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iRobot mission rolls to Tobyhanna Army Depot

TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. (Oct. 25, 2012) — Tobyhanna Army Depot’s new robotics mission helps warfighters remotely search for improvised explosive devices using either a laptop computer or backpack control system. The depot’s System Integration and Support, Production Engineering, and Communication Systems directorates are involved in fabricating and upgrading several components of the iRobot unmanned [...]

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Boston program helps veterans finally reach home

BOSTON (Oct. 25, 2012) — It’s not easy to reach home base in baseball. That journey can be even more difficult in real life for Afghanistan and Iraq veterans who return to their loved ones with the so-called “invisible wounds of war.” Jeremy Bordenca, 34, has traveled that difficult path. When he came back from [...]

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Boston program helps veterans finally reach home

BOSTON (Oct. 25, 2012) — It’s not easy to reach home base in baseball. That journey can be even more difficult in real life for Afghanistan and Iraq veterans who return to their loved ones with the so-called “invisible wounds of war.” Jeremy Bordenca, 34, has traveled that difficult path. When he came back from [...]

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Natick employees participate in ‘greening’ event

NATICK, Mass. (Oct. 25, 2012) — Traveling by Black Hawk helicopter, participating in Land Navigation, eating a Meal, Ready-to-Eat, or MRE, wearing heavy equipment, and witnessing a successful airdrop sounds a lot like a day in the lives of U.S. Soldiers. About 40 Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering employees experienced this, and more, when [...]

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Natick employees participate in ‘greening’ event

NATICK, Mass. (Oct. 25, 2012) — Traveling by Black Hawk helicopter, participating in Land Navigation, eating a Meal, Ready-to-Eat, or MRE, wearing heavy equipment, and witnessing a successful airdrop sounds a lot like a day in the lives of U.S. Soldiers. About 40 Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering employees experienced this, and more, when [...]

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National Guard prepares for Hurricane Sandy; ‘perfect storm’

ARLINGTON, Va. (Oct. 26, 2012) — More than 61,000 National Guard personnel along the eastern seaboard are available for duty if and when Hurricane Sandy makes landfall sometime next week, Guard officials said today. The National Guards in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the District of Columbia are coordinating [...]

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Thule boilers save big in first year

  Photos  Exhaust boilers at Thule Air Base, Greenland, take the excess heat from the electrical generators and use it to heat the base. In fiscal 2012, the new boilers saved officials more than $2.2 million and close to 800,000 gallons of fuel. (Courtesy photo) Download HiRes Thule boilers save big in first year Posted [...]

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Reservist sets latest mark in battle for Schriever track record

  Photos  Maj. Marcus Corbett, 310th Security Forces Squadron, set a new Schriever track record Oct. 4, running 1.5 miles in 7 minutes 51 seconds. Corbett cut nine seconds off the previous record, held by Maj. Mark Scherbarth, 14th Test Squadron. (Courtesy photo) Download HiRes Reservist sets latest mark in battle for Schriever track record [...]

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Former Little Rock AFB commander and spouse receive 2012 O’Malley award

  Photos1 of 2 Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III presents the 2012 General Jerome F. O’Malley and Diane O’Malley Award to Col. Michael Minihan and his wife, Ashley, during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 24, 2012. The Minihans earned the award for their time in command at Little Rock [...]

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Avon Park Air Force Range receives Interior Secretary award

  Photos1 of 3 A firefighter at Avon Park Air Force Range, Fla., uses a torch to start a controlled burn of the prairieland on the range. Avon Park is part of the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge/Conservation Area Partnership, who received a Secretary of the Interior 2012 Partners in Conservation Award on Oct. 18. [...]

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