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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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A 95th Birthday for D-Day ‘Screaming Eagles’ paratrooper

Get to 95, and pretty soon you are looking at a century. So, it was nearly a century ago, Feb. 3, 1923, that Henry Ochsner entered the world.

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Black History: Month Civil rights pioneer proved her mettle in World War II

Millie Dunn Veasey, now 100 years old, said her life changed in ways she never could have imagined when she joined the Army. That an African-American woman enlisted during World War II was the most unlikely of events, she said, recounting her childhood leading up to that moment. "We weren't heroes; we just did what needed to be done."

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Army aviators testing next generation air-to-ground missile

Aviation testers here are deep into testing the latest Army aviation missile, known as the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile. The complex JAGM test was a collaborative team effort.


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Defense

F-35 SLLP modifications completed

Posted  March 13, 2017

Men and women of the 570th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utha, completed the last F-35 aircraft scheduled to receive a forward wing root rib modification under the Group 1 Structural Life Limiting Parts (SLLP) program.

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Lockheed Martin upgrades flying intelligence testbed

Posted  March 13, 2017

Lockheed Martin's manned airborne testbed, the Airborne Multi-INT Lab (AML), has been enhanced to expedite its ability to deliver decision-quality intelligence.

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Defense

Pacific allies, partner nations to meet for first Pacific F-35 Symposium

Posted  March 13, 2017

The F-35 Lightning II will take center stage during the Pacific Air Forces’ inaugural F-35 Symposium next week at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

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Headlines – March 10, 2017

Posted  March 10, 2017

News Marines deploy to Syria with artillery – A contingent from the 11h Marine Expeditionary Unit has deployed within artillery range from the Islamic State group’s de facto capital of Raqqa, a military official told Marine Corps Times March 8.   U.S. House passes 2017 defense appropriations to uncertain prospects in Senate – The U.S….

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News Briefs – March 10, 2017

Posted  March 10, 2017

Romanian, U.S. troops train together in NATO support operation Romanian and American troops are staging joint exercises as part of a New York-based Army brigade’s nine-month deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which aims to reassure NATO’s European allies in light of Russia’s invasion in Ukraine. Troops flew three Black Hawk helicopters March 8…

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