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Default Air Force Logo Contracts awarded to support Directed Energy Directorate
Eight contracts with a potential value of $24 million were awarded, Air Force Research Laboratory officials here announced March 1. All eight contractors will be identifying potential electronic threats to U.S. systems and developing solutions that will enhance the Defense Department's ability to defend against high-power electromagnetic weapons.
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Default Air Force Logo Class selected for cyber security boot camp
Forty young men and women from across the country will focus on a futuristic "cybercraft" as they participate in the 2006 Class of the Advanced Course in Engineering Cyber Security Boot Camp. A joint selection committee of Syracuse University and Air Force Research Laboratory personnel reviewed the credentials of applicants and identified the 40
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KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. - From left to right: Senior Airman Ryan Barnes, Airman 1st Class Emma Hale, Airman 1st Class Christian Jackson, Technical Sgt. Johannes Eg and Senior Airman Robert Brown stand in front of Air Force gun trucks at a deployed location. The gun trucks are used to protect convoys during escort missions. (Courtesy photo)

100 rounds in 40 seconds
The December night air was cold. It was the kind of cold that is a biting one; the kind that freezes the bones on contact. Thoughts of this and his family back home filled the Airman's mind as his convoy rolled through the Iraqi village. He saw the muzzle flash and then the night erupted with gun fire. All thoughts of the cold and of home instantly
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Default Air Force Logo ESC charting 'smart' course with Blue Teams
An ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure, according to the old adage, and the Electronic Systems Center has taken that message to heart. The Air Force has vowed to improve its acquisition timeliness and cost through an initiative known as "Going Green" - green symbolizing a program that is in good shape using the stoplight model. The goal is
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Default Air Force Logo Former Direct Attack Systems Group director recognized
Although he's switched allegiances, the deputy director of the Air-to-Air Missile Systems Wing is still reaping awards for the job he did with the Air-to-Ground Munitions Systems Wing. Recently Brian Rutledge was named the 2005 Air Force Outstanding Civilian System Program Director for his accomplishments as the director of Direct Attack Systems
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force changing for the better, former chief says
The eighth Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Sam Parish, shared his views about the Air Force and recognized two recently promoted Brooks chief master sergeants during a recognition banquet Feb. 10 at the Brooks Club. Chief Parish offered words of advice, encouragement and motivation at the banquet and honored Brooks Chief Master Sgts. Kevin
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Default Air Force Logo World War II ace, aviation museum advocate dies
WRIGHT-PATTERSON FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFMCNS) - One of the armed forces' prominent World War II heroes and driving forces behind the Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., died Feb. 27. Retired Brig. Gen. Robert L. Scott Jr., a World War II ace fighter pilot, was 97 years old. General Scott also was known for his 1943 best-selling book,
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OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO - Senior Master Sgt. Ken Albers refuels an F-15 Eagle from the 46th Test Wing during a Tomahawk cruise missile test while Senior Airman Josh Krenegel looks on. Using both of Eglin's water and land test ranges, a U.S. Navy Tomahawk cruise missile was launched from the USS Boise, a Los Angeles-class submarine that was under way in the Gulf of Mexico. The Airmen supporting the test in the KC-135 Stratotanker are boom operators from the 384th Air Refueling Squadron at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. (Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mike Meares)

Test wing shadows test firing of Tomahawk cruise missile
Last month Eglin Air Force Base demonstrated once again why it is an important asset to the Department of Defense and not just the Air Force. Using both of the base's water and land test ranges, a U.S. Navy Tomahawk cruise missile was launched from the USS Boise, a Los Angeles-class submarine that was under way in the Gulf of Mexico. Seconds after
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Default Air Force Logo Award: Security Forces officer receives Bronze Star
The commander of the 66th Security Forces Squadron received the Bronze Star Medal for his service in direct support of Operation Iraqi Freedom during the 66th Air Base Wing commander's call Feb. 15. Maj. Michael E. Gimbrone, along with three noncommissioned officers from the 66th SFS, received awards for their efforts while deployed to Southwest
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Default Air Force Logo Congressmen praise air logistics center following tour
The Warner Robins Air Logistics Center hosted a tour for U.S. congressional delegates Feb. 16. The group, comprised of U.S. Sens. Orrin Hatch and Robert Bennett (both of Utah), as well as U.S. Sen. James Inhofe and U.S. Rep. Tom Cole (both of Oklahoma), sang the praises of the center during a press conference following a tour of the C-5 and C-17
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