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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Santa Ana winds blow mostly in autumn and winter, but can also arise at other times of the year.

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Hypersonic CTF oversight shifts to Arnold EDC

The Hypersonic Combined Test Force here saw a shift in leadership Dec. 1`, as oversight of the unit was transferred to the Arnold Engineering and Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

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Fort Benning graduates first women Armor officers

Capping off 19 weeks of intense training on tank platoon weapon systems, combined arms maneuver and security tactics, 65 officers, including the first 13 women, graduated Dec. 1, 2016, from the Army Armor Basic Officer Leader Course.

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From cotton fields to airfields

Retired Air Force Master Sgt. Leroy Mazell Smith, has lived a life few could imagine. 

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F-35 begins integrated training with F-16 at Luke

In October, pilots of the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., began flying integrated direct support practice sorties in the F-35A Lightning II and the F-16 Fighting Falcon for the first time as a regular component of the training curriculum at Luke.


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Business

Boeing delivers 10th 787 Dreamliner to Vietnam Airlines

Posted  November 28, 2016

Boeing and Vietnam Airlines celebrated the delivery of the flag carrier's 10th 787-9 Dreamliner Nov. 25.

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Space & Technology

Prototype of space station’s advanced plant habitat

Posted  November 28, 2016

NASA photograph by Bill White A high fidelity test version of NASA’s Advanced Plant Habitat, the largest plant chamber built for the agency, arrived at Kennedy Space Center in Florida the third week of November, 2016. The engineering development unit arrived by truck, was offloaded and transported to a laboratory at the Space Station Processing Facility. Inside…

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Defense

KC-10 Extender refuels CV-22 Ospreys

Posted  November 28, 2016

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick Air Commandos with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conduct pre-flight inspections of a CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Nov. 18, 2016. Pre-flight inspections are done to check for any issues that may interfere with the flight mission.   Air Force photograph by Airman…

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News

Fallen hero arrives in Dover

Posted  November 28, 2016

U.S. Navy military leaders and the family of fallen hero, Senior Chief Petty Officer Scott C. Dayton, paid their respects Nov. 27 at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware during the dignified transfer of his remains. Dayton, who was serving with Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, died Nov. 24 after wounds sustained in an…

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Veterans

Service in Silence: Trustworthy Airmen chosen for select, island hopping squadron

Posted  November 28, 2016

Silent service seems to be the common thread shared by alumni of 1st Radio Squadron Mobile, who began meeting annually in 1999 to share experiences and rekindle friendships formed decades earlier.

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