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Jan. 16, 2018

Armed With Science: Air Force Supports Science Through Operation DEEP FREEZE

An Air Force unit out of Washington State recently kicked off a mission offering Defense Department support to the National Science Foundation-managed U.S. Antarctic Program.

Jan. 12, 2018

DoD, Nat Geo Team Up for Unrivaled DocuSeries on Fight Against Extremism

An unprecedented new documentary series, "Chain of Command," helps viewers understand the issues at stake, from the Pentagon to the battlefields.

Jan. 12, 2018

Armed with Science: What Happens In Vegas Stays in Vegas... Unless it's New Technology

Vice President Mike Pence and Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson hailed the opening of the first of a new technology storefront, AFwerX, in Las Vegas.

Jan. 11, 2018

Here’s When Military, DoD 2017 Tax Forms Will Be Available

It's once again tax season. Find out when your W-2s and other important tax forms will be ready.

Jan. 11, 2018

Armed With Science: Warm Air Helped Make 2017 Ozone Hole Smallest Since 1988

A hole in the ozone layer that appeared above Antarctica in the 1980s has shrunk, NASA has confirmed.

Jan. 10, 2018

Armed with Science: Joint Efforts in Search of a Cure for Tropical Diseases

Several military medical units have partnered for an ongoing tropical disease study, testing live samples and collecting vectors that could be potential carriers for illnesses like malaria and zika.

Jan. 6, 2018

A New Year, A New You: Taking Command of Your Health

What are your goals for 2018 – have you thought about them? Will it be a new you for this new year, or a new year and the same old you?

Jan. 5, 2018

Armed With Science: Marine Maker - A Course in Innovation

Marines attended a Marine Maker Course where they learned problem solving skills using 3D printers, welders, saws and much more.

Jan. 5, 2018

Armed with Science: Active Duty Amputees - Staying the Course After Injury

The military has adapted to improve prosthetics for amputees. The Air Force is implementing the improvements in a unique way.

Jan. 4, 2018

It’s Time: How to Opt into the New Blended Retirement System

The new year has arrived, which means it’s finally time to start opting into the new Blended Retirement System. Here’s how.