Category Archives: Airman

Shaw airman charged in connection with shooting deaths in Myrtle Beach

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Senior Airman Samuel Alexander Frye, Jr., who is stationed at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina, was charged Oct. 15 with accessory after the fact of felony or murder, according to local authorities. The Myrtle Beach Police Department said the charges stem from an Oct. 12 shooting at Allen’s Food Market in South Carolina. […]

Airman receives medal for heroic action saving lives during 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting

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Tech. Sgt. Jordan Benson said his training kicked in three years ago when he aided dozens of people during America’s deadliest mass shooting. Benson, his wife and 17 other family members and friends were scattered throughout a crowd of some 22,000 people attending the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival in October 2017 […]

Airman receives medal for heroic action savings lives during 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting

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Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jordan Benson said his training kicked in three years ago when he aided dozens of people during America’s deadliest mass shooting. Benson, his wife and 17 other family members and friends were scattered throughout a crowd of some 22,000 people attending the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival in […]

Langley airman convicted of sex assault at court-martial

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$2M cash-only bond for Luke airman charged with murder in Arizona

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — An Arizona court has set bond for a U.S. Air Force airman charged in the fatal shooting of a Sunday school teacher who was living in northwestern New Mexico at $2 million cash only. Mark Gooch became eligible for bond after the deadline passed for prosecutors to pursue the death penalty in […]

Shooter dead, airman wounded in domestic violence incident at Hurlburt

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The husband of an airman at Hurlburt Field in Florida shot and injured his wife and then died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in an incident of domestic violence Friday. Elliott Axeichik, a civilian, was declared dead at the scene, Hurlburt said in a release Sunday evening. His wife, Airman 1st Class Kimberly Axeichik, was […]

Former airman pleads guilty in scheme to offer information to Russia

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia woman who previously served in the Air Force planned to offer top-secret information from the National Security Agency to the Russian government, prosecutors said Monday in announcing her conviction in federal court. Elizabeth Jo Shirley pleaded guilty as part of a plea agreement to one count each of willful […]

Report: Airman suspected of killing deputy wrote violent extremist messages in blood

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Staff Sgt. Steven Carrillo, the Travis Air Force Base security forces airman charged with murdering a California sheriff’s deputy and multiple other crimes last Saturday, wrote phrases associated with a far-right extremist movement in blood on a car before his arrest, NBC News reported Thursday. Citing prosecutors from Santa Cruz County, NBC reported that Carrillo […]