Some 60 Air Force Reservists “deployed” to Ft. McCoy, Wis., to participate in the National Guard’s Patriot 06 exercise—which ends today—using the opportunity to get their every 40 months recertification to operate an emergency medical support system, otherwise known as EMEDS. Helping train the Reserve medics are Air National Guard medics from Michigan and active duty medics from Texas. Participants say the airmen of the three Air Force components are indistinguishable.
The White House announced its United States Space Priorities Framework in a document released concurrently with Vice President Kamala Harris' first National Space Council meeting. Listed among five U.S. priorities is to “defend its national security interests from the growing scope and scale of space and counterspace threats.”