Thursday , 17 October 2019

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Wednesday Warfighter: First Female Thunderbird In Flight

A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Lt. Col. Nicole Malachowski has flown the F-15E as a member of five different fighter squadrons since 1999.  Here, she shares her experience as the first female Thunderbird pilot, serving as a White House Fellow and being the commander of the largest fighter training unit in the Air Force. [youtube BmYYmaxZNNg nolink] Video sourced from …

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Rhode Island Guardsman Sacrifices Life for Afghan Child

By Kris Gonzalez, correspondent for www.army.mil A Rhode Island National Guard soldier gave his life  to save an Afghan child. Sgt. Dennis Weichel Jr. died from injuries sustained when he was struck by an armored fighting vehicle after moving an Afghan boy to safety. “Sadly, today we realized the death of a Rhode Island National Guard soldier in a combat zone, and …

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