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772nd innovation team creates mobile, reconfigurable cockpit

There's an old saying, "Necessity is the mother of invention."

DOD photograph by Navy PO2 Jesse A. Hyatt Defense

Cyber Command deputy details formation of Cyber Mission Force

The deputy commander of U.S. Cyber Command detailed the command’s efforts to build capabilities and capacity in the Cyber Mission Force during his testimony before the House Armed Services Committee June 22, 2016.

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Navy’s final satellite in MUOS constellation launches successfully

The Navy's fifth Mobile User Objective System satellite launched at 10:30 a.m., EDT, June 24, from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral, Fla., aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket in the 551 launch vehicle configuration.

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Army training looks at human dimension

During the month of June, nine squads of Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division and the 75th Ranger Regiment are participating in an integrated training program at Fort Benning, Ga., that focuses on human performance enhancement.

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Warrior Games conclude with medal ceremony, concert

After a week of intense international competition, the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games drew to a close at West Point, N.Y., June 21, 2016, with a medal ceremony and concert, followed by fireworks.


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Commentary

The unseen war still waging inside minds of many veterans

Posted  June 17, 2016

Most people probably think wars end when the shooting stops. But that’s not the case for those who do the fighting. For them, the war lives on long after they return home and try to resume normal lives. One of us, Max Cleland, knows from experience. He lost both legs and his right arm to…

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Technology

Supersonic, UAS research highlighted at NASA social

Posted  June 17, 2016

NASA photograph by Carla Thomas The aircraft used in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the National Airspace System project include, front from left, a TG-14, a T-34C and the Ikhana remotely piloted aircraft. The back row from left include a B-200, a G-III and a C-90. A NASA Social highlighted two projects, one with…

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News

Blue Angels begin training for return to season schedule

Posted  June 17, 2016

Navy photograph by PO1 Andrea Perez U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, begin training flights in preparation to resume the team’s Pensacola practice and air show season schedules. The mission of the Blue Angels is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture…

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Defense

Global Hawk gets innovative ISR payload adapter

Posted  June 17, 2016

Using a cooperative research and development agreement, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, partnering with Northrop Grumman and Air Combat Command, has developed an innovative solution to the tricky problem of how to connect existing and future information gathering sensor capabilities, not currently designed for the Block 30 RQ-4 Global Hawk high altitude long…

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Local

D-Day and a member of ‘The Band’

Posted  June 17, 2016

The significant dates about World War II and its calamitous conclusion feel like they flash by nearly as fast as the rate that we lose veterans of the Greatest Generation -- about 1,000 a day and accelerating according to actuarials calculated by the Department of Veterans Affairs some years back.

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