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Wes Welker takes flight with Thunderbirds

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Denver Bronco Wes Welker says he's glad he took flight with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds in Cheyenne but he's not sure he'll do it again anytime soon.

July 21, 2014 8:28 amLoading…
Decision near on bomber training area expansion

Decision near on bomber training area expansion

Air Force officials are expected to decide as soon as next month whether to go forward with an expansion of a bomber training area over the Northern Plains that would encompass an area larger than West Virginia.

July 20, 2014 12:45 pmLoading…
Gazette opinion: Powder River Range: FAA bombs on public participation

Gazette opinion: Powder River Range: FAA bombs on public participation

When the U.S. Air Force first proposed using one-fifth of Montana’s airspace for a bomber testing range, ranchers and pilots objected.

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Missile tests

Missile tests

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh, right, and Tech. Sgt. Justin Richie, a 341st Maintenance Operations Squadron team trainer, ride in a work cage inside the T-9 maintenance trainer at Malmstrom Air Force Base.

February 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Buyers who make all the right moves are taking advantage of lowest interest rates

Buyers who make all the right moves are taking advantage of lowest interest rates

U.S. Air Force retiree Mike Getlinger and wife, Kim, have hit the homeowner triple lottery: three mortgages in 11 years, all at historic lows of 5 percent or less.

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World War II veteran: 'There were just pieces of bodies and men ...'

World War II veteran: 'There were just pieces of bodies and men ...'

Kenneth Baeth recalls sitting in his American history class decades ago at Libby High School, gazing out the window and daydreaming about flying.

April 05, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Smithsonian Institution Air and Space Museum

Smithsonian Institution Air and Space Museum

A U.S. Air Force North American X-15 aircraft hangs inside the Smithsonian Institution Air and Space Museum in Washington.

March 22, 2013 2:06 pmLoading…
Student veterans enhance Rocky aviation program

Student veterans enhance Rocky aviation program

Sam Myers, 25, traveled the world while in the U.S. Navy.

November 17, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Flying helps combat veterans free themselves

Flying helps combat veterans free themselves

POLSON — Brandon Bryant has done most of his flying from the inside of trailers.

October 17, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Texas men killed in Wyoming plane crash identified

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Authorities have released the names of four east Texas men killed in a plane crash in the mountains of Wyoming.

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Montana veterans visit the National World War II Memorial

Montana veterans visit the National World War II Memorial

WASHINGTON, D.C. — It would be nearly 60 years before a monument stood in their honor in the nation’s capital, but on Saturday at least 97 awestruck and emotional Montana veterans visited the U.S. National World War II Memorial.

June 16, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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Missoula man honored as one of 4 surviving Doolittle's Raiders

Missoula man honored as one of 4 surviving Doolittle's Raiders

DAYTON, Ohio — A flyover by World War II bomber planes, Chinese visitors and a memorial ceremony with four Doolittle's Raiders helped mark the 70th anniversary of the daring U.S. air attack on Japan.

April 20, 2012 6:05 pm Photos

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Maximum Warrior: Sanders County native wins Web-based reality show

Maximum Warrior: Sanders County native wins Web-based reality show

PLAINS -- Every time we've talked to Luke Dryden -- which is twice now -- he's got secrets he must keep from us.

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Skyview High grad receives Joint Service Commendation Medal with Valor

Skyview High grad receives Joint Service Commendation Medal with Valor

Gunfire was a typical part of any workday at Camp Phoenix, a base on the eastern edge of Kabul, Afghanistan, primarily used by American forces to aid in training the Afghan army and police.

October 17, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Air Force collaborates to fight underage drinking in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Officials from the U.S. Air Force, city of Cheyenne and state of Wyoming are working together to combat underage and irresponsible drinking.

September 28, 2011 10:57 amLoading…

Achievers

Monday, April 4, 2011

April 04, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
New officer's job a dream finally realized

New officer's job a dream finally realized

Todd Morgan is the kind of man willing to put his life on hold for others.

March 31, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Housing voucher program helps homeless veteran

Housing voucher program helps homeless veteran

For the past four years Ralph Thomas navigated a 40-ton, 18-wheeler semitrailer transporting cranes and bulldozers across the country, using Texas as home base.

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Comment period on airspace training is extended

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The U.S. Air Force has extended the public comment period on an environmental review of a proposal to expand training airspace in parts of the Dakotas.

December 27, 2010 2:45 pmLoading…
Montana senators object to Air Force plans

Montana senators object to Air Force plans

An Air Force bomber training area the size of South Carolina would be bad for Eastern Montana, say the state's U.S. senators.

December 22, 2010 12:30 pm Related Loading…

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