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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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ACC vice commander discusses value of air superiority to House

Posted  June 20, 2016

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. J.D. Harris, vice commander of Air Combat Command, discussed the F-35 during a field hearing of the House Armed Services Committee Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force here, June 18.     The purpose of the hearing was to receive testimony…

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General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christens future USS Michael Monsoor

Posted  June 20, 2016

On June 18, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christened the U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001). The ship is named for Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Monsoor, who was deployed to Iraq in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was killed Sept. 29, 2006, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. The christening ceremony took place at…

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433rd AW becomes first Reserve wing to get new C-5M

Posted  June 20, 2016

The saying “history repeats itself” has become all too familiar to the 433rd Airlift Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, as hundreds of airmen and distinguished guests gathered along the flightline here June 17 to welcome the wing’s first C-5M Super Galaxy, named “The City of San Antonio.”

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Contract Briefs

Posted  June 20, 2016

Army   Clark Construction Group LLC, Bethesda, Md., was awarded a $616,311,000 firm-fixed-price, incrementally funded contract with options to design and build a multi-story office building.  Seven bids were solicited with seven received. Work will be performed at Fort Meade, Md., with an estimated completion date of Aug. 11, 2020.  Fiscal 2016 military construction funds…

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Navy’s first network-enabled weapon ready for fleet operations

Posted  June 20, 2016

The Navy’s first air-to-ground network-enabled weapon, JSOW C-1, has been delivered to the fleet after achieving Initial Operational Capability in early June.

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