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Yesterday | U.S. Department of Defense

Contracts for July 28, 2014

Exelis Systems Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, was awarded a $445,107,802 modification to contract W52P1J-10-C-0062 for base operations at Camp Arifjan, Camp Buehring, Udairi Range and Camp Patriot in Kuwait and the aerial port of debarkation, and sea port of debarkation in Kuwait.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, US Military, US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Monday | Aerotech News And Review

F-35 Rollout Marks U.S.-Australia Partnership Milestone

Royal Australian Air Force Air Marshal Geoff Brown delivers his remarks at the roll out ceremony for Australia's first F-35.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Worth, TX

Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Observer

Engine fire won't delay increased F-35 production

Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, also said the military's decision to scrap the F-35's highly-anticipated appearance at the Farnborough International Airshow in England last week was "wise" and does not mark a major setback for the program.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base

NEWS.com.au

New fighter rolls out to loud rock music

MTV has confirmed Australian rapper Iggy Azalea will provide a running commentary on fashion during the annual MTV Video Music Awards.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, US Military, US Air Force

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KGWN

Hear From a Thunderbird Pilot

The USAF Thunderbirds arrived in Cheyenne over the weekend and then performed for the public Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Cheyenne, WY

Stars and Stripes

Where is the best place for airmen to be based in the U.S? Think corn, not Hawaii.

Scott Air Force Base is one of the best places for airmen to be stationed, according to an Air Force Times analysis of 68 bases in the U.S. The military newspaper said Monday that it had evaluated and weighed regional housing prices, school performance, on-base health care, crime, commissary size, commutes and other quality-of-life indicators.

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Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Elmendorf, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Air Force Times

Editorial: Surprises in base rankings

Eight months ago, Air Force Times embarked on an ambitious project to rank Air Force bases across the U.S., measuring cost of living, housing, schools, traffic and amenities for each area.

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Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Hanscom Air Force Base, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Minot Air Force Base, Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Goodyear City Council supports General Plan

Goodyear City Council supports General Plan Flexible footprint for city's future to go before voters in Nov. 4 General Election .

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Quinn named flight commander

Col. Clark J. Quinn, son of Theresia Quinn and the late George Quinn, of Waynesville, has been assigned as an instructor pilot and flight commander in the 80th Fighter Squadron at Kusan Air Base in the Republic of Korea.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, US Military, Shaw Air Force Base, US Air Force

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Arizona Republic

F-35s cleared to fly, but with restrictions

Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mj7lm2 Luke Air Force Base is designated as a training base for pilots of the new F-35, which will replace the West Valley base's F-16s.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, US Navy, Washington

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Republic

Air Force reservist reflects on career, upbringing

Many find it a stressful, grueling time when they learn to operate on little sleep and be part of a team of people with varying personalities.

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Related Topix: US Military, March Air Reserve Base, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, Prison, Family, Kids

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Digital Post Production

Curt Pair Puts Manios Digital & Film's MD7 to the Test

Veteran director of photography employs the new low-cost, high resolution monitor on projects for the Golf Channel and Ford.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Military grade ordnance found in rubble of west Phoenix fire

Military-grade explosive devices found at site of west Phoenix fire; members of ordnance disposal team from Luke Air Force Base en route to the site Military grade ordnance found in rubble of west Phoenix fire Military-grade explosive devices found at site of west Phoenix fire; members of ordnance disposal team from Luke Air Force Base en route to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Air Force Times

Air Force, Navy F-35s grounded for 2nd week

Airmen from the 58th Aircraft Maintenance Unit on May 28 look over the 26th and final F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Hill Air Force Base, US News, US Navy

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