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Borderless threat – Army Cyber Command helping defend nation’s network

Posted September 29, 2017 by Devon L. Suits

"We live in a wired world. Companies and countries rely on cyberspace for everything from financial transactions to the movement of military forces," reads the 2015 Department of Defense cyber strategy.

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Around the Air Force: Sept. 26

Posted September 29, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, the Air Force Chief of Staff talks about the future of the Air Force and Airmen deliver much needed supplies to Mexico.

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Defense

Erosion of U.S. military capabilities must be stopped, chairman tells senators

Posted September 27, 2017 by Jim Garamone

The erosion of American military capabilities is real and must be halted, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept.26.

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U.S. Air Force pilots: Masters of the sky

Posted September 27, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Marjorie A. Bowlden

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Marjorie A. Bowlden Capt. Joe, right, assists boom operator Tech. Sgt. Fritz in trouble shooting an issue in a KC-10 Extender boom pod in the air over Syria, Sept. 13, 2017. Pilots will often help to diagnose and fix minor issues mid-flight to ensure the safety of their aircraft…

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Navy accepts delivery of future USS Little Rock

Posted September 27, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin photograph The future littoral combat ship USS Little Rock (LCS 9) is underway during a high-speed run in Lake Michigan during acceptance trials. The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Little Rock (LCS 9) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard in Marinette, Wisc., Sept. 25. Little Rock is…

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Defense

Holloman fighter squadron receives final six-ship

Posted September 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Ilyana A. Escalona

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Chase Cannon Two F-16 Fighting Falcons taxi under an arch of water as they arrive at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., to join the 8th Fighter Squadron Sept. 21, 2017. These F-16s were part of the final six-ship formation from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, as they prepare for…

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Navy accepts delivery of future USS Colorado

Posted September 27, 2017 by

The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Colorado (SSN 788), the 15th submarine of the Virginia-class, Sept. 21. The submarine’s sponsor is Annie Mabus, daughter of the 75th Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. The ship began construction in 2012 and is scheduled to commission in spring 2018. This next-generation attack submarine provides the…

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Air Force leaders address aircrew crisis

Posted September 25, 2017 by

More than 60 Air Force senior leaders discussed the Air Force’s aircrew crisis which has left the service more than 1,500 pilots short of its requirements Sept. 22, 2017, at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

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Defense

U.S. bombers, fighter escorts fly over waters east of North Korea

Posted September 25, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Joshua Smoot An Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, prepares to take off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Sept. 23, 2017. The mission was flown as part of the continuing demonstration of the U.S. commitment…

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Task Force Wraith Soldiers conduct joint training with four-legged troops

Posted September 25, 2017 by Maj. Jeremy Duffy

Army photograph U.S. Marine military working dog, JoJo, takes a break during joint training held with Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade’s Task Force Wraith on September 1 at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade’s Task Force Wraith conducted joint tactical training with the U.S. Marines from Area Support Group…

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