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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2015, file photo, an F-35 jet arrives at its new operational base at Hill Air Force Base, in northern Utah. The top U.S. diplomat overseeing arms sales said Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, she would be promoting American weaponry at the largest air show in Asia, where China’s military footprint and political influence are surging. A large U.S. delegation at the Singapore Air Show is doing “everything we can” to encourage Southeast Asian governments to purchase U.S.-made arms like the F-35 fighter jet, Ambassador Tina Kaidanow told reporters in a telephone briefing. She repeatedly sought to dispel the notion that U.S. influence was in retreat. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Transparency groups decry Air Force media crackdown as new details emerge

The Air Force is cutting base visits and media interviews for fear of “giving insights to our adversaries, which could erode our military advantage”…

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