Vance Air Force Base airman and Owasso man die in plane crash
A Vance Air Force Base airman and an Owasso man died in a single-engine airplane crash near Enid on Thursday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports. Randall Lee Harris, 55, of Owasso, was a pilot for Bearfeat Aerobatics, a group scheduled to perform in an air show and open house at Vance on Saturday. Read More
Woman in custody after standoff at Oklahoma Air National Guard base
A woman has been taken into police custody Monday afternoon following a standoff at the Oklahoma Air National Guard base.
Tulsa Police Bomb Squad officers were called to the scene after police received a report indicating a woman was driving around the complex with an unknown device, an official said Monday.... Read More
Chelsea Manning 'rushed to hospital after trying to take own life'
Chelsea Manning, the military whistleblower serving a 35 year sentence, was rushed to hospital after reportedly trying to take her own life.
A US media report said that Manning, who us being held at in a cell at the US Military Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, was taken to hospital early on... Read More
Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will let transgender individuals serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the change Thursday. Carter says it's the right thing to do. He says only a person's qualifications should matter,... Read More
The Latest: Official: No active shooter found at base
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — Joint Base Andrews tweeted Thursday that firsts responders are on the scene to secure the base that is on lockdown due to a report of an active shooter and that first responders are now on scene to secure the base.
The base instructed all personnel at the base in Washington's... Read More