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2014-10-23 23:11:59

San Antonio Senior Living Community Rebrands and Opens Eligibility San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 After 50 years of serving retired military officers and their families, Air Force Village has expanded its eligibility to include all former military personnel as well as seniors without a military background. As part of the transition, the two campuses located in San Antonio will now be known as Blue Skies of Texas. “We’ve experienced tremendous growth in our five decades of...

2014-10-21 23:07:30

ASAP Systems offers a comprehensive ecosystem of inventory and asset tracking modules designed to meet military inventory control requirements. San Jose, California (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 ASAP Systems, a longtime provider of high-performance inventory systems, proudly announced its reimagined Passport inventory solution, available to all branches of the United States Military and Armed Forces. Since implementing the system, Hickam Air Force Base has experienced sustained success using...

2014-10-20 08:20:52

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association announced today that CyberPatriot, the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, closed out their registration period with more than 2,150 teams hailing from all 50 states, Canada and DoD Dependent Schools in Europe and the Pacific. CyberPatriot is beginning its seventh competition season with a 40 percent increase in total registrations from last year, reaching thousands of students in the United States and...

2014-10-09 08:20:34

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Gold Star Mothers will host an Honor and Remember ceremony at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 10, 2014. The ceremony will honor 22 Pararescuemen and Combat Controllers killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan since September 11, 2001, by laying a wreath in their memory and presenting a Gold Star flag to their families. Speakers for the ceremony include leaders from various...

2014-10-07 04:20:35

LONDON, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 10th Anniversary Year! Joint Personnel Recovery 18-20 November 2014 Hilton London Kensington, London, UK Defence IQ is delighted to announce the 10th Anniversary of our Joint Personnel Recovery Conference. Joint Personnel Recovery 2014 will provide an unparalleled insight into the front line experiences of JPR and C/SAR crews, future military requirements in unfamiliar combat zones and acknowledge the growing...

2014-10-06 08:20:39

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies will host a discussion with Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command. The event will be held Thursday, October 9, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the Key Bridge Marriott--14(th) Floor, at 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, Virginia. Whether serving as a strategic deterrent, regional shaping tool, or as a platform that can span the globe--long...

2014-10-01 12:21:08

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program expects to have all 50 US states represented in its national youth cyber defense competition. Over 1,200 teams have registered from 49 states, missing only Montana. Teams have also registered from the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Germany, South Korea, and Canada. CyberPatriot has experienced tremendous growth since 2009 and this year was no different....

2014-09-25 12:22:51

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association concluded its annual Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition on Wednesday, September 17(th) by celebrating the Air Force's 67(th) birthday. Prior to the conference, AFA delegates held their 66(th) Annual National Convention over the weekend which included 203 authorized delegates from 45 state delegations. During the weekend long Convention, the AFA delegates elected new leaders and approved...

2014-09-24 08:21:18

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Republic of Korea finalized its formal selection of the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35A Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program, announcing its intent to sign the Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) between the U.S. and Korean governments for 40 F-35A Conventional Take Off and Landing variant jets with initial deliveries beginning in 2018. "We are honored by and appreciate the trust and confidence the...

2014-09-24 08:20:34

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, AT&T is supporting the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot, the National Youth Cyber Education Program. This year, AT&T has continued its generous support with a donation of 325 3G SIM cards for use in AT&T air card devices used by participants during the CyberPatriot Defense Competition. AT&T, a long-standing source of network-enabled technology solutions for federal government, has...


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General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

Susan Helms
2012-10-22 10:48:03

Susan Helms is a Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut. She was born Susan Jane Helms on February 26, 1958 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She grew up in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Parkrose Senior High School in 1976. She then attended the United States Air Force Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1980. She subsequently received her commission and initially served as an F-16 weapons separation...

Lloyd Hammond
2012-10-18 13:16:56

Lloyd Hammond is a former United States Air Force officer, and a former NASA astronaut. He was born Lloyd Blaine Hammond, Jr. on January 16, 1952 in Savannah, Georgia. He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and graduated from Kirkwood High School in 1969. He then attended the United States Air Force Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, science, and mechanics in 1973. In pursuit of a higher education, he went to the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he earned a...

Charles L. Veach
2012-10-01 17:13:09

Charles Lacy Veach served as a United States Air Force fighter pilot for over 14 years before being selected as a NASA Astronaut in 1984. Veach served as an astronaut until his passing from cancer on October 3, 1995 in Houston, Texas. “Lacy” Veach was born in Chicago, Illinois and with his family moved to Honolulu, Hawaii. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall E. Veach, still reside in Honolulu. Veach graduated from Punahou School in 1962 and went forward in his academics to the United...

Michael Fincke
2012-09-19 14:10:13

Michael Fincke is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut who holds the record for the most time spent in space. He was born Edward Michael Fincke on March 14, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; however, he grew up in its suburb, Emsworth. Fincke graduated from Sewickley Academy in Sewickley, Pennsylvania in 1985, and subsequently attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on an Air Force ROTC scholarship. He graduated in 1989 as a double major and earned both a Bachelor...

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