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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.

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Arizona ANG firefighters support blaze battle

Arizona’s wildfire season has been a tough one this year with more than a dozen fires raging throughout the state.

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All eyes to the sky in Operation Swift Response

All eyes went to the sky as 500 military paratroopers -- comprised of U.S., Canadian and Italian forces -- dropped from wave after wave of C-130 aircraft during Operation Swift Response, July 18, at the Bezmer Air Base in Bulgaria as part of Exercise Saber Guardian 17.


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HT July 1st

Posted  July 1, 2016

U.S. Air Force Amn. Sian K. Lendsey graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward…

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Events for July 2016

Posted  July 1, 2016

July 2-10 — Conference: Starlight, Beyond Light Pollution, La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain July 3-8 — International Symposium and Workshop on Astrochemistry, Campinas, Brazil July 3-8 — Exoplanets 1 Conference, Davos, Switzerland July 3-8 — Alpine Cosmology Workshop, Dolomites, Italy July 3-8 — 2016 Astronomical Society of Australia’s Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, Australia July 3-8…

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MQ-8B Fire Scout deploys with new radar capability

Posted  July 1, 2016

The MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter recently deployed with the USS Coronado (LCS-4) to begin flight operations using its new maritime surveillance radar.

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Navy veteran finds recovery, healing in water

Posted  July 1, 2016

Katie Ray glides through the water, arms slicing and feet kicking, churning a wake of bubbles and ripples in the swimming pool at Arvin Gym. She practices swim strokes, trying to improve her time and technique, but what she's really doing is finding the person she used to be.

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Senate confirms Goldfein as next AF chief of staff

Posted  July 1, 2016

Air Force photograph by Scott M. Ash Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing June 16, 2016, in Washington, D.C., following his presidential nomination for the position of the 21st Air Force chief of staff. Goldfein was confirmed by the Senate…

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