Senior Airman Emily Harris, member of the Maxwell Air Force Base Honor Guard prepares to perform a memorial ceremony held Aug. 22, 2012 at the Alabama National Cemetary in Montevallo Ala. Although Mr. was U.S. Naval veteran, Honor Guard Airmen participate in joint service funerals around the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Michael Voss)
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Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts honors military with open house. ACSC student Maj. David Simms, with sons Brad and Alex and daughter Kate take part in the ‘Race to Abstraction’ display in the Artworks area. The area was filled with activities and special exhibits designed to interest youth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Chris Baldwin)
Mixed messages on drone strikes U.S. justifications for targeted killings are neither coherent nor sustainable BY MAJ. CHARLES G. KELS Over the past two years, prominent officials in the Obama administration — most of them high-ranking lawyers — have offered public defenses and rationales for the so-called “targeted killing” program carried out predominantly with unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones.
How many matter particles exist in nature? Particle physicists have been dealing with this question for a long time. The 12 matter particles contained in the standard model of particle physics? Or are there further particles .
July 9, 2012 AP: ARLINGTON, Va. -- It was Christmas Eve 1965 when the Air Force plane nicknamed "Spooky" took off from Vietnam for a combat mission. The crew sent out a "mayday" signal while flying over Laos, and after that, all contact was lost. Two days of searches turned up nothing. For years, that was all the families knew about what happened to the six servicemen aboard the plane. Now, nearly 50 years after the AC-47D went down, a measure of finality comes Monday… Filed by Clare…
U.S. Navy Sailors from the ONI are volunteering at schools in the Washington, D.C. area to tutor students in academics, athletics and life skills. "Our Sailors simply want to make a difference in the community and help kids stay on the right track," said ONI Command Master Chief Petty Officer Billy Hill, "Our Sailors take a great deal of pleasure and pride in helping to start some wonderful kids down the road to success. I'm glad we re able to make a difference in their formative years."
PEARL HARBOR (July 2, 2012) Air force Capt. Jason Coleman and his daughter watch as the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) pulls into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to support Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012 exercise. Twenty-two nations, 42 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 29 to Aug. 3, in and around the Hawaiian Islands. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jon Dasbach/Released)