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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.

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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.

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A 95th Birthday for D-Day ‘Screaming Eagles’ paratrooper

Get to 95, and pretty soon you are looking at a century. So, it was nearly a century ago, Feb. 3, 1923, that Henry Ochsner entered the world.

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Black History: Month Civil rights pioneer proved her mettle in World War II

Millie Dunn Veasey, now 100 years old, said her life changed in ways she never could have imagined when she joined the Army. That an African-American woman enlisted during World War II was the most unlikely of events, she said, recounting her childhood leading up to that moment. "We weren't heroes; we just did what needed to be done."

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Army aviators testing next generation air-to-ground missile

Aviation testers here are deep into testing the latest Army aviation missile, known as the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile. The complex JAGM test was a collaborative team effort.


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AF showcases game-changing technologies at DOD Lab Day

Posted  May 23, 2017

Scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory presented 16 technology research projects in various stages of maturity during the second biennial Department of Defense Lab Day May 18, 2017, in the Pentagon center courtyard. AFRL scientists and engineers from across the country joined more than 60 Army, Navy, and medical labs and engineering…

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Vet Briefs May 22

Posted  May 23, 2017

Sailor killed at Pearl Harbor finally buried in Michigan The remains of a Michigan sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor have been buried with military honors in the family’s cemetery plot in Port Huron, Mich. MLive.com reports that more than 300 people attended The May 20 funeral services for Fred M. Jones after…

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Headlines – May 19, 2017

Posted  May 19, 2017

News NATO top brass recommend joining anti-ISIS coalition – NATO top brass are recommending that the military alliance join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group.     Business Textron’s Fury hits moving vehicle in demo – Textron’s Fury, a lightweight precision-guided glide munition, successfully took out moving targets at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz.,…

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News Briefs – May 19, 2017

Posted  May 19, 2017

NATO top brass recommend joining anti-IS coalition NATO top brass are recommending that the military alliance join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group. U.S. President Donald Trump has demanded that NATO do more to combat terrorism. NATO Military Committee head General Petr Pavel said May 17Wednesday that “there is a merit for NATO…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted  May 19, 2017

Voices I’m going to take some liberties with this week’s column to give a heads up about an upcoming program here at Aerotech News. Many of you know we have a video program that we post on our Facebook pages, that shares stories of citizen soldiers from across all generations. Each weekday, you can log…

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