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July 28, 2016
Boeing F-15 mission systems recorded its first flight with the Advanced Display Core Processor II on July 8 at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.The first flight was recorded aboard an F-15E aircraft and lasted two hours and 53 minutes.“ADCP II brings next-generation high-speed computing to the F-15 enterprise,” said Lt. Col. Michael Casey, chief of the F-15 Avionics branch at the Air Force Life... Read more
SHANNON COLLINS, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
July 28, 2016
Since the Vietnam War, doctors have seen an increase in service members returning from combat with traumatic brain injuries from blasts. At the National Intrepid Center of Excellence, a directorate of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, doctors and therapists use research and technology to help service members with TBI in their recovery.Dr. Louis French, the center... Read more
Cheryl Pellerin, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
July 28, 2016
On Aug. 4 in Las Vegas, seven computers will compete in the first all-machine cyber defense tournament, the result of a multiyear effort by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to bring autonomy to the problem of making computers secure.Mike Walker, program manager for DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge, discussed what the agency and the seven finalist teams set out to do and what the world... Read more
R. Nial Bradshaw, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Every military base accomplishes important missions. While some missions are very visible, others are little-known and performed in out-of-the way buildings separate from the main installation. Here, the flight training mission is very visible whereas the gun shop mission is less evident.The 531st Commodities Maintenance Squadron gun shop is located down a narrow road... Read more
Richard Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
Delivering products on-time, at the best value is a priority for the installation’s 531st Commodities Maintenance Squadron. The 531st CMXS is one of four production squadrons within the Ogden Air Logistics Complex’s 309th Commodities Maintenance Group.The unit provides warfighter support by overhauling: 1. Armament components (guns, gun turrets, fuel tanks, pylons, canopies, aircrew flight... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — If not for state-of-the art mobile medical equipment like that maintained by a depot on Hill Air Force Base, Army doctors treating injured soldiers in the field would encounter many more lost lives. The U.S. Army Medical Material Agency, based in Fort Detrick in Maryland, repairs and maintains medical equipment in several locations across the world. Learning about... Read more
By BRYAN MAGAÑA, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — July 9 - 10 marks the first time reservists in the 419th Fighter Wing conducted F-35 operations independent of their active duty counterparts.Reserve Airmen have been integral to the F-35 mission at Hill AFB, working side by side with the active duty 388th Fighter Wing since the first aircraft arrived in September 2015. But this weekend put the reservists’ training to... Read more
TECH. SGT. STEVE STANLEY, Headquarters Air Combat Command Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
WASHINGTON — Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the Air Combat Command commander, discussed the importance of air superiority and the need to assure it by modernizing the combat air force during a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee in Washington, D.C., July 13.This is the second of two hearings where ACC leaders have testified on air superiority’s importance... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS GWENDALYN SMITH, 375th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — The Family Medicine Residency Program brings together military and civilian medical personnel while building a partnership of collaboration and a well-rounded learning environment for program participants, which strengthens their abilities to take care of their patients.“There are six platforms in the Air Force for this residency training,” said Lt. Col. Matthew... Read more
Jenny Gordon, Robins Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins has developed a process tool with one goal - to help increase the Issue Effectiveness rate at Shop Service Center locations across the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex. The tool, the Shop Service Center Issue Effectiveness Root Cause Analysis Tool, or SSC IE RCA tool, deployed here this spring, as well as... Read more

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