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  • n  a place where planes take off and land

  • The military airfield was only moderately lit, so the police had erected three mobile lighting towers, but on this moonless night the towers cast stark shadows, as did the .
  • Here they'll be living in some existing infrastructure at the airfield where they're landing rather than living out of their trucks.
  • As the plane dipped over the airfield we noticed the first sign of war.
News & Articles

  • Four U.S. service members killed in attack on Bagram Air Base
    Four American service members were killed in a mortar attack on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan on Tuesday, a senior defense official confirmed to NBC News.The four International Security Assistance Force service members died after an indirect fire attack in eastern Afghanistan, the ISAF said in a statement.The attack came just hours after the White House announced that the U.S. will soon meet ...
    June 18, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • U.S. service members killed in attack on Bagram Air Base
    Four American service members were killed in a mortar attack on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan on Tuesday, a senior defense official confirmed to NBC News.
    June 18, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Ernst: Venice Airport aims to shoo coyotes, birds
    Venice Municipal Airport is the first general aviation airfield in Florida to install LED lights
    June 18, 2013 - The Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Quotes

  • Robert Gates in Washington Post
    I think that the Russians are trying to have it both ways,Gates said. "On one hand, you're making positive noises about working with us in Afghanistan, and on the other hand, you're working against us in terms of that airfield, which is...
  • Sir Alan Sugar in Ellesmere Port Standard
    Sir Alan said: "On Saturday during heavy rain and a thunderstorm we landed at Barton, a friendly and club-like airfield now named City Airport Manchester - a far grander name than it suggests with a grass runway about the same length as a football...
  • Ed Rendell in Bizjournals.com
    With its key strategic location, excellent airfield, and existing facilities, it was vitally important that Willow Grove be maintained to support national defense, homeland security, emergency preparedness and other government missions,...

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