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Transcom Head William Fraser Considering Hybrid Cargo Airships

Air Force Gen. William Fraser, head of Transportation Command, has indicated that hybrid airships could have the potential to carry more cargo than a ship or aircraft. Fraser told the House Armed Services Committee Wednesday helium-fueled airfoil-shaped blimps could be used to take cargo delivery from the factory to the …

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Michael Donley: AF Service Members Watching Congress

Air Force Secretary Michael Donley and Gen. Mark Welsh, the branch’s chief of staff, highlighted the uncertain budget environment facing the branch during a press conference Thursday. According to American Forces Press Service, Donley told reporters the branch’s service members are watching how Congress is handling issues surrounding the fiscal …

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James Hotaling Named Air Guard Chief’s Lead Adviser

Air Force Chief Master Sgt. James Hotaling has been appointed chief of the Air National Guard command, where he will act as lead adviser to incoming Air National Guard Director Lt. Gen. Sid Clarke. The Air Force said Hotaling succeeds Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Muncy, who retired in September after …

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Obama Nominates AF Lt. Gen. Stanley Clarke to Head Air Guard

President Barack Obama has nominated Air Force Lieutenant General Stanley Clarke to become the next director of the Air National Guard, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. According to Air Force Times, Clarke would succeed the retiring Lt. Gen. Harry Wyatt, who has led the Air Guard since February 2009. Clarke …

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