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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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U.S., coalition strikes hit terrorists in Syria, Iraq

Posted  August 10, 2016

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq Aug. 9, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported Aug. 10. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Operation Inherent Resolve Strikes in Syria…

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NASA selects six companies to develop prototypes, concepts for deep space habitats

Posted  August 10, 2016

NASA has selected six U.S. companies to help advance the Journey to Mars by developing ground prototypes and concepts for deep space habitats.

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News Briefs – August 10, 2016

Posted  August 10, 2016

RAF helicopter catches fire after landing on Wales mountain Britain’s defense ministry says a Royal Air Force training helicopter made an emergency landing on a mountain peak in Wales and then burst into flames. The Ministry of Defense says all four people aboard the Griffin training helicopter got out safely after the aircraft developed a…

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Headlines – August 10, 2016

Posted  August 10, 2016

News Four more U.S. sailors disciplined in Iran boat seizure incident – More officers and enlisted have been disciplined for their conduct in the January Farsi Island debacle, which lead to the capture of 10 sailors and two riverine command boats by Iranian paramilitaries.     Business Kuwait orders Airbus transport helos in $1.1 billion…

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AF releases criteria for basing new F-16 training squadrons

Posted  August 12, 2016

The Air Force released basing criteria Aug. 11 that will be used to select candidate bases to establish additional permanent formal training units using F-16 Fighting Falcons from Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The Air Force needs to increase fighter pilot production as part of the service’s efforts to address its fighter pilot shortage. However,…

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