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Lockheed Martin completes assembly on Arabsat’s newest communications satellite

A new, high-capacity communications satellite that will deliver TV, internet and mobile phone services to the Middle East, Africa and Europe is one step closer to launch.

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First Sikorsky combat rescue helicopter enters final assembly

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is beginning final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which will bring unprecedented capability enhancements to the U.S. Air Force rescue mission.

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Vice chief testifies how Army is addressing threats through modernization, other capabilities

The last time a Soldier was killed by enemy aircraft on the battlefield was in 1953, during the Korean War, said Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville.

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A different look at history

Those of you who are students of history and enjoy the subject are the ones who will carry it forward to future generations.

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NASA’s lunar outpost will extend human presence in deep space

As NASA sets its sights on returning to the Moon, and preparing for Mars, the agency is developing new opportunities in lunar orbit to provide the foundation for human exploration deeper into the solar system.


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USS Frank Cable conducts DC drills at sea

Posted  March 31, 2017

Navy photograph by Seaman Heather C. Wamsley USS FRANK CABLE, At Sea — Machinery Repairman 2nd Class Eric Gans, a native of Laurel, Md., helps Engineman 2nd Class Jason North, from Rosamond, Calif., both assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) adjust his helmet during a damage control drill, March 9. Frank…

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Lancaster VA Clinic host open house for veterans

Posted  March 31, 2017

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System is hosting an Open House for Veterans at the Lancaster Community Based Outpatient Clinic, 340 E. Ave I Suite 108, Lancaster, CA 93535 on April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Veterans and family members can receive information about VA specialty programs, local job opportunities and healthcare enrollment….

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USS Lake Champlain mural

Posted  March 31, 2017

Navy photograph by PO2 Nathan Serpico Machinist’s Mate 1st Class Michael Vizzari, from Palmdale, California, paints a mural on the bulkhead of Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57). Lake Champlain is on a regularly scheduled Western Pacific deployment with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group as part of the U.S. Pacific Fleet-led initiative…

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America’s PrepareAthon!

Posted  March 31, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Russell Warner (left), 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, Emergency Management specialist, lets a young woman spin the Air Force Emergency Management Wheel to get a prize and answer an emergency preparedness trivia question at the Exchange. Edwards is taking part in America’s PrepareAthon Month events throughout April. The Edwards Office…

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Navy to christen guided-missile destroyer Thomas Hudner

Posted  March 31, 2017

The Navy will christen the newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116), April 1 during a 11:30 a.m. EDT ceremony at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. The future Thomas Hudner is named in honor of naval aviator and Medal of Honor recipient Thomas J. Hudner Jr., the last living…

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