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Army targets nontraditional partners with competition for next-generation, game-changing technological advances By Dr. Bruce D. Jette, Army Acquisition Executive "Innovation is the result of critical and creative thinking and the conversion of new ideas into valued outcomes." "U.S. Army Operating Concept, 2020-2040: Win in a Complex World" In preparing to
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Schriever Airmen, NCOA host Gold Star families

Story by Amn William Tracy on 10/10/2018 Schriever Airmen and volunteers from the Noncommisioned Officer's Association Air Academy Chapter 300 hosted a meet and greet cookout for Gold Star families outside Falcon Stadium at the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Oct. 6. Gen. Jay Raymond, commander of
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JBER's 773d LRS Airmen train to rig em up right

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 10/10/2018 Although these Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson 773d LRS airmen may be small in number they play a key role in the day-to-day training and missions being accomplished. These combat mobility technicians, sometimes referred to as riggers, are responsible for packing parachutes and building cargo
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TCAT Prepares 24th MEU for Trident Juncture 18

Story by GySgt Robert Durham on 10/09/2018 Marines and Sailors from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group exercised expeditionary command and control and ship to shore maneuver during Type Commander Amphibious Training Oct. 3-5, 2018, at Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in preparation for
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Responding when the community calls: Ohio Air National Guard firefighters provide emergency aid

Story by Stephanie Beougher on 10/09/2018 Firefighters at the Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base Fire Station were going about their normal workday on a late summer afternoon, when the relative quiet was suddenly interrupted. A computer-generated voice from the Columbus Fire Department echoes through the station's speaker system to dispatch
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24-hour Remembrance Run honors POW/MIA

Story by Audrey Jensen on 10/09/2018 For 24 hours, the black and white prisoner of war/missing in action flag was carried around the Fitness Center track at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 20-21, 2018. As part of the 2018 POW/MIA Remembrance Week of events at Peterson AFB, the 24-hour
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Military Sealift Command's USNS Wally Schirra Rescues Distressed Fishermen

Story by Grady Fontana on 10/09/2018 The crew of Military Sealift Command's fleet ordnance and dry cargo ship USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8) rescued five Filipino fishermen off an adrift and distressed boat in the South China Sea, Oct. 8. According to the rescued individuals, all personnel from the boat
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Family Forever: Gold Star tribute video shares images, memories of heroes

Story by TSgt Alexander Riedel on 10/05/2018 "We remember." Those words are the theme of a new tribute video released by the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence (PACE), on Sept. 20, 2018. Family photos, frozen moments in time, share vignettes of the life of fallen Airmen and the impact
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Hickam Thrift Shop offers volunteer opportunities, deals

Story by Kristen Wong on 10/05/2018 Get ready to pop some tags at the Hickam Thrift Shop. From German steins to stuffed animals to even high-end items, there is no shortage of variety in this store, aboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The thrift shop is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday
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Prisoners of war from WWII, Korea and Vietnam share Clemson University stage

Story by Ken Scar on 10/05/2018 CLEMSON, South Carolina Three remarkable men, representing three hellish wars that have become cornerstones of American history, shared a stage at Clemson University Thursday, Oct. 4. It was the first, and likely will be the only time living prisoners of war from WWII, Korea
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Young Marylander Supports Navy Watchstanders

Story by SN Maxwell Anderson on 10/05/2018 BALTIMORE The Employees of the Navy Operational Support Center Baltimore were busy at work supporting Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore on Oct. 4. Civilians and military personnel alike were meeting with each other at large tables all throughout the wide-open room.
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