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Barksdale B-52s drop bombs in exercise with Jordanian forces

Posted May 25, 2016 by

Army photograph by SFC Sean A. Foley A B-52 Stratofortress receives an escort from two Royal Jordanian Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft at the start of a combined arms live-fire exercise near Al Zarqa, Jordan, during the culminating event of exercise Eager Lion on May 24, 2016. Eager Lion is a bilateral military exercise with…

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Carter commissions Yale’s first ROTC class in four decades

Posted May 25, 2016 by Lisa Ferdinando

DOD photograph by Air Forece SMSgt. Adrian Cadiz Defense Secretary Ash Carter administers the oath of office to Air Force and Naval ROTC students during a commissioning ceremony at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., May 23, 2016. Defense Secretary Ash Carter returned to his alma mater May 23 to commission the first graduates of…

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Around the Air Force: May 24

Posted May 25, 2016 by

This look around the Air Force discusses the deferment of the effective date for promotion and re-enlistment eligibility associated with the Air Force policy to complete enlisted professional military education distance learning courses within 12 months of enrollment until Jan. 1. Air Force leadership also introduces a flight plan for unmanned aircraft, and a chief…

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Original stator replaced at AEDC Propulsion Wind Tunnel Facility

Posted May 23, 2016 by Deidre Ortiz

The Propulsion Wind Tunnel facility at AEDC is known for its four powerful motors and having the world's most horsepower on a horizontal shaft for its compressors.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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