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POW visits Pentagon tribute section, reminisces about hard times

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Retired Col. Leon Ellis was a prisoner of war for 1,955 days during the Vietnam War. During a July 16 visit...

2015 Homeless Count data provides hope for Valley’s homeless veterans

Data on homelessness in Los Angeles county released on May 11 confirmed what many local social service agencies and non-profit service providers already knew:...

Army opens 20,563 engineering positions to women

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, June 19, 2015) -- Military Occupational Specialty, or MOS 12B, Combat Engineer is now open to all female enlisted Soldiers...

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...

Air Force successfully launches the AFSPC-5 mission

The Air Force and its mission partners successfully launched the AFSPC-5 mission aboard the Space and Missile Systems Center procured United Launch Alliance Atlas...

GPS IIF-10 successfully launched from Cape Canaveral

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFNS) -- The Air Force and its mission partners successfully launched the tenth Boeing-built Global Positioning System IIF...

Local efforts help keep Dragon Lady flying at 60

In 1955, Disneyland opened its doors for the first time, Elvis made his first TV appearance, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give...

Lockheed Martin donates to Habitat for Heroes

Veterans are one step closer to moving into their new homes in Santa Clarita, Calif., thanks to Habitat for Humanity and Lockheed Martin employees. In...

Pave Hawk maintainers keep rescue birds flying

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (AFNS) -- Airmen assigned to the 41st Expeditionary Helicopter Maintenance Unit here constantly work maintaining HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters so that...

Lockheed Martin celebration 60 years of U-2

Lockheed Martin is celebrating 60 years of the U-2 program with festivities planned throughout the company. “It’s not a 60-year old aircraft, it is a...