Tags: TC, Accelerator, Spacex, La, Los Angeles, Tech, Nasa, Companies, David Cohen, Lockheed Martin, Spaceflight, Aerospace, TechStars, Mentorships, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, SAIC

Pentagon to review certification of Elon Musk's SpaceX launch vehicles

The Pentagon will evaluate the certification for Elon Musk's SpaceX launch vehicles to determine whether the U.S. Air Force complied with certain guidelines, according to a memo on Monday. "Our objective is to determine whether the U.S. Air Force complied with the Launch Services New Entrant Certification Guide when certifying the launch system design for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle-class SpaceX Falcon ...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Pentagon, Falcon Heavy, U S Department of Defense, SpaceX Falcon, U S Air Force, Michael Roark, Launch Services New Entrant Certification Guide

Project Blue Book Renewed for Season Two

Project Blue Book renewed for season two HISTORY has officially renewed Academy Award winner Robert Zemeckis’s hit historical drama series Project Blue Book for a 10-episode second season. The series had its debut earlier this year on January 8 with an average of 3.4 million viewers per episode. Project Blue Book is based on the real-life, top-secret investigations of the United States Air Force regarding Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) and other phenomena during the 1950s and 1960s. ...
Tags: TV, Movies, History, United States, TV News, Anne Hathaway, Air Force, Robert Zemeckis, U S Air Force, United States Air Force, Jack Levine, Eli Lehrer, J Allen Hynek, Compari Entertainment, Robert John Burke, Project-blue-book

Hulu’s Catch-22 Teaser Brings the Acclaimed Novel to Life

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Hulu’s Catch-22 teaser brings the acclaimed novel to life Hulu has released the official Catch-22 teaser for their upcoming series based on the acclaimed novel by Joseph Heller. Check out the teaser now below and don’t miss the premiere this May! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAlo...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, Streaming, George Clooney, Joseph Heller, Mike Nichols, Hulu, U S Air Force, Richard Brown, David Michod, Kyle Chandler, ComingSoon, TV Premiere Dates, Steve Golin, Ellen Kuras

Sustaining Balance

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, Jr. is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center commander at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The organization is the single center responsible for total life cycle management covering all aircraft, engines, munitions and electronic systems. jQuery(document).ready(function($){ // If multiple elements are selected, it will use the first element. var player = new Vimeo.Player($('#a...
Tags: Boston, Military, Delta, Air Force, Einstein, Amara, U S Air Force, McMurray, Kessel, James Richardson, Kessel Run, McMurry, CBM, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, United States Department of Defense

If You Kill A Nurse, You Get A Hearse

Opinion Kenneth Freeman, Carlie Beaudin USA – -( Did you know the State of Wisconsin was the first state in the Union to outlaw capital punishment? In fact, before outlawing the death penalty prior to the Civil War only one person was ever executed in Wisconsin. Even after Jeffrey Dahmer the so called “Milwaukee Monster” tortured, killed and ate his prey of young boys, Wisconsin still did not change their statute. When you watch those police dramas on TV and in movies, and the...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Milwaukee, US, Wisconsin, North America, Air Force, US Air Force, NICK, Freeman, U S Air Force, Beaudin, Milwaukee County, BSN, Jeffrey Dahmer, Gun Rights News

"Viewers cannot determine the intention of an artist’s work. Art also exposes society’s blind spots. Blackface is only a glimpse of a larger issue."

"The larger issue is the lack of representation of marginalized people and their voices in Phoenix.... At the downtown Phoenix restaurant, my concern that the photograph of men in blackface was a threat to me and my face and voice were ignored. A business’ photograph of men with blackened faces culturally says to me, 'Whites Only.' It says people like me are not welcome. The operators of that downtown restaurant can choose to take the photograph down, leave it up or create a title card with an i...
Tags: Photography, Law, Wikipedia, Restaurants, Poverty, Mining, Morality, Phoenix, Thomas, Blackface, U S Air Force, Rashaad Thomas, Race Consciousness, Ann Althouse, Misreadings, Art And Politics

Air Force Veteran Who Had No Family Honored By Thousands of Strangers at His Funeral

72-year-old Joseph Walker, a United States Air Force veteran, died alone, but thousands of strangers made sure that he wasn’t laid to rest alone.KCENTV reports that thousands showed up at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery on Monday (Jan. 28) to attend the burial service for an unaccompanied U.S. Air Force Veteran.Plans for Joseph Walker’s burial were announced via the Texas General Land Office’s Facebook page on January 24th, and the post was shared hundreds of times.“We have the distinc...
Tags: Videos, Facebook, Texas, News, Funerals, Cnn, Austin, Military, Jazz, Air Force, Good News, US Air Force, Joseph Walker, Joseph, Jake Tapper, Austin Texas

U.S. Air Force Finally Receives First Replacements for Its 60-Year-Old Stratotankers

The KC-46 is three years behind schedule and cost Boeing billions in overruns.
Tags: Science, Boeing, U S Air Force

T-6A Texan II

For nearly two decades the T-6A Texan II has been the gateway for hopeful students to enter into the realm of becoming Air Force pilots. The Texan II is a two-seat, single-engine aircraft capable of aerobatic maneuvers and has a zero altitude/zero airspeed ejection seat for student safety. jQuery(document).ready(function($){ // If multiple elements are selected, it will use the first element. var player = new Vimeo...
Tags: Hollywood, Texas, Navy, Military, Air Force, U S Air Force, David Richards, Randolph, Jeffrey Allen, Air Force Navy, JPATS, Moody AFB, Photo U S Air Force, Sheppard AFB Texas, Joint Primary Pilot Training, Air Education and Training Command Air Force

Oh great, Russian fighter pilots are going to start flying with scary AI wingmen

Well, it seems Russian military officials don't want to just stop with that fearsome new hypersonic intercontinental ballistic missile that was tested last month, which we told you about and which Russia claims there's no defense against. It would appear the country's military forces have also been testing the feasibility of having AI-powered wingmen fly alongside Russian fighter pilots, executing commands issued by the human pilot an inaugurating a scary new chapter in aerial milita...
Tags: Science, Russia, Hunter, U S Air Force, Air Force Research Lab

US, Canadian fighter planes scramble to escort Russian jets

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado (AP) — Military authorities say U.S. Air Force and Canadian fighter jets were scrambled to escort two Russian bombers that were traveling near the North American coastline. The North American Aerospace Defense Command says two F-22 and two CF-18 fighter jets identified two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers that were […]
Tags: News, US, Nation, Northwest, U S Air Force, North American Aerospace Defense Command, PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE Colorado AP

Contributor Spotlight: Hang Out with Kristen, Robin, and Tasha!

Confession: I have a love/hate relationship with these Contributor Spotlight posts. I adore getting to know the women behind the words of (in)courage — the deep, the unexpected, the mundane — I love it all! Even though I have the privilege of serving as Community Manager and knowing our amazing team of writers, I still learn something new about each friend every month! Now, hate is a strong word I don’t like using, but these monthly get-to-know-ya’s stir up a certain level of frustration and dis...
Tags: Facebook, Colorado, Germany, Inspiration, Atlanta, Georgia, Indianapolis, Netflix, Atlantic, Tennessee, Jesus, Tigers, Oklahoma, Denver, Chattanooga, Kristen

Rally to support the “Green New Deal” happening in Richmond, VA today

Lloyd Clayton, a champion of southern forests, has died Lloyd Clayton, environmental activist, champion of southern forests, and hero to many working in the environmental movement, has died. In 1996, forest protection activists gathered in Bankhead National Forest in Alabama to discuss the destruction of southern forests. At that time, chip mills were appearing across the south and consuming forests at an alarming rate. Activists knew something had to be done—and quickly. It was at that meetin...
Tags: Politics, Obama, Virginia, Environment, Climate, Alabama, Sport, People, Cycling, Noaa, North Carolina, Richmond, Lloyd, U S Air Force, Clayton, Richmond VA