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The top 10 Army modernization efforts of 2016

Posted December 30, 2016 by David Vergun

Supporting the fight around the globe means providing Soldiers with the most advanced technology available. The Army must ride the wave of technology or risk being left behind.

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Turbans, beards, dreadlocks now permissible for some Soldiers

Posted January 25, 2017 by C. Todd Lopez

Female Soldiers may now wear dreadlocks and male Soldiers whose religious faith requires beards and turbans may now seek permanent accommodation.

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Little Rock Airmen test first C-130J with Block 8.1 upgrades

Posted February 8, 2017 by Senior Airman Harry Brexel

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Harry Brexel Capt. Kyle Gauthier, 61st Airlift Squadron C-130J pilot and flight commander, reviews a preflight checklist Feb. 3, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. His shoulder patch indicates the C-130J Block 8.1 system upgrade and expansion. Gauthier, along with a team of 19th Airlift Wing Airmen,…

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Around the Air Force: March 8

Posted March 8, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, acting Air Force Secretary Lisa S. Disbrow talks about the Air Force review and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright answers a question about the possibility of enlisted Airmen flying MQ-9 Reapers.

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SBIR project results in robotic technology for F-22 intake coating restoration process

Posted March 27, 2017 by Bryan Ripple

Robotic technology developed through the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research program will soon make the process of restoring specialized coatings on F-22 Raptor engine inlets more efficient for aircraft maintenance personnel during depot maintenance at Hill AFB, Utah.

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Goldfein presents two Air Force Crosses

Posted April 24, 2017 by Senior Airman Ryan Conroy

Two Air Force Crosses were simultaneously presented to Airmen at the special tactics memorial as a result of a service-wide review of medals at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 20, 2017.

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Move over, Humvee. Army shows off a new ride

Posted May 15, 2017 by Hugh Lessig

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) was displayed May 2 at Fort Eustis, Va., attracting a stream of curious on-lookers. That's understandable.

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U.S. Airmen strengthen regional partnerships at ACE 17

Posted June 2, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Abby L. Finkel

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Abby L. Finkel A 493rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, guides an F-15C Eagle onto the taxiway at Rovaniemi Air Base, Finland, May 26, in support of Arctic Challenge 2017. Through exercises like ACE 17, the U.S., allies and partner nations are…

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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

Posted June 21, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane

U.S. aircraft and Department of Defense personnel are on display at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, June 19-25.

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President Trump commissions USS Gerald R. Ford

Posted July 24, 2017 by Ens. Corey Todd Jones

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