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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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Northrop Grumman Australia welcomes F-35 MRO&U work

Posted  November 14, 2016

CANBERRA, Australia – Nov. 11, 2016 – Northrop Grumman Australia, a fully owned Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman, welcomes the announcement of the assignment of a significant amount of maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade work for the multinational F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program to the Australian defense industry. Under this assignment announcement, Northrop Grumman Australia…

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Army veterans recall their service in Korea and Vietnam

Posted  November 14, 2016

Courtesy photograph Retired Chief Warrant Officer 2 William J. Opferman poses during basic training at Fort Dix, New Jersey, in 1948. RETIRED CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER 2 WILLIAM J. OPFERMAN KOREA AND VIETNAM I was in the occupation force in Japan. As soon as the war broke out in 1950, we went to Korea. We had…

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Headlines – November 10, 2016

Posted  November 10, 2016

News Donald Trump wins presidential election in a shocking upset – Donald Trump has won the presidency in a shocking political upset, backing his prediction that an underground movement and a series of victories in key states would catch pollsters and pundits by surprise.     Business After State Dept. blocks the sale, Philippines cancels…

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News Briefs – November 10, 2016

Posted  November 10, 2016

NATO official: Alliance seeks dialogue, deterrence on Crimea A top NATO official says the alliance wants to engage Russia in dialogue despite concern about Moscow’s military buildup in Crimea. NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller said Nov. 7 the alliance was “very concerned” that Russia has “clearly been refurbishing military capabilities” since it annexed the…

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What Veterans Day means to me

Posted  November 10, 2016

I’d like to thank each Veteran for having served in some capacity in the military for the Greatest Nation in the history of the World. 

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