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Defense

Army makes changes to retention programs

Posted October 28, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard

Career counselors are urging Army Soldiers to read the changes to the Army enlisted force retention program, re-class and initial entry requirements that took effect in 2016.

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Theodore Roosevelt departs 7th Fleet and enters 3rd Fleet

Posted November 13, 2015 by PO3 Jennifer Case

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations and entered the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations Nov. 13. While in 7th Fleet, Theodore Roosevelt participated in Exercise Malabar 15 with the Indian Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, made a port visit to Singapore and…

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Happy Holidays from Air Force senior leaders, spouses

Posted December 22, 2017 by

Secretary of the Air Force Heather A. Wilson and her husband, along with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright and their spouses, wish all Airmen and families season’s greetings.

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Defense

NASA parachute drop at Yuma Proving Ground aborted

Posted July 11, 2016 by Chuck C Wullenjohn

Army photograph Many tests of the parachute system to be used aboard NASA’s Orion space capsule have taken place at Yuma Proving Ground in the past. This is what the test would have looked like had it not been aborted. Conducting an individual test can be an unbelievably complicated undertaking, particularly when dealing with an…

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Defense

Total Force C-130 units conduct unique dual-formation air drop in Afghanistan

Posted May 11, 2018 by Capt. Chelsi Johnson

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro A C-130J Super Hercules and its aircrew assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, loads cargo destined for an undisclosed location in Afghansitan, May 5, 2018. The 774th EAS is an active duty unit based out of the 41st Airlift Squadron,…

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Defense

Chief of Naval Research helps steer new tech for fleet

Posted January 18, 2016 by Warren Duffie

On Jan. 13, Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Mat Winter gave the keynote address at the Surface Navy Association's 28th Annual National Symposium, held in Crystal City, Va.

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Defense

Navy completes first LRASM free flight from B-1B Lancer

Posted August 21, 2017 by

The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin conducted the first free flight launch of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) from a B-1B Lancer Aug. 16 over Point Mugu Sea Range in California.

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Rectifier upgrade paying off for Hypervelocity Tunnel 9

Posted April 25, 2018 by Bradley Hicks

The team at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex’s Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Md., is now putting to use equipment installed several years ago - a move that is bringing enhanced safety and greater longevity to the facility.

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Defense

Goldfein: Optimistic about future of airpower

Posted March 14, 2016 by TSgt. Bryan Franks

Equal parts challenge and opportunity -- that’s how Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein described as the current state of the Air Force March 10 during a Defense Programs Conference in Washington, D.C.

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AAG traps Super Hornet, marks program milestone

Posted April 4, 2016 by

Navy photograph The Navy’s Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) program reaches a milestone with the first recovery of a manned aircraft, an F/A-18E Super Hornet, March 31 at the Runway Arrested Landing Site (RALS) at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in N.J. The aircraft performed additional roll-ins, at speeds up to 105 knots, enabling the AAG test team…

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