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Islamic State suicide bombs kill at least 17 troops in Iraq's contested Anbar province

...group's ability to advance in both countries despite months of U.S.-led airstrikes. Capt. Andrew Caulk, a U.S. Air Force spokesman in Qatar, told the AP it will continue to provide air support "to government-controlled Iraqi forces" throughout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-27/islamic-state-suicide-bombs-kill-le
Sandy Santillanez

...was the son of Teofilo Santillanez and Petra Perea Santillanez. Sandy was retired after 26 years service in the U. S. Air Force. His service record included the Vietnam War and tours in Ecuador, Germany and England. A longtime resident of Savannah...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174946659
SC plane crash kills real estate exec

...Russell loved to fly. He was a member of the South Carolina Aviation Hall of fame and a veteran of the United States Air Force, with many of his missions coming overseas.Russell's real estate company turned 50 years old this year.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-25/sc-plane-crash-kills-real-es
John Dukes

...Dorsey Dukes, John was a lifelong resident of Wrens, except for the time he proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force. He actively served his Lord and Savior at Ways Baptist Church, where he served as deacon. A man of faith and integrity...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174936839
Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...Signal soldiers who provide communications technology to the armed forces. Other branches of the military, including the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, send their troops to Fort Gordon for communications training. Personnel from the Army...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/fort-gordon
Milestones

...at Fort Jackson, Columbia. He is the brother of Natasha Franklin and a 2010 graduate from Westside High School.? Air Force Airman Kianna S. Dhanraj has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-05-19/milestones
Man charged in 2012 slaying of Wackenhut guard

...Jackson was killed. The two men told police they never told Lockhart anything about Jackson's slaying.Jackson was an Air Force veteran and had been employed at Wackenhut for 29 years. He was described in his obituary as an "avid racquetball player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-21/man-charged-2012-slayi
Around the block

...Center, 1301 Greene St.The event will feature a Color Guard, spoken word poetry and music. Dana Atkins, a retired Air Force lieutenant general and president of The Augusta Chronicle, will be the featured speaker. Tickets are $25 for adults...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-05-19/around-block
Concert to honor, remember soldiers

...to stand as their service anthem is sung.Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Dana T. Atkins, the president of Chronicle...in fighter aircraft, as vice commander of the 7th Air Force and U.S. Air Force Korea. He was special assistant to the Supreme Allied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-19/concert-honor-remembe
Elias Rivera

...Carolina for several years. He served as a Seal in the US Navy for over six years and later retired as a TSGT from the US Air Force after twenty years of service. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Anne Catholic Church. Surviving in...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174899118