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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis – November 19, 2015

This time of the year we are all being reminded to get that flu shot. If you are in the ranks of Uncle Sam,...

California National Guard Soldier saves 42 people from burning bus

California Army National Guard Pfc. Jesse Hernandez, whose civilian job is a custody assistant for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, saved 42 people...

Global Hawk maintainers deliver ISR capability to warfighters

SOUTHWEST ASIA -- If you walked inside this massive hangar, your eyes would be drawn to the giant U.S. Flag displayed in the background....

NASA Confirms Evidence That Liquid Water Flows on Today’s Mars

New findings from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars. Using an imaging spectrometer...

Research vessel Neil Armstrong delivered

ANACORTES, Wash. (NNS) -- The Auxiliary General Purpose Oceanographic Research Vessel (AGOR), R/V Neil Armstrong, AGOR 27, delivered to the U.S. Navy, Sept. 23. R/V...

Harris emphasizes impact of flight test engineers at 46th Society of...

LANCASTER, Calif.  -- Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, served as a keynote speaker Sept. 16 for the 46th Annual Society of Flight...

Ceremony recognizes POWs, MIAs

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, California (AFNS) -- On the Air Force's 68th anniversary, more than 100 Airmen attended a National POW/MIA Recognition Day event...

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis September 18, 2015

It was still dark at 4:30 in the morning on Aug. 27 as the P-38F was taking off from the Palmdale Army Airfield (Plant...

NASA Completes Key Milestone for Orion Spacecraft in Support of Journey...

NASA’s mission to send astronauts to deep space destinations where no other human has traveled has taken another important step forward with the completion...

Vietnam vets commemorate 50th anniversary of ‘helicopter war’

ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va. -- Hundreds of Vietnam combat helicopter pilots, their guests and Gold Star families planted a tree in Arlington National Cemetery,...