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Air Force Band Flash Mobs Air & Space Museum

For the second year in a row, the United State Air Force Band performed holiday music during a flash mob performance at the Air & Space Museum in D.C.


The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two superpowers were on the brink of nuclear war. (Photo by USAF/Getty Images)

USAF: 3,459 Positions To Be Cut; 742 in Virginia

The Air Force said Monday it will eliminate nearly 3,500 positions over the next five years, with Virginia being harder hit than any other state.


One year after President Obama vowed to create greater transparency and guidelines for drone strikes, a new bipartisan report from senior military and intelligence officials warns the “secret war” of lethal drone strikes risks putting the U.S. on a “slippery slope” toward perpetual war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: Top Secret Drone Under Development

The still-classified aircraft is believed to feature state-of-the-art surveillance technology.