Posts Tagged ‘featured’

Air Force photograph by Christopher Higgins

Love for flying kept last KC-135 flight engineer flying for decades

Posted February 24, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

After a career that has spanned almost four decades, the last Air Force flight engineer for the KC-135 Stratotanker is set to retire at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Air Force photograph by SrA. Victor J. Caputo

Airmen practice rescuing downed pilots in Pacific Thunder 16-2

Posted July 22, 2016 by SrA. Victor J. Caputo

A-10 Thunderbolt IIs make low passes over mountaintops, providing cover fire for two HH-60 Pave Hawks carrying Air Force rescue teams as they all coordinate to find downed pilots behind enemy lines.

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Astro Aerospace delivers mission critical capability for NASA’s Webb Telescope

Posted June 27, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman reached another major milestone for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, with the delivery of the mid-boom assemblies. The graphite-epoxy assemblies were designed, built, and tested by Astro Aerospace, a Northrop Grumman business.

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DOD photograph by PO2 Dominique A. Pineiro

Carter describes security challenges, budget issues at Senate panel hearing

Posted September 26, 2016 by Terri Moon Cronk

With just eight days remaining before the end of the fiscal year, Defense Secretary Ash Carter today implored the Senate Armed Services Committee to pass the fiscal year 2017 defense budget request.

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Space & Technology

NASA has large presence at AirVenture

Posted August 17, 2016 by Jay Levine

NASA showcased work from across the agency at the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture 2016 event at the Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisc.

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Industry leaders and schools network to promote STEM

Posted December 1, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Antelope Valley East Kern STEM Network held its 5th annual STEMposium, “The Future of Innovation,” at the Chimbole Cultural Center in Palmdale, Calif., where industry leaders and educators shared experiences and their vision for the future.

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Army photograph by EJ Hersom

Hispanic Heritage: Vietnam vet finds resilience via faith, helping others

Posted October 3, 2016 by Shannon Collins

During weekly meetings at American Legion Post 47 in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, a Vietnam veteran told fellow veterans dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder how he maintains his resilience through his faith and brotherhood with his fellow vets.

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Cold War veteran recalls Cold War high stakes

Posted November 17, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

For a long time Danny Bazzell, one of the Antelope Valley's foremost advocates for bridging the civilian-military culture gap, wondered openly if he was really a veteran. And for years, he never told anyone that he was a veteran.

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Air Force photograph by Wayne A. Clark

SECAF: This is about lethality and mission effectiveness

Posted February 28, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about the importance of innovation and research and development during her State of the Air Force speech at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium Feb. 22, 2018, in Orlando, Fla.

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NASA photograph by Allison Stancil

Student-made Mars rover concepts lift off

Posted May 26, 2017 by

Witnessing a rocket launch is a special occasion. Watching a rocket launch with materials you made go up into the sky is priceless.

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