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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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U.S. Air Force extends E-8C Joint STARS fleet support partnership with Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 12-month, $349.6 million contract for Total System Support Responsibility of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet.

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AFTC commander lauds community heroes

Speaking to an audience of about 300 veterans and family, plus military supporters and active service military, Col. Angela W. Suplisson shared a few thoughts on her concept of what constitutes a hero.

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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.


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Snow removal in Alaska

Posted  February 3, 2017

Air Force photograph by Justin Connaher   Army Specialists David Blanchard, a native of Starkville, Miss., left, and Cassandra Barden, a native of Lancaster, Calif., assigned to the 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, U.S. Army Alaska, high-five each other as they remove heavy snow from High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles in their unit motor pool…

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Arts and Crafts Center hosts first Stained Glass Class

Posted  February 3, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kayla Fagan Cheyenne Bower, Arts and Crafts director (left), demonstrates how to use a grinder machine for participant Jasmine Johengen at the first Stained Glass Class held Jan. 26, 2017, at the Arts & Crafts Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Thirteen members of the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,…

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Headlines – February 1, 2017

Posted  February 1, 2017

News U.S. military did not distort intelligence reports on Islamic State – A Defense Department review delivered to Congress Jan 31 concludes that senior leaders at the U.S. Central Command did not exaggerate the progress the U.S. was making in fighting Islamic State militants, two U.S. officials said.   Northrop Grumman drops out of T-X…

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News Briefs – February 1, 2017

Posted  February 1, 2017

First-known combat death since Trump sworn in identified The Defense Department announced Jan. 30 that the U.S. Navy sailor killed during a raid on al Qaeda base in Yemen was from Peoria, Ill. Chief Special Warfare Operator William “Ryan” Owens died Jan. 28 of wounds sustained during the raid. The Pentagon said Owens, 36, was…

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First F-22 Raptor delivered from Lockheed Martin speedline

Posted  February 1, 2017

Lockheed Martin completed the first F-22 Raptor at the company's Inlet Coating Repair (ICR) Speedline facility and delivered the aircraft back to the U.S. Air Force ahead of schedule.

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