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Space telescope’s two halves powered for first time in one building

Northrop Grumman has successfully powered up the two main parts of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a significant event in the test and integration phase of the program.

Air Force photograph by Alex R. Lloyd Defense

Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

What do you do with airplanes that were built in the early 1960s and are planned to be flying well past their 70th birthday? You give them a structural makeover that will provide the strength and longevity to go the distance.

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Global partners work together to streamline C-17 operations

Personnel from the 305th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Air Force leaders and Boeing representatives hosted the C-17 Globemaster III Enterprise Home Station Check Lean Event at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 18.

Air Force illustration by Master Sgt. William Vance Health & Safety

A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better.

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NASA will seek partnership with U.S. industry to develop first gateway element

As part of the agency’s Exploration Campaign, NASA’s Gateway will become the orbital outpost for robotic and human exploration operations in deep space. Built with commercial and international partners, the Gateway will support exploration on and near the Moon, and beyond, including Mars.


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Veterans

Search for our fallen continues

Posted  August 3, 2017

Drenched in sweat from the hot, humid Vietnam weather, our shovels breached the earth’s surface excavating the ground and placing it into buckets to be screened as we searched for one of our own. 

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Defense

Red Flag 17-3 integrates MQ-9 Reaper

Posted  August 3, 2017

MQ-9 Reaper aircrews from the 732nd Operations Group stationed at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., participated in Red Flag 17-3 from July 10-28, 2017 at Nellis AFB, Nev.

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Veterans

Veterans can visit VetVerify.org for Exchange online shopping authentication

Posted  August 3, 2017

As the Department of Defense’s military exchange services prepare to welcome potentially 13 million honorably discharged veterans back to their military families this coming Veteran’s Day, www.VetVerify.org has launched to confirm eligibility to receive lifelong military exchange online shopping. Veterans may log onto www.VetVerify.org, which will use information from the DOD’s Defense Manpower Data Center’s records…

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News

Headlines – July 31, 2017

Posted  July 31, 2017

News Inside Iran’s mission to dominate Middle East – Iran has enlisted tens of thousands of young Shiite men into an armed network that is challenging the U.S. across the Middle East. The Trump administration is not prepared.     Business Hughes awarded DOD SATCOM contract – Hughes has been awarded a Department of Defense…

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News Briefs – July 31, 2017

Posted  July 31, 2017

Remains of WWII soldier from Massachusetts are identified The Pentagon says it has identified the remains of a long-lost Massachusetts combat veteran killed at Pearl Harbor. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said the remains of Navy Yeoman 3rd Class Edmund T. Ryan were being returned to his family in Wilbraham, Mass., for burial with full…

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