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Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle

Posted September 8, 2017 by Peter Holstein

September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is…

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Famed World War II P-51B Mustang ‘Berlin Express’ to make transatlantic flight to perform in England with F-22

Posted June 28, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kimberly Nagle An F-22 Raptor and an P-51 Mustang perform a twilight show during the Wings Over Golden Isles Air Show in Brunswick, Ga., March 24, 2017. The duo performed a Heritage Flight, which is a performance of current fighter and attack aircraft flying with World War II, Korea…

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Holloman fighter squadron receives final six-ship

Posted September 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Ilyana A. Escalona

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Chase Cannon Two F-16 Fighting Falcons taxi under an arch of water as they arrive at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., to join the 8th Fighter Squadron Sept. 21, 2017. These F-16s were part of the final six-ship formation from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, as they prepare for…

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First Italian F-35 mission highlights partnerships

Posted November 6, 2015 by

Two Italian pilots completed their initial F-35 Lightning II training flights Nov. 5 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., marking the first F-35 flights under control of Italian pilots.

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Around the Air Force: Nov. 15

Posted November 16, 2016 by

On this look around the Air Force the 301st Fighter Wing returns home from Afghanistan, Airmen participate in exercise Tonnerre Lightning, and Airmen and firefighters attend an emergency medical technician course.

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Triton UAS begins operational assessment, prepares for production

Posted November 18, 2015 by

The MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system began one of the events that will be used to support the program’s Milestone C review and entry into low-rate initial production Nov. 17 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

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Air Force science, technology 2030 campaign: Your ideas will shape Air Force of tomorrow

Posted May 16, 2018 by Bryan Ripple

The Air Force Research Laboratory continues its support of the Air Force Science and Technology 2030 initiative and joined with Indiana University to host a listening forum at the university’s Bloomington, Ind., campus May 10-11. Indiana University is one of six universities to host these types of listening forums as part of the S&T campaign,…

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Yesterday’s Air Force: ICBM evolution

Posted November 29, 2017 by

This episode of Yesterday’s Air Force looks at the evolution of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile program from initiation during the Cold War to becoming America’s most powerful nuclear deterrent.

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MQ-1B Predator accident report released

Posted April 4, 2016 by

Inadvertent entry into clouds coinciding with momentary loss of satellite link caused the crash of an MQ-1B Predator Sept. 24, 2015, according to an Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released March 31.

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CARAT 2016 series kicks off in Malaysia

Posted June 1, 2016 by

The 22nd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations began June 1 with a commemoration ceremony for the Malaysia phase in Sandakan.

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