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AFTC commander lauds community heroes

Speaking to an audience of about 300 veterans and family, plus military supporters and active service military, Col. Angela W. Suplisson shared a few thoughts on her concept of what constitutes a hero.

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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.

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U.S. Navy accepts fifth Lockheed Martin-built MUOS satellite

The U.S. Navy's Communications Satellite Program Office,at Naval Base Ventura County, Calif., and Lockheed Martin handed over full operational control of the fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite to the Naval Satellite Operations Center.

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NASA’s Mars 2020 mission performs first supersonic parachute test

Landing on Mars is difficult and not always successful. Well-designed advance testing helps. An ambitious NASA Mars rover mission set to launch in 2020 will rely on a special parachute to slow the spacecraft down as it enters the Martian atmosphere at over 12,000 mph (5.4 kilometers per second). Preparations for this mission have provided,…

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NASA completes review of first SLS, Orion Deep Space exploration mission

NASA is providing an update on the first integrated launch of the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft after completing a comprehensive review of the launch schedule.


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Navy casualty in Syria

Posted  November 28, 2016

Navy photograph Senior Chief Scott Dayton. A sailor assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) Two based in Virginia Beach, Va., died Nov. 24 after wounds sustained in an improvised explosive device blast in northern Syria. Senior Chief Petty Officer Scott Cooper Dayton was serving with Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve. “We offer…

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Celebrating Thanksgiving aboard ISS

Posted  November 28, 2016

NASA photograph The six Expedition 50 crew members celebrate Thanksgiving in space, Nov. 24, 2016, with rehydrated turkey, stuffing, potatoes and vegetables.

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Candy Bomber rededicates Frankfurt’s Berlin Airlift Memorial

Posted  November 28, 2016

Dozens of German and American citizens indulged their collective sweet tooth for freedom with thanksgiving and reflection during the reopening ceremony of the Berlin Airlift Memorial at Frankfurt International Airport Nov. 21, 2016.

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Plans underway for the release of more Army mobile apps

Posted  November 28, 2016

The Army is picking up the pace to make more training mobile applications available for Soldiers' smartphones and computer tablets.

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Lockheed Martin transforms training, logistics business

Posted  November 28, 2016

Lockheed Martin has announced a refocusing of their Training and Logistics Solutions business at Nov. 28 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Lockheed Martin is leveraging core components of the most advanced and proven solutions across its training and logistics portfolio to drive scalable capabilities to…

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