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News Briefs – November 18, 2015

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Canada to increase Iraq trainers, but will remove jets Canada will send more military trainers to Iraq but remains committed to removing its fighter jets from the country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Nov. 17, sticking with his campaign pledges for the region despite the Paris attacks. He added that he stands by his goal…

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Headlines – March 24, 2017

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News Strategic district in southern Afghanistan, Sangin, falls to Taliban – The Taliban captured the strategic district of Sangin in the southern province of Helmand on Thursday, the culmination of a years-long offensive that took the lives of more combatants than any other fight for territory in Afghanistan, according to local officials.     Business…

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News Briefs – May 14, 2018

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California’s National Guard begins Border Patrol training California National Guard troops have started training with the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol to be camera operators, radio dispatchers, intelligence analysts and fill other support roles to free up more agents to patrol the Mexican border. Maj. Kimberly Holman told The Associated Press May 3 that some…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – May 4, 2018

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Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! We hope you enjoy this week’s edition, starting with our look at the 10-year anniversary of the fabled F-117 Nighthawk’s final flight.

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News Briefs – June 13, 2018

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Pilot injured in U.S. F-15 crash off Okinawa, Japan The pilot of a U.S. F-15C fighter jet was hospitalized in serious condition after it crashed June 11 in waters south of Okinawa in southern Japan, the Air Force said. The pilot, who was not identified, ejected and was rescued by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force….

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Headlines – August 5, 2016

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News In rare Pentagon visit, Obama says ISIS is ‘inevitably going to be defeated’ – President Obama made a rare visit to the Pentagon Aug. 4 and said the two-year-old fight against the Islamic State will inexorably lead to victory.     Business Back to the future: Company looks to sell hoverboards to military –…

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Airman killed in T-38 crash

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One pilot is dead, and one was transferred to Val Verde Regional Medical Center when an Air Force T-38 Talon assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, crashed at around 4 p.m., Nov. 20 approximately 14 miles northwest of the base near Spur 454 and U.S. 90 in Del Rio, Texas. Laughlin and local emergency…

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Headlines – February 3, 2016

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News Carter unveils budget details; Pentagon requests $582.7 billion – President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget will request $582.7 billion in funding for the Pentagon, including $71.4 billion for research and development, $7.5 billion to fight the Islamic State group, $8.1 billion for submarines, and $1.8 billion on munitions, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced…

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Headlines – October 17, 2018

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News Who would replace Mattis? – Given Mattis’s popularity with key segments of Trump’s base, the administration will likely set him up for a graceful exit, rather than an embarrassing firing. But a number of names are already being floated as his replacement.   Air Force: Hurricane damage to Tyndall F-22s ‘less than we feared,’…

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News Briefs – October 14, 2015

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Philippines backs U.S. plan to sail ship near Chinese island The Philippines has expressed support for a reported U.S. plan to challenge China’s territorial claims by deploying a Navy ship close to a Chinese-built island in the disputed South China Sea. The Department of Foreign Affairs said Oct. 13 that the U.S. plan of sending…

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