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Aerial aid: US, Georgian troops build alliance through medical combat training

1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Tiffany Pineda, an aviation sergeant and crew chief assigned to 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, looks over the surrounding terrain in an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter during an exercise trained to prepare members of the [...]

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Mattis: National Guard integral to DOD effort to build lethality, alliances

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Secretary of Defense James Mattis addresses National Guard leaders at the National Guard Association of the United States 140th General Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2018. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jim Greenhill) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 3 Show Caption + [...]

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2 jobs, 1 mission: Third of police department serves in Idaho Army National Guard

1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Mike Barley, Sgt. First Class Nathan Hikley and Capt. Haily Barley serve in the Idaho Army National Guard in addition to working as police officers for the Middleton Police Department, located in Middleton, Idaho. The three make up nearly a third of the department’s police [...]

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Around the Air Force: Aug. 15

By Tech. Sgt. Samantha Ducker, Air Force TV / Published August 15, 2018 FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – On this look Around the Air Force, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David Goldfein keeps his focus on revitalizing squadrons, and the Air Force trains students in a three-week pilot training camp. [...]

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USAF supports premier RAF exercise

RAF LAKENHEATH, England (AFNS) — The U.S. Air Force’s 492nd Fighter Squadron sent several F-15E Strike Eagles to support the Royal Air Force’s premier air combat training exercise, Typhoon Warrior, Aug. 14-23, at RAF Coningsby, England. The squadron’s participation provided a valuable training experience for RAF personnel, allowing them to study best practices integrating with [...]

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Chill, cryogenics has what you need

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan (AFNS) — Providing the base and various other units on the island with cryogenic products – whether it be in a liquid or gaseous form – is the plant’s priority. “We produce the liquid oxygen and the liquid nitrogen here for our organizations across the island to make sure they get [...]

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17th SEACAT Exercise Kicks-Off with 9 Nations

SINGAPORE (NNS) – (NNS) — The 17th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise commenced Aug. 27 with nine partner nations in Singapore. The exercise focuses on increasing maritime domain awareness through collaborative and coordinated sharing of information toward ensuring a common understanding of what is going on in the maritime environment and how [...]

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TSC San Diego Welcomes Aboard Deployed Resiliency Counselor

SAN DIEGO (NNS) — Training Support Center (TSC) San Diego marked a one-month milestone of support for a pilot program that offers counseling services to students in sonar technician and mineman “A” schools, Aug. 27. Yvette Currie, a deployed resiliency counselor (DRC), is supporting Sailors at Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center (FLEASWTRACEN) one day a [...]

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Unique Training Offers Teachers A Glimpse Into Military PCS Moves, While Also Building Empathy For Military Families, Children

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (NNS) — More than 250 new Virginia Beach City Public School (VBCPS) secondary teachers (those who teach children between the ages of 11 and 18) and school counselors participated in scenario-based training at Tallwood High School in Virginia Beach, Aug. 22- 23, which afforded them a unique opportunity to learn about and [...]

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U.S. Navy Statements on Passing of Sen. John McCain

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and the commanding officer of USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), Cmdr. Micah Murphy, released statements Aug. 25 on the death of Senator and Navy veteran John S. McCain III who died Aug. 25 at age 81. Statement by Secretary of the [...]

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