Featured Headlines

Lockheed Martin photograph Space

Lockheed Martin completes assembly on Arabsat’s newest communications satellite

A new, high-capacity communications satellite that will deliver TV, internet and mobile phone services to the Middle East, Africa and Europe is one step closer to launch.

sikorsky-assembly Business

First Sikorsky combat rescue helicopter enters final assembly

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is beginning final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which will bring unprecedented capability enhancements to the U.S. Air Force rescue mission.

army-modernization Defense

Vice chief testifies how Army is addressing threats through modernization, other capabilities

The last time a Soldier was killed by enemy aircraft on the battlefield was in 1953, during the Korean War, said Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville.

Courtesy photograph Local

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.

nasa-moon Space

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.


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

Northrop Grumman photograph
Business

Northrop Grumman partners for diplomacy, global innovation

Posted  May 2, 2016

Northrop Grumman has partnered with G'Day USA to create the inaugural Emerging Innovators Xchange conference.

Full Story »

News

News Briefs – May 2, 2016

Posted  May 2, 2016

Navy commander sentenced to 78 months in bribery scandal A Navy commander who fled Cambodia’s killing fields as a boy to grow up to become a decorated U.S. military officer was sentenced April 29 to 78 months in prison for providing classified ship schedules in exchange for the services of prostitutes, theater tickets and other…

Full Story »

News

Headlines – May 2, 2016

Posted  May 2, 2016

News Pentagon’s European defense effort comes under increased oversight – The IG review will span ERI efforts in six “Operation Atlantic Resolve” countries: Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. It will examine U.S. military participation in training exercises and whether projects deliver promised outcomes such as improved combat readiness of European forces and greater…

Full Story »

airman-magazine
Defense

May issue of Airman magazine now available

Posted  May 4, 2016

The May issue of Airman magazine is now available to download and is viewable through a Web browser. In the cover story, titled “‘We Chose This,’” you’ll go behind the scenes of the challenging training course required to become a Phoenix Raven at the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. In…

Full Story »

Navy photograph by PO2 Eric Lockwood
Veterans

Honoring the toughness of a forgotten hero

Posted  May 4, 2016

District leaders, military officials and veterans, as well as representatives from the Embassy of Canada honored a forgotten Medal of Honor recipient at St. Elizabeths Hospital Cemetery in Washington, D.C., April 29.

Full Story »