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Northrop Grumman selected to compete for multiple Army training contracts

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman for its Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract.

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Hill’s F-35A and airmen mastering first Pacific deployment

More than 300 men and women of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and 12 F-35As are conducting business for the next six months on the subtropical Japanese island of Okinawa during a deployment known as a Theater Security Package.

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Army’s Past Conflicts Repatriation Branch ensures no Soldier left behind

"I remember that day when they announced in our high school that Blootie Turner had died, the whole place got real quiet. Blootie was a great football player and a better person. He was the most popular kid in school."

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NASA launches NOAA weather satellite aboard ULA rocket to improve forecasts

NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation technology and designed to improve the accuracy of U.S. weather forecasts out to seven days.

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Wilson to logistics Airmen: ‘Failing at logistics can bring down the mighty’

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about how logistics acquisitions contribute to the success of the Air Force at the 2017 Logistics Officers Association Symposium in Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 2017.


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First feather flight of VSS Unity completed

Posted  May 5, 2017

On May 1, 2017, VSS Unity's "feather" re-entry system was activated in flight for the first time over the Mojave Desert.

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Hogs and Horses to honor veterans May 6

Posted  May 5, 2017

Courtesy photograph Vito Canzaneri. ACTON, Calif.—Hogs and Horses, the motorcycle poker run and trail ride, will be honoring veterans at the May 6 barbecue and entertainment, one of them a paratrooper veteran of the Korean War, and also the first female soldier to be recognized by the volunteer non-profit that supports the veterans outreach organized…

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Defense

HH-60G accident investigation report released

Posted  May 5, 2017

The unintended closure of two helicopters and a pilot’s overcorrection to avoid collision resulted in the crash of an HH-60G helicopter and the injury of its crew on Aug. 18, 2016, at the Nevada Test and Training Range near Nellis AFB, Nev., according to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report released today. The…

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Lockheed Martin hosts annual Code Quest

Posted  May 5, 2017

At an event billed as the “Olympics of the mind,” Lockheed Martin hosted students at 11 locations across the country to participate in “Code Quest”, an annual event that inspires students to seek education in STEM.

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News

U.S. military member killed in Somalia

Posted  May 5, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia–The U.S. military said May 5 a service member has been killed in Somalia during an operation against the extremist group al-Shabab as the United States steps up its fight against the al Qaeda-linked organization. A statement from the U.S. Africa Command said the service member was killed May 4 during the operation near…

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