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Headlines – August 11, 2017

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News Navy fighter aircraft crashes near Key West – A Navy F-5N Tiger II tactical fighter aircraft from Fighter Composite Squadron 111 crashed into the ocean about 20 nautical miles southeast of Naval Air Station Key West Aug. 9, according to a press release from Naval Air Force Reserve Public Affairs.     Business Turkey…

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News Briefs – October 28, 2015

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Officials: Navy pilot who buzzed Berkeley broke no rules The Navy has determined a military jet pilot who zoomed close over Berkeley in January, alarming many residents, broke no federal rules. Officials said Oct. 26 that the Jan. 27 flyover complied with all Federal Aviation Administration rules and Navy safety regulations. The Los Angeles Times…

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News Briefs – April 2, 2018

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Queen Elizabeth praises Royal Air Force on 100th anniversary Queen Elizabeth II has sent congratulations to Britain’s Royal Air Force on the 100th anniversary of its founding. The queen’s message was read at a breakfast reception held April 1 at a central London building that served as the RAF’s first headquarters. The Royal Air Force…

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Headlines – March 22, 2017

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News Taiwan announces plan to build own submarines – Taiwan will build its own submarines to get around Beijing’s efforts to prevent it from purchasing such craft from overseas and ensure an adequate defense against Chinese threats, President Tsai Ing-wen said March 21.   Xi Jinping urges two-state Palestinian solution in talks with Israeli PM…

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President Trump unveils new Afghanistan, South Asia strategy

Posted August 23, 2017 by Jim Garamone

President Donald J. Trump Aug. 21 unveiled an expansive new strategy for South Asia aimed at bolstering American security. The new strategy encompasses Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, the Central Asian nations and extends into Southeast Asia. He stressed the strategy will not have artificial timelines built into it. Trump spoke before a crowd of hundreds of…

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Headlines – January 11, 2016

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News U.S. B-52 flight ups ante in nuclear weapons dispute with North Korea – A powerful U.S. B-52 bomber flew low over South Korea Jan. 10, a clear show of force from the United States as a Cold War-style standoff deepened between its ally Seoul and North Korea following Pyongyang’s fourth nuclear test.    …

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Headlines – June 25, 2018

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News Trump declares North Korea still poses ‘extraordinary threat’ – President Donald Trump declared June 22 that North Korea still poses an “extraordinary threat” to the United States.     Business Countries where F-35 sales are taking off – Since the first F-35 rolled off Lockheed Martin’s production line in 2006, the fifth-generation multirole stealth…

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News Briefs – November 11, 2015

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Military identifies remains of seven Pearl Harbor ‘unknowns’ The remains of seven crew members missing since the USS Oklahoma capsized in the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor have been identified, the military said Nov. 9. The names of the servicemen identified using dental records will be released after their families have been notified. In June,…

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Headlines – July 11, 2018

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News Hacker caught selling maintenance manuals for military drones – A poorly configured router allowed the theft of drone manuals, a list of maintainers, material on the Abrams tank, and more.   Judges toss Trump war powers case, citing passage of time after near nine-month wait to rule – A former Army captain’s lawsuit challenging…

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Headlines – November 22, 2017

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News Air Force: Afghanistan airstrikes spike while anti-ISIS bombings decrease – The number of weapons released in Afghanistan hit its highest monthly point in nearly seven years in October, and the total number of weapons released this year is on track to nearly triple over 2016.   Military recovers additional remains from Niger ambush –…

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