US Officials Say New North Korean Missile Appears Aimed at Evading US DefensesA newly tested North Korean short-range ballistic missile appears to be a copy of an advanced Russian design that could greatly improve Pyongyang’s ability to evade U.S. missile defense systems, according to US officials.
Los Angeles TimesCan New Spoofing Tech Give US Aircraft a Shroud in the Clouds?The Air National Guard is set to test next-generation decoy technology that was originally designed and fielded in the United Kingdom to protect Royal Air Force aircraft against advanced radar-guided missiles.
C4ISRNETFemale Veterans Want New Caucus and Clout in US PoliticsCongresswomen who have served in the military are setting up a new caucus to support the nation's growing ranks of female service members, and they're looking for clout, too, in American politics.
Associated Press via ABC NewsPentagon Asked for Funds to Reimburse Taliban Expenses: ReportEarlier this year, the Pentagon reportedly asked Congress for funding to reimburse the Taliban for transportation and other expenses the group incurs by attending peace negotiations.
The HillOne More Thing ...The Unmasking of Ned Stark and the Future of Air Force LeadershipAn Air Force colonel used a pseudonym—”Ned Stark”—to write a call for desperately needed reforms to how the Air Force selects and promotes leaders. After the column went viral, others appeared in
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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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