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Airmen train for ‘new wild, wild west’ in cyber domain

Posted July 10, 2015 by SSgt. Jarrod Chavana

On any given day, the Defense Department defends itself against numerous cyber-attacks at installations throughout the world. To help combat this growing threat, Airmen from the 39th Information Operations Squadron train to defend computer networks against invisible ordnance in the operational domain of cyberspace.

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WWII Veteran, POW receives Presidential Unit Citation

Posted July 10, 2015 by SrA. Hailey Haux

A veteran from the greatest generation was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation with one oak leaf cluster by Sen. John S. McCain on Capitol Hill, July 7.

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Army to realign brigades, cut 40,000 Soldiers, 17,000 civilians

Posted July 10, 2015 by C. Todd Lopez

By the end of fiscal 2018, the active Army expects to have drawn down in size from 490,000 to 450,000, said Army officials during a press conference at the Pentagon, July 9. The service will also shrink the size of several brigade combat teams and will cut 17,000 civilian employees.

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AF Vietnam veterans honored on Capitol Hill

Posted July 10, 2015 by SSgt. Carlin Leslie

Current and former service members, members of Congress, Vietnam veterans and Air Force senior leaders gathered in the Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol in Washington July 8 for a Congressional Commemoration to honor those who served during the Vietnam War.

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Test flight completed after F-35B modifications

Posted July 8, 2015 by Micah Garbarino

Air Force photograph by Alex R. Lloyd A Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II completes its first short takeoff and vertical landing check flight at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, June 18, 2015. The aircraft underwent a functional check flight following modifications at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex. The Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed an F-35B…

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Obama: Won’t accept budget that shortchanges readiness

Posted July 8, 2015 by Jim Garamone1

DOD photograph by Glenn Fawcett President Barack Obama addresses reporters at the Pentagon after meeting with his national security team, July 6, 2015. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, flank the president. President Barack Obama assured service members July 6 that they are…

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Fighter pilot makes history at USAF Weapons School

Posted July 8, 2015 by Susan Garcia

Photograph courtesy of Susan Garcia Capt. Kari Armstrong, an F-15E Strike Eagle weapon systems officer with the 389th Fighter Squadron, received more than a diploma from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 27. Armstrong also became the first female F-15E weapons school officer and the second female student…

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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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Western Hemisphere air chiefs work together at annual conference

Posted July 8, 2015 by Capt. Bryan Bouchard

Air Force photograph by Capt. Bryan Bouchard Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III signs an agreement at the conclusion of the Conference of American Air Chiefs June 25, 2015, in Mexico City. The conference is an annual event sponsored by the System of Cooperation Among American Air Chiefs, which is headquartered…

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New Lockheed Martin center improves satellite sensing, communication technologies

Posted July 8, 2015 by

A new development center will advance satellite sensing and communication technologies, broadly known as Radio Frequency payloads, at the Lockheed Martin facility in Denver, Colo. The RF Payload Center of Excellence will focus on developing reconfigurable payloads and advancing satellite systems that many already rely on, from high-def television broadcasts to GPS transmissions and secure…

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