B-52 Arrives in European Theater for Astral Knight ExerciseA B-52 Stratofortress has entered European airspace on a mission to participate in the Astral Knight 2019 exercise at Aviano AB, Italy. The mission, scheduled to take off and land from Barksdale AFB, La., has been closely coordinated with allies and partners in the region.
USAFE release3 Space Challenges for the Intelligence CommunityThe White House’s nominee to lead the intelligence community’s space agency said he would rely on artificial intelligence and new partnerships with industry to better position the National Reconnaissance Office for the next generation of space threats.
C4ISRNETLawmakers Want the Final Say on Air Force One Paint JobA House panel has drafted legislation that would require congressional approval if Trump wants to change the Kennedy-era livery.
Defense OnePlanning for Next-Gen ICBMRepresentatives of Northrop Grumman Corporation, one of two companies vying for a multi-billion dollar contract to provide the nation’s next intercontinental ballistic missile system, were in Minot on June 3 to continue their efforts to reach out to the Minot community.
Minot Daily NewsWait Time for Burial at Arlington Can Be Nearly a Year: IG ReportMilitary families can wait up to 49 weeks for burials of loved ones at Arlington National Cemetery because of the high demand for graveside ceremonies and the increasing mortality rates of older veterans, according to a Pentagon Inspector General's report.
Military.comBaghdad’s Green Zone Reopens to the Public After 16 YearsBaghdad’s Green Zone area, the heavily fortified strip on the west bank of the Tigris River, reopened to the public June 4 after 16 years—a move meant to portray increased confidence in the country’s overall security situation after years of war.
Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsUS to Launch New Program to Fight Extremism in PhilippinesUS and Philippine officials on June 4 discussed a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in the country’s south after a bloody siege by jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group.
Associated Press via Military TimesOne More Thing …97-Year-Old WWII Veteran Parachutes to Mark D-Day AnniversaryA US veteran who parachuted into France during D-Day in 1944 defied his age on Wednesday as he recreated his courageous feat of 75 years ago as part of ceremonies to mark the famous landings. Agence France Presse via Military.com
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