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Defense

Defense budget provides Air Force with needed people, money, time

Posted April 2, 2018 by Jim Garamone

People, money and time are needed to address urgent issues the Air Force faces today, the service’s chief of staff told the Defense Writers’ Group in Washington, D.C., March 29.

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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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2018 Wings Over South Texas air show

Posted March 30, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook An F-35A Lightning II and P-51 Mustang fly in formation as part of a heritage flight during the Wings Over South Texas air show at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas, March 25, 2018. The F-35 HFT represents the past, present, and future of aviation airpower.  …

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3rd Cav. Regt. troopers finish the fight at NTC

Posted March 28, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Taresha Hill

Troopers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment completed a successful 14-day decisive-action rotation Feb. 23, at the National Training Center, here. Col. Jonathan Byrom, the 3rd Cav. Regt. commander, said that while the training was brutal and unforgiving, it was also invaluable.

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Into the fold: F-35C carrier qualifications aboard Lincoln

Posted March 26, 2018 by PO2 Jessica Paulauskas

Navy photograph by POC Mark Logico An F-35C Lightning II assigned to the Rough Raiders of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 125 performs a touch and go on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) completed fleet carrier qualifications (CQ) for…

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Army secretary highlights Futures Command, readiness in congressional testimony

Posted March 23, 2018 by David Vergun,

"Our competitors are seeking to alter global strategic realities for their own benefit, often at the expense of U.S. interests and those of our allies and partners," said Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper during a testimony Tuesday before the House Armed Services Committee.

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AFRL researchers push limits in high-temperature, polymer additive manufacturing

Posted March 21, 2018 by Marisa Alia-Novobilski

Air Force photograph by Dr. Hilmar Koerner Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory have demonstrated the ability to additively manufacture high temperature polymer composites for use in extreme environments. The material, made with carbon fiber infused polymer resin and selective laser sintering, has potential use in engine components and on the leading and tail…

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Navy seeks savings, releases two-carrier RFP

Posted March 21, 2018 by

Huntington Ingalls Industries photograph by Matt Hildreth A 35-ton steel plate is displayed at Newport News Shipbuilding division during a ceremony to start advance construction of the aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 80). The steel plate will become part of the foundation of Enterprise, the ninth U.S. Navy ship to bear the name. Enterprise will be…

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Dunford Arrives in Afghanistan to Assess Campaign Plan

Posted March 21, 2018 by Jim Garamone

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Afghanistan March 19 to assess the campaign plan now that all personnel are in place and the South Asia strategy is in full swing.

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Revived Roving Sands exercise teaches air defense units mobility, expeditionary warfare

Posted March 21, 2018 by Joe Lacdan

Army photograph by Joe Lacdan An armored humvee cruises along a dirt road near the White Sands Missile Range in southern New Mexico during the Roving Sands exercise, March 2018. On a vast stretch of desert in southern New Mexico, the Army unearthed a military exercise it had literally left in the dust some 13…

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