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News Briefs – December 2, 2015

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German Cabinet OKs military mission against IS in Syria The German Cabinet Dec. 1 approved plans to commit up to 1,200 soldiers to support the international coalition fighting against the Islamic State group in Syria. The mandate still requires parliamentary clearance. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition has a huge majority and approval looks assured in…

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News Briefs – May 4, 2016

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Navy boss: Russian jets should stop buzzing U.S. planes, ship Russian jets buzzing a U.S. military ship and planes in the Baltics are escalating tension between the two nations, the chief of naval operations said May 2. “My hope is that we can stop this sort of activity,” Adm. John M. Richardson told reporters at…

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News Briefs – July 24, 2017

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12 U.S. paratroopers hospitalized after night jump in Romania Officials say 12 U.S. paratroopers have been hospitalized after they sustained minor injuries during a nighttime parachute jump in Romania. Brent M. William, a spokesman for the “Atlantic Resolve” military exercises, told Romania’s Agerpres news agency the accident occurred early July 22 at the Campia Turzii…

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News Briefs – January 22, 2018

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U.S. competitive warfighting edge has slipped, says Mattis Countering China’s rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military’s top national security priorities. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says they are even outpacing the threat of terrorism. He said Friday that competition with those adversaries has threatened America’s military advantage around the…

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Two airmen killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan identified

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Air Force photograph Master Sgt. Gregory T. Kuhse, 38, of Kalamazoo, Mich., died Oct. 11, 2015, in a British Puma Mk2 helicopter crash in Kabul, Afghanistan. Two Airmen died Oct. 11 when a British Puma Mk2 helicopter crashed in Kabul, Afghanistan, while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. The Airmen were Maj. Phyllis Pelky and MSgt. Gregory…

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Headlines – February 2, 2018

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News Military test to shoot down dummy missile fails again – The U.S. military carried out an unsuccessful test to shoot down an incoming dummy missile from Hawaii Jan. 31, a U.S. official said, amid heightened concerns about North Korea’s developing missile and nuclear program.   Another U.S. Navy ballistic missile intercept reportedly fails in…

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News Briefs – September 19, 2018

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Air Force: Space Force would cost $13 billion over 5 years Creating a Space Force as a separate military service, as proposed by President Donald Trump, would cost an estimated $12.9 billion in its first five years, according to a detailed Air Force plan for how to go about it. This is the first publicly…

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Two Centcom-based service members die over weekend

Posted July 11, 2018 by Terri Moon Cronk

Members of the Defense Department express condolences for the two U.S. Central Command service members who died during the weekend, Army Col. Rob Manning, director of defense press operations, told reporters this July 9. While supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in the Tarin Kowt district of Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province, Army Cpl. Joseph Maciel of South Gate,…

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Headlines – September 19, 2018

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News North Korea’s Kim agree to inspections in bid to salvage nuclear talks – North Korea said on Sept. 19 it would permanently abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, the latest gesture by leader Kim Jong Un to revive faltering talks with Washington over his country’s nuclear program.    …

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Aerotech News Digital Edition June 1, 2018
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Aerotech News Digital Edition June 1, 2018

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Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! If you’re anything like us, you probably had a tough time choosing which of the excellent Memorial Day observances in the Valley to attend over the holiday weekend.

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