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Could flying faster save the Air Force fuel?

Posted December 6, 2017 by Corrie Poland

On a Sunday morning just outside of Anchorage, Alaska, a group of Hawaii Air National Guard fighter pilots gathered around a desk at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to hear the day's operational briefing after three weeks of training at Red Flag Alaska.

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B-1B Lancer sets rotational records before leaving downrange

Posted January 15, 2016 by TSgt. Terrica Y. Jones

A B-1B Lancer that achieved rotational milestones is scheduled to leave Al Udeid Air Base soon for a six-month hiatus for aircraft modifications stateside.

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Defense Department proposes UCMJ changes

Posted December 30, 2015 by

Following a two-year review of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, the Defense Department Dec. 28 forwarded to Congress a legislative proposal outlining a number of reforms. The UCMJ is the statutory framework of the military justice system, according to a news release announcing the proposed changes. The proposal is based on the recommendations of…

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Picatinny Arsenal engineers cook up new recipe for biofuel

Posted December 2, 2015 by Audra Calloway

While people who go to the beach and lakes may think of algae as a slimy nuisance, Picatinny engineers have partnered with private industry to harness its photosynthesis ability to develop a safe, cheap, fast and environmentally-friendly way to recycle aging M6 artillery round propellant and create biofuel.

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Luke pilot flies 500th hour in F-35

Posted February 5, 2016 by A1C Ridge Shan

A 61st Fighter Squadron pilot made history Feb. 2 as the first Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., pilot to achieve 500 flight hours in an F-35 Lightning II.

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First combat Raptor, Maloney’s Pony, rides into Edwards

Posted January 15, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

The 411th Flight Test Squadron got a first-hand look at a legend in June and November of 2015 when F-22 tail number 09-0174 "Maloney's Pony" landed at Edwards.

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Bunch nominated to command AFMC

Posted December 14, 2018 by

Lt. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. has been nominated by President Trump for a fourth star to become the next commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He currently serves as Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. The…

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Army’s only combined division demonstrates ‘fight tonight’ capabilities for Army secretary

Posted August 8, 2016 by

Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division/Republic of Korea - U.S. combined division and its rotational elements highlighted the critical roles they play in strengthening the ROK-U.S. alliance, countering emerging threats and ensuring stability in the region, during Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning's visit to Camp Casey, Aug. 3.

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Forging the KC-46: New training center opens to prepare tanker aircrews

Posted August 31, 2016 by Senior Airman Dillon Davis

A new training center for the KC-46 Pegasus was officially dedicated at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., Aug. 30, 2016, along with the activation of the 56th Air Refueling Squadron, which will be the formal training unit for the Air Force’s next-generation refueling aircraft.

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F-35B marks aviation first at JBER

Posted February 8, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Mike Campbell

On any giving day at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, you can hear sound of freedom as the F-22 Raptors circle the mountains and come in for a landing. There was a different tone to that sound Jan. 9, 2017 as the Marine F-35B Lightening II fighter jets joined the orchestration.

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