Air Force

C-17 military transport plane (Photo Credit: Vyacheslav Oseledko/AFP/Getty Images)

JBLM Air Force Reservists Fly Ebola Aid Flights

Air Force reservists from Joint Base Lewis-McChord have flown more than 10 missions in C-17 cargo planes to support Ebola control operations in Africa.

CBS Seattle–10/09/2014

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Missing Tacoma Airman Returns Home After 45 Years

The body of a Tacoma man whose plane was shot down over Laos returned home this week, 45 years after he went missing during the Vietnam War

CBS Seattle–05/02/2014

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Air Force Releases KC-135 Crash Report

The Air Force says a KC-135 air tanker that crashed in Kyrgyzstan last year was yawing to the left and the right so violently that the tail section broke off, causing the aircraft to plunge toward the ground and explode in mid-air.

CBS Seattle–03/13/2014

(photo illustration credit: The Boeing Company)

Fairchild AFB Could Be Home To New Boeing Tankers

The Air Force is expected to decide this week if Fairchild Air Force Base will serve as the first base for Boeing’s next generation of air refueling tankers.

CBS Seattle–05/13/2013


Another Big Piece of Shuttle Trainer Arrives in WA

NASA’s special Super Guppy plane delivered another big piece of the Space Shuttle Trainer has arrived at Seattle’s Museum of Flight.


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Guide to Armed Forces Day Events in Puget Sound

In 1949, Armed Forces Day began in the US. President Harry Truman declared it a day to praise the work of the military services at home and overseas. On Saturday, May 19, you and your family have a chance to attend one of these events in Puget Sound and salute our military men and women.


Students recite the Pledge of Allegiance in their classroom. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Air Force Veteran Upset Daughter’s Class Recites Pledge of Allegiance

SEATTLE, Wash. (CBS Seattle) — A United States Air Force veteran is upset that her daughter’s school recites the Pledge of Allegiance. Haley Sides, 26, said she enrolled her daughter at the John Stanford International School because it […]