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Northrop Grumman to build additional Fire Scouts to meet U.S. Navy’s needs

Northrop Grumman) is set to build 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters for the U. S. Navy, giving maritime commanders persistent, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

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Obama thanks troops, pledges country will honor debt to those who serve

President Barack Obama thanked service members at Fort Lee, Va., Sept. 28, and said the nation will honor its debts to those who serve.

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Carter: 600 troops to deploy to enable Iraqis to retake Mosul from ISIL

About 600 American troops will be deployed to Iraq to further enable local security forces as they prepare to retake the key Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Sept. 28.

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Gold Star Mother discusses her son’s suicide, stigma

Lynn Patton, a Gold Star Mother, spoke to the Natick Soldier Systems Center workforce, Sept. 23, 2016, about the suicide death of her son, Sgt. Matthew Patton.

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Seventh annual Naval Engagement Activity begins in Da Nang

The U.S. Navy and the Vietnam People's navy kicked off the 7th annual Naval Engagement Activity Vietnam with a welcome ceremony at Tien Sa Port in Da Nang, Sept. 28.


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Edwards sets stronger PACE by enhancing human capital

Posted  September 30, 2016

Edwards Air Force Base will host two presentations of “Professionalism — Enhancing Human Capital” from the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence at the base theater Oct. 12, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and Oct. 13, 5-10 p.m. Both sessions will have a one-hour lunch break. As part of PACE’s Character and Leadership initiative, “Professionalism – Enhancing…

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Marine Corps photograph by Capt. Ryan E. Alvis
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Carter: 600 troops to deploy to enable Iraqis to retake Mosul from ISIL

Posted  September 30, 2016

About 600 American troops will be deployed to Iraq to further enable local security forces as they prepare to retake the key Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Sept. 28.

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Just wing it!

Posted  September 30, 2016

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Two cranes and a forklift steadily moved the newly-acquired XB-47 wing into place to be attached to the fuselage Sept. 26. 2016. The Air Force Flight Test Museum at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., acquired the historic test bomber last week after it spent the last six decades on…

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Sikorsky delivers Alaska’s first S-92® search, rescue helicopter

Posted  September 30, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph by Skip Robinson The Sikorsky S-92® helicopter will perform the critical mission of search and rescue (SAR) operations for all North Slope Borough residents. NSB is America’s northernmost municipal government, encompassing nearly 95,000 square miles across northern Alaska including eight communities and the Prudhoe Bay oil fields. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company…

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Gold Star Mother discusses her son’s suicide, stigma

Posted  September 30, 2016

Lynn Patton, a Gold Star Mother, spoke to the Natick Soldier Systems Center workforce, Sept. 23, 2016, about the suicide death of her son, Sgt. Matthew Patton.

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