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325th WPS garners neighborly support to perform SMOKEX

Posted December 11, 2015 by Susan Garcia

Handwritten notes and charts filled the whiteboards on every wall. Printed documents covered every horizontal surface. As the neighbors squeezed into the standing-room-only planning room, those who knew each other exchanged greetings and introduced newcomers.

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Army flies ‘hoverbike’ prototype

Posted January 18, 2017 by David McNally

The Army Research Laboratory and industry partners demonstrated the flying capabilities of a unique rectangular-shaped quadcopter during a visit from Department of Defense officials Jan. 10.

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U.S., NATO wrap up Saber Strike 17

Posted June 27, 2017 by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh

Saber Strike 17, a month-long exercise including 11,000 U.S. and NATO military members from 20 countries, wraps up June 24, 2017. The exercise took place in various regions in the Baltics and Poland beginning May 28.

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Around the Air Force: Nov. 15

Posted November 16, 2016 by

On this look around the Air Force the 301st Fighter Wing returns home from Afghanistan, Airmen participate in exercise Tonnerre Lightning, and Airmen and firefighters attend an emergency medical technician course.

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Effects of South Asia strategy already being felt, Mattis tells Senate

Posted October 4, 2017 by Jim Garamone

DOD photograph by Army Sgt. James K. McCann Defense Secretary Jim Mattis testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., Oct. 3, 2017. Mattis testified alongside Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, about the political and security situation in Afghanistan. The certainty engendered by President Donald…

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Air Force releases accident report

Posted November 7, 2016 by

Air Force photograph An MQ-1B Predator remotely piloted aircraft comes in for a ‘touch-and-go’ during a training mission, May 13, 2013. The MQ-1B Predator is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset and secondarily for munitions capability to support ground troops and base defense. An MQ-1B…

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Around the Air Force: Aug. 25

Posted August 28, 2017 by

On this look Around the Air Force intercontinental ballistic missile contracts are awarded to Boeing and Northrop Grumman, Sailors receive Aerospace Ground Equipment training, and a look at Desert Defender Combat Readiness training.

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AETC loads, releases first live bombs from F-35A

Posted January 25, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson

The 33rd Fighter Wing loaded and released the Air Education and Training Command’s first live bombs from an F-35A at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 17, 2017.

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Air Force to Release F-35 Weight Restrictions

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Air Force leaders recently removed the restriction that kept pilots weighing less than 136 pounds from flying the F-35A.

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NATO AGS arrives at Edwards

Posted December 21, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

NATO's first Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft arrived at Edwards Dec. 19 completing its first flight. The test flight marks the start of six months of ground and airborne testing at Edwards before the aircraft is sent to its new home in Sigonella, Italy.

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