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Elite Blue Angels Squadron Gets Its First Female Pilot

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Katie Higgins’ dream as a little girl was to follow in her family’s footsteps and become a pilot. Her dream came true ...

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sperm Bank

Sarah Toce | Posted 10.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Sarah Toce

You know when you have one of "those days" and you have to merely laugh for sheer lack of finding any other method that seems suitable for the occasion? This happened to me recently on the way to collect a donation for my future child. There, I said it.

The Blue Angels Spiraled Out of Control

Rep. Jackie Speier | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Rep. Jackie Speier

Sexual harassment was the norm. Pornography was prolific and the giant blue and gold penis painted on a training facility could be seen from space. It finally took a bold whistleblower to come forward to reveal the misogyny and sexism that Capt. Gregory McWherter condoned and encouraged.

Ex-Blue Angels Commander Accused Of Allowing Sexual Harassment

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former Blue Angels commander tolerated inappropriate sexual comments and pornographic images in the workplace — including photo...

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels Are Flying High Again

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

March 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels elite aviation team famed for its crowd-pleasing daredevil stunts at public air shows, returns to t...

Iconic Navy Team To Resume Performances

AP | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. -- PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. (AP) — The Navy's daredevil fighter jet pilots, the Blue Angels, are set to r...

Air Shows Cancelled After Military Budget Cuts

AP | M.L. JOHNSON | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Dozens of air shows that draw tens of thousands of people and generate millions of dollars for local economies have been cancelled this y...

Blue Angels Shows Canceled Over Budget Cuts

AP | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels says the rest of its season is canceled because of federal budget cuts. The aerobatic team's lead pilot ...

Blue Angels Season Cancelled Due To Cuts

AP | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. -- The U.S. Navy has canceled the remainder of the elite Blue Angels demonstration team's 2013 season because of fed...

Sequestration Concerns Send Fans Flocking To Blue Angels Practice

AP | MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics

PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. — Thousands of fans are worried they will no longer be able to watch the U.S. Navy Blue Angels elite flight de...

Air Shows Threatened By Controversial Cuts

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Even a rural festival celebrating the harvest of Georgia's famous sweet onions isn't safe from the federal budget battle 600 mil...

Bad News For Blue Angels Fans

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

By Kaija Wilkinson MOBILE, Ala., March 1 (Reuters) - Blue Angels pilot Dave Tickle said he is focused on practicing maneuvers for an ...

Where Are The Best Public Places in San Francisco To Watch the Blue Angels During Fleet Week?

Quora | Posted 12.05.2012 | Travel
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Tim Trueman, Senior Software Engineer at Twitter, @timtrueman I feel like this is the question I wa...

It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's FLEET WEEK!

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.04.2012 | San Francisco

Uniforms in the streets, boats in the Bay and fighter jets in the sky--it's Fleet Week! Starting on Thursday afternoon, San Franciscans can catch ...

What It's Like to Fly With the Blue Angels

Ward Carroll | Posted 11.23.2012 | Sports
Ward Carroll

Fighting off the G forces is a lot of work, quite frankly, especially when you don't have the controls in your cockpit. Two Face does his best to give me a heads up with calls like "Let's get some... here we go!"

Blue Angels: Nothing Looks More Beautiful Than Courage

Eddie Parsons | Posted 08.28.2011 | Impact
Eddie Parsons

2011-06-28-blueangel.jpgLet's all give thanks to the men and women who stand in harm's way so we can enjoy holidays like the Fourth of July.

Bill Murray Skydive To Kick Off Air And Water Show

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This story is being updated as Bill Murray makes his skydive. Refresh this page often to make sure you're seeing the latest. UPDATE: 2:30 p.m. Still...

Fleet Week: A User's Guide

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In case you haven't heard, today marks the start of Fleet Week New York. For those of you who don't know what Fleet Week is (and haven't seen the infa...