U.S. Air Force
THE WC-130 WAS ONCE A HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT. SAVANNAH — A Puerto Rico Air National Guard plane crashed in Georgia shortly after takeoff today, killing nine people aboard the aging aircraft headed toward its retirement in Arizona. The plane, a WC-130 weather reconnaissance and cargo plane from Puerto Rico’s 156th Airlift Wing, has been in Savannah for maintenance
By SENATOR JANETTE MILLIN YOUNG CHARLOTTE AMALIE –Having received several complaints from constituents about the way the medical evacuees have been treated on the mainland and the precarious state of their well-being as they receive care so far from home, Senator Janette Millin Young says she remains deeply concerned. Considering this, Senator
SAN JUAN — Some 2,000 miles away from the path of devastation cut by hurricanes Irma and Maria, network engineers at the Rock Island Arsenal Integrated Network Operations Center (INOC) work around-the-clock to support the relief efforts of American aid workers in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Operated
Now That The Roads Are Clear … Three-Star Army General Calling It Quits In Puerto Rico … But Who Will Fill In The Void They Leave?
SAN JUAN — The three-star general is leaving Puerto Rico, ending his mission of providing relief from the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Troops are being pulled out, too, along with helicopters that have flown supplies and equipment to communities cut off by landslides and broken roads. Yet government statistics say
A HALLOWEEN NIGHTMARE: Operation Mickey Mouse Is The Key To Afghanistan Surge For President Trump: HOLIDAY FICTION
His eyes bulged out, as the tip of the pistol slammed into the back wall of his throat. The perspiration glistened on the crow’s feet that laced the outer points of his eyes. The warm lulling fog was everywhere again. Perhaps brought in by a Caribbean breeze, it had engulfed
Civil Air Patrol Is The Perfect Partnership of Civilian And Military In A Time Of Need … Such As After A Major Hurricane
FREDERIKSTED — If you think your life is getting a bit dull – especially if you happen to like aviation – you might want to talk with someone from Civil Air Patrol. Whatever your age, there’s probably someone in CAP who can relate. Just ask 16-year-old Joseph Nelson, one of
HIGH WIRE ACT: An airman with the 85th Engineering and Installation Squadron from Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., works atop a radio tower at Cerra de Punta Mountain near Ponce, Puerto Rico, Oct. 20, 2017. The 85th EIS are working to reestablish and improve radio communications for local emergency personnel and
FREDERIKSTED — Some 63 kidney patients were evacuated from St. Croix as part of a humanitarian mission of the U.S. military. Air Force Major Gavril Goodman was on one of the first humanitarian evacuation flights that landed in St. Croix five days after the Category 5 hurricane destroyed the island’s
U.S. Air Force Invites Puerto Rican and Mexican Public To Explore ‘Hurricane Hunter’ Aircraft During Tour of The Caribbean
HURRICANE HUNTER TOUR: Includes Puerto Rico and Mexico, but doesn’t include the U.S. Virgin Islands. ADVERTORIAL: To find out how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, please press play: WASHINGTON — The 2017 hurricane season is fast approaching, and NOAA and the U.S. Air Force Reserve will host
St. Croix’s Digby Stridiron at work CHRISTIANSTED – Black Enterprise magazine says that chef Digby Stridiron is “making St. Croix the culinary destination of the Caribbean.” In a feature story posted today, Black Enterprise noted that Stridiron has served as the personal chef to celebrities like Vivica A.