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Gathering of Eagles marks F-22 first flight anniversary

The Flight Test Historical Foundation will be hosting the Gathering of Eagles event Oct. 21. The event will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the F-22 aircraft’s first flight which took place Oct. 7, 1997.

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The Air Force of Edwards — with feathers!

Yes, it was one thing to be moonlighting to make an extra buck and yes, being raised in the desert meant that wildlife has always been an attraction for those of us that understood the danger. Deep down inside, it was a fascination with these creatures that sparked our passion.

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SECAF talks space during POC conference

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson addressed the importance of the Air Force’s space mission during the 2017 Potomac Officers Club Space Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit in Washington, D.C., Oct. 18, 2017.

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New Installation Readiness board to examine, prioritize installation readiness

The acting secretary of the Army recently authorized formation of an Installation Readiness Board of Directors that will examine and prioritize installation readiness programs and funding, said J. Randall Robinson.

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AFMC commander presents TPS with AF-level award

It takes a lot of hard work and a total team effort to send dozens of new flight test pilots and engineers into the world.


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Veterans

Army helps unveil World War I commemorative coin

Posted  October 20, 2017

Army photograph by Spec. Connor Ryan Kelly Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark Milley stands beside the design for the back of the World War I commemorative coin, dubbed “poppies in the wire,” after he unveiled it Oct. 9, 2017 at the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition. Army leaders…

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Defense

Soldiers conduct test for new Army media Kits

Posted  October 20, 2017

Army photograph by Sgt. Micah Merrill A Soldier tests his camera as part of the Tactical Digital Media training at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., on Oct. 11, 2017. In a sprawling government complex of glass and steel, 20 enlisted Soldiers from multiple public affairs units across the Army gather to test new media kits bursting…

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Business

Lockheed Martin’s LM-100J program achieves another milestone

Posted  October 20, 2017

Lockheed Martin photograph by Andew McMurtrie The second production LM-100J commercial freighter takes to the air for its first flight from Marietta, Ga., Oct. 11, 2107. Lockheed Martin’s LM-100J commercial freighter program recently marked yet another successful achievement with the first flight of the second production LM-100J aircraft Oct. 11. “The flight was outstanding and…

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Veterans

Long overdue: A salute to Vietnam veterans

Posted  October 20, 2017

A white picket fence lined one half of a hangar’s entrance, channeling people to an open area inside with plants placed beside park benches. Directly across from them, a long, black wall stretched across the area -- its smooth, dark surface etched with the names of 58,318 service men and women who died during the Vietnam War.

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GA-ASI announces collaboration with Kaist’s CR2CENT

Posted  October 20, 2017

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, one of the world’s leading universities specializing in science and technology. KAIST is host to CR2CENT, Korea’s Civil RPAS Research Center, which provides advice and analysis to…

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