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Fast: Outmaneuver enemies physically, cognitively

FORT BENNING, Ga. (May 20, 2015) — Maneuver Soldiers, leaders, and formations that are “fast,” have the ability to outmaneuver their enemies – physically and cognitively. The Maneuver Center of Excellence is working hard to develop maneuver forces that are “fast,” as well as smart, lethal, and precise. Forces that are smart, fast, lethal, and [...]

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RDECOM participates in Exercise Combined Resolve IV

HOHENFELS, Germany (May 21, 2015) — Exercise Combined Resolve IV kicked off its two-week combat-training phase at Hohenfels Training Area, May 18-29, with more than 4,700 participants from 13 NATO ally and partner nations. One group, which came to observe the technology used during this exercise, is a U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, [...]

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Army leaders to host "We Serve" Soldier Show in D.C.

SAN ANTONIO (May 20, 2015) — Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey will host the U.S. Army Soldier Show’s Army Birthday Week performance at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C., June 9. The U.S. Army Soldier Show is a 90-minute song-and-dance production of “entertainment for [...]

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USS Fort Worth Reaches Midpoint of 16-Month Deployment

SEMBAWANG, Singapore (NNS) — LCS Crew 103 Rough Riders successfully completed the second quarter of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth’s (LCS 3) maiden deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific following a crew swap with LCS Crew 102 Gold Crew May 26. The turnover is Fort Worth’s second crew swap and marks the halfway point of [...]

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More Than 100 Sailors Commemorate Memorial Day in Singapore at WWII Heritage Sites

SINGAPORE (NNS) — More than 100 Sailors from Commander, Task Force (CTF) 73 and Navy Region Singapore commemorated Memorial Day by touring two of Singapore’s WWII heritage sites – Changi Prison Museum and Kranji War Cemetery, May 26. Changi Prison Museum is dedicated to prisoners of war who were interned in Singapore during WWII. Kranji [...]

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Fleet Week New York 2015 Comes to a Close

NEW YORK (NNS) — Fleet Week New York (FWNY) 2015 came to a close as the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17), the guided-missile destroyers USS Barry (DDG 52) and Stout (DDG 55), and U.S. Coast Guard cutters Sturgeon Bay (WTGB 109) and Spencer (WMEC 905) departed Manhattan and Staten Island, May [...]

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US Air Force wants fighter planes equipped with laser cannons by 2022

We might have a while to wait until we get full-fledged space dogfights like those in Star Wars, but the U.S. Air Force wants to give us the next best thing — in less than a decade, to boot. Breaking Defense reports mounting lasers on both larger planes and smaller, fighter planes is a serious [...]

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SpaceX Certified by US Air Force for National Security Missions

By jennap The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) certificated SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch system for national security space missions, such as launching military satellites. The successful conclusion of the two-year-long certification process means the private space transport company is now eligible to bid on national security missions against  United Launch Alliance [...]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Anthrax at US Air Force base in South Korea: 22 possibly exposed

Osan Air Force base in 2010. (Danny Kim/AFP/Getty Images) After the Pentagon said Wednesday an Army laboratory inadvertently distributed live samples of anthrax, a U.S. Air Force base in South Korea said 22 personnel “may have been exposed.” “Twenty-two personnel may have been exposed during the training event and all personnel were provided appropriate medical [...]

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US Army Engineers Pull Out Of Blue-Green Algae Testing Effort

The U.S. Army Engineers have withdrawn from the statewide health agency, pulling out of the testing efforts for blue-green algae blooms. Going forward the corps will not send alerts pertaining to potentially toxic blooms.(Photo : David Simmonds | Flickr) The U.S. Army Engineers have pulled out of the testing efforts for blue-green algae and will [...]

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