Members of the 210th Engineering Installation Squadron use a telephone
main hydraulic derrick truck to remove a damaged tower at Tyndall AFB, Fla., Nov. 17, 2018. Air National Guard photo by TSgt. Erin Barry.
Former US Officials Sign Open Letter in Support of DOD’s Space Force ProposalA group of 43 former Defense Department, Air Force, and intelligence officials signed an open letter that expresses “strong support” for establishing the US Space Force. The letter says the Space Force will “develop military space culture and ethos."
SpaceNewsPompeo Insists North Korea Nuclear Deal Still Possible Despite Weapons TestSecretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Sunday that a nuclear disarmament deal between the US and North Korea was still possible, despite the country’s launch of several short-range projectiles into the sea one day earlier.
The GuardianTrump Looks to Boost Service-Academy Sports with Duty Waiver for Pro AthletesPresident Donald Trump said Monday that he wants to allow top athletes from service academies to defer their military duty so they can play professional sports.
NBC NewsAfter Losing Her Legs in Iraq, Senator Hopes to Take Her Daughters There One DayIllinois Democrat Tammy Duckworth, who lost both her legs when her Black Hawk helicopter was shot down in Iraq in 2004, visited the country late last month for the first time since her injury as part of a congressional visit touring the Middle East.
Military TimesOracle Sends Eight Letters to Lawmakers Asking for Stronger Oversight of DOD’s JEDI ProgramThe letter is the latest way Oracle is turning up the heat on the Pentagon and its plans for a single award cloud contract. The software giant also has a protest pending before the Court of Federal Claims.
Federal News NetworkOne More Thing …How to Refuel a B-2 in FlightOne of the most difficult aerial maneuvers the B-2 does is to refuel in mid-air. Find out how that happens.
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Memorial Day is a time to remember all those who died fighting for their country, just like A1C William Pitsenbarger, an Air Force pararescueman who took part in more than 250 rescue missions before he was killed at the age of 21. His selflessness and valor in the Vietnam War earned him an Air Force Cross and, eventually, a Medal of Honor.
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