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Uniform code of military justice changes

Posted January 5, 2019 by

Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the Military Justice Act of 2016 will instate the most reform to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and Manual for Courts-Martial in decades, modernizing dated aspects of the military justice system while also providing transparency. “The Military Justice Act represents the most significant change to the military justice system since…

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Virtual reality presentation ends with real-life proposal

Posted January 5, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Neilson, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (right), and Staff Sgt. Nori Sannoh, 432nd Maintenance Group, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., discuss using virtual reality programs for training with Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, Dec. 20, 2018. Everyone in the room knew what was…

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Varied holiday customs, traditions coexist at Edwards

Posted December 28, 2018 by Alisha Semchuck

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Maj. Christopher Campbell, his wife Melissa and their daughter Charlotte. Maybe they decorate a Christmas tree and maybe not because the Airmen working at Edwards Air Force Base in California represent numerous multicultural backgrounds, symbolic of their generational family traditions during the holiday season. A total of 2,266 military…

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Innovation: F-35 maintenance virtual reality/augmented reality initiative

Posted December 26, 2018 by Maj. Dacia Sexton

Leveraging new technologies is what innovation is all about, and Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Neilson had a creative idea to establish an interactive virtual/augmented reality capability at the F-35 Integrated Test Force to conduct maintenance-related training.

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Health & Safety

Stay safe this holiday season

Posted December 21, 2018 by

Decorating homes and businesses is a longstanding tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire. Based on data from the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 170 home fires per each year, from 2012-2016, that started with Christmas trees. These fires caused…

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