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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Time to take a break from the serious for an issue and I thought this little story of my Air Force journey may get you to chuckle a bit. This story does come with a warning and no matter what, please don’t try this at home!

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NASA pays tribute to three tragedies and lessons noted

NASA centers across the country paid tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia Jan. 26 during a Day of Remembrance, and a special talk at NASA Armstrong Feb. 9 by Assistant Director for Strategic Implementation, Steven Schmidt.

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F-35 Program Makes Significant, Solid Progress, Official Says

Production of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter is on a good trajectory and is a necessary aircraft in the military’s arsenal to battle high-end threats, service leaders told a House Armed Service Committee panel Feb. 16.

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Emerging Technologies CTF conducts its first test

The newly-formed Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force completed its first test high above Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017.

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Subscale glider could assist in weather studies, prediction

More accurate, immediate and economical information on severe weather phenomenon like hurricanes could one day be available thanks to the Weather Hazard Alert and Awareness Technology Radiation Radiosonde (WHAATRR) Glider.


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Defense

Command Sgt. Maj. Davenport cites ‘revolutionary changes’ for NCOs

Posted  February 17, 2017

Army photograph by Master Sgt. Crista Mary Mack Command Sgt. Maj. David Davenport, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command command sergeant major, shared some innovative changes to the U.S. Army’s noncommissioned officers career paths via TRADOC at a town hall in Wiesbaden, Germany. “What we are really facing right now is a moment in our…

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Emerging Technologies CTF conducts its first test

Posted  February 17, 2017

The newly-formed Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force completed its first test high above Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017.

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Northrop Grumman, RAF demonstrate enhanced airborne communications interoperability

Posted  February 17, 2017

Northrop Grumman and Britain’s Royal Air Force have successfully completed a communications interoperability trial involving both F-35B Lightning II and Typhoon FGR4 aircraft, via an Airborne Gateway developed by Northrop Grumman. The two-week trial, named Babel Fish III, funded by the Ministry of Defence (MOD), was recently conducted in airspace above the upper Mojave Desert,…

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NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes
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Subscale glider could assist in weather studies, prediction

Posted  February 17, 2017

More accurate, immediate and economical information on severe weather phenomenon like hurricanes could one day be available thanks to the Weather Hazard Alert and Awareness Technology Radiation Radiosonde (WHAATRR) Glider.

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Defense

Child care delays, unemployed spouses still major concerns, Dailey tells Congress

Posted  February 17, 2017

Army photograph by Sean Kimmons Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey speaks about the Army’s child care backlog while he testifies in front of the Senate Armed Forces Committee’s personnel subcommittee on Capitol Hill Feb. 14, 2017. Access to quality child care is an essential benefit for service members with children, especially for those…

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