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On the modern battlefield, ordinary Soldiers must also prepare to be frontline medics

When Lt. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland left Afghanistan in 2013, he said he remembers troops there had an expectation that medevac helicopters would evacuate the wounded within the so-called "golden hour"

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Navy’s new launch system eliminates concerns with latest testing

The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System team completed testing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, early this summer, validating a software fix that will ensure safe launches.

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NASA Television coverage set for next ISS crew launch

Three new crew members for the International Space Station are scheduled to launch on July 28.

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Lockheed Martin F-35s surpass 100,000 flight hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft fleet recently exceeded 100,000 flight hours while the F-35 Integrated Test Force teams are completing the remaining requirements in the program's System Development and Demonstration phase.  

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U.S. Air Force bombers integrate with Royal Australian Air Force JTACS

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted two separate integration training missions with Royal Australian Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers as part of Exercise Talisman Saber 17 at Shoalwater Field Training Area, Australia, July 17 and 19, 2017.


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Lockheed Martin demonstrates F-35 to community leaders

Posted  September 14, 2016

Lockheed Martin showcased its F-35 Lightning II mobile cockpit demonstrator to business and community leaders on Sept. 1, while updating them on the world’s most advanced fighter at its Skunk Works facility in Palmdale, Calif.

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Around the Air Force: Sept. 13

Posted  September 14, 2016

On this look around the Air Force combined U.S. and South Korean forces conducted a display of airpower and Airmen in Bulgaria participated in a new joint NATO air policing operation.

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Business

Successful Trident II D5 test supports Navy sub certification for strategic patrol

Posted  September 14, 2016

Navy photograph The submerged USS Maryland launches an unarmed Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile in the Atlantic Ocean during an Aug. 31, 2016, flight test. The USS Maryland, a U.S. Navy submarine, launched an unarmed Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile built by Lockheed Martin in the Atlantic Ocean for a successful test flight…

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Arlington National Cemetery announces enhanced visitor security measures

Posted  September 14, 2016

Arlington National Cemetery is implementing new visitor security measures that officials said will enhance current efforts and improve safety while minimizing inconvenience.

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News

Headlines – September 12, 2016

Posted  September 12, 2016

News U.S. military has a huge problem with obesity and it’s only getting worse – It’s not exactly clear why America’s military personnel are getting fatter. Could be that 15 years of war have weakened the focus on fitness. Could be that millennials, with their penchant for sedentary activities like playing video games and killing…

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