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Air Force leaders say increased funding is improving readiness

Posted October 10, 2018 by

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein thanked Congress for providing the resources necessary to restore the service’s readiness while testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support Oct. 10, 2018. During her testimony, Wilson praised Congress for…

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Moody AFB airmen send F-4 into retirement

Posted May 6, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by A1C Lauren M. Hunter TSgt. Jason Rodocker, 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron repair and reclamation craftsman, chisels a screw on a side panel of an F-4 Phantom II, April 28, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The F-4 retired from the Air Force and will now sit in the Veteran’s Memorial…

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Carter ‘remains optimistic’ about defense spending bill, spokesman says

Posted June 8, 2016 by Lisa Ferdinando

DOD photograph by Air Force SMSgt. Adrian Cadiz Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks about pending budget legislation during the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition at National Harbor, Md., May 17, 2016. At a June 16, 2016, news conference, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said Carter remains optimistic that Congress will pass a budget the Defense Department…

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Army researchers provide insights on offering feedback, commander-Soldier interaction

Posted August 29, 2018 by

A collaborative research project between Army researchers and academia has led to a best paper award at the 2018 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE, Conference on Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Situation Management, a multi-disciplinary conference on situation management in complex dynamic systems.

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Around the Air Force: Aug. 23

Posted August 24, 2018 by

On this look Around the Air Force, President Donald Trump posthumously awards Tech. Sgt. John Chapman the Medal of Honor and an Air Force Reservist is nominated for promotion to four-star general.

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Self-generated power could reduce Soldiers’ load

Posted October 26, 2016 by Jane Benson

Today's war fighters may one day find themselves knee-deep in power.

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First Italian F-35 mission highlights partnerships

Posted November 6, 2015 by

Two Italian pilots completed their initial F-35 Lightning II training flights Nov. 5 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., marking the first F-35 flights under control of Italian pilots.

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AFRL agreement will further non-contact inspection method developments

Posted February 8, 2017 by Mindy Cooper

The Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL/RX) recently signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Creare LLC to continue important research to develop non-contact inspection methods for aircraft components.

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How the Air Force got smarter about its aviation fuel use in 2018

Posted December 14, 2018 by Corrie Poland

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Adam R. Shanks Master Sgt. Moe Shivers, a 914th Operations Support Squadron boom operator at Niagara Air Reserve Station, N.Y., refuels an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft over Avon Park, Fla., Jan. 30, 2018. The A-10s, assigned to the 122nd Fighter Wing, Fort Wayne Air National Guard Station, Ind.,…

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Around the Air Force: Nov. 24

Posted November 27, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, Chief Master Sgt. Amy Giaquinto becomes the first woman to serve as the top enlisted adviser to the adjutant general of New York, Air Force F-35As are in Japan for the first time and the Air Force’s Personnel Center is accepting applications for the Nurse Enlisted and Direct…

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