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Mobile command post advances set the course for survivability and overmatch

Army command post stakeholders recently attended a demonstration here that featured emerging expeditionary mission command technologies with one primary benchmark -- mobility.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Apryl Hall Veterans

DPAA provides update on identifying service members missing from Korean War

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency provided an update Aug. 14 on the status of identifying the remains transferred in July to the United States from North Korea.

NASA photograph by Glenn Benson Space

NASA, ULA launch Parker Solar Probe on historic journey to touch sun

Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Aug. 12 to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Defense

Army, Air Force team on sensor to shooter prototype for multi-domain battle

In a high-intensity conflict against a sophisticated adversary, the speed and accuracy of long-range fires could be the difference between advance and retreat.

DOD photograph by Navy PO2 Everett Allen News

Space Force to become sixth branch of armed forces

The Defense Department will establish a sixth branch of the armed forces, the U.S. Department of the Space Force, by 2020, Vice President Mike Pence announced Aug. 9.


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Team Freedom lays keel on nations 23rd Littoral Combat Ship

Posted  August 15, 2018

MARINETTE, Wis., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s 23rd Littoral Combat Ship, the future USS Cooperstown, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisc., Aug. 14. Ellen R. Tillapaugh, Mayor of the Village of Cooperstown, N.Y., completed the time-honored tradition and…

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Apryl Hall
Veterans

DPAA provides update on identifying service members missing from Korean War

Posted  August 15, 2018

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency provided an update Aug. 14 on the status of identifying the remains transferred in July to the United States from North Korea.

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Air Force

Around the Air Force: August 15

Posted  August 15, 2018

On this look Around the Air Force, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David Goldfein keeps his focus on revitalizing squadrons, and the Air Force trains students in a three-week pilot training camp.

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News

Headlines – August 13, 2018

Posted  August 13, 2018

News Pentagon lays groundwork for Space Force to blast off in 2020 – Vice President Mike Pence on Aug. 9 unveiled the Pentagon’s plan to set the stage for a Space Force — a new military service branch centered around space operations — which could be in effect as early as 2020.     Business…

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News Briefs – August 13, 2018

Posted  August 13, 2018

For now, U.S. Army suspends discharges of immigrant recruits The U.S. Army has stopped discharging immigrant recruits who enlisted seeking a path to citizenship — at least temporarily. A memo shared with The Associated Press Aug. 8 and dated July 20 spells out orders to high-ranking Army officials to stop processing discharges of men and…

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