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News Briefs June 10, 2015

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Governor vetoes bill limiting Nevada National Guard benefits Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has issued his first veto from the 2015 legislative session on a relatively obscure bill dealing with life insurance premiums for Nevada National Guard members. Sandoval opted June 8 to prevent AB472 from becoming law. The measure unanimously passed the Senate and Assembly…

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Northrop Grumman NATO AGS to be tested at Edwards

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Northrop Grumman unveiled the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance system June 4 at its Site 3 facility at U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif. PALMDALE, Calif.–Northrop Grumman’s family of high-altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft systems welcomed its newest member June 4. The new Alliance Ground Surveillance system is…

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Global Vigilance CTF welcomes new director

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Cory Naddy (right) accepts the Global Vigilance Combined Test Force guidon from Col. Rod Todaro, 412th Operations Group commander, June 5. The Global Vigilance Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., welcomed a new director June 5. Lt. Col. Cory Naddy is joining the GVCTF…

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News Briefs June 8, 2015

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OSHA says violations by companies, Navy led to worker deaths A federal agency says workplace safety violations led to the deaths of two workers at Pearl Harbor last December. Hawaii News Now reports that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed fines for two companies for the deaths of two men when a 7-ton…

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News Briefs June 5, 2015

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Russian fighter jet crashes, both crewmen survive The Russian Defense Ministry says that a military jet has crashed in the south and both crewmen have bailed out safely. The MiG-29 fighter jet went down June 4 while on a training mission near the Ashuluk shooting range in the Astrakhan region, about nearly 700 miles south…

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Bechtel makes generous donation to museum

Posted June 5, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds David ìJesterî Smith and Lisa Grey of the Flight Test Historical Foundation receive a $25,000 donation from Brian Sheridan and Richard Tighe on behalf of Bechtel National, Inc. The Flight Test Historical Foundation and the Air Force Flight Test Museum are a bit closer to their goal of moving the…

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Neilstock delivers to community

Posted June 5, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Neil “Bullfrogg” Werner and Liz Faulkner, deliver diapers to Anjeanine Brown and Steve Baker of Grace Resource Center. Neilstock collected diapers for the Grace Resource Center and dog food for Coy Wolf Sanctuary during the 11th annual “Neilstock- Music and Art Festival” at Lancaster Harley Davidson.   Music, art, Harleys…

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USS George Washington operations

Posted June 5, 2015 by Smn. Bryan Mai

Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Ryan Draper, from Palmdale, Calif., inspects an F/A-18 afterburner in the jet shop aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, are on patrol in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in…

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TransWorld Aero opens shop in Antelope Valley

Posted June 5, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Michael Morgan was leaping from trees, roof tops and whatever else he could climb onto since the age of nine so when his mom fashioned a bedsheet with a few handles and told him to use it the next time he jumps from a rooftop, he was ecstatic.

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Marine Corps Company K graduation

Posted June 5, 2015 by timchisham

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Bethanie Sahms U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Matthew B. Eckmann (center), of Platoon 3225, Company K, 3d Recruit Training Battalion (RTBN), poses for a photograph with his Senior Drill Instructor Sgt. Joseph B. Stoker (left), of Platoon 3225, Company K, 3d RTBN, and his recruiter Sgt. Christopher Corona (right), Recruiting…

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