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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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Defense

Carter describes security challenges, budget issues at Senate panel hearing

Posted  September 26, 2016

With just eight days remaining before the end of the fiscal year, Defense Secretary Ash Carter today implored the Senate Armed Services Committee to pass the fiscal year 2017 defense budget request.

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61st FS F-35 ground emergency at Mt. Home AFB

Posted  September 26, 2016

A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing jat Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., experienced a ground emergency at about 12:20 p.m., EDT, Sept. 23 at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.

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Business

General Dynamics autonomous underwater vehicle detects threats to ship hulls, structures

Posted  September 26, 2016

General Dynamics Mission Systems featured the Bluefin Robotics hovering-autonomous underwater vehicle (H-AUV) at OCEANS 2016 in Monterey, Calif. The Bluefin Robotics H-AUV locates, identifies and maps structural issues on a ship’s hull including large ocean going cargo ships, petroleum and chemical tankers, cruise ships and military surface and sub-surface vessels without dry-docking the ship. “Inspecting…

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Veterans

Airman laid to rest after being shot down in 1965

Posted  September 26, 2016

Fifty one years; 18,615 days; 446,760 hours-that is how long his family went without answers, without closure. No longer is he missing in action; now, he is home.

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Headlines – September 23, 2016

Posted  September 23, 2016

News U.S. military seeks more troops for Iraq – The U.S. military is requesting authority to send up to 500 new troops to Iraq ahead of a much-anticipated campaign to take back Mosul from Islamic State, according to U.S. officials, adding to an expanding American presence in the country.     Business STRATCOM nominee ‘strongly’…

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