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Defense

Wilson to logistics Airmen: ‘Failing at logistics can bring down the mighty’

Posted November 20, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about how logistics acquisitions contribute to the success of the Air Force at the 2017 Logistics Officers Association Symposium in Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 2017.

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Eglin pilots experiment with new aircraft

Posted August 18, 2017 by

Air Force senior leaders and international visitors gathered at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., to observe the ongoing Light Attack Experiment Aug. 9, 2017.

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Better communication with industry key to improving contracting, says ACC commander

Posted April 28, 2017 by David Vergun

War fighters are best supported by giving them what they need to fight in a timely manner, said Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson.

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Army opening infantry, armor to women

Posted April 4, 2016 by David Vergun

Army photograph by SSgt. Russell Klika Soldiers participate in the U.S. Army Special Operations Command’s Cultural Support Assessment and Selection program. It is is an important addition to the Army’s special-operations community that allow specially selected and trained volunteers to serve alongside special-operations forces in a unique operating environment. Graduates of the training course are…

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Arnold test teams prepped F-35 for first external weapons release

Posted December 4, 2015 by Deidre Ortiz Arnold

U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Goodfriend Initial weapon integration testing for the F-35 was conducted at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex. Pictured here are multiple exposures of a Guided Bomb Unit-31 Joint Direct Attack Munition, separating from the F-35 Lightning II aircraft in the 4-foot transonic wind tunnel during testing at AEDC in 2007….

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Carter details force of future initiatives

Posted November 23, 2015 by Jim Garamone

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said his Force of the Future program is necessary to ensure the Defense Department continues to attract the best people America has to offer. The secretary told students at George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs Nov. 18 that one of his core commitments “is to help more of our…

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Defense

Army launches innovation challenge on cyber situational awareness

Posted November 23, 2015 by Claire Heininger

Situational awareness -- knowing precisely what's happening on the battlefield, where and when -- can make the difference between mission success and mission failure.

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Defense

AFRL lighting the way for military aircrews

Posted March 29, 2017 by Holly Jordan

Air Force photograph by Holly Jordan New portable temporary landing zone lighting, designed by Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate junior force researchers, offers a portable, reliable and more fully-featured solution to aging legacy portable lighting systems. Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (RX) junior force researchers resolved an issue of…

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504th’s Imagery Analysts serve as combat multipliers at NTC

Posted March 30, 2018 by Capt. Kevin Sandell,

Often serving in a behind-the-scenes role of military operations, geospatial intelligence imagery analysts have a critical role in the intelligence fight across modern battlefields.

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Defense

Delivering MRAPs safely downrange

Posted January 9, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Louis Vega Jr.

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Louis Vega Jr. Senior Airman Christian Allen, 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron ramp specialist, guides a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle onto a C-17 Dec. 28, 2017, before its transportation downrange at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Delivering mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles downrange to U.S. troops is vital to their safety…

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