News and Current Events

Hornet Ball 2016 Video Is Out...And It Is Awesome!

  • 11/07/2016 - 09:52

    Rhino Ball 2016 video

    The 2016 Hornet Ball video is out, and this year it pays special tribute to the F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, also known as "Rhinos".
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A-10 To Be Kept "Indefinitely"

  • 10/28/2016 - 12:13

    A-10 on a gun run

    Some good news from our sister site, Air-force.com! After years of trying to get rid of it, it looks like the Air Force finally has to face the truth - the A-10 is just too good at its job to get rid of!
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National Guard Soldiers Forced to Repay Bonuses

  • 10/25/2016 - 09:33

    National Guard soldiers must repay bonus payments

    The Facebook posts and images you've seen are true. Thousands of National Guard soldiers, from all states, were over-payed reenlistment bonuses during the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and many of them are being asked to return the money.

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Video: Auto-GCAS Saves Pilot, F-16

  • 09/16/2016 - 07:50
    Auto-GCAS, or Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System, is a pretty impressive bit of technology, and this dramatic video of an F-16 jet saving the life of its pilot is a great example of it in action.

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Supercarrier to Undergo Review of New Tech

  • 09/01/2016 - 17:04

    USS Gerald Ford

    In a move that is both very prudent and quite late, Frank Kendall, the Undersecretary Of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, has ordered that the US Navy's newest and most advanced aircraft carrier - the USS Gerald Ford - undergo an independent review to determine the future of some of the Ford's most advanced technology.

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