Air Force

An unarmed Minuteman II intercontinental ballistic missile launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Missile Defense Agency is expected to conduct a developmental flight test October 14, 2002, including a planned intercept of long-range ballistic missile target in support of Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) test program. Interceptor will launch from Ronald Reagan Missile Test Facility at Kwajalein Atoll in Marshall Islands.  (credit: USAF/Getty Images)

Air Force Test-Launches Minuteman Missile From Vandenberg Base

The Air Force says an unarmed Minuteman 3 missile was launched from California in a test of the intercontinental ballistic missile system.

03/23/2015

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Pair Of Vietnam Vets Receive Homecoming Welcome 46 Years In The Making

Two childhood friends and brothers in arms returned to find the Patriot Guard, fellow veterans, family, and friends all welcoming them home, following their visit to Vietnam to find answers.

02/16/2015

John R. Wooden walks off the court after the championship game of the Wooden Classic tournament between the UCLA Bruins and the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California. UCLA defeated Alabama 79-57. (credit: Adam Pretty/Allsport)

16 Pro Athletes And Coaches Who Served In The Military

We take a look at professional athletes and coaches who have served in the military.

11/26/2014

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‘Saddles For Soldiers’ Program Finds Success Treating PTSD In Veterans Through Horse Bonding

Tucked away in the foothills of the Shadow Hills community in Sunland is an equestrian center that offers veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder a path to emotional stability through working with horses.

12/17/2013

Air Force Defeats Army On Ground For 42-28 Win

Army will have to wait another year for a chance at the Commander in Chief’s Trophy.

11/02/2013

Rashad Ross #15 of the Arizona State Sun Devils catches a touchdown pass while covered by Parrish Gaines #2 of the Navy Midshipmen during the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park on December 29, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Govt. Shutdown Puts Service Academy Sports On Hold

Army, Navy and Air Force might be forced to skip their football games next weekend because of the partial government shutdown.

10/01/2013

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Largest Rocket Ever Launched From Vandenberg AFB Makes Lift-Off

The largest rocket ever to be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base had a successful lift-off Wednesday.

08/28/2013

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Air Force Considers Drilling For Oil At Vandenberg

U.S. Air Force officials are considering leasing land to private companies to drill for oil and gas on California’s central coast.

07/20/2013

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USS Iowa Celebrates 1st Veterans Day At Port Of Los Angeles

The USS Iowa held its first-ever Veterans Day observance at its new home in the Port of Los Angeles.

11/11/2012

A SCE truck is loaded on a C-17 plane and headed East. (credit: CBS)

SoCal Edison Crews Headed East To Help Restore Power

Crews from Southern California Edison are loading up and headed East.

11/01/2012

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Unmanned U.S. Spacecraft Returns After 7-Month Trip

The U.S. Air Force’s secrecy-shrouded X-37B unmanned spaceplane returned to Earth early Friday after more than seven months in orbit on a classified mission, officials said.

12/03/2010

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Boeing Will Pay $4M To Settle Federal Lawsuit

Boeing Co. has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the company overcharged the Air Force for a decoy system to protect against guided missiles.

10/26/2010