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Combat training exercise puts interoperability at forefront

1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers conduct a brief during Combined Resolve XI at the U.S. Army’s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Dec. 8, 2018. Exercise Combined Resolve is a U.S. Army Europe exercise series held twice a year in southeastern Germany involving U.S. Army, Allied and partner nation [...]

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Black Hawk helicopter pilot interns with Army researchers

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Researchers from the RDECOM Research Laboratory, the Army’s Corporate Research Laboratory (ARL), recently partnered with Texas AM University to work on artificial intelligence and machine learning as applied to material informatics (and genome). 1st Lt. Levi McClenny, a doctoral candidate in the university’s Department of Electrical [...]

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National Guard Soldiers test problem-solving skills

1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 1st Lt. Paul Kelly and 1st Lt. Jessica Persoon, both assigned to the 642nd Aviation Support Battalion, New York Army National Guard working together to negotiate the “river crossing” obstacle at the United States Military Academy Leadership Reaction Course at West Point, N.Y. on Dec. 8, [...]

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Air Force Academy cadets have role in creating DoD’s 1st large stealth target drone

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AFNS) — Cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy are working with aerospace instructors and industry partners to develop the Defense Department’s first large stealth target drone to test missile tracking systems. “As far as we know, this is the first large stealth target drone,” said Thomas McLaughlin, the Academy’s [...]

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31st TES begins F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

By Maj. Ashley Conner, 53rd Wing Public Affairs / Published December 11, 2018 An F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron takes off from Edwards AFB, Calif. The 31st TES kicked off the Defense Department’s F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation with a large force employment sortie Dec. 5. (Photo by [...]

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Exercise enhances trust, cooperation between US, Indian air forces

KALAIKUNDA AIR FORCE STATION, India (AFNS) — Airmen from the U.S. and Indian air forces marked the successful completion of 12 days of bilateral training and increased mutual cooperation during the Cope India 19, or CI19, closing ceremony Dec. 14 at Kalaikunda Air Force Station. A long-standing bilateral U.S. Pacific Air Forces-sponsored field training exercise, [...]

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Santa, Elves jump for Operation Toy Drop 2018

By Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs / Published December 18, 2018 Santa Claus cheers as he completes a military freefall jump during Operation Toy Drop 2018 over Alzey Drop Zone, Germany, Dec. 12, 2018. Santa and his elves jumped from 86th Airlift Wing Super Hercules aircraft and delivered gifts to [...]

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AFCYBER evaluates Airmen with spear-phishing emails

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Lackland, Texas (AFNS) — Air Forces Cyber conducted a mock spear-phishing test on European bases in November to assess Air Force Network users’ cyber awareness. The test, coordinated with U.S. Air Forces in Europe leaders, incorporated techniques known to be employed by adversary actors against U.S. and partner nations, for the purpose [...]

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Latest OCP guidance OKs current subdued patches

By Senior Master Sgt. Andrew Biscoe, 439th Airlift Wing / Published December 19, 2018 WESTOVER AIR RESERVE BASE, Mass. (AFNS) — Latest Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform guidance OKs current subdued patches Airmen wearing OCP uniforms are authorized to add their former Battle Dress Uniform subdued patches until the mandatory brown subdued ones go into effect. [...]

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Best and Brightest: ONR’s 2019 Young Investigators

ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) — Today, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) recognized 25 awardees of the 2019 Young Investigator Program (YIP). These recipients will share $16.5 million in funding to conduct naval-relevant scientific research with direct benefits for Sailors and Marines. “To meet the demand signal from the National Defense Strategy, we must attract the [...]

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