Air force

Philly fly over
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Andrew Kramer
April 28, 2020 - 7:33 pm
On Tuesday afternoon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps were full of people watching the Thunderbirds and Blue Angels fly over Philadelphia — even though they were urged by the city not to be there. Read more here.
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Thunderbirds flyover
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Andrew Kramer
April 27, 2020 - 5:26 pm
As we get closer and closer to Tuesday afternoon’s Blue Angels and Thunderbirds joint fly over across Philadelphia, the city wants to make sure public safety remains everyone’s first priority amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Thunderbirds flyover
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Andrew Kramer
April 22, 2020 - 2:18 pm
Sorry to burst your air bubble, but rumors of a joint Thunderbirds and Blue Angels flyover in Philly are not true. Read more here.
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Cole Klubek on 1-on-1
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Matt Leon
September 11, 2019 - 4:58 pm
Cole Klubek spent 10 years in the Air Force, including a deployment to Iraq. He's coached hockey, and now he's the kicker and punter for the Division II Lincoln University football team in Chester County. Listen to the full podcast here.
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Boeing officially unveiled its new $115 million factory for the V-22 Osprey.
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Jim Melwert
August 01, 2019 - 2:01 pm
RIDLEY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Boeing officially unveiled its new $115 million factory for the V-22 Osprey. The new facility opens on Boeing’s 330-acre campus in Ridley Township about a year after Boeing signed a $4 billion deal with the Department of Defense to continue building the...
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Two Bradley Fighting Vehicles are parked next to the Lincoln Memorial before President Donald Trump's "Salute to America," event honoring service branches on Independence Day, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Washington.
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July 03, 2019 - 7:45 am
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor and Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is marshalling tanks, bombers and other machinery of war for a Fourth of July celebration that traditionally is light on military might, while critics accused him of using America's...
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President Donald Trump greets troops after speaking at a Memorial Day event aboard the USS Wasp, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Yokosuka, Japan.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
May 30, 2019 - 8:50 am
UPDATED: 10:39 a.m. By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press President Donald Trump said Thursday he had nothing to with directing the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of sight during his visit to Japan this week. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House,...
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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, second from left, speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, April 11, 2019, on the proposed Space Force.
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April 11, 2019 - 12:10 pm
By Robert Burns, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's proposal for creating a Space Force as a new military service encountered bipartisan skepticism in the Senate on Thursday, with several lawmakers questioning the need for expanding the military bureaucracy...
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President Donald Trump pauses during a signing event for "Space Policy Directive 4" in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Washington.
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February 19, 2019 - 10:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Pentagon to develop plans to create a new Space Force within the Air Force, accepting less than the full-fledged department he'd wanted. Before signing a document instructing the defense secretary to draft proposed legislation, Trump...
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A flight of Apache and Blackhawk helicopter from the Idaho National Guard perform a fly over prior to the first half against the Idaho Vandals at Bronco Stadium.
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Ian Bush
September 25, 2018 - 5:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia area is the winner in the race to replace the U.S. military's Vietnam-era Huey helicopter. Boeing in Ridley Park will fit the chopper made by Leonardo in Northeast Philly with what the Air Force needs to guard nuclear weapons. "It's certainly fast. It...
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