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Final resting place of USS Hornet CV-8 located in South Pacific

Wreckage of the World War II aircraft carrier USS Hornet rests on the floor of the South Pacific Ocean around the Solomon Islands, 5,400 meters (nearly 17,500 feet) below the surface as discovered last month by the expedition crew of Paul G. Allen’s Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel.

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Army modernizing electronic warfare capabilities

Iron Soldiers with 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division teamed up with the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division to conduct training using new electronic warfare (EW) equipment and techniques at Fort Bliss, Texas, in December.

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Evolution of Combat: Strike Eagle hits turning point in armed overwatch mission set

The national recognition of the survivors of the Battle of Robert’s Ridge in August 2018 has begun to have an effect on the way Air Force members pause to reflect on the history and heritage of the service. One snapshot reflection focuses on the integration of the F-15E Strike Eagle fighter aircraft as a valued contributor to the close-air-support mission set.

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NASA seeks U.S. partners to develop reusable systems to land astronauts on moon

As the next major step to return astronauts to the Moon under Space Policy Directive-1, NASA announced plans on Dec. 13 to work with American companies to design and develop new reusable systems for astronauts to land on the lunar surface.

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Northrop Grumman receives $59 million U.S. Air Force contract for next-gen navigation system

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a $59 million contract for the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System-Modernization, or EGI-M, technology.


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HT February 15

Posted  February 15, 2019

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Steven M. Sevenich graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four…

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Headlines – February 13, 2019

Posted  February 14, 2019

News Despite Kim summits, North Korea still a threat, say US commanders – U.S.-North Korean diplomatic talks have lessened hostilities between the two countries, but Pyongyang hasn’t shown verifiable denuclearization or change in the capability of its military forces, U.S. military officials in the Pacific said Feb. 12 on Capitol Hill.   Military judge airs…

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News Briefs – February 13, 2019

Posted  February 14, 2019

California governor to draw down guard troops at border California Gov. Gavin Newsom is withdrawing several hundred National Guard troops from the nation’s southern border and changing their mission. The Democrat plans to rescind an earlier authorization for the troops to aid the Trump administration. That agreement was made by former California Gov. Jerry Brown….

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Final resting place of USS Hornet CV-8 located in South Pacific

Posted  February 14, 2019

Wreckage of the World War II aircraft carrier USS Hornet rests on the floor of the South Pacific Ocean around the Solomon Islands, 5,400 meters (nearly 17,500 feet) below the surface as discovered last month by the expedition crew of Paul G. Allen’s Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel.

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MQ-1B Predator accident investigation report released

Posted  February 14, 2019

Air Force photograph An MQ-1B Predator remotely piloted aircraft lost connection to operating flight crew systems and subsequently crashed in the Central Command’s area of responsibility Aug. 21, 2017, according to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report released Feb. 13. The mishap occurred while participating in a combat support mission and was operated…

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