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Kids learn about mom, dad’s work at NASA Armstrong

Izadel “Izzy” Rosas sits in the cockpit of the F/A-18, grabs a hold of the control stick and smiles.

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SSL to provide robotic arms to DARPA for satellite servicing

Space Systems Loral, a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it has received $20.7 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design and build robotic arm flight hardware for the first phase of the agency's Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites program.

Air Force photograph by SrA. Victor J. Caputo Defense

Airmen practice rescuing downed pilots in Pacific Thunder 16-2

A-10 Thunderbolt IIs make low passes over mountaintops, providing cover fire for two HH-60 Pave Hawks carrying Air Force rescue teams as they all coordinate to find downed pilots behind enemy lines.

Air Force photograph by A1C Kevin Tannenbaum Defense

First-ever Marine F-35B takes part in Red Flag 16-3

For the first time, the U.S. Marine Corps will be participating with their F-35B during the three-week Red Flag 16-3 exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

Air Force photograph by SrA. Hailey Haux Defense

Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

https://www.facebook.com/USairforce/videos/10154956439134989/ The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 20, 2016. During the 70-minute forum, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody answered several questions from…

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Headlines – July 15, 2016

Posted  July 15, 2016

News Obama’s Syria plan teams up American and Russian forces – The Obama administration’s new proposal to Russia on Syria is more extensive than previously known. It would open the way for deep cooperation between U.S. and Russian military and intelligence agencies and coordinated air attacks by American and Russian planes on Syrian rebels deemed…

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News Briefs – July 15, 2016

Posted  July 15, 2016

Australia brings new amphibious forces to Hawaii exercises Australian soldiers are expected to lead a battalion in the storming of a Hawaii beach during the world’s largest maritime exercises this month, displaying amphibious military skills they’ve been building in recent years. For the first time, Australia’s navy has brought an amphibious assault ship to the…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted  July 15, 2016

Maj. Henry J. Deutschendorf was a U.S. Air Force pilot who served in World War II, Korea, Vietnam and the Cold War. A four-war pilot, he started his journey as a bomber pilot and would occupy that role for his time serving in the Air Force. Starting his family in 1943, married to his bride…

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Navy photograph by Zach Mott

CSCS pursues new technology to develop sailor of 2025

Posted  July 15, 2016

Navy photograph by Zach Mott Damage Controlman 1st Class (SW) Brandon Lemke demonstrates the fire-fighting virtual task trainer to Vice Adm. Herman A. Shelanski, center, Naval inspector general, during a tour of the Surface Warfare Officers School Unit Great Lakes courses. Shelanski toured both SWOSU and Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit Great Lakes facilities…

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NASA to discuss next Mars Rover on Facebook Live

Posted  July 15, 2016

NASA will host a Facebook Live event at 1 p.m., EDT, July 15, to talk about the science and technology aboard NASA’s next Mars rover, Mars 2020, and the significant step the agency is taking on its Journey to Mars, proceeding with final design and construction of the robotic explorer. During the event, viewers will…

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