The RQ-4 Global Hawk Block 30 variant achieved initial operational capability, Aug. 10, 2011. Here, maintenance technicians go over pre-flight inspections on an RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft before a mission while deployed Nov. 23, 2010, at an air base in Southwest Asia.
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Air Force Association will close on Wednesday in honor of the late
President George H.W. Bush; the Daily Report will resume Thursday, Dec.
the 41st President and father of the 43rd, George W. Bush, died Nov. 30 at the age of 94. He was the youngest Navy pilot to serve in World War
II, and the last President
to have served in combat.
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