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Lockheed-Built Military Weather Satellite Set to Launch; Sue Stretch Comments

A Lockheed Martin satellite built for the U.S. Air Force‘s Defense Meteorological Satellite Program is scheduled to launch on Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Lockheed said Wednesday that military forecasters use DMSP satellites to monitor global weather systems and gather atmospheric, oceanic, terrestrial and space environment data for deployed …

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Paul Selva Nominated to Lead Transportation Command

U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul Selva has been nominated by President Barack Obama to lead Transportation Command, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes that if confirmed, Selva would succeed Gen. William Fraser II, who has served as Transcom commander since October 2011. Selva currently serves as head of Air Mobility …

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