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Cockroach-inspired robotics research opens new doors for missions

Posted February 15, 2016 by Jenna Brady

Supported by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, University of California-Berkeley researchers have developed a small, crawling robot that mimics a cockroach's ability to squeeze through confined spaces.

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Hesed Shel Emes: The truest form of kindness

Posted March 8, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman

Seventy-years ago, a young man was killed in World War II just days before the surrender of Japan. Since then, he has been interred with the wrong emblem on his headstone -- that is, until recently.

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AF Research Lab seeks to turn waste into energy

Posted March 23, 2016 by Holly Jordan

It may seem like a scene from “Back to the Future,” but the Air Force Research Laboratory is looking to turn fiction into reality with a nearly $7 million waste-to-energy project.

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USS Detroit commissioned in namesake city

Posted October 24, 2016 by Lt. j.g. Joey Seymour

The crew of USS Detroit (LCS 7) brought its ship to life before a crowd of nearly 6,500 in front of the iconic General Motors building at the Port of Detroit.

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AFRL, IBM unveil world’s largest neuromorphic digital synaptic super computer

Posted July 27, 2018 by Jeremy W. O'Brien

The Air Force Research Laboratory, in partnership with IBM, unveiled the world's largest neuromorphic digital synaptic super computer, dubbed 'Blue Raven,' at AFRL's Information Directorate Advanced Computing Applications Lab in Rome, N.Y., July 19.

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Students pursue flying with help from the Ninety-Nines.

Posted July 15, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Becoming a pilot and inspiring others to fly, especially young females, is a dream come true for both Stephanie Luongo, 33, an employee of the National Test Pilot School, and Erin Hambrick, 32, an employee of Scaled Composites.

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KC-46 team wins DOD environmental award

Posted April 22, 2016 by

The KC-46A Pegasus program’s Environment, Safety and Occupational Health team was named the Defense Department’s top large program in environmental excellence in weapon system acquisition April 22.

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Goldfein nominated as 21st CSAF

Posted April 27, 2016 by SSgt. Alyssa C. Gibson

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced April 26 that the president has nominated Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to be the 21st chief of staff of the Air Force, succeeding Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, who has served in the position since 2012.

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Army’s only combined division demonstrates ‘fight tonight’ capabilities for Army secretary

Posted August 8, 2016 by

Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division/Republic of Korea - U.S. combined division and its rotational elements highlighted the critical roles they play in strengthening the ROK-U.S. alliance, countering emerging threats and ensuring stability in the region, during Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning's visit to Camp Casey, Aug. 3.

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Army recognizes best Lean Six Sigma initiatives

Posted May 23, 2017 by Donald Wagner

Saving millions of dollars, the recipients of this year's Lean Six Sigma excellence awards reduced processing times, improved health of the force and increased readiness.

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