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UAV sick of being told he’s not a real pilot

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is claiming the Air Force is discriminating against him because he is not human. The MQ-9 Reaper has flown thousands of hours in combat missions, but says the Air Force has…

Pentagon Declares Global War On Whistleblowers

ARLINGTON, Va. — As the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan wind down, the Pentagon has found a new adversary: whistleblowers. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has reportedly authorized an undeclared but very real "Global War on…

Drone Pilot Traumatizes Kids At Local Career Day

LAS VEGAS — Parents are concerned about the decision of Davis Elementary Principal Bruce Tanner’s controversial decision to invite an Air Force drone pilot to their local career day, sources tell Duffel Blog. Captain Steven “Widow-Maker”…

Drones Added To USAF ‘Heritage Flight’

DAYTON, Ohio — The US Air Force unveiled the latest edition of its popular Heritage Flight at the Dayton Air Show this weekend, including for the first time a MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft. According to Air Combat Command Public Affairs…

Biden: Civilian Drone Deaths Totally Worth It

The following is an opinion article by the Vice President of the United States, Joseph R. Biden. America, it's come to my attention that there has been a fair amount of ill-will toward our administration for the dramatic increase in drone…