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Northrop Grumman to build additional Fire Scouts to meet U.S. Navy’s needs

Northrop Grumman) is set to build 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters for the U. S. Navy, giving maritime commanders persistent, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

Army photograph by T. Anthony Bell Defense

Obama thanks troops, pledges country will honor debt to those who serve

President Barack Obama thanked service members at Fort Lee, Va., Sept. 28, and said the nation will honor its debts to those who serve.

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Carter: 600 troops to deploy to enable Iraqis to retake Mosul from ISIL

About 600 American troops will be deployed to Iraq to further enable local security forces as they prepare to retake the key Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Sept. 28.

Army photograph by Jeff Sisto Veterans

Gold Star Mother discusses her son’s suicide, stigma

Lynn Patton, a Gold Star Mother, spoke to the Natick Soldier Systems Center workforce, Sept. 23, 2016, about the suicide death of her son, Sgt. Matthew Patton.

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Seventh annual Naval Engagement Activity begins in Da Nang

The U.S. Navy and the Vietnam People's navy kicked off the 7th annual Naval Engagement Activity Vietnam with a welcome ceremony at Tien Sa Port in Da Nang, Sept. 28.


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Headlines – September 30, 2016

Posted  September 30, 2016

News U.S. sending 615 new forces to Iraq – The Pentagon is sending the troops to help bolster local forces as they prepare to invade the Islamic State group’s stronghold in Mosul.   Budget deal avoids government shutdown, finalizes next year’s VA budget – Congress averted a government shutdown with a rushed budget deal that…

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News Briefs – September 30, 2016

Posted  September 30, 2016

Russian military says it’s ready to talk to US about Aleppo The Russian military said Sept. 28 it’s ready to resume contacts with its U.S. counterparts over the situation in Syria, even as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry threatened to cut all cooperation with Moscow on Syria unless an onslaught on Aleppo ends. Lt….

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Northrop Grumman to build additional Fire Scouts to meet U.S. Navy’s needs

Posted  September 30, 2016

Northrop Grumman) is set to build 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters for the U. S. Navy, giving maritime commanders persistent, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

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Army photograph by T. Anthony Bell
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Obama thanks troops, pledges country will honor debt to those who serve

Posted  September 30, 2016

President Barack Obama thanked service members at Fort Lee, Va., Sept. 28, and said the nation will honor its debts to those who serve.

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Japan Airlines extends Boeing parts solutions agreement 10 years

Posted  September 30, 2016

Boeing announced Sept. 28 an agreement with Japan Airlines to extend its partnership with the company to provide spare parts solutions for another 10 years. The renewed Japan Airlines agreement for Boeing’s GoldCare Expendables, formerly Integrated Materials Management, is an expendable parts service solution that builds on more than a decade of success. The partnership…

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