Defense

August 31, 2017
 

Around the Air Force: Aug 29

On this look Around the Air Force, Air National Guard Airmen support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and the Air Force has three new initiatives to retain pilots.




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Vietnam-era medals presented

Courtesy photograph   On Aug. 7, Rep. Steve Knight, R-Calif., was at Crazy Otto’s on Ave. I in Lancaster, Calif., and presented medals to Nathan Blanco, a Vietnam War veteran who had not received his medals when discharged f...
 
 

Lockheed Martin, MBDA Deutschland receive second RFP to develop TLVS for Germany

The German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support has issued a second Request for Proposal to the TLVS bidders consortium — an MBDA and Lockheed Martin joint venture — to develop TLVS, Germany’s future Integrated Air and Missile Defense system.  “This second RFP is based on the first RFP. It addresses the...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable

Airmen, Marines partner in postal operations

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable Airman 1st Class Ladavion Humphrey, 407th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron postal mail clerk, operates a forklift to unload a mail delivery truck, Aug. 6, 2018, at an undiscl...