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Northrop Grumman selected to compete for multiple Army training contracts

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman for its Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract.

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Hill’s F-35A and airmen mastering first Pacific deployment

More than 300 men and women of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and 12 F-35As are conducting business for the next six months on the subtropical Japanese island of Okinawa during a deployment known as a Theater Security Package.

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Army’s Past Conflicts Repatriation Branch ensures no Soldier left behind

"I remember that day when they announced in our high school that Blootie Turner had died, the whole place got real quiet. Blootie was a great football player and a better person. He was the most popular kid in school."

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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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Headlines – June 22, 2016

Posted  June 22, 2016

News Pentagon close to repealing transgender ban – A Pentagon policy allowing transgender troops to serve openly is in the final stages of approval and is expected to be released within weeks, according to Defense Department sources.     Business For defense firms, Brexit could be Europe’s sequester – A British departure from the European…

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Defense

U.S., Estonia sign defense research agreement

Posted  June 24, 2016

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO Jim Townsend and Estonian Ambassador to the United States Eerik Marmei signed an agreement June 22, 2016, reinforcing cooperation in research, development, testing and evaluation activities between the Defense Department and the Estonian Defense Ministry. “The agreement facilitates collaborative efforts to enhance defense capabilities across a…

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Defense

B-52s conclude deployment at RAF Fairford

Posted  June 24, 2016

After flying numerous sorties, multiple airshows and missions with NATO allies, two B-52H Stratofortresses headed home to Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 23, 2016.

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Veterans

Warrior Games conclude with medal ceremony, concert

Posted  June 24, 2016

After a week of intense international competition, the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games drew to a close at West Point, N.Y., June 21, 2016, with a medal ceremony and concert, followed by fireworks.

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Defense

Sikorsky accepts prototype Turkish utility helicopter

Posted  June 24, 2016

Sikorsky photograph Just two weeks after the Turkish Government announced the start of the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program to build a fleet of multi-role T70 utility helicopters based on the S-70i™ BLACK HAWK aircraft, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company has accepted the program’s prototype aircraft produced by its Polish subsidiary PZL Mielec. Sikorsky and Aselsan…

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