Defense

Air Force aims to hasten foreign military sales process

Posted August 19, 2016 by MSgt. Amaani

In remarks at the State Department’s Foreign Press Center in New York Aug. 17, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James outlined the Air Force’s multifaceted approach to expedite the service’s portion of the foreign military sales process. Last year, James directed secretary of the Air Force International Affairs to examine how to streamline the FMS…

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BALTOPS 2017 Kicks Off

Posted June 9, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder Airman 1st Class Andrew Winkler, left, 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, and Staff Sgt. Eric Stevenson, right, 100th AMXS, inspect a KC-135R Stratotanker during BALTOPS exercise at Powidz Air Base, Poland, June 6, 2017. The U.S. Air Force is supporting the exercise with approximately 900 Airmen, eight F-16s…

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Army scientists striving to bring augmented reality to Soldiers

Posted October 27, 2017 by David Vergun

Soldiers were invited to strap on headgear, grab a rifle and fire rounds at opposing forces coming at them on the battlefield and in the air. The venue wasn't Afghanistan or some other faraway place, however.

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DOD identifies Army casualty

Posted August 22, 2018 by

The Department of Defense announced Aug. 21 the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Taylor J. Galvin, 34, from Spokane, Wash., died Aug. 20, 2018, in Baghdad, Iraq, as a result of injuries sustained when his helicopter crashed in Sinjar, Ninevah Province, Iraq. The incident is under…

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Mobility Airmen ensure tradition of Operation Christmas Drop continues

Posted December 14, 2016 by Master Sgt. Theanne Herrmann

Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Theanne Herrmann Leaders move a box of donated goods into the back of a C-130 Hercules during the 65th Operation Christmas Drop push ceremony at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 6, 2016. Left to right: Rear Admiral Bette Bolivar, commander, Joint Region Marianas, Brig. Gen. Douglas Cox, 367th…

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AF to implement Second Assignment In-Place Pilot Program

Posted September 8, 2017 by Senior Master Sgt. Allison Day

The Air Force will allow limited fighter aircrew to extend their time at certain assignments in an effort to improve quality of life, quality of service and help retain experienced aviators for longer than 20 years. Beginning Sept. 7, 2017, the Air Force will implement the Second Assignment In-Place Pilot Program for active duty, late-career…

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Yesterday’s Air Force: ICBM evolution

Posted November 29, 2017 by

This episode of Yesterday’s Air Force looks at the evolution of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile program from initiation during the Cold War to becoming America’s most powerful nuclear deterrent.

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F-35As fly in formation above UTTR

Posted April 5, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by R. Nial Bradshaw F-35A Lightning II aircraft from the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, fly in formation after refueling above the Utah Test and Training Range, March 30, 2017.

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F-35 SLLP modifications completed

Posted March 13, 2017 by

Men and women of the 570th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utha, completed the last F-35 aircraft scheduled to receive a forward wing root rib modification under the Group 1 Structural Life Limiting Parts (SLLP) program.

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AEDC is ‘a key testing resource’ for GE Aviation

Posted January 4, 2017 by Deidre Ortiz

Altitude performance and operability testing of the General Electric Passport 20 engine, used in the Bombardier Global 7000 and 8000 business jets, was recently completed in an engine test cell at Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

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