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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.

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Arizona ANG firefighters support blaze battle

Arizona’s wildfire season has been a tough one this year with more than a dozen fires raging throughout the state.

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All eyes to the sky in Operation Swift Response

All eyes went to the sky as 500 military paratroopers -- comprised of U.S., Canadian and Italian forces -- dropped from wave after wave of C-130 aircraft during Operation Swift Response, July 18, at the Bezmer Air Base in Bulgaria as part of Exercise Saber Guardian 17.


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Veterans

Thunderbolts honor Tuskegee Airmen

Posted  November 16, 2016

A granite paver was unveiled honoring the World War II Tuskegee Airmen during a Veteran’s Day ceremony Nov. 11, at the Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza in Phoenix.

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Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker
Defense

F-16CM accident report released

Posted  November 16, 2016

Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker Capt. Mike Broderick (right) breaks from Capt. Brandon Lavalley on the final approach during day three of Red Flag 12-2 Jan. 25, 2016, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. An Accident Investigation Board found that an F-16CM Fighting Falcon suffered an engine hardware malfunction resulting in its…

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Business

Sharpening the Raptor’s talons

Posted  November 16, 2016

Lockheed Martin has received a $536 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for sustainment of the F-22 Raptor.

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Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Javier Cruz
Veterans

Goodbye Mica, thank you

Posted  November 16, 2016

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Javier Cruz Tyndall Airmen provide a final salute to retired U.S. Air Force Military Working Dog, Mica T204, at the end of her final patrol Nov. 14, 2016, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Mica provided over 4,500 hours of counter-explosive operations and installation protection for more than 45…

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Defense

Carter: Ties to tech, innovation communities critical to DOD

Posted  November 16, 2016

The ties between the Defense Department and commercial technology and innovation keep the U.S. military agile as it meets today’s challenges and remains ready for the future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Nov. 14.

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