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    Rescue of Alfa Foxtrot 586

    Andrew Jampoler talked about his book Adak: The Rescue of Alfa Foxtrot 586, in which he chronicles the crash of a crew on a mission flying over Russia in 1978. In October of 1978 a P-3C…

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    Asia-Pacific Air Force Strategy

    Pacific Air Force Commander General Hawk Carlisle talked about U.S. strategy in the Asia-Pacific region. Following his speech, he answered questions from Michael Green from the Center…

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    Future of the Air Force

    General Mark Welsh talked about the future of the Air Force and international security concerns. Much of his speech was focused on large the impact of military budget cuts and the…

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    Air Force Nuclear Corps Investigation

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) Commander Lieutenant General Stephen Wilson provided results of an investigation into allegations of…

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    Air Force Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh testified about the fiscal year 2015 budget request of $109.3 billion, which included cutting over…

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    Book Discussion on Hap Arnold

    Military historian Bill Yenne talked about his book, Hap Arnold: The General Who Invented the U.S. Air Force, in which he recounts the career of General Henry Harley “Hap”…

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    Air Force Test Materials

    Defense Department officials briefed reporters on their investigation of allegations that 20 percent of the Air Force’s Force’s nuclear weapons corps were cheating, or knew of…

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    State of the Air Force

    Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James talked about the state of the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force branch had experienced a number of problems in 2013, including senior commanders…

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    Missile Launch Certification Cheating Investigation

    General Mark Welsh and Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James spoke about the investigation of an alleged cheating scandal involving more than 30 U.S. airmen who were accused of cheating…

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    Doolittle Raiders

    Jeff Underwood, historian at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, talked about the Doolittle Raiders. The Doolittle Raid, also known as the Tokyo Raid, took place…

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    National Musuem of the United States Air Force Collections

    Doug Lantry talked about some of the interesting items in the museum’s collections. Items included a “Fat Man” atomic bomb, like the one dropped over Nagasaki, Japan…

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    State of the Air Force Briefing

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning and Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh briefed reporters on force reduction plans for 25,000 airmen during the next five years.

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    Thomas Stevens Interview

    Former Staff Sergeant Thomas Stevens talked about his experience in the Air Force during the Korean War. He spoke about his basic training and what it was like being the “eyes…

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    Air Force Quadrennial Defense Review

    Major General Steven Kwast talked about the value and purpose of the mandated review of military organization, planning, and modernization. He responded to questions from the audience.

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    Air Mobility Command Museum

    Mike Leister toured the Air Mobility Command Museum and showed some of the aircraft once used in the airlift and air refueling mission of the U.S. Air Force. Exhibits included a…

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    Air Force Operations

    Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh held a news conference on the state of the Air Force. Secretary Donley said the effects of…

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    Air Force Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

    Air Force officials testified on their branch’s fiscal year 2014 budget request.

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    Sexual Misconduct Allegations at Lackland Air Force Base

    Witnesses testified on allegations of sexual misconduct by basic training instructors at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. General Mark Welsh, Air Force chief of staff,…

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    State of the Air Force

    Michael Donley and Mark Welsh held a press briefing on the state of the Air Force. Secretary Donley said the Air Force was preparing for sequestration defense spending cuts that would…

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    Air Force Sexual Misconduct Report

    Air Education and Training Command Commander General Edward Rice, Jr., and Air Force Chief of Safety Major General Margaret Woodward briefed the media on a report released that day of the…

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