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Defense

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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Goldfein talks taking care of Airmen at Treasure our Troops

Posted October 30, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank

Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein addressed the importance of taking care of Airmen and their families during the 2017 ThanksUSA Treasure our Troops Gala in Washington, D.C., Oct. 25, 2017.

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SecAF, CSAF direct review of all Air Force programs

Posted December 8, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Gibson

Air Force senior leaders have directed a Zero-Based Review of all Air Force programs, budget accounts and associated manpower authorizations in preparation for assembling the Fiscal Year 2020 Program Objective Memorandum and Future Years Defense Plan. The review will examine whether the right services are being provided the right way across the Air Force. “We…

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Air Force withheld nuclear mishap from Pentagon review team

Posted January 25, 2016 by Robert Burns

In the spring of 2014, as a team of experts was examining what ailed the U.S. nuclear force, the Air Force withheld from them the fact that it was simultaneously investigating damage to a nuclear-armed missile in its launch silo caused by three airmen. The Air Force Jan. 22 gave The Associated Press the first…

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Airmen’s Week: Changing the culture of Airmen

Posted April 10, 2017 by Senior Airman Chip Pons

After the completion of Basic Military Training, but before Airmen depart for their various technical training locations, lies a relatively new, yet crucial program geared toward the betterment of the Air Force: Airmen’s Week.

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First gender-integrated infantry one station unit training graduates

Posted May 23, 2017 by Christopher J. Warner

Over the last 18 months, the U.S. Army at Fort Benning has trained and graduated its first female Ranger course students, its first female Armor officers, and on May 19, 2017, the Army graduated its first gender-integrated Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT).

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U.S. Army 3-D prints a building

Posted August 25, 2017 by Michael Jazdyk

The Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, Ill., has successfully three-dimensionally printed a 512 square-foot concrete structure.

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A-10 pilots, Army brigade combat teams train at Green Flag

Posted February 1, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan

Pilots from the 74th Fighter Squadron [Moody Air Force Base, Ga.] prepared for future deployments while participating in Green Flag-West 17-03 from Jan. 13-27, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Rangers conduct close air support mission with F-35A

Posted March 4, 2016 by A1C Andrea Posey

Although the U.S. Air Force separated from the U.S. Army, Sept. 18, 1947, the two forces have a long history of working together to dominate the sky and ground in combat.

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Carter announces 2016s top military installations

Posted May 11, 2016 by

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced May 10 the 2016 recipients of the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence. This year’s award recipients are:   * U.S. Army Garrison Fort Campbell, Ky., commander: Army Col. James R. Salome; * Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., commander: Marine Corps Col. Sekou S. Karega;  * Naval Air Station…

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