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A different look at history

Those of you who are students of history and enjoy the subject are the ones who will carry it forward to future generations.

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NASA’s lunar outpost will extend human presence in deep space

As NASA sets its sights on returning to the Moon, and preparing for Mars, the agency is developing new opportunities in lunar orbit to provide the foundation for human exploration deeper into the solar system.

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A 95th Birthday for D-Day ‘Screaming Eagles’ paratrooper

Get to 95, and pretty soon you are looking at a century. So, it was nearly a century ago, Feb. 3, 1923, that Henry Ochsner entered the world.

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Black History: Month Civil rights pioneer proved her mettle in World War II

Millie Dunn Veasey, now 100 years old, said her life changed in ways she never could have imagined when she joined the Army. That an African-American woman enlisted during World War II was the most unlikely of events, she said, recounting her childhood leading up to that moment. "We weren't heroes; we just did what needed to be done."

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Army aviators testing next generation air-to-ground missile

Aviation testers here are deep into testing the latest Army aviation missile, known as the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile. The complex JAGM test was a collaborative team effort.


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WAREX 91-17-03

Posted  July 10, 2017

Army photograph by Spec. Sean McCallon U.S. Army Spc. Johnathan Alvarado, 491st Military Police Company out of Riverside, Calif., points his weapon out towards the road during a security checkpoint training exercise as part of the 91st Training Division’s Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91-17-03 on Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., on June 15, 2017. Alvarado of Lancaster,…

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Australia’s future sub program reaches major international milestone

Posted  July 10, 2017

Naval Group (formerly DCNS) and Lockheed Martin Australia July 9 welcomed the official opening of Australia’s Future Submarine Office by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Cherbourg France. In collaboration with the Australian Department of Defence, in what will be Australia’s largest defence capital investment program in history, Naval Group and Lockheed Martin Australia will deliver…

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Aboard the USS Eisenhower

Posted  July 10, 2017

Navy photograph by Seaman Jessica L. Dowell Seaman Gabriela Ramos, from Palmdale, Calif., stands watch on the fantail aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(Ike). Ike is underway conducting aircraft carrier qualifications during the sustainment phase of the Optimized Fleet Response Plan (OFRP).

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Bahrain to buy Lockheed Martin’s Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod

Posted  July 10, 2017

Lockheed Martin has received a direct commercial sale contract from the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) to provide Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) for its F-16 fleet, becoming the 25th international customer for the program. Under the $22.45 million contract, Lockheed Martin will deliver ATPs, spares and support equipment for integration. To meet the BDF’s urgent…

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HT July 7

Posted  July 10, 2017

U.S. Air Force Airman Elie Ward graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits…

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