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Headlines – June 19, 2017

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News Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet shoots down Syrian jet after it attacks U.S. allies – A Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian SU-22 June 18, giving the U.S. military its first air-to-air kill since 1999.   Fitzgerald crew’s ‘heroic efforts’ saved their ship from sinking, admiral says – A top Navy admiral acknowledged…

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News Briefs – September 14, 2018

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NATO members concerned about Russia ‘military posturing’ Romania, Turkey and Poland have expressed concern about what they call Russia’s “increasing and visible offensive military posturing,” near NATO borders. The foreign ministers of the three NATO members on the eastern flank issued a statement condemning “the repeated violation of NATO airspace, the continued military buildup in…

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News Briefs – August 30, 2017

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Military confirms 3 soldiers dead In Aug. 15 crash in Hawaii Military officials have declared three soldiers dead after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed off Hawaii during a nighttime training mission earlier this month. The Armed Forces Medical Examiner says 1st Lt. Kathryn Bailey of North Carolina, Staff Sgt. Abigail Milam of Kentucky and Sgt….

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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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Headlines – May 16, 2016

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News Navy SEALs secret medals reveal heroism during past 15 years – Citations for two Navy Crosses and more than 100 Silver Star medals awarded secretly to Navy SEALs and a Marine for “extraordinary heroism” in the last 15 years reflect the fierce battles that have been fought in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to records…

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Headlines – February 29, 2016

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News For third time in a week, SpaceX scrubs mission SES-9 – With only seconds to go to liftoff, SpaceX aborted yet another launch attempt Feb. 28 — the third time it’s called things off since Feb. 24.     Business GaN-based Patriot prototype preps for public debut – Raytheon’s bet on a new radar…

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Headlines – February 24, 2017

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News More U.S. troops may be needed against ISIS in Syria, a top general says – More American troops may be needed in Syria to speed the campaign against the Islamic State, the top United States commander for the Middle East said Feb. 22.     Business How one South African defense company will tackle…

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Headlines – June 20, 2016

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News Iraq, Afghan vets may have their own Agent Orange – While it took nearly three decades for the U.S. government to eventually link Agent Orange, the defoliant used in Vietnam, to cancer, President Obama has pledged quick action to make determinations about the effect of the burn pits on perhaps as many as 60,000…

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Military plane from Cherry Point crashes in Mississippi, at least 16 dead

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A U.S. military plane from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., crashed into a field in rural Mississippi July 10, killing at least 16 people aboard and spreading debris for miles and creating a fiery wreckage, officials said. Leflore County Emergency Management Agency Director Frank Randle told reporters at a late July 10 briefing…

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Headlines – June 1, 2018

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News Why should the U.S. stay in Afghanistan? Here’s what the top commander there said – It’s been two years since Army Gen. John Nicholson assumed command of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.     Business Japan buys radar warning receivers that adapt to new threats – Raytheon has won a U.S. Air Force…

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