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Armed Forces kick off NLCS Game 3

Posted October 17, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

A contingent of U.S. service members participated in the opening ceremony of Game 3 of Major League Baseball’s National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Oct. 15, 2018.

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412th Logistics Readiness Squadron turns 5

Posted October 12, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Two days ago, Oct. 10, the 412th LRS celebrates its 5th birthday. The 412th LRS officially became a squadron Oct. 10, 2013 with a signed unit designation. The squadron was formerly called the 412th Logistics Readiness Division of the 412th Mission Support Group.

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After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

Posted October 11, 2018 by by Lolita C. Baldor

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects more than 250 U.S.-owned jets, as well as nearly 100 that belong to…

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Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

Posted October 11, 2018 by

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…

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Edwards’ squadron completes 10-year support of NASA Orion parachute tests

Posted October 10, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

For a decade, the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has supported NASA by supplying C-17 Globemaster IIIs and personnel to assist with the testing and qualifying of the Orion spacecraft’s parachute system.

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