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Guardsman killed in F-16C crash became disoriented, distracted, safety report says
Capt. Durwood “Hawk” Jones, a fighter pilot with the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 176th Fighter Squadron, went down in Michigan's Hiawatha National Forest around 7:15 p.m. on Dec. 8, 2020.
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Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam lifts lockdown following bomb threat; investigation ongoing
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, is investigating a bomb threat that prompted the base to lock down for hours.
By Rachel S. Cohen and Geoff Ziezulewicz
As Air Force revamps pilot training, flight safety concerns linger
The Air Force hopes its new approach to pilot training will not only produce better pilots but also keep airmen safe in the cockpit.
New report explores ways to fix the aircrew flight equipment career field
More than a decade after the Air Force created its aircrew flight equipment specialty, the field is suffering from a lack of expertise.
Don't cook your retinas: How to safely watch the solar eclipse
The Defense Department put out a video on how to safely watch today’s solar eclipse.
By Mackenzie Wolf