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‘Oil doctors’ keep Army engines running

1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Detlef Nuss, a physical science technician at the Army Oil Analysis Program lab in Kaiserslautern, examines some recently arrived oil samples, Friday June, 23 2017 at the AOAP lab on Kaiserslautern Army Depot in Germany. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Jefferson Wolfe) VIEW [...]

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Soldier gets a second chance to serve

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pfc. Carter Driggs, left, is welcomed by husband, Blake, following Basic Combat Training graduation June 22 at Hilton Field. Driggs was separated from the Air Force in 2006 because of the ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy, which was repealed in 2010. (Photo Credit: Mr. Wallace McBride [...]

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Army experts seek to defeat host of improvised threats

1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization concentrates on defeating IEDs, UAVs and other threats to the force. (Photo Credit: Photo illustration by Peggy Frierson) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Col. James McGuyer, deputy chief for Technology Strategy Division, Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat [...]

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NAVSUP FLC Sigonella Holds Change of Command Ceremony

SIGONELLA, Sicily (NNS) — Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center (NAVSUP FLC) Sigonella held a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station Sigonella, June 29. More than 200 guests and dignitaries celebrated the two-year tour of outgoing Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Parker, and welcomed onboard incoming Commanding Officer Capt. Dion English. The ceremony [...]

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Talisman Saber 17 Commences with At-sea Ceremony Aboard USS Bonhomme Richard

SYDNEY, Australia (NNS) — Senior leaders of the United States and Australia unfurled the Talisman Saber 2017 ceremonial flag in an at-sea ceremony aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) off the coast of Sydney Australia, June 29. This is the 7th iteration of Exercise Talisman Saber, which is a biennial exercise that unites more [...]

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Navy Changes Active Component LDOs and CWOs Officer Summary Groups

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy announced Thursday in NAVADMIN 157/17, that beginning Oct. 1, 2017, reporting seniors of active component limited duty officers (LDO) and chief warrant officers (CWO) will use specific officer summary groups (OSGs) in their fitness reports. Here are ‘Seven Things to Know’ regarding these changes: 1. These changes support the LDO/CWO [...]

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Framework for Success: Naval Future Force S&T Expo

ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) — At the upcoming Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo, to be held in Washington July 20-21, Chief of Naval Research (CNR) Rear Adm. David Hahn will announce a new strategic direction for the Navy’s science and technology and research and development programs. As adversaries move quickly to advance their technological [...]

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Carderock Sub Races Draw Worldwide Teams, Promote STEM

WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) — Students of engineering from universities and organizations across the country and abroad converged at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division in West Bethesda, Maryland, for the 14th biennial International Submarine Races (ISR), June 25-30. Human-powered submarines in the shape of everything from a shark to an ice cream cone with [...]

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Ike Arrives in Halifax for Canada 150

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (NNS) — USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), with embarked Carrier Air Wing 3 (CVW 3) and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10 staff, guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81), and replenishment ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5) arrived in Halifax, Nova [...]

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Former Air Force pilot to receive Silver Star for Iraq combat mission

“I was actually driving to work when the general called to let me know, and I was shocked, surprised, thrilled, all kinds of emotions,” said Thornton, a Southwest Airlines pilot who lives in Monument, Colo. Article source: http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/local-military/former-air-force-pilot-receive-silver-star-for-iraq-combat-mission/hspSDKrUg1MN7kaTngK0SM/

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