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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.

Army photograph by Master Sgt. Brian Hamilton Veterans

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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Local law enforcement joins Edwards defenders for training

Posted  February 3, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Law enforcement representatives from the region joined 412th Security Forces Squadron defenders for Behavior Detection and Analysis training this month. Two training sessions were conducted at the 412th SFS building. Law enforcement representatives from the region met up with 412th Security Forces Squadron members for Behavior Detection and Analysis…

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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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