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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.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank Defense

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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Defense

Lightning strikes twice in Florida: Two Air Guard pilots are forging the future of the F-35

Posted  February 3, 2017

As the skies over Valparaiso, Fla., play host to numerous aircraft from multiple branches of the Department of Defense, pilots from the Florida Air National Guard are training aviators on the Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation fighter.

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Local

FTHTF general manager gives update at Palmdale Chamber luncheon

Posted  February 3, 2017

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Danny Bazzell receives a new member plaque from Nicole Gray, chairwoman of the Palmdale Chamber of Commerce, during a recent luncheon. General manager of The Flight Test Historical Foundation, Bazzell shared the progress and process of moving the museum off of Edwards’ secured area so that the general public will…

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Local

World-class performers join 2017 Los Angeles County Air Show

Posted  February 3, 2017

The Los Angeles County Air Show presented by Lockheed Martin is scheduled for March 25-26 at General William J Fox Airfield in Lancaster.

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Defense

E-2D Advanced Hawkeye arrives in Japan

Posted  February 3, 2017

Navy photograph by PO2 Ernest R. Scott An E-2D Hawkeye assigned to the Tiger Tails of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 flies over Naval Station Norfolk. VAW-125 provides airborne early warning and command and control to Carrier Air Wing 1 and is assigned aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Carrier…

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First Term Airman’s Center expands into new realm

Posted  February 3, 2017

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Master Sgt. Ryan Rios, 412th Operations Support Squadron, performs an open ranks inspection of Edwards First Term Airman’s Center class 17A. Rios is a former military training instructor. 2016 is gone, 2017 is well underway, and many people are hard at work maintaining those first-of-the-year resolutions. The First Term…

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