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Land Component Command headquarters in Iraq holds deactivation ceremony

Posted April 30, 2018 by

The Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command headquarters was deactivated April 30 at a ceremony in Baghdad, signifying the end of major combat operations in Iraq against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and acknowledging the changing composition and responsibilities of the coalition. CJFLCC was responsible for coalition land force operations in support of…

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Congress probes military pilot shortage

Posted April 5, 2017 by Karen Parrish

A shortage of pilots across the U.S. military is most acute in the Air Force, senior military officials told Congress March 29.

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Army’s Soldier and Squad Performance Research Institute will increase lethality, resilience

Posted November 2, 2018 by Jane Benson,

"No Soldier ever fights alone," says Cynthia Blackwell, the S2PRINT project director at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, Mass.

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New Installation Readiness board to examine, prioritize installation readiness

Posted October 20, 2017 by David Vergun

The acting secretary of the Army recently authorized formation of an Installation Readiness Board of Directors that will examine and prioritize installation readiness programs and funding, said J. Randall Robinson.

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Historic first for Air Force strategic bombers

Posted June 12, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Randahl Jenson A B-1B Lancer, B-2 Spirit and B-52 Stratofortress are parked on the ramp at Royal Air Force Fairford, U.K., June 12, 2017. This marks the first time in history that all three of Air Force Global Strike Command’s strategic bomber aircraft are simultaneously in the European…

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Army engineers demonstrate anti-drone technology

Posted October 7, 2015 by Edward Lopez

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (Oct. 5, 2015) — Army engineers, who are seeking to adapt ongoing research to counter aerial systems that could threaten Soldiers, successfully shot down two aircraft as part of their final technology demonstration. Although the research project began with the objective to counter rockets, artillery and mortars, the project scope was expanded…

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AEDC National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex: One of a kind, ready for future testing

Posted October 22, 2016 by Deidre Ortiz

The National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex, managed and operated by Arnold Engineering Development Complex at Arnold AFB, Tenn., remains the world’s largest aerodynamics test facility and, because of its large size, has a wide range of testing capabilities that are unmatched by any other facility of its kind.

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F-22 Raptor Demo Team rockets through FIDAE

Posted April 20, 2018 by Senior Airman Kaylee Dubois

Air Force photograph Maj. Paul “Loco” Lopez, Air Combat Command F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team commander and pilot, flies a demonstration at FIDAE (Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio) in Santiago, Chile, April 4, 2018. Along with the demo team, members of the F-35 Lightening II attended FIDAE as a static display. U.S. Air Force…

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Air Force officer integrates with carrier operations

Posted April 2, 2018 by 2nd Lt. Savannah Stephens

Air Force 1st Lt. Sean Duval, 33rd Maintenance Squadron maintenance operations officer[Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.], participated in a maintenance officer exchange program March 16-22, 2018 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72).

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Around the Air Force: Jan. 31

Posted January 31, 2018 by

On this look around the Air Force, Airmen deploy to Chad,the National Space Defense Center has transitioned to 24/7 operations, and it’s now easier for reservists to meet Transition Assistance Program requirements.

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