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Lockheed Martin delivers first HIMARS vehicle produced 100 percent in Camden, Ark.

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Ark.

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On the modern battlefield, ordinary Soldiers must also prepare to be frontline medics

When Lt. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland left Afghanistan in 2013, he said he remembers troops there had an expectation that medevac helicopters would evacuate the wounded within the so-called "golden hour"

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Navy’s new launch system eliminates concerns with latest testing

The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System team completed testing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, early this summer, validating a software fix that will ensure safe launches.

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NASA Television coverage set for next ISS crew launch

Three new crew members for the International Space Station are scheduled to launch on July 28.

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Lockheed Martin F-35s surpass 100,000 flight hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft fleet recently exceeded 100,000 flight hours while the F-35 Integrated Test Force teams are completing the remaining requirements in the program's System Development and Demonstration phase.  


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Veterans

VA grants full practice authority to advance practice registered nurses

Posted  December 16, 2016

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Dec. 14 that it is amending provider regulations to permit full practice authority to three roles of VA advanced practice registered nurses to practice to the full extent of their education, training, and certification, regardless of State restrictions that limit such full practice authority, except for applicable State restrictions…

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Wanted: Volunteer income tax preparers

Posted  December 16, 2016

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Tax Center is looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming tax season. Each year, the U.S. Air Force assists military members and their families by providing free income tax preparation and filing. The upcoming tax season officially starts early February and ends April 18, 2017. The Volunteer Income…

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Requirements outlined for registration, storage, transport of weapons on base

Posted  December 16, 2016

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Senior Airman Preston Pearce, 412th Security Forces Squadron armorer, checks out a weapon to another SFS member. The SFS recently briefed privately owned weapons registration, storage and transportation requirements at a town hall meeting at Edwards AFB, Calif. Nearly all military members are required at some point to qualify…

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Headlines – December 14, 2016

Posted  December 14, 2016

News Marine Osprey crashes near Okinawa, crew members rescued – An MV-22B Osprey crashed in shallow water off Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 13, the latest in a series of Marine aviation mishaps.   Boeing Defense headquarters moving to D.C. – Leadership of Boeing’s Defense, Space & Security unit will be leaving St. Louis, Mo., for the…

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News Briefs – December 14, 2016

Posted  December 14, 2016

Romania to beef up military spending due to Russia Romania’s defense minister says his country will be strengthening its defenses after being faced with Russia’s growing military presence in the Black Sea. Minister Mihnea Motoc told The Associated Press Dec. 13 that the NATO member will start spending 2 percent of its gross domestic product…

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