The Navy says it’s planning to increase jet traffic at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.
Flanked by sentinel stratotankers and facing 250 airmen in formation and short-sleeve blues, Col. Derek Salmi assumed command of Fairchild Air Force Base and the 92nd Air Refueling Wing on Friday morning.
Two years after opening, the Honor Point Military and Aerospace Museum at Felts Field will close due to inadequate funds.
If an American flag is thrown into a recycling bin, it’s eventually plucked from a stream of mixed glass, paper, plastic and metal at Waste Management’s recycling plant near the Spokane airport.
Memorial Day is a time to remember the people who died while serving in the military. Monuments are just one way to remember the dead, yet what those memorials represent, and their reasons for being there, are sometimes more complicated than simple remembrance.
With the thunderous crack of a cannon and the sulfurous pop of a musket, the Battle of Gettysburg was on. The Union soldiers, clad in various shades of blue, moved slowly up the hill to the tune of artillery fire drowning out a lonely trio of musicians playing the songs of war. Beneath them and occupying a small meadow, Confederate infantry men and women fired in unison to their superior’s command, each snap bringing a flurry of gun powder dancing in the air.
From the American Revolution to present day, mail has formed a link between members of the military and their loved ones. Beginning May 9, the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum will host a traveling Smithsonian exhibit highlighting that connection.
Greater Spokane Incorporated has won the 2017 Abilene Trophy, an annual award recognizing a community that is most supportive of its local Air Force base.
On Saturday, hundreds of Filipino veterans and their families will receive Congressional Gold Medals in recognition of their service in World War II.
A retired United States Air Force serviceman and U.S. postal worker succumbed to injuries he sustained in a Spokane hit-and-run crash on April 16. The suspect was arrested Thursday night.
On Sunday afternoon, a crowd of a few dozen gathered at Gonzaga University’s Luger Field to welcome cadets with Gonzaga and Whitworth University’s ROTC program finish a weekend at Camp 7 Mile for their spring semester field training exercise.
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