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SECAF talks space during POC conference

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson addressed the importance of the Air Force’s space mission during the 2017 Potomac Officers Club Space Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit in Washington, D.C., Oct. 18, 2017.

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AFMC commander presents TPS with AF-level award

It takes a lot of hard work and a total team effort to send dozens of new flight test pilots and engineers into the world.

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World View successfully flight tests groundbreaking altitude control technology

Long-duration stratospheric research missions could allow scientists to collect vast amounts of data continuously for their payloads. Such missions could benefit NASA by maturing future space technology as well as allowing for Earth observations, such as storm monitoring and forest fire tracking.

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NASA technology may reduce airframe noise during landing

NASA has concluded a flight test series to investigate technologies that may significantly reduce airframe noise for communities near airports. The flights, which gathered data that will be used to examine the acoustic benefits of two NASA aeronautical technologies, were completed in October.

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Allies in the sky

A Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport refueled an B-52 Stratofortress from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., in the skies over California this past September.


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Third- and fifth-graders get chance to fill their pillowcases

Posted  April 21, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit American Red Cross representative Haley Seibel talks to third-graders at Irving L. Branch Elementary April 11, 2017, about the Red Cross’ Pillowcase Project. Subjects touched on included managing stress during an emergency; what to do in case of a fire or earthquake; and what items the children should pack…

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Surprise! You’re promoted!

Posted  April 21, 2017

From left: Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander; Staff Sgt. Jacob Cumbo, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight; and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Lantagne, AFTC command chief; pose for a photo after Cumbo was presented with a promotion certificate to technical sergeant April 14, 2017. Cumbo was promoted through the…

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Egg-stravaganza!

Posted  April 21, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kayla Fagan About 500 children were divided into five different age groups for the Easter Egg-stravaganza held April 15, 2017. Each group patiently waited their turn to run out on Wings and Roberts Fields and fill their baskets with candy-filled eggs – one of which had a ticket for a three-pound…

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Around the Air Force: April 18

Posted  April 19, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, F-35A Lightning IIs arrive at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England; and 19th Air Support Operations Airmen earned German Armed Forces Proficiency Badges.

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F-35A deployment brings advanced airpower capability to Europe

Posted  April 17, 2017

This weekend’s deployment of an initial six F-35A Lightning II fighters and several hundred Airmen to Europe demonstrates the aircraft’s readiness to conduct operations with America’s European partners, according to Air Force leaders.

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