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Headlines – December 10, 2018

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News Marines identify F/A-18 pilot killed in collision off Japanese coast, KC-130 crew still missing – Five Marines onboard a downed KC-130 are still missing following a midair collision between the Hercules aircraft and an F/A-18 fighter off the Japanese coast on Dec. 6.     Business Here’s latest on Lockheed’s massive long-range anti-ballistic missile…

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News Briefs – November 16, 2016

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Navy to more than double training events near Ketchikan The U.S. Navy is planning to more than double the number of training events conducted in the West Behm Canal north of Ketchikan, Alaska. In an agreement signed Oct. 31, the Navy announced it will increase the number of testing events involving vessels at the Southeast…

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News Briefs – April 6, 2018

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Navy adds $57 million to pay for repair of damaged destroyer The U.S. Navy is adding another $57 million to what it’s paying a Mississippi shipyard to repair a destroyer damaged in a June collision that killed seven sailors. The additional contract for repairing the USS Fitzgerald was awarded April 3 to Ingalls Shipbuilding of…

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News Briefs – November 30, 2016

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Pilot dead after Canadian fighter jet crashes A pilot is dead after a Canadian CF-18 fighter jet crashed in western Canada during a training mission. Canadian Forces spokesman Daniel Le Bouthillier confirmed that the pilot died in the Nov. 28 crash. He said the plane was based out of Alberta’s Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake,…

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News Briefs – September 30, 2015

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U.S. military launches strike on Afghan city taken by Taliban The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike on the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that was captured by the Taliban the previous day. U.S. Army Col. Brian Tribus, spokesman for the U.S. and NATO missions in Afghanistan, says the airstrike early Sept….

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News Briefs – December 8, 2017

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Serbia, Bosnia seek to boost ties after war crimes tensions Serbian and Bosnian leaders said Dec. 6 they want to resolve problems left over from their 1990s conflict after tensions soared over the conviction of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic and the death of a Croat ex-general at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal….

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Headlines – December 16, 2015

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News Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will face court-martial for desertion, misbehavior charges – Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been recommended for trial by general court-martial, the Army announced Dec. 14.     Business Boeing announces additional share buybacks – Boeing’s board of directors approved additional share buybacks and increased its dividend, the company announced Dec. 14.  …

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Still no luck in hunt for 12 Marines after Hawaii crashes

Posted January 20, 2016 by Audrey McAvoy and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher

Teams searching the waters off Hawaii where two Marine helicopters crashed have had no luck so far in their hunt for 12 missing crew members. Three of the four life rafts aboard the helicopters have been recovered and efforts were being made to retrieve the fourth. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers said Monday…

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News Briefs – January 19, 2018

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Turkish military plane crashes during training; 3 killed A Turkish Air Force cargo plane crashed in southwest Turkey during a training flight Jan. 17, killing two pilots and a technician on board, the military said. The CN-235 CASA plane disappeared from the radar after taking off from Eskisehir air base, in central Turkey, the military…

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News Briefs – January 21, 2019

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Taiwan holds live-fire exercises following China threats Taiwan is holding live-fire military exercises following extended threats against the island by China. Artillery and assault helicopters fired at targets off the west coast city of Taichung on Jan. 17, while Mirage fighter jets took off amid rainy conditions from the air base at Hsinchu to the…

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