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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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Defense

Visualizing threats: A decade of threat modeling

Posted  July 6, 2016

Dynamic explosions, missile launches and air-to-air dogfights are just a few animations the National Air and Space Intelligence Center threat visualization team create to help communicate potential threats in the world.

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Space

NASA’s Juno spacecraft in orbit around mighty Jupiter

Posted  July 6, 2016

After an almost five-year journey to the solar system’s largest planet, NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully entered Jupiter’s orbit during a 35-minute engine burn. Confirmation that the burn had completed was received on Earth at 8:53 p.m., PDT, July 4. “Independence Day always is something to celebrate, but today we can add to America’s birthday another…

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Air Force photograph by TSgt. Nathan Lipscomb
News

Obama: 8,400 U.S. troops to remain in Afghanistan through January 2017

Posted  July 6, 2016

The situation in Afghanistan remains “precarious,” President Barack Obama said here today, and that is why he will keep 8,400 U.S. service members in country through the end of his term.

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Business

Unlocking Space Data: Lockheed Martin-built SBIRS to supply infrared data for developers

Posted  July 6, 2016

For the first time, infrared data from the Lockheed Martin-built Space Based Infrared System will be made available for new military and civilian uses at the Air Force’s recently opened data utilization lab in Boulder, Colo. While SBIRS’ primary mission is strategic missile warning, the system can support a wide range of research and development…

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Defense

Goldfein swears in as 21st CSAF

Posted  July 6, 2016

Gen. David L. Goldfein was sworn in as the Air Force’s 21st chief of staff by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James during a ceremony at the Pentagon July 1, 2016.

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