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January 6, 2017
 

Dwight D. Eisenhower deployment

Navy photo by Seaman Christopher A. Michaels

Seaman Gabriela Ramos, from Palmdale, Calif., paints handrails on the fantail of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). Ike, currently deployed as part of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe.




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Photograph by Dennis Anderson

‘I’ve been shot at in a lot of countries’

Photograph by Dennis Anderson Rep. Steve Knight, R-Calif., pins the Purple Heart on Master Sgt. Robert Mahoney. Medals gathered for a veteran’s veteran PALMDALE, Calif.–After Vietnam War service as a Seabee (Naval ...
 
 
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X-56A suppresses flutter with two controllers

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Experimental wing verified during loads testing

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich The Passive Aeroelastic Tailored (PAT) wing bends under pressure from the highest loads applied during testing at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California. Structural tests on a uni...