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Altus, McConnell selected to receive KC-46A Pegasus aircraft

Altus, McConnell selected to receive KC-46A Pegasus aircraft

U.S. Air Force officials announced today Altus Air Force Base, Okla., as the Air Force’s KC-46A Pegasus formal training unit and McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., as the first active duty-led Pegasus main operating base.

“The KC-46A Pegasus aerial tanker remains one of our top three acquisition priorities. Making a final basing decision is an important step in recapitalizing the tanker fleet,” said…

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Call with Egyptian Minister of Defense Col. General Sedki Sobhy

Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Call with Egyptian Minister of Defense Col. General Sedki Sobhy

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby provided the following readout:

Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke this afternoon with Egyptian Minister of Defense Colonel General Sedki Sobhy to inform him that Secretary Kerry will soon certify to Congress that Egypt is sustaining the strategic relationship with the United States and is meeting its obligations under the 1979 Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty.…

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FALLEN HEROES (Law Enforcement) - Deputy Sheriff Heath Kelly

FALLEN HEROES (Law Enforcement) – Deputy Sheriff Heath Kelly

Deputy Sheriff Heath Kelly was killed in an automobile crash while responding to a call. Deputy Kelly is the first law enforcement fatality from the State of Alabama in 2014.

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Saker Falcon 2014
General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Air Force announced the following assignments:

Maj. Gen. Howard B. Baker Sr., commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Air Force Materiel Command, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to director, logistics and sustainment, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Maj. Gen. Terrence A. Feehan, vice commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air…

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Flag Officer Assignments

The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignments:

Rear Adm. David J. Gale, assigned as program executive officer for ships, Washington Navy Yard, D.C. Gale is currently serving as deputy commander for surface warfare, SEA-21, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C.

Rear Adm. David H. Lewis, assigned…

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Command Senior Enlisted Leader Assignment

Command Senior Enlisted Leader Assignment

U.S. Central Command announced the following assignment:

Army Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher K. Greca, currently assigned to U.S. Army Forces Command, selected as the command senior enlisted leader, U.S. Central Command, Tampa, Fla.

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Department of Defense Announces Winners of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards

Department of Defense Announces Winners of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards

The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced the winners of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards. Each year, since 1962, the department has honored individuals, teams, and installations for their outstanding achievements in environmental performance. For more information on the DoD environmental awards program, please visit: http://www.denix.osd.mil/awards/FY13SECDEF.cfm.

Over the…

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United States, Japan, Republic of Korea Defense Trilateral Talks Joint Statement

United States, Japan, Republic of Korea Defense Trilateral Talks Joint Statement

The United States, Japan, and the Republic of Korea held a productive, substantial meeting in Washington, D.C., April 17-18, to promote trilateral defense cooperation.

The meeting grew out of the trilateral summit hosted by President Barack Obama in The Hague on March 25.

The United States, Japan, and Republic of Korea reaffirmed that they will not accept North Korea as a nuclear-armed state and…

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Flag Officer Assignment

The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignment:

Navy Capt. Brent W. Scott, selected for the rank of rear admiral (lower half), assigned as chaplain of the Marine Corps/deputy chief of chaplains/deputy director of religious ministries, N097B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Scott is currently serving as…

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