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Dunford: U.S. forces busy implementing defense strategy worldwide

Posted August 31, 2018 by Jim Garamone

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff gave a snapshot of the width and breadth of the U.S. military’s commitment around the globe during a Pentagon press conference Aug. 28.

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B-52s conduct operations in vicinity of South China Sea

Posted August 31, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers, departed from Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, and participated in routine training missions Aug. 27 and 30. The bombers, assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, conducted training in the vicinity of the South China Sea before returning to…

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Mattis: U.S. military becoming ‘stronger, more lethal, more agile’

Posted August 31, 2018 by Terri Moon Cronk

The Defense Department is making significant progress along its three strategic lines of effort outlined in the National Defense Strategy issued in January, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters Aug. 28.

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AFRL helps extend serviceability of hydraulic aircraft components

Posted August 29, 2018 by Holly Jordan

Air Force photograph by John McClure AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate engineer Brian Shivers helps develop and test a new visual inspection procedure to determine the difference between acceptable chafing into cold spray-applied protective coating and wear into underlying B-1 hydraulic tubing. AFRL helped develop, test, and validate the cold spray coating process for the…

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F-35C Lightning II conducts operational test-1 aboard USS Abraham Lincoln

Posted August 29, 2018 by PO2 Jacques-Larent Jean-Gilles

Navy photograph by Seaman Maxwell Anderson An F-35C Lightning II assigned to the Rough Raiders of Strike Fighter Squadron 125 lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is currently underway conducting carrier qualifications. F-35C Lightning II aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 125 are conducting…

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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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Pax River ITF to conduct first-time trials onboard partner nation’s carrier

Posted August 29, 2018 by

Navy photograph by Arnel Parker Royal Air Force Sqn. Ldr. Andrew Edgell, test pilot at the F-35 Pax River Integrated Test Force, performs a ski jump Aug. 13, 2018, at NAS Patuxent River with an F-35B test jet as part of the workups to prepare for First of Class Flight Trials (Fixed Wing) aboard HMS…

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Around the Air Force: Aug. 29

Posted August 29, 2018 by

On this look around the Air Force, Medal of Honor recipient Tech. Sgt. John Chapman’s name is unveiled at the Air Force Memorial, Gen. Timothy Ray takes command of Air Force Global Strike Command and Air Forces Cyber joins Air Combat Command.

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Navy establishes U.S. 2nd Fleet, Vice Adm. Lewis assumes command

Posted August 27, 2018 by

Navy photograph by PO1 Gary Prill Vice Adm. Andrew “Woody” Lewis departs through the Navy ceremonial red carpet bullets and sideboys after assuming command of U.S. 2nd Fleet aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). U.S. 2nd Fleet will exercise operational and administrative authorities over assigned ships, aircraft and landing forces…

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Naval Test Pilot School’s flying classroom takes first flight

Posted August 24, 2018 by

Navy photograph The U.S. Naval Test Pilot School conducts a preflight check of ASTARS III, the school’s newest flying classroom, at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md., on Aug. 21. The U.S. Naval Test Pilot School at Patuxent River, Md., conducted its first flight of Airborne Systems Training and Research Support III Aug. 21. The…

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