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2013-10-29 12:20:57

Note: All military members on Active Duty and DoD civilian personnel can attend the conference free of charge. LOS ANGELES , Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Register today for the Air Force Association's 2013 Pacific Air & Space Symposium to hear from military leaders, senior government officials, expert researchers, and academia as they address the many challenges that the U.S. Air Force faces in its global role. The Symposium will be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza...

2013-10-29 12:20:27

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $113 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to design, develop, field and sustain aircrew training devices for HH-60G Pave Hawk search and rescue helicopters. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will deliver eight HH-60G training simulators, spares and logistics support to the U.S. Air Force as part of the Pave Hawk Equivalent Distributive Repeatable Operative Simulators (PEDROS) trainer program....

2013-10-25 12:20:58

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) are teaming to compete for the United States Air Force's Long-Range Strike Bomber program, with Boeing acting as the prime contractor and Lockheed Martin as the primary teammate. To this critical mission, the team brings together nearly two centuries of combined experience designing, developing and testing aircraft for defense customers around the world. The companies...

2013-10-24 16:20:33

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Services Administration (GSA), in partnership with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC), has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) the worldwide resource efficiency management (REM) support services task order. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) The $38 million task includes one base year and two option years. "We are very pleased to be selected to continue our more than...

2013-10-22 08:24:44

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's Mitchell Institute for Airpower Studies welcomes Richard Aboulafia from the Teal Group as the guest speaker for an upcoming Mitchell Hour event. WHO: Richard Aboulafia is the Vice President of Analysis at Teal Group where he advises companies in the commercial and military aircraft fields on defense and aerospace trends. In this role, Mr. Aboulafia also writes and edits Teal Group's World Military and Civil...

2013-10-22 04:20:10

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., Oct 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new website from the Defense Department is helping parents communicate with their children. MilitaryParenting.org is a free, online course that gives a "boot camp" approach to the basics of parenting. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131022/DC00394) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130122/DC45273LOGO-b) "The demands of parenting are difficult, especially for a military parent," said Dr....

2013-10-16 23:18:40

Dickson Continues to Work With Elite Air Force Organzation on Cyber Security Initiatives San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Denim Group, the leading secure software development company, today announced that principal John Dickson was reappointed by the US Air Force Space Command to its Commander’s Group, a select group of respected civilian leaders that serve as community advocates for the Air Force and Air Force Space Command issues while providing outside counsel to Air Force...

2013-10-10 12:20:18

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of fingertip pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced today that 15 employees have received the United States Air Force Director's Award for their role in helping the Air Force return the F-22 Raptor, the world's most advanced fighter jet, to active service. The award was signed by Major General Charles Lyon, Air Combat Command Director of Operations, and by Colonel Gregory...

2013-10-08 12:21:13

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tampa Bay Defense Alliance distributed the following letter to members of the Tampa Bay area Congressional delegation asking them to set aside their personal differences and resolve the Government Shutdown before it has a dramatic impact on our military community and MacDill Air Force Base. Alliance president John Schueler said his members felt the immediate need to express strong vocal opposition to the legislative roadblock in Washington. "The...

2013-10-07 08:20:23

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of Douglas Raaberg as chief executive United Arab Emirates (UAE), effective Oct. 14. In this new position, he will be responsible for coordinating the corporation's relationship with the UAE, supporting current programmes and developing strategies for growth. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO ) A photo accompanying this...


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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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