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Routinely flown at altitudes over 70,000 feet, the U-2 pilot must wear a full pressure suit similar to those worn by astronauts. The low-altitude handling characteristics of the aircraft and bicycle-type landing gear require precise control inputs during landing; forward …
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By Sgt. Amburr Reese, First Army Division East FORT GORDON, Ga. (Jan. 10, 2012) — With blood loss being the leading cause of preventable death on the battlefield, First Army Division East is incorporating more realistic, up-to-date training to prepare …
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by Tech. Sgt. Chris Powell, Defense Media Activity Senior defense officials from six countries announced a multilateral partnership in wideband global satellite (WGS) communication, which is valued at more than $10 billion, Jan. 17 here. The officials from Canada, Denmark, …
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Recently I had the opportunity to interview the Deputy Director for Policy at the Armed Services Blood Program, Lieutenant Commander Aaron J. Harding, MSC, U.S. Navy, about the organization and the challenges of collecting blood for the services. Q. Can …
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Dr. Kelly Blasko is a Research Psychologist and Subject Matter Expert for the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2), and the project lead for MilitaryKidsConnect.org. Military children that experience a deployment of a parent often experience the same amount …
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By Maj. Zack Solomon, U.S. Army Public Health Command ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 3, 2011) — In 1974, Bill Bowerman, a co-founder of Nike, created one of the first modern-day running shoes, the “Waffle Trainer,” in an effort to …
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Battlefield corpsmen and medical professionals across the country gained a valuable tool recently, as the Food and Drug Administration approved the first hand-held device to detect life-threatening bleeding in the brain. Research on the unit, called the Infrascanner, was initiated …
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  An advanced lightweight radio that will connect troops on the front lines to the Army’s tactical communications network has completed its operational test. The Joint Tactical Radio System, or JTRS, Rifleman Radio and its Soldier Radio Waveform, known as …
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