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Local

A different look at history

Posted February 16, 2018 by Bob Alvis

Those of you who are students of history and enjoy the subject are the ones who will carry it forward to future generations.

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Space

NASA’s lunar outpost will extend human presence in deep space

Posted February 16, 2018 by

As NASA sets its sights on returning to the Moon, and preparing for Mars, the agency is developing new opportunities in lunar orbit to provide the foundation for human exploration deeper into the solar system.

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Local

A 95th Birthday for D-Day ‘Screaming Eagles’ paratrooper

Posted February 16, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

Get to 95, and pretty soon you are looking at a century. So, it was nearly a century ago, Feb. 3, 1923, that Henry Ochsner entered the world.

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Veterans

Black History: Month Civil rights pioneer proved her mettle in World War II

Posted February 16, 2018 by David Vergun

Millie Dunn Veasey, now 100 years old, said her life changed in ways she never could have imagined when she joined the Army. That an African-American woman enlisted during World War II was the most unlikely of events, she said, recounting her childhood leading up to that moment. "We weren't heroes; we just did what needed to be done."

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Defense

Army aviators testing next generation air-to-ground missile

Posted February 14, 2018 by Maj. Matthew Miskowski and Mark Schauer

Aviation testers here are deep into testing the latest Army aviation missile, known as the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile. The complex JAGM test was a collaborative team effort.

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Business

Lockheed Martin announces Orlando expansion, hiring plans

Posted February 14, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin broke ground Feb. 14 on a new, $50 million, 255,000 square foot office facility and announced plans to hire about 1,800 people over the next two years, of which about 500 will be based in Orlando. Fla.

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Defense

Updates to UCMJ criminalize unauthorized distribution of sexual imagery

Posted February 14, 2018 by Devon L. Suits

The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, which became law in December, provides the military justice system new tools to prosecute service members who maliciously distribute sexually explicit images of others.

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Business

Northrop Grumman launches first open architecture test bed

Posted February 14, 2018 by

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency selected Northrop Grumman as a Phase 1 Swarm Systems Integrator for the Agency’s OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics program.

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Defense

Fewer non-deployable soldiers, less-frequent PCS moves a goal, Army secretary says

Posted February 12, 2018 by David Vergun

The Army is taking a hard look at the number of Soldiers who are designated as non-deployable and also at possibly reducing the frequency of permanent-change-of-station moves, Secretary of the Army Mark Esper said at a meeting with service organizations.

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Defense

Air Force outlines future of bomber force

Posted February 12, 2018 by

The U.S. Air Force outlined plans for its bomber fleet in its Fiscal Year 2019 President’s Budget Request. In line with the service’s bomber vector, the budget request detailed the Air Force plan to update the B-52 Stratofortress fleet and continue modifications to the B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit fleets.

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