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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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Rhonda Nelson receives Civ-Mil’s Member of the Year Award

Posted  February 3, 2017

Rhonda Nelson received the Member of the Year award from out-going Civ-Mil president John Fergione recently after the 2016 Civ-Mil inauguration banquet.

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United Trident wraps up with successful integration of international forces

Posted  February 3, 2017

The U.S. Navy and Coast Guard along with the Royal Navy, Royal Australian Navy and French Marine Nationale successfully concluded exercise Unified Trident, Feb. 2. More than 15 ships, plus numerous aircraft from the four navies completed many different evolutions achiveing an increased level of integration through adaptive and proactive problem solving. U.S. Navy liaison…

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AFSA hosts wine tasting at local vets home

Posted  February 3, 2017

The Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., along with the American Medical Response, an Antelope Valley emergency medical team, treated resident veterans at the William J. “Pete” Knight Veterans’ Home in Lancaster to a fun afternoon of wine tasting and a palate-pleasing snack of cheese and crackers.

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Dream Chaser spacecraft arrives at NASA Armstrong

Posted  February 3, 2017

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich   Sierra Nevada Corporation delivered its Dream Chaser spacecraft Jan.25 to NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, located on Edwards Air Force Base. The spacecraft will undergo several months of testing at the center in preparation for its approach and landing flight on the base’s 22L runway. NASA photograph…

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Portable Manned Interactive Cockpit goes on the road

Posted  February 3, 2017

One of last year’s quick-kill innovation projects, the Portable Manned Interactive Cockpit, was deployed from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to Orlando, Fla., to participate in the Operation Blended Warrior event in December. This was the second year of a four-year event and Edwards AFB’s Mark Louton (software developer and flyer), Steve Hansen (technician), Orion…

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