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Board for Corrections of Naval Records, VA partner for online Q&A session

Posted August 24, 2016 by

The Department of the Navy Board for Corrections of Naval Records (BCNR) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are teaming up Aug. 26 to host a live Facebook question and answer session. The Q&A will be held at noon, EDT,[9 a.m., PDT] on the Navy’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/USNavy. The live chat will provide current…

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U.S. showcases F-35 Lighting II aircraft at Paris Air Show

Posted June 19, 2017 by

U.S. military equipment and personnel will take part in this year’s International Paris Air Show, which started June 19 and runs through June 25 in Le Bourget, France, according to a U.S. European Command news release.

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AF releases criteria for basing new RPA units

Posted April 13, 2016 by

The Air Force released basing criteria April 12 that will be used to select candidate bases for a potential new MQ-9 Reaper wing with units at up to two locations. The Air Force is pursuing additional locations to help diversify assignment opportunities for personnel within the MQ-9 enterprise, provide increased opportunities for leadership from within…

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Nellis AFB hosts Red Flag 18-1

Posted March 2, 2018 by John Battey

Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada has just hosted the first Red Flag exercise of 2018. The traditional participants — the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corp and U.S. Army — were joined by our two closest allies Australia and the United Kingdom.

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BLUE: Out of Vietnam

Posted May 6, 2016 by

Air Force TV has released the latest episode of the Air Force’s flagship television program, BLUE. In this episode of BLUE, we introduce two Air Force Vietnam War veterans and an unbelievable story of friendship and reconciliation.

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Air Force celebrates 60 years of the KC-135

Posted September 2, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Taylor Shelton

The U.S. Air Force celebrated the 60th birthday of the KC-135 Stratotanker Aug. 31, 2016.

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‘60 Minutes’ showcases work at China Lake

Posted January 11, 2017 by

CBS News national security correspondent David Martin and a 10-person production crew spent six days filming test events and interviews at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake last October; the “60 Minutes” segment aired on Jan. 8.

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Navy secretary names destroyer after pioneering U.S. Navy nurse

Posted June 15, 2016 by

During a ceremony June 14, 2016, to honor women who served in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced an Arleigh-Burke class destroyer, DDG 123, will be named Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee.

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2018 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials begin

Posted February 26, 2018 by Master Sgt. Matthew Bates

Air Force photograph by Corey Parrish Athletes pose for a group photo during the 5th Annual Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials opening ceremony at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 23, 2018. Service members are participating in adaptive athletic reconditioning for lasting effects on physical and emotional recovery. More than…

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Virtual reality dome impact of real-life scenarios on cognitive abilities

Posted February 26, 2016 by Jane Benson

For researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, there just may be no place like dome.

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