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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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News Briefs – April 22, 2016

Posted  April 22, 2016

New game offers Army training on sexual harassment, assault An interactive video game has been developed to train Army command teams on how to respond to accusations of sexual harassment and sexual assault. ELITE SHARP CTT was introduced at the beginning of April. Army members can download the game for free. The Leavenworth Times reported…

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Headlines – April 22, 2016

Posted  April 22, 2016

News Top general wants more soldiers in Europe – The general nominated to lead U.S. European Command said April 21 the Army should move another combat brigade to Europe to counter Russian aggression and also consider a range of military options that “keep everything on the table.”     Business Malaysia buys Thales drones for…

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Defense

Army experiments on providing ‘unlimited magazine’ to 2025 Soldiers

Posted  April 25, 2016

A swarm of experts from across the nation assembled for a two-week experiment at Fort Sill, Okla., trying out systems with the potential to provide service members with unlimited weapons capabilities.

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Defense

F-22 Raptors arrive in Romania

Posted  April 25, 2016

Two F-22 Raptors and one KC-135 Stratotanker arrived at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base on April 22.

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Airbus delivers its first aircraft produced in United States

Posted  April 25, 2016

The first ever delivery of an aircraft from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility took place today, April 25, in Mobile, Ala.

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