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Local

Cal City VFW post refreshes flag at flying wing crash site

Posted December 8, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

North of Edwards Air Force Base and California Highway 58, a small patch of barren desert marks the final flight of one of only two Northrop YB-49s used for flight test.

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Defense

First Italian F-35 mission highlights partnerships

Posted November 6, 2015 by

Two Italian pilots completed their initial F-35 Lightning II training flights Nov. 5 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., marking the first F-35 flights under control of Italian pilots.

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Space

NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins, crewmates safely return from space station

Posted October 31, 2016 by

NASA astronaut and Expedition 49 crew member Kate Rubins, who became the first person to sequence DNA in space, returned to Earth Oct. 29 after a successful mission aboard the International Space Station.

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Defense

U.S. service members mark Thanksgiving serving on global missions

Posted November 23, 2016 by Jim Garamone

While the vast majority of Americans will be sitting down with family for a Thanksgiving feast, hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members will be on guard around the world, ensuring their fellow citizens enjoy a day of peace. 

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Stratolaunch moves closer to first flight

Posted March 2, 2018 by

The world’s largest aircraft, the Stratolaunch, moved closer to making its first flight Feb. 24-25 as it completed another major milestone. At the Mojave Air and Space Port, the aircraft sped down the runway at 40 knots (46mph) in its latest low-speed taxi test, firing all six of its 8,940-pound engines. In a written statement…

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Defense

AcqDemo team outlines planned activities related to transition

Posted May 20, 2016 by Ted Singer

In late May to mid-June, Air Force Materiel Command employees who will transition into the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) will receive information detailing their individual conversion into the new pay system.

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Business

Lockheed Martin delivers first HIMARS vehicle produced 100 percent in Camden, Ark.

Posted July 26, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Ark.

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Space

SECAF: Accelerating defendable space, multi-domain operations key to future readiness

Posted March 23, 2018 by

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee about the Air Force’s fiscal year 2019 budget March 20, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

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Defense

SecAF highlights progress at AFA breakfast

Posted January 9, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James addressed the Air Force Association’s Air Force Breakfast Series Jan. 6, at the Key Bridge Marriot in Arlington, Va.

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Defense

Linking continents through refueling

Posted November 11, 2015 by SSgt. Douglas Ellis

Eight KC-10 Extenders, including two from the 32nd Air Refueling Squadron, refueled seven C-17 Globemaster IIIs over the Atlantic Ocean as they participated in the Trident Juncture exercise Nov. 3.

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