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Comptroller says DOD will continue audit accountability plan

Posted June 17, 2016 by Jim Garamone

DOD photograph by Air Force SMSgt. Adrian Cadiz Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Defense Department Comptroller and Chief Financial Officer Mike McCord, right, testify on the Defense Department’s fiscal year 2017 budget request before the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., April 27, 2016. The Defense Department is getting closer to full audit accountability…

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MQ-8B Fire Scout deploys with new radar capability

Posted July 1, 2016 by

The MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter recently deployed with the USS Coronado (LCS-4) to begin flight operations using its new maritime surveillance radar.

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Red Flag 16-3 night operations

Posted July 20, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by SrA. Jake Carter Capt. Matt Bender from the 20th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., conducts pre-flight checks on his F-16 before a night sortie during Red Flag 16-3 July 13, 2016. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its…

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Cyber, space, Middle East join nuclear triad topics at deterrence meeting

Posted July 29, 2016 by Cheryl Pellerin

The nuclear triad still is seen as a critical deterrent against aggression by U.S. adversaries, but all speakers during a U.S. Strategic Command meeting panel July 27 also discussed the need for deterrence in the cyber and space domains, and the Middle East.

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F-15’s deploy to Estonia in support of TSP

Posted August 15, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by SrA. Erin Trower AMARI AIR BASE, Estonia–Sixteen United States Air Force F-15C Eagles — a total of 12 from the 493rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, U.K., and four from the 194th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron currently deployed to Campia Turzi, Romania, in support of Theater Security Package — along with approximately 300…

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U.S., Canada sign deal for first RQ-21A Blackjack international sale

Posted August 29, 2016 by

The U.S. Department of Navy recently signed an agreement with the Canadian Department of National Defense for the first RQ-21A Blackjack Unmanned Air System (UAS) international sale.

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Around the Air Force: Sept. 20

Posted September 21, 2016 by

On this look around the Air Force, Staff Sgt. Traci Keller takes us to the Air Force Association’s Air, Cyber and Space Conference where the name of the Air Force’s latest stealth bomber, the B-21, was announced.

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Training detachment expands maintainers’ knowledge AF-wide

Posted October 10, 2016 by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier

From the outside, it’s a barren building with no windows and few travelers through the doors, but down its concrete halls, Airmen from all over the world are expanding their knowledge on aircraft maintenance.

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Around the Air Force: Oct. 25

Posted October 26, 2016 by

On this look around the Air Force special tactics Airmen are honored with a memorial and Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visits the first enlisted RQ-4 Global Hawk pilot class.

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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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