Air Force Vet Takes Taco Truck to Italy

An Air Force veteran has set up an unlikely but profitable business in an unusual location. Here's some more information from the original story, by Stars and Stripes' Kent Harris:

Martin Lopez was familiar with the concept of getting restaurant-quality food from a vehicle while growing up in San Jose, Calif. They’re not hard to find on the West Coast, where many residents refer to the ubiquitous enterprises as taco trucks.
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Can I join the US Air Force?

If you are interested in joining the US Air Force, the following information will hopefully be helpful. But remember, sometimes the information will change with little or no warning, and so your best bet is to get in touch with an Air Force recruiter since their information is always up-to-date!

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Basic Training

Basic Training in the Air Force is similar to the other branches of service. The Air Force wants you to learn the "right way" to do things - their way. During basic you can expect a lot of exercise, learning, and stress, but you will also (hopefully) graduate with new found skills, discipline, and mental toughness. Read more »

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Navy tugboat, lost for nearly a century, is found off California coast

Weeks overdue for its scheduled arrival at Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor, the Navy was mystified as to the whereabouts of the U.S. tugboat Conestoga and its crew of 56. The tug had departed Mare Island on March 25, 1921, and was last seen steaming away from San Francisco Bay.
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Report: logged 316 cybersecurity incidents

The web portal used by millions of consumers to get health insurance under President Barack Obama's law has logged more than 300 cybersecurity incidents and remains vulnerable to hackers, nonpartisan congressional investigators said Wednesday.
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Officials: Some State Department personnel in Brussels unaccounted for

U.S. officials say a small number of State Department personnel in Brussels are unaccounted for since the deadly airport and subway attacks.
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South Carolina Honor Flight outreach looking for more veterans willing, able to travel

One of South Carolina’s most prominent outreach efforts for World War II veterans may be a few weeks from ending, with organizers of Honor Flight running into serious trouble in the effort to find more vets who are ready, willing and able to travel to Washington, D.C., for a day of honors and remembrance.
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Walla Walla, Wash., group plans World War II memorial

A group that hopes to build a monument to local residents who died fighting in World War II presented their plans to Walla Walla County commissioners Monday.
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50 years later, Marine earns his degree

When Ron Farina graduated from Central Connecticut State University three months ago, he was completing a task he had started a half-century earlier.
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