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Thunderbirds return to 2016 demonstration schedule

Posted June 15, 2016 by

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds recently announced the return to the 2016 demonstration schedule, beginning this weekend in Ocean City, Md. The Thunderbirds will perform at Hill Air Force Base's Warriors Over The Wasatch open house and air show June 25-26.

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Navy veteran finds recovery, healing in water

Posted July 1, 2016 by Sgt. Jon Soles

Katie Ray glides through the water, arms slicing and feet kicking, churning a wake of bubbles and ripples in the swimming pool at Arvin Gym. She practices swim strokes, trying to improve her time and technique, but what she's really doing is finding the person she used to be.

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NASA sends trailblazing science, cargo to ISS aboard SpaceX resupply mission

Posted July 18, 2016 by

Instruments to perform the first-ever DNA sequencing in space, and the first international docking adapter for commercial spacecraft, are among the cargo scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station after the July 18 launch of the SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services-9 (CRS-9) mission.

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F-35A completes first live air-to-air ‘kill’ test

Posted August 3, 2016 by

The F-35 Lightning II advanced its combat capability by launching an air-to-air missile and directly hitting a drone over a military test range off the California coast July 28.

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Boeing delivers 50th 787 Dreamliner to ANA

Posted August 19, 2016 by

Boeing and ANA (All Nippon Airways) celebrated the delivery of the airline's 50th 787 Dreamliner during a ceremony Aug. 17 at Boeing's Everett Delivery Center.

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NASA’s record-breaking astronaut, crewmates safely return to Earth

Posted September 7, 2016 by

NASA astronaut and Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams returned to Earth Sept. 6 after his U.S. record-breaking mission aboard the International Space Station.

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B-21: Modernizing the bomber fleet

Posted September 21, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Jette Carr

Following the Air Force secretary’s announcement that the new long-range strike bomber would be called the B-21 Raider, Gen. Robin Rand, the Air Force Global Strike Command commander, said the name brought the past and present Air Force full circle.

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Civil Air Patrol celebrates its 75th anniversary

Posted October 7, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Civil Air Patrol celebrates its 75th anniversary in December and members from the Edwards AFB Composite Squadron 84 held an open house Sept. 17 at William J. Fox Airfield to commemorate CAP history, support Wreaths Across America and recruit new members.

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NASA to test in-flight folding spanwise adaptive wing to enhance aircraft efficiency

Posted October 22, 2016 by

NASA is developing and validating a system that will allow part of an aircraft’s wing to fold in flight to increase efficiency through wing adaptation.

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USS America’s familiarization training pays off during F-35B DT-III

Posted November 7, 2016 by

Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) successfully completed its fifth day of F-35B Lightning II developmental test (DT-III) with the support of flight deck personnel who received specialized training in Yuma, Ariz., earlier in the month.

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