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Army looks to modernize safety doctrine

Posted April 18, 2018 by Lori Yerdon

Sweeping changes to Army Safety doctrine, training, and ease of accident reporting are the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center's top priorities, explained Brig. Gen David J. Francis as he addressed safety professionals from around the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command recently.

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$10 million in funding available for NAVAIR avionic projects

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The Navy’s Avionics Component Improvement Program (AvCIP) is prepared to accept proposals, from NAVAIR program offices, to award more than $10 million in funding toward fiscal 2017 projects, officials announced in December.

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German-American partnership on display during air show

Posted May 4, 2018 by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua

When boarding U.S. aircraft during an air show, it is natural for people to expect a U.S. pilot or crew member to greet them. This wasn’t the case when a group of German school children visited a C-17 Globemaster III during the Berlin Air and Trade Show on April 27.

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DOD seeks to connect with America

Posted January 22, 2018 by Lisa Ferdinando

The Defense Department is launching an initiative  called “This Is Your Military” to highlight the work of service members, dispel myths about military service, and increase awareness among the American people, the deputy assistant to the secretary of defense for outreach announced Jan. 18.  The effort, which kicks off Feb. 1, aims to introduce the…

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Air Force Technology

Posted March 4, 2016 by

DOD photograph by SMSgt. Adrian Cadiz Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work operates a flight simulator during his visit to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in support of the White House’s Week at the Labs initiative, March 3, 2016. Work also toured the base and spoke to students from the Dayton, Ohio, area during his visit.

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Pentagon begins another fiscal year under continuing resolution

Posted October 6, 2017 by Jim Garamone

DOD photograph by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White and Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie, the director of the Joint Staff, brief the media at the Pentagon, Oct. 5, 2017. Pentagon officials bemoaned the fact that the Defense Department is starting another fiscal year under a…

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AEDC is ‘a key testing resource’ for GE Aviation

Posted January 4, 2017 by Deidre Ortiz

Altitude performance and operability testing of the General Electric Passport 20 engine, used in the Bombardier Global 7000 and 8000 business jets, was recently completed in an engine test cell at Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

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USS Nimitz successfully completes sea trials

Posted October 12, 2016 by

Aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) pulled into San Diego, Oct. 10, after completing a successful six-day sea trials and officially marking the completion of a 20-month extended planned incremental availability.

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Defense budget provides Air Force with needed people, money, time

Posted April 2, 2018 by Jim Garamone

People, money and time are needed to address urgent issues the Air Force faces today, the service’s chief of staff told the Defense Writers’ Group in Washington, D.C., March 29.

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President presents Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL

Posted March 2, 2016 by April Grant

Navy photograph by Oscar Sosa President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Edward C. Byers Jr. during a ceremony Monday, Feb. 29, 2016 at the White House. Byers received the Medal of Honor for his actions during a hostage rescue operation in December 2012. On Feb. 29,…

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