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U.S. Air Force Vet Charged in Plot to Aid Islamic State Group

Federal prosecutors say a U.S. Air Force veteran has been arrested on terrorism charges in a plot to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.


Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is scheduled to hold a meeting with top nuclear weapons officials. (Getty Images)

Expansion Of Cheating Probe Adds To Nuke Burden

Dozens more Air Force officers have been implicated in a cheating scandal on nuclear missile proficiency tests.



Watch: U.S. Air Force Band Flash Mobs To Promote Holiday Concerts

The U.S. Air Force Band engaged in a little guerilla advertising Tuesday, as 120 members treated visitors to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum to a surprise performance.


The U.S .Air Force Thunderbirds. (Photo credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Air Force Combat Aircraft No Longer Grounded

The U.S. Air Force says many of its combat air forces will start flying again after being grounded since April because of budget cuts.


A member of the US Air Force (USAF) stands near a USAF cargo plane. (Photo credit: Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)

Air Force Commander: Budget Cuts Will Ground One-Third Of Active-Duty US Planes

A top general says federal budget cuts that will ground one-third of the U.S. Air Force’s active-duty force of combat planes including fighters and bombers means “accepting the risk that combat airpower may not be ready to respond immediately to new contingencies as they occur.”


The Pentagon has notified Congress of its intention to sell Israel almost 7,000 highly accurate missiles. (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon Selling Israel Thousands Of Precision Bomb Kits

The Pentagon notified Congress it wants to sell Israel nearly 7,000 Boeing-made bomb kits which include the most precise weapons in the U.S. arsenal.