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Howard Altman

Times Staff Writer
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The daughter of an Army Air Corps pilot successfully gets her dad his due honor


In the fall of 1943, Army Air Corps 2nd Lt. John G. Caraberis was piloting his B-17 Flying Fortress toward a target in Italy when it was raked by 20mm cannon fire.

MacDill hosts second annual international symposium on warrior care


Over the last 15 years of war, battlefield health care has improved so much that about 90 percent of U.S. troops injured in battle survive. That’s a far better rate than during World War II, when just about 66 per...

Expert at USF cybersecurity conference rejects idea of hijacked Nov. 8 election


Despite a concerted effort by Russians to interfere with the Nov. 8 presidential election, and constant claims by Republican nominee Donald Trump that it is rigged, American voters should not fret, says a man who was onc...

Cybercrime fuels tension between security, privacy, USF conference hears


TAMPA — With cybercrime costing more than $3 trillion a year globally, foreign adversaries stealing the personal information of U.S. spies, and intrusions reaching into the presidential election, tension between s...

SOCom looks to Israeli companies in ongoing effort to equip commandos


TAMPA — U.S. Special Operations Command is looking toward Israeli tech companies in its never-ending search to provide commandos the best tools of the trade.

Veterans show support for law enforcement at ‘Red, White for Blue’ event in St. Pete


One powerful trio — a Clearwater police officer, a retired U-2 pilot and a former Navy SEAL — came together to organize an event where veterans honor law enforcement.

F-4 Phantom II jet with a long history at MacDill falls victim to harsh elements


TAMPA — The fighter jet survived new pilots who put it through the motions learning how to fly, even a stint with the demanding flight demonstration team known as the Air Force Thunderbirds.