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News

Obama meets Air Force pilot who ejected before jet crash

Posted June 2, 2016 by by Josh Lederman and Dan Elliott

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo.–The pilot of a U.S. Air Force Thunderbird that crashed following a flyover met with President Barack Obama shortly safely ejecting safely into a Colorado field. News of the crash broke while Obama’s motorcade was returning to Peterson Air Force Base for his flight back to Washington. The pilot ejected about 15…

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Space

NASA inspires teachers

Posted February 5, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center Office of Education held a workshop at the Aero Institute in Palmdale Calif., recently to help teachers from across the Antelope Valley bring the adventures of space into the class room.

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Events

Gathering of Eagles event Set for Oct. 21

Posted October 6, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

What on earth could be better than sitting around a campfire, hearing first-hand what it is like to save an aircraft that is spinning out of control, the earth merely seconds away; or the rush of being the first person to fly a world-class fighter jet for the very first time?

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Local

Veterans, spouses attend Edwards retiree appreciation day

Posted May 11, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Approximately 300 military retirees, their families and surviving spouses were welcomed to the 2016 Military Retiree Appreciation Day event held May 7 at the Oasis Community Center and base gym at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Local

High Desert Hangar Stories: The Flying Greek, Part Two

Posted September 7, 2018 by Bob Alvis

This week, we pick up again with the story of Steve Pisanos, a Greek national who trained at Lancaster’s War Eagle Field before heading over to England to fly for the Allies during World War II.

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Defense

Charleston Airman earns Navy training distinction

Posted August 24, 2016 by PO2John Haynes

A few miles from the bustling runways full of cargo planes at Joint Base Charleston, one airman is acquiring his sea legs.

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Defense

Resetting the theater to equip rotational forces in Europe

Posted May 2, 2016 by Maj. Craig A. Daniel and Robin T. Dothager

When U.S. Army Europe's size peaked after the Cold War, it contained two corps headquarters, more than six divisions, two armored cavalry regiments, various enabling units, more than 277,000 Soldiers, and four divisions' worth of equipment in pre-positioned unit sets.

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Business

Deputy Defense Secretary praises innovation after Raytheon, Boeing visits

Posted December 5, 2016 by Cheryl Pellerin

Defense Department recommendations in the president’s fiscal year 2018 budget heavily emphasize increased munitions acquisitions, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said Dec. 4.

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Business

Dassault Falcon Jet completes new Little Rock expansion

Posted November 20, 2015 by

Dassault Falcon Jet has completed another major expansion of its Little Rock Completion Center that will add 350,000 square feet of production space to the Arkansas facility.

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Technology

SpaceX unveils new Falcon Heavy rocket before January launch

Posted December 22, 2017 by Marcia Dunn

SpaceX unveiled its new Falcon Heavy rocket Dec. 20 at Cape Canaveral, Fla., a month before its first launch. Photos show the new rocket inside its Florida hangar, missing the cargo for the January test flight.

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