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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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Contract Briefs

Posted  April 21, 2017

Army   Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Va., (W91QF4-17-D-0001); Cubic Global Defense, San Diego, Calif., (W91QF4-17-D-0002); General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Va., (W91QF4-17-D-0003); Logistics and Technology Services, Huntsville, Ala., (W91QF4-17-D-0004); Beshenich Muir and Associates, Leavenworth, Kansas (W91QF4-17-D-0005); nFocus Solutions (SWMG), Phoenix, Ariz., (W91QF4-17-D-0006 ); Training Technologies and Support, Leavenworth, Kansas (W91QF4-17-D-0007); Trideum, Huntsville, Ala., (W91QF4-17-D-0008); Yorktown…

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Officers’ Spouses Club hands out scholarships

Posted  April 21, 2017

The Edwards Officers’ Spouses Club held their annual scholarship dinner and award ceremony April 12, 2017, at Stripes Lounge in the Oasis Community Center. Eight local high school students were recognized and presented scholarships that will help pay for some of their college expenses. The EOSC provided scholarships to seven of the students while the…

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HT AV April 21

Posted  April 21, 2017

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jasmine A. Webster graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four…

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Community college’s small business development center partners with NASA

Posted  April 21, 2017

NASA photograph Armstrong’s Flight Loads Lab offers thermal, structural, ground vibration and structural mode interaction testing of aircraft, spacecraft and components of vehicles. TriTech Small Business Development Center, hosted by Riverside Community College District, is entering into an agreement with NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Califo., to pilot a new business model to…

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Wright-Patterson, NMUSAF pay tribute to Doolittle Raid 75th anniversary

Posted  April 21, 2017

Friends, family and fans from around the country came together to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid April 17-18, 2017, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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