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Australian – USN statement of cooperation to advance biofuels development

A statement of cooperation between the U.S. Navy and the northeastern state of Queensland was the culmination of a week of Great Green Fleet events in Australia to promote the Navy's energy efficiency and alternative energy initiatives.

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F-35 prepared to undergo chemical, biological decontamination testing

After years of preparation, the 461st Flight Test Squadron and Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are ready to test the F-35 Lightning II’s ability to be decontaminated from chemical and biological weapons exposure.

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Air Force successfully launches GSSAP 3/4 – AFSPC-6 from Cape Canaveral AFS

The U.S. Air Force and its mission partners successfully launched the third and fourth Orbital ATK built Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV launch vehicle from Space Launch Complex 37, Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla., at 12:52 a.m., EDT.

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Antelope Valley veteran of World War II recalls D-Day jump

Soon after the D-Day invasion of June 6, 1944, to liberate a suffering humanity in Europe from the iron boot of Nazi tyranny, the parents of Private First Class John L. Humphrey received that notification that any service family dreads, that their young son was declared Missing in Action.

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Caramanno ready to begin ‘outstanding’ journey

Posted  August 12, 2016

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Staff Sgt. Raquel Caramanno, 412th Medical Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is one of 2016s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Last month, the Air Force announced that one Edwards Air Force Base’s own is one of 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2016. In the…

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AF leaders discuss budget, operations during State of the Air Force

Posted  August 12, 2016

Air Force photograph by Scott M. Ash Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein speak during their State of the Air Force press conference in the Pentagon, Aug. 10, 2016. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force David L….

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Lockheed Martin’s device now gets defense, satellite systems up and running 4x faster

Posted  August 12, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph The Fast Cool Down Microcryocooler can cool an IR sensor in 3 minutes. It’s ultra-compact, too, with a cold head (right) that’s less than half the length of the previous model. A new micro-size cryocooler from Lockheed Martin is enabling quick-startup infrared sensors for missile and sensor applications. Cryocoolers are standard components…

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All global strike bombers deploy to Andersen, maintain stability in PACOM theater

Posted  August 12, 2016

Air Force photograph by TSgt. Richard Ebensberger A B-52 Stratofortress, B-1B Lancer and B-2 Spirit sit beside one another on the flightline at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug.10, 2016. The occasion marked the first time in history that all three of Air Force Global Strike Command’s strategic bombers were positioned to simultaneously conduct operations…

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Lancaster Museum displays NASA Armstrong artwork ‘Probing the Sky’

Posted  August 12, 2016

NASA photograph A portrait of Neil Armstrong painted by Robert Schaar in 2001 for the “Walk of Honor” series. The Museum of Art and History in Lancaster, Calif., will exhibit art from the collection of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center from Aug. 13 through Oct. 30. Part of the museum’s “Made in America” exhibition, “NASA…

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