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No sign of operations tempo slowing, National Guard Bureau chief says

Some 120,000 members of the National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters -- floods in Michigan, wildfires in Kansas and tornadoes in...

Missile Defense chief looks to handle changing threat

Missile defense has gone from pie-in-the-sky Star Wars technology in the 1980s to a proven military capability in the 21st century, and the Missile...

Soldiers test new night vision capabilities

"Really good" was never really going to be good enough for the Army team developing the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle – Binocular. Nine months after...

Risk aversion impedes hypersonics development

Speeding ahead with the development of hypersonic weapons, both offensive and defensive, will require the Defense Department to look back to the 1960s -- a...
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Trailblazers: AETC honors first women pilots in Air Force history

In honor of the first women who became U.S. Air Force pilots, Air Education and Training Command officials renamed the Martin Hall Conference Room,...

AFWERX Fusion 2020 registration announced

AFWERX, the U.S. Air Force’s afwerx arm and catalyst for fostering innovation within the Air Force, announced registration is now live for the AFWERX...

Army researchers augment combat vehicles with Artificial Intelligence

When Soldiers enter a new environment, their mission demands they stay one step ahead of the enemy; however, they may find it challenging to...

UN Command honors fallen Korean War heroes

A rare, solemn silence lingers over a normally bustling flightline. The stillness of the runway temporarily fades as a vehicle slowly bypasses spectators rendering...

On This Date

June 29, 1965: Capt. Joe Engle reached 280,600 feet (53 miles) in X-15 No. 3 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., becoming the third...

U.S., South Korea repatriate remains of 147 Korean soldiers

The alliance between the United States and South Korea is a special bond built on mutual trust, shared values and an enduring friendship, the...