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Veterans

A symphony of freedom: 70th anniversary of The Berlin Airlift

Posted June 29, 2018 by Senior Airman Nick Emerick

In June of 1948, the United States Air Force, along with the air forces of Britain, France, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa would undertake a humanitarian mission of a massive scale to bring aid to the city of Berlin.

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Space

NASA completes Critical Design Review for Space Launch System

Posted October 23, 2015 by

For the first time in almost 40 years, a NASA human-rated rocket has completed all steps needed to clear a critical design review.

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Defense

Soldiers bid farewell to Army’s oldest unmanned aircraft

Posted December 23, 2015 by Dave Conrad

The Army's oldest unmanned aircraft system had its final flight at West Fort Hood, Texas, as part of a ceremony that marked transitions for both the aircraft and its operators, Dec. 16.

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Defense

Airmen’s Week: Changing the culture of Airmen

Posted April 10, 2017 by Senior Airman Chip Pons

After the completion of Basic Military Training, but before Airmen depart for their various technical training locations, lies a relatively new, yet crucial program geared toward the betterment of the Air Force: Airmen’s Week.

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Defense

Force of the Future aims to increase military’s geographic diversity

Posted August 26, 2016 by Jim Garamone

Attracting recruits aged 17 to 24 from across the country is an important goal for the secretary, and it’s a challenge in light of the composition of today’s military.

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Local

Experimental bomber returns home after six decades

Posted September 23, 2016 by Christopher Ball

An historic aircraft with close ties to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., returned to its roots after more than six decades the morning of Sept. 19, 2016.

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Defense

Carter proposes updates to Goldwater-Nichols Act

Posted April 6, 2016 by Lisa Ferdinando

To best confront challenges in an increasingly complex world, the law that defines much of the Defense Department's institutional organization needs to be updated, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said April 5.

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Local

Three amazing female pilots break barriers

Posted April 7, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

Other than at the Los Angeles County Air Show, nowhere in the world will you find four impressive Aeronautical History Panels.

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Veterans

From World War II to Afghanistan: USO Marks 75th Anniversary

Posted February 10, 2016 by Jim Garamone

Talk about the United Service Organizations and people think it is some holding company. But mention USO, and all Americans know it is a way for them to connect with service members.

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Veterans

William Dunn; America’s first WWII ace

Posted August 29, 2016 by

The day was Aug. 27, 1941, when William Dunn, American pilot with the British Royal Air Force Squadron 71, became the first American ace of World War II.

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