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‘AfPak Hands’ Begin Immersion Training

‘AfPak Hands’ Begin Immersion Training

CAMP JULIEN, Afghanistan: The first class of U.S. military servicemembers and civilians in the new “AfPak Hands” program arrived here last week to continue its training at the Counterinsurgency Training Academy Afghanistan. International Security Assistance Force officials are using the […]


Navy to Start Training Female Submariners in July

Navy to Start Training Female Submariners in July

WASHINGTON: Navy officials today announced they are moving ahead with plans to integrate women onto submarines beginning in late 2011 or early 2012. The decision became public after Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates notified Congress in February of the Navy’s […]


Medical exercises begin in Haiti

Medical exercises begin in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Lines of people seemed to come out of nowhere as hundreds of Haitians living in the Roche au Boteaux area lined the road, waiting for the opening ceremony of the Medical Readiness Training Exercise, or MEDRETE, to be […]


Exercise enhances training, partnerships for US, Bulgarian military

Exercise enhances training, partnerships for US, Bulgarian military

PLOVDIV, Bulgaria: Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors teamed with Bulgarian armed forces members to conduct Exercise Thracian Spring 2010 April 22 thorugh 28 here. Eighty-one Airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, joined Soldiers from the 5th Quartermaster Company at Rhine Ordnance […]


Italian navy, air force officials visit F-35 training wing

Italian navy, air force officials visit F-35 training wing

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.: Representatives from the Italian air force and navy visited the 33rd Fighter Wing here April 20 in an effort to check the progress of the first F-35 Lightning II integrated training center and learn more […]


Finmeccanica, EADS in Joint Bid for Europe Jet Pilot Training

Finmeccanica, EADS in Joint Bid for Europe Jet Pilot Training

On 15 March 2010, Alenia Aermacchi (AAEM), a Finmeccanica company, and EADS Defence and Security (DS) submitted a joint response to the Request For Information (RFI) issued by the European Defence Agency (EDA) on 15 July 2009 about the Advanced […]


Virtual world prepares mobility Airmen for real mission

Virtual world prepares mobility Airmen for real mission

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J.: Airmen preparing for the worldwide mobility mission of the 621st Contingency Response Wing here now have a powerful new training tool. A state-of-the-art virtual firearms training simulator with a 300-degree field of view is now being […]


NATO ministers meet on Afghan trainers, nuclear policy

NATO ministers meet on Afghan trainers, nuclear policy

TALLINN: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Estonia Thursday for talks with her NATO counterparts about the alliance’s role in nuclear defence and ways to drum up more trainers for the Afghan army. The gathering in the Estonian […]


History in the making: First JSF training squadron stands up

History in the making: First JSF training squadron stands up

A small squadron of Marines marched toward the future of military aviation, April 2. Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501, currently only 37-Marines strong, stood up as the Marine Corps’ F-35B Lightning II training squadron in a ceremony at Eglin […]


 
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