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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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Modernization turnaround worth the effort, says acting secretary

Posted November 13, 2017 by David Vergun

Vast readiness improvements are a challenge worth taking because if they succeed, Soldiers on the ground will reap the benefits, said acting Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy.

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Military aviation leaders discuss readiness, urge budget certainty

Posted November 13, 2017 by Lisa Ferdinando

Top aviation military officials from the four services addressed Congress today on aviation readiness, all underscoring the urgent need for predictable budgets.

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Eglin delivers F-35 mission data file to Norway

Posted November 10, 2017 by 1st Lt. Jessica Risma

The 53rd Electronic Warfare Group’s Partner Support Complex at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., delivered the F-35 mission data file to Norway Oct. 26. his is the first overseas delivery of Block 3F mission data to a foreign nation and was accomplished in anticipation of Norway’s first F-35s, which arrived last week and will be…

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Increasing interoperability at Blue Flag Israel 17

Posted November 10, 2017 by Senior Airman Abby L. Finkel

Approximately 200 U.S. Air Force Airmen and seven F-16C Fighting Falcons from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, are participating in Blue Flag 2017 at Uvda Air Base, Israel, which kicked off Nov. 6.

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Pentagon has known of crime reporting lapses for 20 years

Posted November 10, 2017 by Robert Burns

The Pentagon has known for at least two decades about failures to give military criminal history information to the FBI, including the type of information the Air Force didn’t report about the Texas church gunman who had assaulted his wife and stepson while an airman. The Air Force lapse in the Devin P. Kelley case,…

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Angel Thunder: Augmenting CSAR Readiness via Evolution

Posted November 8, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore

Exercise Angel Thunder, a personnel recovery exercise focusing on Combat Search and Rescue, began operations out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 4, 2017.

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AEDC tests three-stream adaptive engine for Pratt & Whitney

Posted November 8, 2017 by Deidre Ortiz

Pratt & Whitney photograph AEDC test teams have successfully completed testing an adaptive three-stream fan in the J2 Engine Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base. The testing for Pratt & Whitney was conducted as part of the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Adaptive Engine Technology Development program. Test teams from the Arnold Engineering Development…

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Around the Air Force: Nov. 8

Posted November 8, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force President Trump visit Yokota Air Base, Japan, the chief master sergeant of the Air Force gets on Instagram, and the 130th Airlift Wing returns from deployment.

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Associated Units concept improving readiness, says Jarrard

Posted November 6, 2017 by David Vergun

The Army's relatively new Associated Units concept has been mutually beneficial to both the active and reserve components, said Maj. Gen. Joe Jarrard, adjutant general of the Georgia National Guard, who spoke last month during the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition.

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