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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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U.S. Navy achieves longest range surface-to-air intercept in naval history

Posted  October 3, 2016

POINT MUGU NAVAL STATION, Calif.–In the longest range surface-to-air intercept of its kind in naval history, a Raytheon Standard Missile-6 successfully destroyed an over-the-horizon, threat target. The mission also demonstrated the combat capabilities that SM-6 brings to Naval Integrated Fire Control-Counter Air, an effort designed to link U.S. Navy ships and airborne sensors into a…

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Hispanic Heritage: Vietnam vet finds resilience via faith, helping others

Posted  October 3, 2016

During weekly meetings at American Legion Post 47 in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, a Vietnam veteran told fellow veterans dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder how he maintains his resilience through his faith and brotherhood with his fellow vets.

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Headlines – September 30, 2016

Posted  September 30, 2016

News U.S. sending 615 new forces to Iraq – The Pentagon is sending the troops to help bolster local forces as they prepare to invade the Islamic State group’s stronghold in Mosul.   Budget deal avoids government shutdown, finalizes next year’s VA budget – Congress averted a government shutdown with a rushed budget deal that…

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News Briefs – September 30, 2016

Posted  September 30, 2016

Russian military says it’s ready to talk to US about Aleppo The Russian military said Sept. 28 it’s ready to resume contacts with its U.S. counterparts over the situation in Syria, even as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry threatened to cut all cooperation with Moscow on Syria unless an onslaught on Aleppo ends. Lt….

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Northrop Grumman to build additional Fire Scouts to meet U.S. Navy’s needs

Posted  September 30, 2016

Northrop Grumman) is set to build 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters for the U. S. Navy, giving maritime commanders persistent, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

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