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Space telescope’s two halves powered for first time in one building

Northrop Grumman has successfully powered up the two main parts of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a significant event in the test and integration phase of the program.

Air Force photograph by Alex R. Lloyd Defense

Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

What do you do with airplanes that were built in the early 1960s and are planned to be flying well past their 70th birthday? You give them a structural makeover that will provide the strength and longevity to go the distance.

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Global partners work together to streamline C-17 operations

Personnel from the 305th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Air Force leaders and Boeing representatives hosted the C-17 Globemaster III Enterprise Home Station Check Lean Event at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 18.

Air Force illustration by Master Sgt. William Vance Health & Safety

A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better.

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NASA will seek partnership with U.S. industry to develop first gateway element

As part of the agency’s Exploration Campaign, NASA’s Gateway will become the orbital outpost for robotic and human exploration operations in deep space. Built with commercial and international partners, the Gateway will support exploration on and near the Moon, and beyond, including Mars.


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Business

U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin contract for Paveway II Plus laser guided bombs

Posted  October 25, 2017

Lockheed Martin has received a $131 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for follow-on production of Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kits.

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Defense

100th ARW refuels Swiss F-18s

Posted  October 25, 2017

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Justine Rho Three Swiss air force F-18 Hornets fly alongside a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing RAF Mildenhall, England, after aerial refueling, Oct. 20, 2017. Four F-18s received fuel during a training mission over Germany.   Air Force photograph by Senior Airman…

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Veterans

Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Mike Rose inducted into Hall of Heroes

Posted  October 25, 2017

Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Mike Rose's military service number, RA18846904, was one of the many things on his mind, Oct. 24, as he prepared for his induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon.

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News

Headlines – October 23, 2017

Posted  October 23, 2017

News U.S. preparing to put nuclear bombers back on 24-hour alert – The U.S. Air Force is preparing to put nuclear-armed bombers back on 24-hour ready alert, a status not seen since the Cold War ended in 1991.   Conflicting accounts in Niger ambush are subject of Pentagon investigation – The Pentagon is trying to…

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News Briefs – October 23, 2017

Posted  October 23, 2017

Air Force: No plans to recall retired pilots to fix shortage The Air Force says it doesn’t plan on using new flexibility under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump to address a pilot shortage by recalling retired pilots. Ann Stefanek, the chief of Air Force media operations, said Oct. 22 the added power…

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