This is Tammie Jo Shults from the early 1990s. As one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. military, Tammie Jo Shults, is no stranger to displaying 'nerves of steel." Cool, calm and deliberate, Shults brought her twin-engine Boeing 737 in for an emergency landing after the Southwest jet apparently blew an engine on a flight Tuesday from New York's LaGuardia airport to Dallas. Then she walked the aisles to check on each passenger personally, according to WPVI-TV. (Courtesy of Linda-Maloney, author of ‘Military Fly Moms’)

Southwest Emerg Landing Pilot a Pioneer with ‘Nerves of Steel’

By Doug Stranglin, USA TODAY As one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. military, Tammie Jo Shults, is no stranger to displaying 'nerves of steel." Cool, calm and deliberate, Shults...
Innovative positioning beacon will increase soldier survivability, by transmitting both open and secure signals to alert and notify that a soldier has become isolated, missing, detained or captured.

Orolia to Increase Soldier Survivability with Recovery Devices for US Army

Orolia, a world leader in Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has been awarded a $33,986,800 IDIQ contract through its subsidiary,...
7 inmates are dead and 17 injured after hours of rioting at South Carolina’s Lee Correctional Facility, ‘Was all about territory’ officials say

7 Dead in SC Prison Riot, All About Cellphones & Territory (Multi-Video)

By Meg Kinnard, The Associated Press and ABC News Inmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for about seven hours over territory and money, leaving seven of them dead in the...
Del Rio Border Patrol Sector has begun briefing National Guard personnel deployed for Operation Guardian Support.

National Guard Support Begins for Del Rio Border Patrol Sector (Multi-Video)

Del Rio Border Patrol Sector welcomed initial planning teams from the National Guard who are deployed in support of Operation Guardian Support last week. “The U.S. Border Patrol remains steadfast in our commitment to gain...
Teams participating in the NAILS challenge developed machine learning methods to detect – through brain activity – whether an image that a person was seeing was a task-relevant image or not.

DCS & Army Research Lab Team Win Intl Machine Learning Challenge

A joint effort between the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) and DCS Corporation have won the Neurally Augmented Image Labelling Strategies (NAILS) challenge, at an international machine learning research competition in Tokyo. Dr. Vernon Lawhern,...
In a largely uncontested attack, U.S., British and French forces unleashed 105 missiles on three Syrian chemical weapons facilities early Saturday, leveling at least one building and setting back the country's chemical weapons program "for years," Pentagon officials said. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Syria Conflict Explained: How Did We Get Here? (Learn More, Multi-Videos)

By Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY President Trump announced Friday evening that he ordered precision missile strikes against the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad in a coordinated attack with the United Kingdom and French allies. A U.S. strike will...
Major Med-Eng EOD 10 bomb suit contract win shows confidence in the system's life-saving protection and capabilities and secures highly-skilled manufacturing jobs in New York state for up to five years

Air Force Selects Bomb Suit to Protect its EOD Teams (See Multi-Videos)

Med-Eng®, a brand of The Safariland Group, has been awarded a five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide the United States Air Force (USAF) with the Med-Eng EOD® 10 bomb...

Future USS Indianapolis Christened at Marinette Marine (Learn More, Video)

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team hosted the 17th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) christening ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard on Saturday Ship sponsor Jill Donnelly christened LCS 17, the future USS Indianapolis, in...
AirForce Pilot VigilOX

VigilOX Pilot Breathing Sensors Fly on F-18 & T-45 (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Cobham's VigilOX™ pilot breathing sensor system recently flew three test flights on U.S. Navy F-18 and T-45 aircraft, as acknowledged by Rear Admiral Sara Joyner during the House Armed Services Committee Hearing...
The HC-130J is the only dedicated fixed-wing personnel recovery platform in the Air Force and Air National Guard inventory and supports missions in all-weather and geographic environments, including reaching austere locations. (Courtesy of Lockheed Martin by Thinh Nguyen)

CA Air National Guard Receives HC-130J Combat King II (See in Action)

Lockheed Martin fulfilled delivery of the first HC-130J Combat King II combat search and rescue tanker to the California Air National Guard on April 5th. This HC-130J will be operated by the 129th Rescue...