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HR team helps establish Army-wide training for HR personnel

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (Nov. 23, 2015) — The Army’s readiness is measured by the ability of a unit to accomplish its assigned mission. I Corps’ Human Resource Operational Center, or HROC, implemented the Adjutant General University, or AGU, to help train human resource specialists at all echelons. The center helps human resources Soldiers focus [...]

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Exercise helps train warfighters

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Nov. 23, 2015) — Imagine that you turn on the news and see a headline about an aggressive military force invading a country to take control of its natural resources and way of life. The U.S. Army makes a call to Fort Bragg and more than 250 paratroopers are mobilized, ready to [...]

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Vehicle gunnery sharpens lethality

From left, Sgt. Joseph Ray, Spc. Luis Jimenez and Sgt. Michael Hall, with 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, load a 50-caliber machine gun, mounted to the turret of a Humvee, during a vehicle gunnery exercise on Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Nov. 18, 2015. CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait (Nov. 24, 2015) — Vehicle crews, from 1st Battalion, 18th [...]

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NAVSTA Newport RAB Celebrates 20th Anniversary

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (NNS) — A partnership group, started in November 1995 between the Navy and local citizenry to build awareness and involvement with the environmental remediation projects at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport, met Nov. 24 to celebrate their 20th anniversary as members of the Restoration Advisory Board (RAB). The RAB is a forum for the [...]

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Like A Weapons System, Don’t Make Unauthorized Changes to Navy IT Networks

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Vice Admiral Jan E. Tighe, commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet, has said the Navy must “operate the network as a warfighting platform.” Like a warfighting platform or weapons system, the Navy’s network must be fully operational when needed, which means it must be well-defended and resilient. There are other ways [...]

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Navy Preventive Medicine Unit Collaborates with Old Dominion University on Tick Research

NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) — The Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit Two (NEPMU-2) began collaboration Nov. 17-20, with Old Dominion University (ODU) on a study to assess threats posed by various tick species in Virginia. NEPMU-2 personnel assisted in the surveillance and trapping of small mammals at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. Mammals were retrieved [...]

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EOD techs conduct post-blast analysis training

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. (AFNS) — After an explosion, when the smoke settles and the blaze has been contained, a new mission begins. Like a puzzle, shrapnel blasted in every direction can be pieced together to uncover the mode of detonation. Explosive ordnance disposal Airmen assigned to the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron are trained [...]

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Top AF analysis performer recognized

By Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information, / Published November 25, 2015 DOWNLOAD HI-RES  /   PHOTO DETAILS Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III join Kevin Williams, the director of Air Force Studies, Analyses and Assessments, and Jacqueline Henningsen [...]

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US Air Force Might Buy 72 new upgraded F-15 2040C or upgraded F-16 Fighter Jets

The U.S. Air Force might buy 72 upgraded F-15, F-16 or even F-18 fighter aircraft due to low F-35 production rates and the high cost of the F-35. The U.S. Air Force “is struggling to afford 48 F-35s a year” for the first years of full-rate production a senior Air Force officer told Aerospace Daily [...]

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Two dead in US Army helicopter crash in South Korea

Image copyright AP Image caption The cause of the crash is still being investigated Two US military personnel have been killed when their helicopter crashed outside South Korea’s capital, Seoul. The AH-64 Apache helicopter went down on Monday night on a road in Wonju, 50 miles (80km) east of the US Camp Humphrey’s base, said [...]

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