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Booting up: The eight-week journey for the USAF's new airmen

Moving on after a major sex scandal, the US Air Force trains 35,000 new airmen a year. CNET Road Trip 2014 visited Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio to see what the Airman's Creed is all about.

By July 3, 2014

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Boeing NewGen Tanker wins USAF dogfight (images)

In a decision that's been a decade and at least two major reversals in the making, the U.S. Air Force awards Boeing a $30 billion contract to build the new KC-46A.

21 Images By February 25, 2011

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Photos: USAF Thunderbirds ready for air-show duty

The red, white, and blue F-16s launch into another season of dazzling crowds with their aerial maneuvers at air shows across the country.

16 Images By May 2, 2009

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B-52 crews pull shades on nukes

USAF engineers design thermal curtain to protect aircrews from blinding nuclear explosions. The curtains resemble common windshield sunshades used in passenger cars.

By December 17, 2008

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F-35 fighter a high-profile no-show at Farnborough

An engine fire three weeks ago has grounded the expensive new fighter jet. US military officials still hope the jet can make a last-minute appearance at the prestigious UK airshow, though.

By July 14, 2014

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/11/14: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By July 11, 2014

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/10/14: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By July 10, 2014

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/9/14: What is this?

Recognize the structure in today's Road Trip Pic? If you do, you could win a prize.

By July 9, 2014

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At Graceland, Elvis makes music history real

You may not fully understand how important Elvis Presley was to American music unless you visit his family homestead in Memphis, Tenn. That's just what CNET Road Trip 2014 did.

By July 9, 2014

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/8/14: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By July 8, 2014