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Why Did The Challenger Explode – The Day America Cried – 34 Anniversary

Today, January 28th, marks the 34th anniversary of the tragic day the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded and forever changed the world of space exploration. 75 seconds into flight, 7 people aboard the space shuttle perished....

Want to know more about the U.S. Space Force?

Q: Where will the Space Force initial headquarters be located?  A:  The U.S. Space Force Headquarters and Office of the Chief of Space Operations is located in the Pentagon, just like the Army, Navy,...

Headlines – January 27, 2020

News Rockets land in Baghdad’s Green Zone, one inside U.S. Embassy walls- Five Katyusha rockets crashed into a riverbank near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Jan. 26 without causing any injuries...

News Briefs – January 27, 2020

German military resumes training troops in northern Iraq The German military resumed training Iraqi troops in the country's Kurdish north on Sunday, about three weeks after it was suspended following the U.S. killing of a...

Navy’s Triton UAS arrives in 7th Fleet

The Navy’s first MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems have arrived in Guam for their initial deployment in the Pacific theater. Unmanned Patrol Squadron (VUP) 19, the first Triton UAS squadron, will operate and maintain two...

New Boeing 777X completes successful first flight

The new Boeing 777X jetliner took to the skies Jan. 25, entering the next phase of its rigorous test program. Based on the popular 777 and with proven technologies from the 787 Dreamliner, the...

DOD official says 34 service members injured by Iranian blast

The number of U.S. service members injured with traumatic brain injuries totals 34 after a Jan. 8 attack when Iran shot missiles into Al Asad Airbase in Iraq, the Defense Department's chief spokesperson said...

AFRL XQ-58A Valkyrie expands flight envelope in fourth test

The Air Force Research Laboratory, along with partner Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., completed the successful fourth flight test of the XQ-58A Valkyrie low-cost unmanned air vehicle demonstrator Jan. 23, 2020, at Yuma...

Taliban say mystery crash in Afghanistan was U.S. aircraft

A U.S. military aircraft crashed in eastern Afghanistan on Jan 27, a Taliban spokesman and Afghan journalist affiliated with the militant group said. Initial reports said the aircraft was from Afghanistan’s Ariana Airlines, but the...

Want to know more about the U.S. Space Force?

Q: What is the U.S. Space Force?  A:  The U.S. Space Force is the newest branch of the Armed Forces. It was established December 20, 2019 with enactment of the Fiscal Year 2020 National...