Two F-16 Fighting Falcons, enforcing a temporary no-fly zone
around the Space Shuttle Discovery launch site at Cape Canaveral,
Fla., intercepted and escorted a small civilian aircraft from the
area July 26.
U.S. Air Force aeromedical evacuation teams coordinated airlift
of blood platelets for two patients in Iraq and Afghanistan
recently. In the first mission of its kind, medics saved an Army
soldier diagnosed with a rare and rapidly growing cancer and
ensured a Jordanian coalition partner survived a flight home.