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Maryland guardsman has a hand in naming new Air Force bomber

Maryland guardsman has a hand in naming new Air Force bomber

When Air Force officials asked troops to send in their ideas for what to call their new long range bomber, "Raider" was a popular choice. But Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said the reasoning for the name suggested submitted by a enlisted Maryland National Guardsman particularly caught her...

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