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Navy Super Hornets leave nest, soar skies with Air Force Falcons

Posted March 12, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Deana Heitzman

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Deana Heitzman U.S. Navy personnel prepare three F/A-18E Super Hornets assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni prior to a joint sortie with F-16 Fighting Falcons at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Feb. 28, 2018. During the flight, both sets of pilots gained experience…

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AEDC Blade Shop provides composite material repair

Posted October 7, 2015 by Deidre Ortiz

Arnold Engineering Development Complex is of the first flight simulation testing sites to use composite materials for the rotor blades and spacers in its larger wind tunnels, and the Complex established an onsite facility to maintain these parts.

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APTO seeks innovative tech solutions

Posted May 16, 2018 by Holly Jordan

The Air Force Research Laboratory Advanced Power Technology Office, known as APTO, is reaching out to innovative entrepreneurs to help build the future of energy resiliency.

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Around the Air Force: Dec. 27

Posted December 28, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force the Air Force Research Laboratory develops new antibodies, the 22nd Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron flies more than a dozen flights a day on deployment, and Airmen volunteers assist the base post office during the holiday season.

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So others may dream

Posted March 22, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson

At what point in time did you realize your calling in life? Can you pinpoint a specific moment when you decided the goal you would dedicate yourself to?

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Resetting the theater to equip rotational forces in Europe

Posted May 2, 2016 by Maj. Craig A. Daniel and Robin T. Dothager

When U.S. Army Europe's size peaked after the Cold War, it contained two corps headquarters, more than six divisions, two armored cavalry regiments, various enabling units, more than 277,000 Soldiers, and four divisions' worth of equipment in pre-positioned unit sets.

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Virtual reality dome impact of real-life scenarios on cognitive abilities

Posted February 26, 2016 by Jane Benson

For researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, there just may be no place like dome.

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Obama: U.S. commitment to European security is unwavering in pivotal time for NATO

Posted July 11, 2016 by

As NATO faces an unprecedented range of security, humanitarian and political challenges, the alliance always can count on the United States, President Barack Obama said during a press conference July 9 on the final day of the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland.

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DOD tech transformation holds surprises for U.S. adversaries

Posted April 13, 2016 by Cheryl Pellerin

In a geopolitical environment where the focus of nations often is on future technologies, the Defense Department’s Strategic Capabilities Office starts with systems that are well established and familiar to nearly everyone, especially adversaries.

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Quality assurance strengthens foreign military efforts

Posted June 27, 2016 by Carlotta Maneice

When an international customer purchases something from the U.S. government, quality assurance plays an important role in ensuring the equipment or service provided meets the same standards required for the American war fighter.

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