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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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US Coast Guard rescues 4 people from overturned boat near Sarasota

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Four boaters were rescued Sunday afternoon by the US Coast Guard after their boat overturned eight miles off the coast of Sarasota. According to the Coast Guard, two men and two women were rescued after calls came in about a boat taking on water. The boaters were taken back to shore [...]

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Coast Guard: Galveston cruise ships pose ‘unacceptable’ risk of COVID spread

GALVESTON The U.S. Coast Guard has told operators of four Galveston-based cruise ships that the vessels present an inherent, unacceptable risk of spreading COVID-19 and ordered them to form their own plans for caring for sick crew members. There are no passengers aboard the ships, but they each are still carrying thousands of crew members. [...]

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Running 24/7, and limited only by imagination: U.S. Marines put 3D printing skills to use in the fight against COVID-19

Photo By Lance Cpl. Ethan LeBlanc | U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Blaine Garcia, a helicopter power plants mechanics with Marine…… read more read more Photo By Lance Cpl. Ethan LeBlanc | U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Blaine Garcia, a helicopter power plants mechanics with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 36, conducts maintenance on a 3D printer on [...]

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