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Ford’s Combat Systems put to the Test

ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) — USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) recently completed testing of vital combat systems while underway in the Atlantic Ocean. These tests, conducted during Ford’s post-delivery test and trials (PDTT) phase, are designed to stress the ship’s combat system capabilities and demonstrate the successful integration of new technologies, which the crew employs [...]

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Navy Reservists Answer Call for COVID—19 Pandemic Relief Efforts

NORFOLK (NNS) — Under the direction of U.S. Northern Command for COVID-19 pandemic response efforts, approximately 500 Navy Reserve medical professionals will soon expand local medical capabilities in the New York City area. “I cannot be more proud of our Reservists,” said Rear Adm. John Schommer, commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command. “Our Reserve health care [...]

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NAVSEA Bids Farewell to Longest—Serving Civil Servant in DoD

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Sarkis Tatigian, who began his Navy career at the age of 19 during the Second World War, passed away earlier this week, leaving behind a nearly 78-year legacy of service to the Department of Defense. At the time of his death, Tatigian, the longest serving civil servant in the history of the [...]

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Covid-19: US Air Force leverages 3D printing tech for PPE shortfalls

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In War on COVID-19, USAF Vet Ensuring Frontline Forces Get Fed

Sal Speziale studied in the halls of the U.S. Air Force Academy, flew the F-4 and F-15, and worked at the Pentagon while part of the Active duty Air Force. He later served with the District of Columbia Air National Guard, and spent over three decades as a commercial pilot with American Airlines. Although he’s [...]

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Update: Air Force BMT graduation and schedule > US Air Force > Article Display

By Basic Military Training, 737th Training Group / Published April 07, 2020 To fully maximize training effectiveness and space utilization to mitigate COVID-19, the U.S. Air Force Basic Military Training will accelerate BMT from eight and a half weeks to seven weeks. This will allow BMT to restructure and enhance social-distancing requirements across the training [...]

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How are the US Army’s modernization plans faring under a pandemic?

“The Army has been very carefully looking at our industrial base and our ability to maintain programs, both for continued readiness and continued modernization, and, in general, we are still remaining fairly close to being on track,” Bruce Jette, the Army’s acquisition chief, told reports in an April 3 teleconference. Article source: https://www.defensenews.com/land/2020/04/06/can-the-army-stay-on-top-of-modernization-plans-during-covid-pandemic/

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U.S. Army Hawaii implements changes to crack down on unlicensed child care facilities

In a statement, Commander of the U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii, Col. Thomas Barrett said, “The safety and security of those living and working on our installations remains our highest priority. The findings, recommendations and actions taken from this investigation are key to that effort.” Article source: https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2020/04/08/us-army-hawaii-implements-changes-crack-down-unlicensed-child-care-facilities/

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U.S. Army places temporary hold on new recruits to basic training

By U.S. Army Public AffairsApril 6, 2020 Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn Share via Email Article source: https://www.army.mil/article/234280/u_s_army_places_temporary_hold_on_new_recruits_to_basic_training

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David Vernon Burket, 76, copilot for the Coast Guard Auxiliary

David Vernon Burket David Vernon Burket, 76, of Williamsburg, passed away Friday, April 3, 2020. He was preceded in death by his father, David M. Burket; and mother, Ruth J. Burket. David received a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He then received an Ed.D. (Doctorate of Education) from George Washington University. [...]

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