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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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U.S. Air Force extends E-8C Joint STARS fleet support partnership with Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 12-month, $349.6 million contract for Total System Support Responsibility of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet.

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AFTC commander lauds community heroes

Speaking to an audience of about 300 veterans and family, plus military supporters and active service military, Col. Angela W. Suplisson shared a few thoughts on her concept of what constitutes a hero.

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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.


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NASA’s Cassini mission prepares for ‘grand finale’ at Saturn

Posted  April 7, 2017

NASA/JPL-Caltech image This illustration shows NASA’s Cassini spacecraft above Saturn’s northern hemisphere prior to one of its 22 grand finale dives. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, in orbit around Saturn since 2004, is about to begin the final chapter of its remarkable story. On April 26, the spacecraft will make the first in a series of dives…

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Three amazing female pilots break barriers

Posted  April 7, 2017

Other than at the Los Angeles County Air Show, nowhere in the world will you find four impressive Aeronautical History Panels.

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Navy members can now manage life insurance online

Posted  April 7, 2017

Navy members now have the opportunity to enroll or change their Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance online. The Department of Veterans Affairs began enrollment for Navy members in the SGLI Online Enrollment System on April 5. SOES allows active-duty and eligible reserve and Guard members to manage their SGLI and Family SGLI coverage electronically at any…

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Paraclete High School athletes get ACE inspiration

Posted  April 7, 2017

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Students participating in ACE (Athletes for Excellence) get autographs and pictures taken with the legendary Joe Kittinger. Kittinger was the first man to free fall from outer space in 1960. He was a POW during the Vietnam war and his passion for balloons has furthered space exploration. Paraclete High School…

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VA REACH VET initiative helps save veterans lives

Posted  April 7, 2017

Program signals when more help is needed for at-risk vets Suicide prevention is one of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ highest priorities. As part of VA’s commitment to put resources, services and all technology available to reduce veteran suicide, VA has launched an innovative program called Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health – Veterans Enhanced…

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