Air Force

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Body of Airman to Arrive at Lambert Airport

Staff Sgt. Joshua Schoenhoff and another airman drowned Oct. 5 trying to rescue one of two airmen who were swept off the shore of Okinawa.

10/17/2014

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Boeing Pays $23M Settlement Over Labor Charges

Case involved contract with U.S. Air Force for maintenance on C-17 Globemaster aircraft

10/10/2014

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TIAM Weekend: Richard Chisolm, Ellen Krohne

We caught up with Richard Chisolm, Director and Editor of “Cafeteria Man,” a film which was shot in Baltimore and shows how Tony Geraci fundamentally transformed what kids eat in school’s today. Scott Air Force Base was recently named the best base for Airmen. Ellen Krohne, Executive Director of the Leadership Council joined the show to discuss the new findings.

08/31/2014

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveils the Falcon Heavy rocket at the National Press Club in Washington,DC on April 5, 2011. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

SpaceX Challenges Boeing Air Force Contract

SpaceX CEO says his rockets could save taxpayers money.

04/28/2014

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Air Force Staffer Admits Having Pipe Bombs

Justin Vangilder, 24, told investigators he planned to unleash pipe bombs on local sex offenders to “inflict as many casualties as possible.”

04/24/2014

Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) speaks outside Scott Air Force Base on March 21, 2014 (KMOX/Allison Blood)

Saving Scott Air Force Base

Some Illinois members of Congress met Friday with the USAF chief of staff

03/22/2014

File photo of US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.  (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Dustup Over Military Appeals Judge Delaying Cases

Dozens of military criminal cases have been thrown into limbo because of a legal challenge over whether Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel improperly appointed a judge to the Air Force’s highest court, with attorneys raising questions about the judge’s independence amid increasing pressure over the military’s handling of sexual assault cases.

12/23/2013

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Officer Defends Overturning Sexual-Assault Verdict

The Air Force commander who overturned a jury’s guilty verdict in a sexual assault case says he found the accused officer more believable.

04/10/2013

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Scott AFB Civilian Workers To Get Furlough Notices

Those exempted from the furloughs include firefighters and others who hold jobs are considered essential for safety and security.

03/20/2013

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Millstadt Man, 2 Sons Die While Hiking

Reynolds County Sheriff Tom Volner says 36-year-old David Decareaux of Millstadt, Ill., and his 8- and 10-year-old sons were found Sunday.

01/14/2013

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