Defense

October 20, 2017
 

Around the Air Force: Oct. 17

On this look around the Air Force, Air National Guard Airmen assist in extinguishing and monitoring the California wildfires and Kentucky ANG Airmen deliver over 7 million pounds of relief supplies to Puerto Rico.




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New Air Force Science & Technology Strategy puts focus on speed

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson unveiled a new and ambitious Science and Technology Strategy designed to better identify, develop and deploy breakthrough technologies, April 17. The 32-page report is a blueprint for t...
 
 

Incentives proposed to better retain, progress Army pilots

Army photograph by Tad Browning Army aviation leaders have proposed a boost to aviation career incentive pay, or flight pay, and other measures to retain more qualified aviators amid a pilot shortage. With nearly 10 percent of ...
 
 

Marine Corps plans to replace LAV with new, ‘transformational’ ARV

Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Codey Underwood Light Armored Reconnaissance Vehicles with Weapons Co., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, finish a 379-mile movement into the Australian outback. The Marine Corps plans to start replacing its legacy Light Armored Vehicles with modern Armored Reconnaissance Vehicles late in the next decade....