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California Army National Guard activates for Carr Fire

Posted August 1, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Edward Siguenza

Army photograph by Eddie Sigenza Sgt. Jesus Valencia and Spc. Cameron Hodges of the California Army National Guard’s 270th Military Police Company, 185th Military Police Battalion, 49th Military Police Brigade, secure a checkpoint July 29, 2018 at the Keswick Dam in Redding, Calif., shortly after the Carr Fire passed through the area. REDDING, Calif.–First on…

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Eco-friendly engine wash technology nears final phase of performance testing

Posted July 30, 2018 by

Fleet Readiness Centers East and Southeast engineers are completing the ground work to prepare Naval Air Systems Command for acquisition of a cost-effective and environmentally friendlier technology for cleaning engines.

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U.S., Japan bomber-fighter integration training showcases strength of alliance

Posted July 30, 2018 by

Air Force photograph Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers and two Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) F-15 fighters execute a routine bilateral training mission in the vicinity of Japan, July 26, 2017. This mission was flown in support of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence (CBP) operations, which are a key component to…

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Navy’s newest carrier-based catapult, trap systems steadily advance through test

Posted July 30, 2018 by

One year ago, the Navy’s newest aircraft launch and recovery systems successfully conducted historic first sorties aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford.

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Around the Air Force: July 30

Posted July 30, 2018 by

On this look Around the Air Force, the Air Force has a new app for Airmen, KC-135 crews test out the Joint Service Aircrew Mask, and the 943rd Rescue Squadron wins Best in Show at the 2018 Royal International Air Tattoo.

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U.S., Egypt commence Exercise Eagle Response 18

Posted July 27, 2018 by

Navy photograph A sailor deployed to U.S. 5th Fleet’s Task Group 52.3, left, and Egyptian Naval Force (ENF) sailors conduct a familiarization dive during Eagle Response 18. Eagle Response 18 is an explosive ordnance disposal and diving exercise with the ENF conducted to enhance interoperability and war-fighting readiness, fortify military-to-military relationships and advance operational capabilities…

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FRCSW Site Camp Pendleton Inducts Last AH-1W Super Cobra

Posted July 27, 2018 by

Navy photograph The last AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter to undergo the Integrated Maintenance Program (IMP) at FRCSW Site Camp Pendleton awaits further processing outside of the hangar. The aircraft was inducted July 18 from Marine Light Helicopter Attack Squadron 775 (HMLA-775), and is scheduled to complete the IMP by the end of September and return…

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AF tests in-flight respiratory monitoring

Posted July 27, 2018 by Shireen Bedi

Air Force photograph A U.S. Air Force Physiology technician temporarily assigned to the 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron’s High Altitude Airdrop Mission Support unit buckles his oxygen mask as he prepares for a High Altitude, Low Open parachute jump from a C-130 Hercules at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., Nov. 16, 2016. To lower risks…

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Proposal would shift F-16 unit to Air Guard base in Tucson

Posted July 27, 2018 by AP

The Air Force wants to move an F-16 fighter squadron that trains Taiwanese pilots from one base in Arizona to another. The Air Force said it is proposing that the 21st Fighter Squadron, with its 14 jets and 191 personnel, be moved from Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, a Phoenix suburb, to the Arizona…

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Robins AFB begins JSTARS depot maintenance

Posted July 27, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Ed Aspera Jr. An E-8C Joint STARS aircraft is towed from the 116th Air Control Wing flight line to the Warner Robins maintenance area for de-fueling as it begins depot maintenance at Robins Air Force Base., Ga., July 17, 2018. This is the first time a Joint STARS aircraft is going…

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