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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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Alaskan Raptors arrive in Australia for training initiative

Posted  February 22, 2017

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor assigned to the 90th Fighter Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, taxies on the runway at Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Australia, Feb. 13, 2017. Twelve F-22 Raptors and approximately 200 Airmen are at RAAF Base Tindal as part of…

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Boeing delivers Korean Air’s First 787-9 Dreamliner

Posted  February 22, 2017

Boeing and Korean Air Feb. 22 celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner.

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F-4 flies for final time

Posted  February 22, 2017

As he slides his hands across the edges of the wings and walks from nose to tail, inspecting all aspects of the jet, a wave of emotion begins to hit Jim Harkins.

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Second Lockheed Martin T-50A takes flight in South Carolina

Posted  February 22, 2017

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin’s second T-50A accomplished an initial test flight from the Greenville, S.C., final assembly and check out facility. Two Lockheed Martin T-50A aircraft are now soaring together in the skies over Greenville, S.C. The inaugural Feb. 20 flight of the second production-ready T-50A from Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Pilot Training (APT) operations…

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Around the Air Force: Feb. 22

Posted  February 22, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, NASA astronauts attend water survival training at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington and Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr. discusses how the Should Cost Program is saving the Air Force billions.

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