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August 13, 2010

Extra RAF Jets Being Sent To Afghanistan

Two Tornado Jets Will Increase Air Support, Provide Greater Protection For Ground Forces

Two additional Royal Air Force Tornado jets are being sent to Afghanistan, UK Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox announced Wednesday while visiting British forces serving in the country.

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'Flying Robot' Pilot Helps Find IEDs In Helmand

Micro Air Vehicle Designed To Increased Troop Safety Throughout The Region

Lance Corporal Rob McInerney is currently working at the forefront of counter-IED operations in Afghanistan, piloting the 'Flying Robot', which is part of the Talisman counter-IED system.

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Gay Rights Group Sues Over Possible Discharge Of Air Force Weapons Officer

Openly Gay Lt. Col. Decorated For Valor In Iraq

The gay rights group Servicemembers Legal Defense Network has asked a federal court in Idaho to block the discharge of Lt. Col. Victor Fehrenbach, after he was cleared of charges of raping another man. The group hopes to delay any action against Fehrenbach until a full hearing can be scheduled.

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Cub On Long Island Damaged By AF2 Jet Blast

No One Was On Board The Piper When The Incident Occurred

Air Force Two was preparing to depart from Francis S. Gabrenski Airport with Vice President Joe Biden on board Wednesday morning when the jet blast from the Boeing 757's engines picked up and dropped a Piper Cub, damaging the smaller airplane.

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