Trade Deficit In Advanced Technology Products Is Soaring To New Records

Originally published in Manufacturing and Technology News, May 17, 2011 By Charles McMillion, President, MBG Information Services, Washington, D.C. 06/06/2011 - The United States continues to lose production in the global economy, according to the first quarter 2011-trade figures for goods and services released by the Census Bureau on May…

Osprey Maintenance in Afghanistan

05/29/2011: U.S. Marines of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264 (VMM-264) carry out their duties in effort to maintain their MV-22 Ospreys for continued mission readiness to support troops on the ground, Camp Bastion, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, May 24, 2011.VMM-264 carries out a variety of air support missions for the ground…

Osan’s A-10C at full force

06/03/2011 - The last two A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft return to the Korean Peninsula from Exercise COPE TIGER/Balikatan deployment on April 21, 2011. This occasion marks the first time that all A-10C model aircraft assigned to Osan AB ROK have been on the Korean Peninsula at the same time. The…

Maintenance: The Heart Beat of the Logistics

06/02/2011 - Marines with Motor Transportation Maintenance Platoon, Maintenance Company, 2nd Marine Logistics Group (Forward), repair uparmored vehicles for units supporting International Security Assistance Forces Operations throughout Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Credit : 2nd Marine Logistics Group: 4/19/11

Afghan Commandos in Training

05/29/2011 Training of Afghan commandos are part of the effort for Afghan forces to provide security for Afghanistan. [slidepress gallery='commandos-conduct-urban-operation-drill'] Credit: Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Afghanistan Media Operations Center, 1/20/11 In the first photo, Afghan National Army Commandos assigned to 3rd Company, 6th Commando Kandak, conduct squad…

The Light Air Support Contest Heats Up: Congressman West Weighs In

05/29/2011 In a letter sent to Secretary of the USAF Michael Donely, Afghan Vet Congressman Allen West underscored that in his view, the terms of the downselect need to be respected. West calls for the competition to be determined on the non-developmental terms brokered and for the USAF to get…