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Defense

Future USS Zumwalt will have San Diego homeport

Posted May 23, 2016 by

Navy photograph The future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) transits the Atlantic Ocean to conduct acceptance trials with the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). Acceptance Trials are the last significant shipbuilding milestone before delivery of the ship to the U.S. Navy, which is planned for next month. While underway, many of the…

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Air Force photograph by A1C Kristan Campbell
Defense

Bomb building: Creech leadership shadows Ammo Airmen

Posted May 20, 2016 by A1C Kristan Campbell

Col. Case Cunningham, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, joined CMSgt. Michael Ditore, 432nd Wg/432nd AEW command chief, for Ditore’s shadow an Airman initiative with the airmen of the 432nd Maintenance Squadron’s munitions flight April 27, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev.

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Defense

AcqDemo team outlines planned activities related to transition

Posted May 20, 2016 by Ted Singer

In late May to mid-June, Air Force Materiel Command employees who will transition into the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) will receive information detailing their individual conversion into the new pay system.

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DOD photograph by Jim Garamone
Defense

NATO chiefs discuss range of issues at military committee meeting

Posted May 20, 2016 by Jim Garamone

DOD photograph by Jim Garamone From left: Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, NATO’s supreme allied commander for Europe; Gen. Petr Pavel of the Czech army, the chairman of NATO’s Military Committee; and Gen. Denis Mercier of the French air force, the alliance’s supreme allied commander for transformation, brief reporters about the results of the Military…

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Navy photograph by POC Roger S. Duncan
Defense

U.S. Navy accepts delivery of future USS Zumwalt

Posted May 20, 2016 by

The Navy accepted delivery of future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the lead ship of the Navy's next-generation of multimission surface combatants, May 20.

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Defense

Around the Air Force: May 20

Posted May 20, 2016 by tomlear

This look around the Air Force features a B-52 Stratofortress accident at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam; Gen. Lori Robinson assumed command of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command; and Edwards AFB, Calif., tested the RQ-4 Global Hawk in icy conditions, without ice.

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Air Force photograph by SrA. Trevor T. McBride
Defense

Emerald Warrior 16 increases joint forces interoperability

Posted May 18, 2016 by Capt. Zach Anderson

The final mission of Emerald Warrior 2016 was completed May 13, concluding two successful weeks of intense irregular warfare training designed to reinforce U.S. special operations forces interoperability and capabilities.

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Defense

Flying with DRAGON improves capabilities

Posted May 18, 2016 by Patty Welsh

A recent successful test flight of an upgraded Flight Management System Suite for the E-3 Sentry (AWACS) provides the war fighter with enhanced battle management capabilities.

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DOD photograph by Air Force SMSgt. Adrian Cadiz
Defense

Carter highlights budget priorities, warns of Defense Bill veto recommendation

Posted May 18, 2016 by Lisa Ferdinando

Defense Secretary Ash Carter highlighted his budget priorities May 17 while warning he would recommend a veto of the National Defense Authorization Act if it contains a "raid on war funding" that puts national security at risk.

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Defense

Army modernization evaluation ensure Soldiers are properly equipped to fight

Posted May 18, 2016 by Vanessa Flores

More than 5,000 people from across the country contributed to the soldier-led Network Integration Evaluation that came to completion, May 14.

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