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115th Fighter Wing/Staff Sgt. Cameron LewisAir National Guard, Air Force, National Guard, guardsmen

One National Guard unit’s idea to improve efficiency: spend less time filling out forms

A Virginia National Guard thinks it’s found a way to save the Air Force hundreds of thousands of man hours each year just by auto-filling a single form.

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F-35 Lightning II Aircraft assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing, Burlington Air National Guard Base, prepare for takeoff, April 13, 2022, in Burlington, Vt. The first overseas deployment of the Vermont Air National Guard's F-35 fighter jets will have the pilots and their aircraft patrolling the skies of Europe during one of the most tense periods in recent history. More than 200 Vermont air guard personnel, their equipment and eight F-35s are now in Europe. (Staff Sgt. Cameron Lewis/U.S. Air National Guard via AP)

Air Force awards largest ever military construction contract for F-35 facilities at Tyndall

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Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency . DARPA and the U.S. Air Force (USAF) today announced successful completion of captive carry tests of two variants of the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) and are ready to proceed to first free-flight testing within the calendar year

DARPA is hard at work on the next generation of hypersonics

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The Air Force contemplates its next moves in digital transformation

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This tiny vendor got a big Air Force contract, and defied the odds

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Nowhere safe to hide: What online harassment is doing to service members and the military

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Navy has a bridge all the way to Great Britain, figuratively speaking

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Will the Air Force continue with its chief architect experiment? Kendall says maybe more is needed

Preston Dunlap announced his resignation on Monday.

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The Air Force launches two new cybersecurity courses available across the Defense Department

Two new cybersecurity courses developed by the Air Force are available to anyone in the Defense Department.

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Air Force pilot shortage may take decades to fix, but service is making headway

It may take 20 years or more before the Air Force has its pilot shortage situation back to where it is breaking even.

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