In the news...

May 3, 2013

Former speaker of the house visits Nellis

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

 

Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives; Brig. Gen. David Buck, United States Air Force Warfare Center vice commander; and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Lofgren, USAFWC commander, walk into the USAFWC headquarters building, April 24 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Gingrich served as the 58th speaker of the U.S. House Of Representatives from 1995 to 1999 and was also a candidate for the 2012 Republican Party presidential nomination.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

 

Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, is briefed by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Delucia, Detachment 13 MQ-1 Predator maintenance instructor, April 24 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Gingrich visited the United States Air Force Warfare Center, Detachment 13, the 26th Weapons Squadron and the United States Air Force Weapons School to learn about the various missions here.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

 

Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, is briefed by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Delucia, Detachment 13 MQ-1 Predator maintenance instructor, April 24 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Delucia answered questions regarding the MQ-1 Predator and its role of being part of the Air Force inventory. Gingrich was in Las Vegas to be a keynote speaker at an event and toured Nellis AFB.

 




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

Headlines July 7, 2015

News: F-35 loses dogfight to fighter jet from 1980s – A new report alleges that an F-35A was defeated by the very aircraft it is meant to replace.   Business: South Korea selects Airbus for $1.33 billion tanker contract – European aerospace giant Airbus won a $1.33 billion deal June 30 to supply air refueling...
 
 
U.S. Chamber of Commerce photograph

Boeing, Embraer to collaborate on ecoDemonstrator technology tests

U.S. Chamber of Commerce photograph Frederico Curado, president & CEO of Embraer, and Marc Allen, president of Boeing International, at the Brazil-U.S. Business Summit in Washington, D.C. The event occurred during an offici...
 
 
Untitled-2

Tactical reconnaissance vehicle project eyes hoverbike for defense

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, or ARL, has been exploring the tactical reconnaissance vehicle, or TRV, concept for nearly nine months and is evaluating the hoverbike technology as a way to get Soldiers away from ground thre...
 

 
Air Force photograph by SSgt. William Banton

Upgraded AWACS platform tested at Northern Edge

Air Force photograph by SSgt. William Banton Maintenance crew members prepare an E-3G Sentry (AWACS) for takeoff during exercise Northern Edge June 25, 2015. Roughly 6,000 airmen, soldiers, sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen ...
 
 
LM-Legion

Lockheed Martin’s Legion Pod™ takes to skies

Lockheed Martin photograph by Randy Crites Lockheed Martin’s Legion Pod recently completed its first flight test, successfully tracking multiple airborne targets while flying on an F-16 in Fort Worth, Texas. Legion Pod was in...
 
 
Air Force photograph by SSgt. Marleah Robertson

First Marine graduates Air Force’s F-35 intelligence course

Air Force photograph by SSgt. Marleah Robertson Marine Corps 1st Lt. Samuel Winsted, an F-35B Lightning II intelligence officer, provides a mock intelligence briefing to two instructors during the F-35 Intelligence Formal Train...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>