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Default Air Force Logo Road to housing privatization takes major step forward
The Air Force has recently announced that Actus Lend Lease has been selected as the highest ranked offeror for the Tri-Group military family housing privatization project. Actus Lend Lease and the Air Force will form a Limited Liability Company to modernize Military Family Housing at Los Angeles and Peterson Air Force Bases, as well as construct
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Six satellites were launched into orbit on board a single Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle March 8. This marks the 50th consecutive successful launch by the Air Force since May 1999. (United Launch Alliance photo/Pat Cokery) 
Air Force Achieves Firsts With Atlas V Launch
The first Atlas V rocket used by the Air Force successfully launched six experimental satellites for the Space Development and Test Wing (SDTW) STP-1 mission Thursday evening at 10:10 p.m. EST. A number of other Air Force Space Command organizations, including the Launch and Range Systems Wing at Los Angeles AFB, CA and the 45th Space Wing at
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Chief Master Sgt. Michael Sullivan, Air Force Space Command's Command Chief, shared his thoughts with Airmen on his first visit to LAAFB. 

AFSPC Command Chief ‘Talks the Talk’ on First Visit to Base
Chief Master Sgt. Michael Sullivan, Air Force Space Command's Command Chief, paid his first visit to the Space and Missile Systems Center and Los Angeles Air Force Base, Feb. 28 - March 2 and shared his thoughts. Chief Sullivan defined his position at AFSPC and what he sees as his role, his views on how AFSPC troops are contributing to the Global
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Six satellites were launched into orbit on board a single Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle March 8. This marks the 50th consecutive successful launch by the Air Force since May 1999. (United Launch Alliance photo/Pat Cokery) 
STP-1/Atlas V Team Boast Successful Launch
The Space and Missile Systems Center successfully launched six experimental satellites atop an Atlas V rocket Thursday evening, at 10:10 p.m. thirty-three minutes into the launch window. The noise from the powerful RD-180 engines at T-0 came seconds later as the rocket pushed it self up and away from Pad 41. The mission integration and subsequent
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Default Air Force Logo SMC member nominated for 2006 African American History month award
1st Lt. Cherie Hampton distinguished herself by exceptionally meritorious service while assigned as the J-4 Vehicle Distribution Officer deployed with the Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq, in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM. She was deployed to Iraq from Feb. 23, 2006, to Aug. 19, 2006. In winning the African American History
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Space Shuttle Discovery leaps toward the sky Dec. 9 from Launch Pad 39B at Kennedy Space Center, Fla.  This is Discovery's 33rd mission and the first night launch since 2003.  The shuttle is scheduled to return Dec. 21.  (NASA photo/Jim Grossmann) DoD experiments launch aboard Space Shuttle Discovery
When the Space Shuttle Discovery lifted off Dec. 9, 2006 from launch pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center, Fla., it was carrying 1,350 pounds of Department of Defense payloads. The DoD Space Test Program-sponsored experiments will test a number of new technologies to enhance the United States space capabilities, ultimately giving the edge to
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Default Air Force Logo Advanced Extremely High Frequency Payload Ships to Sunnyvale
The Military Satellite Communications Systems Wing, at the Space and Missile Systems Center announced today that the payload module for the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite was shipped from Northrop Grumman Space Technology Park in Redondo Beach, Calif. and arrived at Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company in Sunnyvale, Calif. The
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Default Air Force Logo Individuals and Teams Win FY 2006 Air Force Space Command Financial Management and Comptroller Awards
Space and Missile Systems Center individuals and teams won six of 19 installation-level awards in the FY 2006 Air Force Space Command Financial Management Annual Awards competition. Each of the following winners will be nominated for Air Force-level awards in the Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller Annual Awards
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CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. -- A Boeing Delta II rocket lifts off from here June 23 carrying a replacement satellite for the Air Force's Global Positioning System into orbit.  The Delta II is a three-stage launch vehicle.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Carleton Bailie) Delta II rocket motor recovered in Thailand
The journey started Nov. 10, 2000, aboard a Delta II rocket carrying a GPS satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station into orbit. The Star-48 rocket motor, which is connected to the satellite until the motor is done firing, completed its mission and began orbiting the Earth. The titanium rocket motor casing reentered Earth's atmosphere Jan.
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Default Air Force Logo SMC Athlete represented Air Force during Inter-Nation Cross-Country Championship
The Air Force sent a team of six women and eight men to represent the United States at the Third Annual Component Command-Air HQ Ramstein Inter-Nation Cross-Country Championship meet from Dec. 6-8 in Poznan, Poland. Six Air Force teams from the United Kingdom, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Poland and the United States all competed in a 5 kilometer
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