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Cyber Command deputy details formation of Cyber Mission Force

Posted June 24, 2016 by Jim Garamone

The deputy commander of U.S. Cyber Command detailed the command’s efforts to build capabilities and capacity in the Cyber Mission Force during his testimony before the House Armed Services Committee June 22, 2016.

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CH-53K achieves 27,000 pound external lift

Posted June 24, 2016 by

Sikorsky photograph The CH-53K King Stallion successfully completed an external lift of a 27,000 pound payload at Sikorsky’s Development Flight Test Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. June 17, 2016. The CH-53K King Stallion successfully completed an external lift of a 27,000 pound payload at Sikorsky’s Development Flight Test Center in West Palm Beach, Fla.,…

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Navy’s final satellite in MUOS constellation launches successfully

Posted June 24, 2016 by

The Navy's fifth Mobile User Objective System satellite launched at 10:30 a.m., EDT, June 24, from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral, Fla., aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket in the 551 launch vehicle configuration.

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U.S. airmen make history with highway landing

Posted June 24, 2016 by SrA. Nicole Keim

TALLINN, Estonia–An A-10C Thunderbolt II from the 107th Fighter Squadron, takes off from a highway June 21, 2016, in Tallinn, Estonia. U.S. forces are in Europe participating in Saber Strike 16; a long-standing, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff-directed, U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative-training exercise, which has been conducted annually since 2010. This year’s exercise will focus…

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Army training looks at human dimension

Posted June 24, 2016 by Desiree Dillehay

During the month of June, nine squads of Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division and the 75th Ranger Regiment are participating in an integrated training program at Fort Benning, Ga., that focuses on human performance enhancement.

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NATO partners close out Saber Strike 16

Posted June 24, 2016 by SrA. Nicole Keim

Air Force photograph by SrA. Nicole Keim A U.S. Army soldier holds the U.S. flag during a closing ceremony at Tapa Training Base, Estonia, June 21, 2016. U.S. forces in Europe participated in Saber Strike 16; a long-standing, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff-directed, U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative-training exercise, which has been conducted annually since 2010….

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Face of Defense: First Marine completes aviator immersion program

Posted June 24, 2016 by Marine Corps Cpl. Kimberlyn Adams

Courtesy photograph Marine Corps Capt. Jason Grimes, a UH-1Z Cobra pilot with Marine Light Attack Squadron 369 and a Hibbing, Minnesota, native, who is the first pilot to complete the Aviator Immersion Program, poses for a photo at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 9, 2016. Grimes completed the training with 2nd Battalion, 4th…

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Air Force announces KC-46A candidate bases

Posted June 24, 2016 by

Boeing photograph by John D. Parker The KC-46A Pegasus deploys the centerline boom for the first time Oct. 9, 2015. The boom is the fastest way to refuel aircraft at 1,200 gallons per minute. Air Force officials announced fives bases as candidates for the next round of active duty-led KC-46A Pegasus basing on June 23….

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Sikorsky accepts prototype Turkish utility helicopter

Posted June 24, 2016 by

Sikorsky photograph Just two weeks after the Turkish Government announced the start of the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program to build a fleet of multi-role T70 utility helicopters based on the S-70i™ BLACK HAWK aircraft, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company has accepted the program’s prototype aircraft produced by its Polish subsidiary PZL Mielec. Sikorsky and Aselsan…

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B-52s conclude deployment at RAF Fairford

Posted June 24, 2016 by SrA. Sahara L. Fales

After flying numerous sorties, multiple airshows and missions with NATO allies, two B-52H Stratofortresses headed home to Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 23, 2016.

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