USAF vet settled antidiscrimination lawsuit with his employer, then bank called cops when he went to deposit the checks

Sauntore Thomas is reeling from a one-two punch. First, the Detroiter sued his employer alleging racial discrimination in a lawsuit that settled confidentially. Then he went to the bank this week to cash his settlement checks, but the Livonia bank refused to cash or deposit his checks. Instead, they called the cops and initiated a […]

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Airman leads police on chase, takes his own life after skipping court-martial sentencing

An Airman in California who skipped out on his court-martial sentencing took his own life after leading police on a high-speed chase. Based upon the desertion from the court-martial, an arrest warrant was issued for the service member. The 32-year-old Airman was pursued by the US Air Force, California Highway Patrol and the Mendocino County […]

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Airman sentenced for having intercourse with a girl under 12, claims adult animation videos caused him to do it

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy — An airman found guilty of sexually assaulting a child multiple times over a 17-month period while stationed at Aviano received a 40-year prison sentence, an Air Force official said this week. Airman Alexander L. Driskill was found guilty by a military jury of sexually assaulting a child under the age […]

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Offices of Balfour Beatty raided at Tinker AFB in probe of asbestos exposure in base residences

AUSTIN, Texas — The offices of housing company Balfour Beatty Communities at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma were raided Tuesday by Air Force and Environmental Protection Agency investigators searching for evidence in an investigation that families in base housing were exposed to asbestos. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., said Thursday in a statement that the […]

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21 Saudi military students removed from the United States for extremism and child porn, 9 were in Air Force schools

ENID, Okla. — At least one Saudi in Oklahoma was among the 21 military students from Saudi Arabia removed from U. S. military installations Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, but officials have declined to confirm how many Saudi students were removed from Vance Air Force Base or how many remain. Attorney General William Barr announced Monday […]

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Air Force Materiel Command to offer ‘mock’ fitness assessments that would count as the real thing if airmen pass

The Air Force Materiel Command will this month start offering no-risk “mock” fitness assessments to airmen to reduce the stress of testing and promote year-round fitness, it said in a statement. “The practice tests aim to both motivate Airmen to maintain a year-round exercise and fitness program while reducing the stress many face during testing,” […]

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