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772nd innovation team creates mobile, reconfigurable cockpit

There's an old saying, "Necessity is the mother of invention."

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Cyber Command deputy details formation of Cyber Mission Force

The deputy commander of U.S. Cyber Command detailed the command’s efforts to build capabilities and capacity in the Cyber Mission Force during his testimony before the House Armed Services Committee June 22, 2016.

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Navy’s final satellite in MUOS constellation launches successfully

The Navy's fifth Mobile User Objective System satellite launched at 10:30 a.m., EDT, June 24, from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral, Fla., aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket in the 551 launch vehicle configuration.

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Army training looks at human dimension

During the month of June, nine squads of Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division and the 75th Ranger Regiment are participating in an integrated training program at Fort Benning, Ga., that focuses on human performance enhancement.

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Warrior Games conclude with medal ceremony, concert

After a week of intense international competition, the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games drew to a close at West Point, N.Y., June 21, 2016, with a medal ceremony and concert, followed by fireworks.


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Vietnam War pilot to receive Medal of Honor

Posted  June 22, 2016

President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to a daring helicopter pilot who displayed extraordinary heroism during the Vietnam War, the White House announced today.

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Contract Briefs

Posted  June 22, 2016

Air Force   Northrop Grumman Systems Corp.— Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, San Diego, Calif., has been awarded a $203,559,743 modification (P00034) to exercise the option on previously awarded contract FA8528-15-C-0003 for Global Hawk contractor logistic services and sustainment. Contractor will provide additional material and services to include planning, operations support, and maintenance support. Work will…

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Headlines – June 20, 2016

Posted  June 20, 2016

News Iraq, Afghan vets may have their own Agent Orange – While it took nearly three decades for the U.S. government to eventually link Agent Orange, the defoliant used in Vietnam, to cancer, President Obama has pledged quick action to make determinations about the effect of the burn pits on perhaps as many as 60,000…

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News Briefs – June 20, 2016

Posted  June 20, 2016

Massive protest on Okinawa opposes U.S. military after killing Tens of thousands of Japanese are protesting the presence of U.S. military bases on the southwestern island of Okinawa, where an American contractor and former Marine is accused of raping and killing a local woman. The rally June 19 calls for a review of the U.S.-Japanese…

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Three space station crew members return to Earth, land safely in Kazakhstan

Posted  June 20, 2016

Three crew members from the International Space Station returned to Earth at 5:12 a.m., EDT, June 18 after wrapping up 186 days in space and several NASA research studies in human health.

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