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Auto-targeting technology to reduce ‘aim error’ in crew-served weapons

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Terence Rice, a researcher with the Armament Research Development and Engineering Center out of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, demonstrated an engineering model of what one day might make it into the field for Soldiers, during a May 18 “Lab Day” at the Pentagon. (Photo Credit: Sgt. [...]

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National Guard Chief highlights force readiness, excellence to Congress

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Nebraska Army National Guard Spc. Alec Rockford hoists down Chief Warrant Officer 3 David Flores while Sgt. Lawrence Lind takes photos from the crew chief seat during a training exercise Dec. 26, 2016. The Soldiers, who were in Afghanistan supporting the war, illustrate what Gen. Joseph [...]

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Old Guard Soldiers salute departed with ‘Flags In’ tribute

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as the Old Guard, participate in the annual Flag-In at Arlington National Cemetery, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Arlington, Va. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by 3rd Infantry Regiment) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 3 Show Caption + [...]

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Service Members Participate in BoneFrog Challenge during Fleet Week New York

NEW YORK (NNS) — The Fox Friends morning show hosted the HESCO BoneFrog Challenge, a friendly competition between the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, to celebrate 2017 Fleet Week New York (FWNY), May 25. This version of the BoneFrog Challenge is comprised of five obstacles. Competitors must overcome challenges ranging from climbing a [...]

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Sailors, Coast Guardsmen Promoted, Re-enlisted at 9/11 Memorial

NEW YORK (NNS) — More than 40 U.S. Navy enlisted Sailors and officers, and U.S. Coast Guardsmen participated in a group re-enlistment and promotion ceremony on the 9/11 Memorial plaza as part of 2017 Fleet Week New York (FWNY), May 26. Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, spoke briefly before beginning the [...]

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Oceanographer of the Navy Welcomes R/V Neil Armstrong to Fleet Week New York

NEW YORK (NNS) — Oceanographer of the Navy Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet welcomed the scientists, crew and visitors of Research Vessel Neil Armstrong during a ceremony held in celebration of the vessels participation in New York Fleet Week 2017, May 25. Research Vessel (R/V) Neil Armstrong (AGOR-27), which was one of 13 ships to participate [...]

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U.S. Naval Academy Graduates Class of 2017

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (NNS) — The U.S. Naval Academy graduated 1,053 new Navy and Marine Corps officers at the annual graduation and commissioning ceremony May 26 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The graduating class includes 768 Navy ensigns and 259 Marine Corps second lieutenants. Among the graduates are two interservice commissions into the U.S. Air Force. [...]

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Future USS Washington (SSN 787) delivered to the Navy

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Washington (SSN 787), the 14th submarine of the Virginia-class, May 26. Washington is the fourth of eight Virginia-class Block III submarines and the seventh of the class to be delivered to the Navy by Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, [...]

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Navy SEAL dies after Parachute Malfunction in New Jersey

NEW YORK (NNS) — A member of the U.S. Navy’s elite parachute team, the Leap Frogs, was pronounced dead today at 1:10 p.m. after his parachute malfunctioned and he landed in the Hudson River during an aerial demonstration at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey. The service member was retrieved immediately by the [...]

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Air Force bowling centers offering Kids Bowl Free program > U.S. Air …

By Steve Warns, Air Force Civil Engineer Center Public Affairs / Published May 26, 2017 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas (AFNS) — This summer, children at Air Force installations have the opportunity to bowl for free, thanks to the Kids Bowl Free program. β€œThe program creates opportunities and entertainment for youth and families of our [...]

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