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The Blackhorse assault

Posted August 10, 2016 by

Army photograph by Pvt. Austin Anyzeski BMP-1s from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment advance on the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division during rotation 16-08 at the National Training Center, Aug. 3, 2016. The Ironhorse troopers tested the 1st ABCT’s ability to conduct a deliberate defense while defending their Tactical Operations Center….

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Next gen jammer Increment 1 on track

Posted May 19, 2017 by

The Airborne Electronic Attack Systems and EA-6B program office (PMA-234) completed a critical design review (CDR) for the AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) Increment (Inc) 1 Mid-band program at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, in late April. During CDR, it was determined that the design and development are on track to meet crucial warfighter…

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Carter: Ties to tech, innovation communities critical to DOD

Posted November 16, 2016 by Terri Moon Cronk

The ties between the Defense Department and commercial technology and innovation keep the U.S. military agile as it meets today’s challenges and remains ready for the future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Nov. 14.

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World’s largest maritime exercise underway in Middle East

Posted April 4, 2016 by

The International Mine Countermeasures Exercise, the largest maritime exercise in the world, kicked off April 4, with international naval and civilian maritime forces from more than 30 nations spanning six continents training together across the Middle East.

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Around the Air Force: June 6

Posted June 8, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, the SecAF sits down for her first interview, USAFE commander visits the Load Diffuser exercise and the enlisted RPA pilot application deadline approaches.

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Emerald Warrior 16 increases joint forces interoperability

Posted May 18, 2016 by Capt. Zach Anderson

The final mission of Emerald Warrior 2016 was completed May 13, concluding two successful weeks of intense irregular warfare training designed to reinforce U.S. special operations forces interoperability and capabilities.

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‘Big 8’ initiative, Army Operating Concept will build the future Army

Posted March 23, 2016 by Supunnee Ulibarri

Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, discussed TRADOC’s perspectives on “Big 8” initiatives and how the Army Operating Concept will build the future Army during the 2016 Association of the United States Army’s Global Force Symposium at the Van Braun Center, March 17. “As the Army looks to…

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Pacific allies, partner nations to meet for first Pacific F-35 Symposium

Posted March 13, 2017 by

The F-35 Lightning II will take center stage during the Pacific Air Forces’ inaugural F-35 Symposium next week at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

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Hill Airmen generate 3,000th F-35A sortie, adopt upgraded ALIS

Posted May 31, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Paul Holcomb F-35 Lightning II aircraft assigned to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, prepare for takeoff May 22, 2017. The F-35s are among the first to fly sorties at the base with a new version of ALIS (Autonomic Logistics Information System), the information technology infrastructure which performs behind-the-scenes monitoring, maintenance and…

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HH-60G accident investigation report released

Posted May 5, 2017 by

The unintended closure of two helicopters and a pilot’s overcorrection to avoid collision resulted in the crash of an HH-60G helicopter and the injury of its crew on Aug. 18, 2016, at the Nevada Test and Training Range near Nellis AFB, Nev., according to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report released today. The…

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