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Boeing ships third Intelsat 702MP satellite for launch

Posted December 21, 2012 by

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – The third of four 702 Medium Power satellites that Boeing is manufacturing for Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of satellite services, arrived at the Long Beach, Calif., home port of launch provider Sea Launch Nov. 28. Scheduled for launch in the first quarter of 2013, Intelsat 27 is designed to…

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Air Force receives space award

Posted December 21, 2012 by Carla Rose-Pryor

Space and Missile Systems Center Commander Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski accepted the donation of the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Trophy from Dr. Bradford Parkinson on behalf of SMC and the GPS Directorate at a special ceremony held at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 30. Parkinson and the “GPS Originators” were awarded the…

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Air Force leaders issue holiday message

Posted December 21, 2012 by

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy send the following holiday message to the Airmen of the U.S. Air Force: The holiday season is a perfect time to celebrate the many blessings that we enjoy…

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In honor of Veterans Day, airmen run with students

Posted November 30, 2012 by

Air Force photograph by Joe Juarez Second Lt. Francisco Lugo and 1st Lt. Berkley Davis run with students from Jefferson Elementary SchoolĂ­s Running Club, Nov. 9. The students in the club run, skip, hop or walk for 20 minutes every day and earn points which can be used for prizes and other incentives. Air Force…

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Air Force takes part Hollywood Christmas parade

Posted November 30, 2012 by

Air Force photograph by Joe Juarez Lt Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., waves to the crowd from an F-16 mini-jet during the Hollywood Christmas Parade, Nov. 25. The 81st annual parade featured Hollywood celebrities, floats, balloons and marching bands, marking the beginning of the holiday season…

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Northrop Grumman appoints VP of Aerospace Products

Posted November 9, 2012 by

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Northrop Grumman announced Nov. 8 that it has appointed Chris Yamada vice president of its Aerospace Products organization. In this role, Yamada will be responsible for the newly established organization, offering technology products from Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems sector to broader markets and customers. He will retain leadership of several of…

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Industy Day provides access for Kyrgyz Republic businesses

Posted November 9, 2012 by

Air Force photograph by SrA. Brett Clashman Maj. Ryan Goodwin speaks to Kyrgyz Republic contractors at the Ak-Keme hotel in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Sept. 10, 2012. Goodwin focused on strengthening economic ties and answering questions for local contractors that want to do business with the Transit Center at Manas. Goodwin is the Transit Center contracting chief…

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DCMA Western Region welcomes new commander

Posted November 9, 2012 by Matthew Montgomery

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – The North Harbor Marina was the backdrop as Western Regional Command Director, Michael A. Lowry relinquished responsibilities to Air Force Col. Tracey Kop, and bid farewell to coworkers and friends during a change of command and retirement ceremony held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Redondo, Beach, Calif., July 19. “It…

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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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Former AFMC commander named TD White Award winner

Posted November 9, 2012 by Don Branum

A former vice chief of staff and commander of Air Force Materiel Command received the Air Force Academy’s Thomas D. White National Defense Award in a ceremony at the Air Force Academy Oct. 25. Retired Gen. Lester Lyles received the award for his involvement with the president’s Intelligence Advisory Board and the Defense Science Board,…

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