Category Archives: Emergency

In-flight emergency forces B-52 to divert to Fairford during bomber mission to Europe

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A B-52 Stratofortress from the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota was forced to divert to RAF Fairford in England Thursday due to an in-flight emergency. The B-52 was one of two bombers that headed to Europe for a long-range Bomber Task Force mission to train with allies, U.S. European […]

Emergency fix for GI Bill payouts at colleges shuttered by coronavirus advances, but final passage uncertain

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The Senate on Monday rushed through emergency legislation to help tens of thousands of student veterans whose GI Bill benefits could be disrupted in coming weeks, but the fate of the measure in the House remains unclear. In late work Monday evening, the upper chamber of Congress approved plans from Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman […]