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News Briefs – September 15, 2017

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Remains of missing Vietnam-era soldier identified A northeast Oklahoma soldier’s remains have been identified more than 50 years after the Vietnam War. The Claremore Daily Progress reports that Air Force Col. Ronald Scott’s remains will arrive in Claremore next week. He’ll be honored with a graveside service in Woodlawn Cemetery on Sept. 22. The Defense…

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Headlines – October 18, 2017

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News Raqqa win pulls U.S. deeper into Syria conflict – As U.S.-backed forces take victory laps in the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa, the Pentagon is considering extending its presence deeper into Syria, a move that could bring U.S. troops into contact with pro-regime forces.   McCain says he is on the rocks with…

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U.S. Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued

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Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean Nov. 22, the Navy said. The C-2 “Greyhound” transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles southeast of Okinawa as it was bringing passengers and cargo from Japan to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the…

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Headlines – January 9, 2018

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News Undersea cables the Achilles’ heel in lead-up to new cold war – It’s a little-known twist in the cyber-warfare between nations that carries potentially devastating consequences. At a time when more than 95% of everything that moves on the global Internet passes through just 200 undersea fiber-optic cables, potential adversaries such as the US,…

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News Briefs – February 12, 2018

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U.S. adding air power, intelligence gathering in Afghanistan The U.S. is shifting combat and intelligence-gathering aircraft to Afghanistan as part of an intensified focus on the Taliban, now that the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria is winding down, the commander of coalition air forces in Afghanistan said Feb. 7. Air…

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News Briefs – March 21, 2018

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Pentagon releases names of 7 airmen killed in crash in Iraq The Defense Department has released the names of seven airmen who were killed March 15 when an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in western Iraq. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Those who were killed include Capt. Mark K. Weber, 29, of…

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Headlines – April 20, 2018

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News Trump administration rolls out new rules for weapon, drone sales abroad – The Trump administration has rolled out a new set of policies governing its exports of military equipment abroad, with a focus on the idea that “economic security is national security.”     Business Is incumbent Lockheed Martin the only player in the…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition - May 18, 2018
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Aerotech News Digital Edition – May 18, 2018

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Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review digital edition! We have some great feature stories prepared for your reading enjoyment in this week’s issue. Check out our cover story on the Dream Chaser space plane, which recently wrapped up ground and flight testing conducted by NASA Armstrong at Edwards AFB.

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News Briefs – June 22, 2018

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Appeals court tosses veterans’ lawsuits over burn pits Military veterans who claim that the use of open burn pits during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan caused myriad health problems cannot move forward with dozens of lawsuits against a military contractor, a federal appeals court ruled June 20. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S….

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U.S. receives fallen service members’ remains from North Korea

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker A United Nations Honor Guard member carries remains during a dignified return ceremony at Osan Air Base, South Korea, July 27, 2018. The United Nations Command with support from U.S. Forces Korea repatriated 55 cases of remains of fallen U.S. service members returned by the Democratic People’s…

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