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Lockheed Martin Advances C-130 Training Capabilities for U.S.
ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce General Larry O.
ARLINGTON, Va., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that more than 450 teams have already registered to compete in the 2015-2016 season
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "This air show and open house will be one of the largest and most thrilling events North Carolina will experience in 2015,"
TAMPA, Fla., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- If you hear the skies over Tampa rumbling like never before, it won't be coming from MacDill Air Force Base! Next Wednesday morning around 8:00 am,
TAMPA, Fla., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tampa Bay Defense Alliance (TBDA), President John Schueler and former MacDill AFB Commander Brig. Gen.
DALLAS, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviall, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, names Michael Booen Vice President, Aviall Government Services at Aviall.
Leading Residential Solar Company to Add More Than 45 New Employees with Expansion of Existing Las Vegas Facility SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Air Camp is an aviation adventure for middle school students in a summer camp where they to learn to fly and discover the science, technology, engineering and mathematics behind aviation and aeronautics.
The California-based scales solutions provider runs calibration on weighing scales for the military air force base. SOLANO COUNTY, Calif., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quality Scales
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 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 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 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 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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