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Defense

Goldfein nominated as 21st CSAF

Posted April 27, 2016 by SSgt. Alyssa C. Gibson

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced April 26 that the president has nominated Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to be the 21st chief of staff of the Air Force, succeeding Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, who has served in the position since 2012.

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Defense

Army, GM unveil new tactical hydrogen vehicle

Posted October 10, 2016 by David Vergun

The Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center and General Motors unveiled an energy-efficient tactical vehicle here that could one day save lives on the battlefield.

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Existing Huey bases will receive replacement aircraft

Posted June 22, 2018 by

Air Force photograph A UH-1N Huey helicopter prepares to land at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. Air Force bases currently flying the UH-1N will receive upgraded aircraft sometime between 2020 and 2032. The Air Force announced June 20, 2018, that each UH-1N Huey location will receive replacement aircraft. The Air Force is replacing the UH-1N…

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Defense

Around the Air Force: Dec. 1

Posted December 4, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force the preferred location for a new MQ-9 Reaper wing is selected, continuation pay rates are announced for the Blended Retirement System (BRS), and Exercise Lightning Focus is taking place in Australia.

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Defense

Budget uncertainty threatens readiness, Pentagon spokesman says

Posted May 27, 2016 by Lisa Ferdinando

Air Force photograph by SrA. Trevor T. McBride Special Tactics Training Squadron airmen from the 24th Special Operations Wing fast rope from a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 4, 2016, during Emerald Warrior 16. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command sponsored mission rehearsal exercise during which joint special…

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Defense

Air Force Stands Up New Headquarters Space Directorate

Posted June 16, 2017 by

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson has approved the reorganization of the Air Force headquarters to establish a Deputy Chief of Staff for Space Operations, who will be a three-star Air Force general officer. “This is the next step in our effort to integrate, normalize and elevate space operations in the Air Force,” said…

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Seabees commence 75th anniversary celebrations

Posted January 20, 2017 by

Navy photograph by POC Lowell Whitman Rear Adm. Bret Muilenburg, the commander of Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) and Chief of the Civil Engineer Corps, addresses the audience at the Seabees 75th Anniversary Kickoff Ceremony. The event at the Seabee Museum marked the start of celebrations commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the U.S. Navy Seabees,…

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ISO 9001 certification approved for the AEDC Test Operations and Sustainment contractor

Posted June 24, 2017 by Raquel March

Personnel with the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Test Operations and Sustainment, or TOS, contractor at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., are credited with accomplishing ISO 9001 certification. The contractor, National Aerospace Solutions, LLC, was certified ISO 9001 compliant after an audit performed by independent registrar Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, or LRQA, May 16-18, 2017. The…

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Air Force, Army Developing Multidomain Doctrine

Posted January 29, 2018 by Jim Garamone

The Army and the Air Force are working together to flesh out how to fight a multidomain battle, a senior Air Force commander said today during a presentation at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

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AFRL unveils “one-stop” technology licensing

Posted May 23, 2018 by Holly Jordan

Courtesy photograph The Air Force Research Laboratory is launching Express Licensing, a one-stop shopping approach that allows entrepreneurs to discover available AFRL-developed technologies and quickly and easily determine if a licensing opportunity fits their capabilities. Pictured here are voxelated liquid crystal elastomers, a shape-changeable soft material technology available on the Express Licensing website. The Air…

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