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US Navy Establishes Unmanned Aircraft Squadron

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Why are so many fighter pilots leaving the Air Force?

The Air Force has a multi-billion dollar problem with one of its most expensive assets: pilots.Across all of its branches, the American military is is having trouble filling its ranks. For the Air Force, the main issue is retaining pilots after they’ve gone through...

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MAG-12 squadrons, Marines awarded for aviation excellence

The Marine Corps Aviation Association is a non-profit organization that recognizes the best aviators in the Marine Corps. Each year the MCAA publishes its recipients for all 29 awards, which helps boost comradery and its fraternal membership. This year Marine Aircraft...

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