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Goldfein talks taking care of Airmen at Treasure our Troops

Posted October 30, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank

Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein addressed the importance of taking care of Airmen and their families during the 2017 ThanksUSA Treasure our Troops Gala in Washington, D.C., Oct. 25, 2017.

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Future VR training will blend global partners, air, armor, ground forces

Posted November 16, 2016 by Gary Sheftick

The Army is now working to tie together all of its simulations for combined-arms training to allow for the eventual inclusion of both joint and multi-national partners.

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NAWCWD Threat/Targets team recycles, upgrades, brings knowledge home

Posted January 11, 2016 by

What if you could rip the engine out of your 1979 grocery-getter and make it run like a sports car for a third the cost of buying new? Late last year, the Threat/Target Systems Department at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division did just that.

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Defense

Carter discusses three major U.S. decisions regarding Afghanistan

Posted July 14, 2016 by Karen Parrish

Defense Secretary Ash Carter discussed three major decisions that the United States has made regarding Afghanistan during a news conference July 12, 2016, in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

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AEDC teams assist in preparing the Dream Chaser for its future missions

Posted January 10, 2018 by Deidre Ortiz

The Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser space plane recently had a successful free-flight test over the Mojave Desert in California, later making its landing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Fifth-generation fighters arrive in Bulgaria

Posted April 28, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Roidan Carlson Two Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs from the 388th Fighter Squadron and three F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron fly in formation during a training sortie over the United Kingdom, April 27, 2017. The F-35As first arrived at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 15, 2017,…

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Newest Soldiers bring years of experience to Army

Posted June 21, 2017 by Stephen Standifird

Army photograph by Stephen Standifird Pfc. Michael Williams, Company A, 2nd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment, low crawls under a barbed-wire obstacle at the confidence course as part of a six-week Basic Combat Training cycle for prior-service Soldiers. Williams, who served in the U.S. Navy from 2008 to 2014, is one of 32 prior-service Soldiers conducting…

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Team Aviano members coordinate moving parts for Red Flag 16-3

Posted July 15, 2016 by A1C Cary Smith

Air Force photograph by A1C Cary Smith Team Aviano members verify cargo information during a joint inspection, June 29, 2016, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, in preparation for Exercise Red Flag 16-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The joint inspection was the final check before the cargo was cleared for transport to Nellis AFB…

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Soldiers test robotics on ‘battlefield’

Posted January 6, 2016 by SSgt. Tramel S. Garrett

Picture a hot summer day in Afghanistan, and a company of 25th Infantry Division soldiers preparing to move to a new area of operation. Instead of using their legs and backs, these Soldiers are fortunate enough to have a small robot to help them on the battlefield.

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Modernizing the Army’s OPFOR program to become a near-peer sparring partner

Posted October 3, 2018 by Mario J. Hoffmann

While the United States fought conflicts and insurgencies in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa over the last 17 years, potential adversaries were studying U.S. operations and developing sophisticated weapons, munitions and disruptive technologies.

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