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Congressman visits SMC

Posted August 31, 2012 by Air Force photograph by Joe Jaurez

Congressman Henry Waxma toured the Schriever Space Complex at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., this past Aug. 6.

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POW recalls ‘hidden treasure’ in lessons learned

Posted March 1, 2013 by Amber Baillie

Courtesy photograph Retired Col. Lee Ellis, a prisoner of war who spent five and a half years in the “Hanoi Hilton” during the Vietnam War, spoke at the Air Force Academy’s National Character and Leadership Symposium Feb. 21-22, 2013. A prisoner of war held in the “Hanoi Hilton” for five and a half years shared…

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San Pedro-based unit returns from nine-month deployment

Posted August 23, 2013 by

The San Pedro, Calif., based Coast Guard Port Security Unit (PSU) 311 returned home Aug. 15, from a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and the Global War on Terrorism.

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Wargaming America to bring history alive with virtual ship battles aboard USS Iowa

Posted June 22, 2012 by Staff

The USS Iowa battleship made its final voyage to its new home in the Port of Los Angeles last week and Wargaming America has been hard at work creating virtual battle scenarios for future USS Iowa visitors...

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Boeing on schedule to deliver next-gen tracking, data relay satellite

Posted November 9, 2012 by

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Boeing is on schedule to deliver the next-generation series of Tracking and Data Relay Satellites, which will increase NASA’s signal processing and transmission capabilities among the Hubble Space Telescope, the International Space Station and dozens of unmanned scientific satellites in low Earth orbit. TDRS K, the first to offer that increase…

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Voluntary separation programs continue through August

Posted April 12, 2013 by Debbie Gildea

Eligible officers and enlisted members have until Aug. 1 to submit their application for separation under the fiscal 2013 voluntary force management programs, Air Force officials reminded Airmen today. Announced in February, fiscal year 2013 force management programs support the Air Force effort to reduce manning to the authorized end-strength by Sept. 30. Officer programs,…

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Lockheed Martin GPS III successfully communicates With GPS constellation

Posted November 22, 2013 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin’s GPS III Non-Flight Satellite Testbed, a full-sized, functional GPS III satellite prototype, now at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., recently communicated via cross-links with Air Force flight-like hardware simulators for the GPS IIR, GPS IIR-M, and GPS IIF satellites, which make up the bulk of the current GPS satellite…

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Delta IV-Medium lofts classified satellite from Vandenberg

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Peter W. Merlin

Following a five-day delay that allowed technicians to complete a precautionary review of the upper stage engine, a Delta 4 rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex 6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc, Calif., April 3. The launch…

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Lockheed Martin-built JCSAT-13 satellite begins service for Sky Perfect JSAT of Japan

Posted July 20, 2012 by Staff

The JCSAT-13 telecommunications satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin for SKY Perfect JSAT of Japan, is now ready for service following successful on-orbit deployment and checkout of all...

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Base welcomes recently deployed airmen home

Posted February 15, 2013 by

Air Force photographs by Sarah Cirrice SMC Commander, Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, talks with returning airmen and their families prior to the start of the Welcome Home Airmen ceremony, Jan. 24. The ceremony honored airmen returning from deployments during the past six months. The audience jumps to its feet and claps with the arrival of…

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