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Innovation in tight spaces

Posted January 7, 2019 by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson

As Hurricane Michael churned toward the Emerald Coast of Florida, F-35A Lightning IIs from the 33rd Fighter Wing based at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., here evacuated to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., to avoid the storm’s path and potential catastrophic damage.

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Defense

Quality assurance strengthens foreign military efforts

Posted June 27, 2016 by Carlotta Maneice

When an international customer purchases something from the U.S. government, quality assurance plays an important role in ensuring the equipment or service provided meets the same standards required for the American war fighter.

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NATO officials discuss Afghan Plus-Up, Russian threats

Posted November 13, 2017 by Jim Garamone

Army photograph by Spec. Jacob Krone Army Gen. John W. Nicholson, NATO Resolute Support commander, greets Afghan Special Operations Command School of Excellence leaders before receiving an overview of the commando class final tactical exercise and a platoon-level raid demonstration at Camp Command, Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct. 21, 2017. NATO allies and their partner forces have…

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AAG traps first fly-in

Posted October 17, 2016 by

Advanced Arresting Gear completes a first-of-its-kind recovery of an F/A-18E Super Hornet at the Runway Arrested Landing Site in Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 13.

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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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Basic training might be lengthened, says Army secretary

Posted April 6, 2018 by David Vergun

The Army wants Soldiers who complete basic combat training and advanced individual training to be ready to deploy "on day one" once they reach their units, said Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper.

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F-35s first B-course takes flight

Posted February 10, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan

The Air Force’s first F-35 Lightning II basic flight course class took to the skies for the first time as they entered the live flying portion of their training Feb. 8, 2017.

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Hill’s F-35A and airmen mastering first Pacific deployment

Posted November 22, 2017 by Donovan K. Potter

More than 300 men and women of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and 12 F-35As are conducting business for the next six months on the subtropical Japanese island of Okinawa during a deployment known as a Theater Security Package.

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UH-60s catch a ride home on a Super Galaxy

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman John Nieves Camacho A U.S. Soldier with the 3rd Battalion, 501st Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division taxis a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk toward a U.S. Air Force C-5M Super Galaxy for transport March 14, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The soldiers was deployed to Europe…

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Area Denial

Posted June 8, 2016 by Edward Chin, Christopher E. Kramer and Ken R. Schulters

The Army has significantly increased its emphasis on training for combined arms maneuver and wide area security operations in contemporary and future operational environments.

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