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U.S. Air Force tests first All-Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Fleet in the Nation

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AEHF Team Wins David Packard Award

Wingman Day Provides the Tools to Build Resiliency

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GPS IIF-8 Successfully Launched from Cape Canaveral AFS

GPS IIF-8 Rolls Out to Launch Pad

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Essay winners consider future space, cyber challenges

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GPS IIF-8 Successfully Launched from Cape Canaveral AFS

X-37B ORBITAL TEST VEHICLE-3 LANDS AT VANDENBERG AFB

SBSS flies past 4th anniversary

Air Force Traffic Now Flowing through JRSS in San Antonio

Airmen train for ‘new wild, wild west’ in cyber domain

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November 16, 1944
In the largest air and ground cooperation to date, more than 4,000 allied planes, with 750 fighter escorts, dropped over 10,000 tons of bombs in front of the 1st and 9th Armies to prepare for a ground attack.

November 16, 1956
The 98th Air Refueling Squadron at Lincoln AFB, Neb., received the last production KC-97, a G-model.

November 16, 1956
Secretary of Defense Charles E. Wilson transferred the northern part of Camp Cooke, Calif., from the Army to the U.S. Air Force to set up a training site for Thor, Atlas and Titan missiles.

November 16, 1959
At the White Sands Missile Range, N.M., Capt. Joseph W. Kittinger, Jr. set three unofficial records by taking an open-gondola balloon to 76,400 feet. From there, he parachuted back to earth. This jump included a 64,000-foot free fall, the longest to date, that lasted two minutes, 58 seconds.

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