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Navy carrier group powered partly by biofuel sets sail

Posted January 22, 2016 by Julie Watson

The U.S. Navy Jan. 20 launched its first carrier strike group powered partly by biofuel -- a mix made from beef fat -- calling it a milestone toward easing the military's reliance on foreign oil.

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Mojave’s leader says farewell — not goodbye

Posted January 22, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Limitless, selfless, humble, encourager, mentor, courageous and a crack shot were just a few of the titles presenters used to say congratulations and bon voyage to Stuart O. Witt, the CEO and manager of the Mojave Air and Space Port for the past 14 years; however, perhaps the most important and prestigious label of all, was friend.

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Red Flag 16-1 prepares for takeoff

Posted January 22, 2016 by

Red Flag 16-1 is scheduled to begin Jan. 25 and will conclude Feb. 12. Base officials want to remind southern Nevada residents that they may notice increased military aircraft activity during this time period.

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Blue Angels announce 2016 LA County Airshow

Posted January 22, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Scaled Composites White Knight flew overhead only minutes before the Blue Angels returned to Fox Field for a preliminary check for the 3rd Annual LA County Air Show that will take place March 19-20 at the General William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster.

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Hypersonic research pioneer passes

Posted January 22, 2016 by Jay Levine

Kenneth W. Iliff, a driving force of modern methods of parameter identification and estimation and a pioneer in hypersonic research, died Jan. 4. He was 75.

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Blackjack UAS ready for fleet operation

Posted January 20, 2016 by

The Navy and Marine Corps’ RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft system received the official green light for operation Jan. 13, marking a major milestone for the program.

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Soldiers, Marines exercise joint capabilities aboard Army vessel

Posted January 20, 2016 by Sgt. Jon Heinrich

Exercising their joint capabilities, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, or TSC, mariners partnered with 25th Infantry Division's Lightning Academy soldiers and Heavy Marine Helicopter Squadron 463 pilots during inset and extract training off the shore of Oahu, Hawaii, Jan. 11-12.

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Chief of Naval Research helps steer new tech for fleet

Posted January 18, 2016 by Warren Duffie

On Jan. 13, Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Mat Winter gave the keynote address at the Surface Navy Association's 28th Annual National Symposium, held in Crystal City, Va.

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Navy Secretary names expeditionary sea base ship

Posted January 18, 2016 by

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the Navy's newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship, T-ESB 4, will be named USNS Hershel "Woody" Williams during a ceremony in Charleston, W.Va., Jan. 14.

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B-1B Lancer sets rotational records before leaving downrange

Posted January 15, 2016 by TSgt. Terrica Y. Jones

A B-1B Lancer that achieved rotational milestones is scheduled to leave Al Udeid Air Base soon for a six-month hiatus for aircraft modifications stateside.

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