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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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U.S. Air Force extends E-8C Joint STARS fleet support partnership with Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 12-month, $349.6 million contract for Total System Support Responsibility of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet.

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AFTC commander lauds community heroes

Speaking to an audience of about 300 veterans and family, plus military supporters and active service military, Col. Angela W. Suplisson shared a few thoughts on her concept of what constitutes a hero.

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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.


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Northrop Grumman tops street fourth quarter forecasts

Posted  January 27, 2017

Northrop Grumman on Jan. 26 reported fourth-quarter net income of $525 million. The Falls Church, Va.,-based company said it had net income of $2.96 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $2.66 per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for…

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What’s in your pillowcase? Red Cross talks emergency preparedness with fourth-graders

Posted  January 27, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit American Red Cross volunteers Cecilia Olivas (center) and Simone Delaflor Evangelista talk to fourth graders at Irving L. Branch Elementary Jan. 19, 2017, about the Red Cross’ Pillowcase Project. The project encourages third-fifth-graders to learn about emergency preparedness. The Edwards Office of Emergency Management, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, invited…

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Soldiers teach western medical practices to Djiboutian caretakers

Posted  January 27, 2017

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Gregory Williams Sgt. Sarah DeArcy, a civil affairs team medic with C Company, 411th Civil Affairs Battalion, coaches SOS Village d’Enfants in Tadjoura caretakers on how to perform the abdominal thrust technique during a first aid discussion group on Jan. 3, 2017. The discussion group covered various medical topics and…

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2017 Edwards Tax Center opens Feb. 8

Posted  January 27, 2017

The 2017 Edwards AFB Tax Center will open Feb. 8, and remain open through April 12. The center will be open 8 a.m.-noon and 1- 4 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays.    Due to a shortage of manpower, the 2017 Tax Center will be limited in its size and scope to active duty service members E-6…

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Kennedy Space Center’s NASA Day of Remembrance honors fallen astronauts

Posted  January 27, 2017

On Jan. 26, 2017, Kennedy Space Center employees and guests paid their respects to astronauts who have perished in the conquest of space.

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