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Total force Airmen complete Icelandic Air Surveillance mission

Posted May 4, 2016 by MSgt. Kevin Nichols

It seems like April flew by... much like the U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter aircraft did throughout the skies of Iceland.

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USS San Diego completes NASA Orion mission

Posted November 7, 2016 by PO1 Joseph M. Buliavac

Amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) successfully completed recovery operations of the NASA Orion crew module Nov. 1.

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Research agreement will enhance collaboration, mutual benefits

Posted April 25, 2018 by R.J. Oriez

Air Force photograph by R.J. Oriez U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Greg Rothrock, Coast Guard Research and Development Center commanding officer, and Air Force Maj. General William Cooley, Air Force Research Laboratory commander, shake hands April 12, 2018, on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, after they signed a memorandum of understand between their two organizations. The…

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Blue Angels fly over 2016 Super Bowl

Posted February 8, 2016 by PO2 Jenn Lebron

Navy photograph by PO1 Andrea Perez Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, Delta pilots fly in formation over the 2016 Super Bowl at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. This year the Super Bowl celebrates its 50th anniversary and the Blue Angels celebrate their 70th anniversary year. U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue…

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New urgent care pilot program for prime beneficiaries

Posted July 29, 2016 by

To increase access to care, the Department of Defense launched an Urgent Care Pilot Program for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. This program allows Prime enrollees two visits to a network or TRICARE authorized provider without a referral or prior authorization. The Urgent Care Pilot Program is for: • Active-duty service members, including National Guard or Reserve…

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Army to test new armored vehicles as it updates older platforms

Posted December 14, 2016 by David Vergun

Courtesy photograph The first Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle, or AMPV, is scheduled to be handed over to the Army Dec. 15, 2016, for testing. The first armored multipurpose Vehicle, or AMPV, is scheduled to be handed over to the Army Dec. 15 for testing. The AMPV demonstrator will roll out of the BAE Systems plant in…

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FRC East marks another F-35 milestone

Posted November 17, 2017 by

Navy photograph Aircraft CF-25, a Navy F-35C Lightning II carrier variant, transits the Fleet Readiness Center East flight line Nov. 9 marking a maintenance milestone for the capabilities of the depot. Fleet Readiness Center East at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., has achieved another milestone for its support of the F-35 Lightning II…

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BACN goes global after delivering CENTCOM comms for 9 years

Posted May 2, 2018 by Benjamin Newell

The people who manage the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node want to keep a sense of urgency as the system transitions from Joint Urgent Operational Need to Program of Record.

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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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NATO aims to transform military capacity, official says

Posted January 18, 2017 by Jim Garamone

Throughout its history, NATO has always changed and adapted to new threats, new doctrines and new realities, the commander of the alliance’s Allied Command Transformation told reporters in Brussels Jan. 17.

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