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- n. A base for military aircraft.
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- n. An airbase.
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- n. a base for military aircraft
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Starting inland from the Gulf of Tonkin side of the buffer zone, the truest outline of the hot area runs past the Mig air base at Kep, thence past Tha'i Nguyen and back to Yen Bai.
They had been following a heavy Chinook transport helicopter, based out of the remaining US air base in Greenland at Thule, a welcome part of the US government's contribution to the IMU project.
At that moment the pilot's voice came over the cabin speakers to announce that they were beginning their descent into Kangerlussuaq, the former US air base that now served as Greenland's main international hub on the west coast.
After a passing threat in the 1960s that the British government might put an air base on Aldabra, and a public outcry against that bad idea much like the outcry that Darwin had joined earlier, the Royal Society of London assumed protectorship of the atoll.
The U.S. and Japan have committed to spending a combined $10 billion to complete the Guam relocation, which is tied to plans to consolidate Marine facilities on Okinawa and close Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, an air base located in a densely populated area of southern Okinawa.
Awoke with knowledge our people were in Wiesbaden at our air base there.
Early that morning, January 30, the Vietnamese New Year, the air base at Da Nang was hit as part of an attack by sixty-seven thousand pro-North Vietnam troops on thirty-six provincial capitals and five major cities including Saigon.