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Short-notice: A new way to exercise

Posted December 19, 2014 by SSgt. Derek VanHorn

When 1st Lt. Matt Lavigne's phone rang late Dec. 10, he knew it was time to scramble into action.

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National Training Center prepares Soldiers for battlefield

Posted January 14, 2015 by Capt. Jessica Edmonds

At the National Training Center, or NTC, asymmetric training often takes center stage.

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Making sailors SAFFiR

Posted February 6, 2015 by Tammy White

Navy unveils firefighting robot prototype at expo Navy photograph by John F. Williams The Office of Naval Research-sponsored Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR) undergoes testing aboard the Naval Research Laboratory’s ex-USS Shadwell in Mobile, Ala. SAFFiR is a bipedal humanoid robot being developed to assist Sailors with damage control and inspection operations aboard naval vessels….

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‘Iron Horse’ sets off for final flight

Posted March 6, 2015 by A1C Dillian Bamman

The 23rd Wing sent the Air Force's oldest C-130 to the "boneyard" at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., for its retirement March 3.

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Future USS John Finn launched

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The future USS John Finn (DDG 113) was launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries in Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard March 28. During launch the drydock was flooded allowing the 637-foot floating dock to slowly submerge until the ship was afloat. Once the drydock was fully submerged, the ship was pulled by tugs to HII’s south berth…

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RDECOM program puts Army scientists shoulder-to-shoulder with Soldiers

Posted April 22, 2015 by C. Todd Lopez

For 30 years now, the Army has embedded scientists and technology experts in the field - to ensure the exchange of new technology and the feedback it yields - moves efficiently between the researchers who develop it and the soldiers who use it.

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Update: JSTARS Recap moves to next phase

Posted May 15, 2015 by Justin Oakes

A senior Department of Defense official signed a key acquisition memo May 7 that will allow the Joint STARS Recapitalization program office here to begin awarding contracts.

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AEDC wind tunnel modernization benefits from ‘in-house’ fabrication capabilities

Posted June 5, 2015 by Raquel March

The four-foot transonic (4T) wind tunnel in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Propulsion Wind Tunnel facility is benefitting from modern, state-of-the-art instrumentation partly due to the manufacturing capabilities of the Model Shop personnel at the Complex.

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Carter: DOD, global coalition seek ISIL’s lasting defeat

Posted July 8, 2015 by Cheryl Pellerin

The Defense Department and a global coalition share the intent to deal the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant a lasting defeat, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said July 7. Carter, joined by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, testified this morning before the Senate Armed Services Committee on…

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Two-for-one device houses right radio at right time

Posted August 14, 2015 by Kathryn Bailey

Army photograph by Kathryn Bailey The universal radio mount solution reduced the size and weight burden of two separate mounts to meet stringent vehicle space and airplane payload restrictions. A little innovation can go a long way towards helping U.S. military forces successfully facilitate their missions. Even an apparatus no bigger than a breadbox recently…

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