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USS America joins the fleet

Posted October 13, 2014 by PO1 Johmn Scorza

USS America (LHA 6), the Navy's newest and most technologically advanced amphibious assault ship, was commissioned during a formal ceremony at Pier 30/32 during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 11.

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Navy to commission amphibious assault ship America

Posted October 10, 2014 by timchisham

Navy photograph by PO1 John Scorza Guests tour the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) as part of San Francisco Fleet Week 2014. America is scheduled to be commissioned near the end of fleet week, Oct. 11. The Navy will commission its newest amphibious assault ship, USS America (LHA 6), during a 1…

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U.S. Navy establishes new base in Romania

Posted October 10, 2014 by PO2 Luke B. Meineke

Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia established Naval Support Facility Deveselu Oct. 10, during an establishment and assumption of command ceremony on base.

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Officials discuss report on U.S.-Japan defense guidelines

Posted October 10, 2014 by Jim Garamone

U.S. officials Oct. 7 gave an interim report on progress of revising the guidelines for U.S.-Japanese Defense Cooperation. The officials, speaking on background, said the new guidelines are in response to new threats extant in the world and to a new willingness of Japan to embrace a greater role in the world. The last time…

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Unmanned aircraft soar with new capabilities for Apache teaming

Posted October 8, 2014 by Kari Hawkins

The Program Executive Office for Aviation at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., has once again pushed the envelope of technology for its family of unmanned aircraft systems.

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Aviation Restructure Initiative allows UAS workhorses to remain aloft

Posted October 6, 2014 by Kelly Pate

Army photograph Pvt. Kenneth Lewis and Pvt. Austin Morrison assemble a Shadow Unmanned Aircraft System during training at 2-13th Aviation Regiment, 1st Aviation Brigade, based at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., in July. In a climate of deep fiscal cuts, the Army’s Aviation Restructure Initiative has some good news for its Unmanned Aircraft Systems.  With the Army…

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Fleet Forces announces carrier schedule changes

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U.S. Fleet Forces announced Oct. 6 a decision to change the future schedules of two Norfolk-based aircraft carriers.

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Navy realigns critical support workload to ‘Specialized and Proven Aircraft’ Program Office

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The Navy’s Specialized and Proven Aircraft Program Office has expanded its mission, taking over management of the F-5 N/F and F-16 A/B adversary aircraft as well as the acquisition of Contracted Air Services, a move that became effective Oct. 1, naval officials said.

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65th AGRS inactivated

Posted October 3, 2014 by

Air Force photograph by A1C Thomas Spangler Lt. Col. Gregory Wintill, former commander of the 65th Aggressor Squadron, cases the 65th AGRS flag at the Flanker Aircraft Maintenance Unit at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept 26, 2014. The 65th AGRS has helped to train thousands of service members by acting in the aggressor role…

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Cyber: The new Red Flag battleground

Posted October 3, 2014 by SrA. Jette Carr

Air Force photograph by SrA. Brett Clashman The Red Flag 14-1 cyber protection team works on defense procedures inside the Combined Air and Space Operations Center-Nellis during the exercise Feb. 5, 2014, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The CPT’s primary goal is to find and thwart potential space, cyberspace and missile threats against U.S….

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