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Sig Christenson
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Oath Keepers is fanning out to recruiting centers across the nation. Will they help protect our troops, or endanger them?
 
McALLEN — Civilians armed with semi-automatic rifles positioned themselves outside a military recruiting center in McAllen and at storefronts like it around the nation Wednesday, prompting the Pentagon to tell its troops to keep their distance and call the police. The sudden appearance of citizens such as Weaver and Orlando Perez, a naturalized citizen from Cuba who slung an AR-15 military-style rifle over his camouflage shirt outside the McAlle...
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As the Air Force prepared to salute him one last time, Jimmy Doolittle's co-pilot, Dick Cole, talked of the great Tokyo raid and lost lessons of war.
There’s the barn to organize, kitchen chairs to be reglued, a couple of storage cabinets to build and a tractor he rides to mow the grass on his spread in rural Comfort. A lot of old memories are bound to flood back, when he and Dave Thatcher, the last of 80 Doolittle Raiders, receive one final award Saturday night for a mission that ranks among the most spectacular of World War II. A top-secret, volunteer mission, it required the bombers to fl...
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Test pilot Gerhard Shriever broke the sound barrier once with Chuck Yeager, but he did something just as cool yesterday.
Retired Air Force test pilot Gerhard Schriever took a long time to close the loop on an aviation career that began in 1938 at Randolph Field and took him through the sound barrier. Schriever climbed into the open cockpit of a vintage Boeing PT-17 Stearman on Thursday at Stinson Municipal Airport, where he first flew as a teenager. The flight was a gift for veterans living at Independence Hill and Blue Skies of Texas, two San Antonio retirement ...
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