Defense

June 12, 2017
 

Around the Air Force: June 12

On this look around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, and Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David Goldfein, testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee.




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Record-setting NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson retires

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who holds the U.S. record for most cumulative time in space, is retiring from the agency, effective June 15.  “Peggy Whitson is a testament to the American spirit,” said NASA Administrator Jim...
 
 

Around the Air Force: June 15

On this look Around the Air Force, AWACS aircraft support an exercise in the Baltics, an Airman’s invention saves the Air Force money and JTACs train with partner nations during Saber Strike 18.
 
 

Headlines – June 15, 2018

News 15,851 U.S. service members have died since 2006. Here’s why – Since 2006, 15,851 active-duty personnel and mobilized reservists have died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. But only 28 percent of those deaths came from going to war, a stark reminder of the danger service members face even away from the battlefield....