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Global partners work together to streamline C-17 operations

Posted June 22, 2018 by 2nd Lt. Jaclyn Sumayao

Personnel from the 305th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Air Force leaders and Boeing representatives hosted the C-17 Globemaster III Enterprise Home Station Check Lean Event at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 18.

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Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger
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USAF, RAAF integrate over Queensland

Posted June 22, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bomber assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., takes off from Andersen AFB, Guam, in support of a routine Continuous Bomber Presence (CBP) mission over south-east Queensland, Australia, June 19, 2018 (HST). The…

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Existing Huey bases will receive replacement aircraft

Posted June 22, 2018 by

Air Force photograph A UH-1N Huey helicopter prepares to land at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. Air Force bases currently flying the UH-1N will receive upgraded aircraft sometime between 2020 and 2032. The Air Force announced June 20, 2018, that each UH-1N Huey location will receive replacement aircraft. The Air Force is replacing the UH-1N…

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Advanced Arresting Gear traps first E-2C

Posted June 22, 2018 by

Navy photograph JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – The E-2C Hawkeye completes its first arrestment with Advanced Arresting Gear at the Runway Arrested Landing Site in Lakehurst, N.J., June 8. The E-2C is the latest platform participating in ongoing AAG performance testing to ensure the system can support the full USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)…

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FRC East achieves another F-35 milestone, completing first F-35A, C modifications

Posted June 20, 2018 by

Navy photograph A piloted Lightning II F-35A, AF-10, taxis along the Fleet Readiness Center East flight line June 7, head to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The departure signifies the depot’s achievement of having now received, modified and returned all variants — Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force — of the fifth generation aircraft. The…

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DOD partners with LinkedIn, offers military spouses free membership

Posted June 20, 2018 by

The Defense Department’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program is launching a new partnership with LinkedIn — the virtual professional networking platform. Military spouses will soon have access to a free LinkedIn Premium membership, valid for one year, every time they have a permanent-change-of-station move, including access to more than 12,000 online professional courses through…

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Around the Air Force: June 15

Posted June 18, 2018 by

On this look Around the Air Force, AWACS aircraft support an exercise in the Baltics, an Airman’s invention saves the Air Force money and JTACs train with partner nations during Saber Strike 18.

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Navy takes delivery of future USS Hudner

Posted June 18, 2018 by AP

The Navy has accepted delivery of a destroyer named for a naval aviator who crash-landed his plane to try to save a downed pilot in the Korean War. Medal of Honor recipient Thomas Hudner witnessed the christening of the ship in April 2017 at Maine’s Bath Iron Works and died months later at 93 in…

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U.S. Navy leaders looking to light ‘a fire in our gut’

Posted June 15, 2018 by AP

A top military commander asked scholars on June 12 for bold ideas on how the U.S. Navy can maintain superiority at sea. Adm. John Richardson, the chief of naval operations, addressed the 69th annual Current Strategy Forum at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I. Scholars from Yale University, Carnegie Mellon University and the…

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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike
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F-16s support BALTOPS and Saber Strike

Posted June 15, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Christopher Sparks

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Christopher S. Sparks An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, takes off in support of BALTOPS and Saber Strike 18 at the 31st Tactical Air Base, Poznan-Krzesiny, Poland, June 8, 2018. BALTOPS is an annual joint, multinational maritime-focused exercise designed to…

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