Category Archives: African

B-52s train with African air forces, plan maritime exercise with the destroyer Roosevelt

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B-52 Stratofortress bombers supporting U.S. Africa Command began flying alongside fighters from allies in North Africa Monday in a series of interoperability training missions. Two B-52s in the Bomber Task Force Mission, including at least one from the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota, flew alongside four F-16s from the […]

African American and Hispanic veterans may face bigger risk from coronavirus, VA warns

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Veterans Affairs officials are warning African American and Hispanic veterans that they may face a greater health risk from the coronavirus outbreak as the total number of positive cases in the department’s health system topped 11,000 over the weekend. While the number of positive coronavirus tests has risen steadily over the last two months — […]