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Leaders: Army network evaluations to adapt, endure

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2013) — As the Army grapples with budget austerity and prepares for future operations beyond Afghanistan, the Network Integration Evaluations will endure as an effective, cost-efficient way to quickly modernize the force, senior leaders said. The Network Integration Evaluations, or NIEs, which have already yielded enhanced network capabilities for select [...]

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Military Saves Week encourages Soldiers, families to budget

FORT BELVOIR, Va. (Feb. 25, 2013) — Soldiers and families who wonder why they don’t have any money left at the end of each pay period can learn some of the reasons during Military Saves Week, from Feb. 25 to March. 2. More importantly, service members can attend financial management classes hosted by Army Community [...]

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Self-cleaning clothing: wear without wear

NATICK, Mass. (Feb. 25, 2013) — Imagine a world without dirty clothes. Quoc Truong, physical scientist at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, wants to make that a reality. “As a single father of four, I fully understand the rationale for self-cleaning clothing, especially when I look back to the time when my children [...]

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Sergeant continues family tradition with ‘Sounds of Harmony’

  Photos1 of 2 Staff Sgt. Steven Martin (far right) sings with local area quartet called “Sounds of Harmony” Feb. 14, 2013, in the St. Louis, Mo., area. (U.S. AIr Force courtesy photo) Download HiRes As a child, Steven Martin (top left) sang with his father’s quartet. Now a staff sergeant working in the Air [...]

February 25th, 2013 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

F-35s grounded as precaution after crack found in engine blade

F-35s grounded as precaution after crack found in engine blade Posted 2/22/2013   Updated 2/22/2013 Email story   Print story by Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service 2/22/2013 - WASHINGTON (AFNS) – All F-35s have been grounded as a precaution after a routine engine inspection revealed a crack on an engine blade, Defense Department officials said Feb. 22 here. Officials call this [...]

February 25th, 2013 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Transit Center maintainers keep C-17s mission-ready

  Photos1 of 4 Staff Sgt. Joshua Lanoue, 728th Air Mobility Squadron Operating Location-Alpha electrical and environmental systems technician, works on a liquid oxygen converter during maintenance repairs of a C-17 Globemaster III Feb. 21, 2013, at Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan. Lanoue is deployed from Dover Air Force Base, Del., and is native of [...]

February 25th, 2013 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

CSAF, CMSAF kickoff AFA Orlando, leave few dry eyes

  Photos1 of 9 (U.S. Air Force graphic/Robin Meredith/photo/Scott M. Ash) Download HiRes Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody deliver their keynote speeches as the opening of Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium Technology Exposition in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 21, [...]

February 25th, 2013 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

AF releases criteria for new combat medal

  Photos  (U.S. Air Force graphic/Sylvia Saab) Download HiRes  AF releases criteria for new combat medal Posted 2/22/2013   Updated 2/22/2013 Email story   Print story by Senior Master Sgt. David Byron Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs 2/22/2013 - WASHINGTON (AFNS) – Air Force officials released nomination criteria for the new Distinguished Warfare Medal Feb. 15, following defense officials’ announcement [...]

February 25th, 2013 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

SecAF discusses sequestration impacts at AFA

  Photos1 of 5 Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley delivers his keynote speech on the State of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium Technology Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 22, 2013. In his remarks Donley talked about the service’s need to balance the size of its force with [...]

February 25th, 2013 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

New Learning Management System Improves Navy e-Learning Efficiency

MERIDIAN, Miss. (NNS) — With a goal of continuing to provide access to training anytime, anyplace, the Navy began a phased rollout of the modernized Learning Management System (LMS) platform Feb.22 at the Naval Technical Training Center (NTTC) Meridian, Miss. The new system was developed under a modernization effort called the Enterprise Training Management Delivery [...]

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