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Carter expresses regret for loss of six U.S. troops

Posted December 23, 2015 by

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has expressed his deep regret over the loss of six U.S. service members killed in a vehicle bomb attack outside Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, Dec. 21. “We are still learning all of the details, but two other service members and a U.S. contractor were also injured,” Carter said in a statement…

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News Briefs – February 2, 2018

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19th Air Force commander directs T-6 operational pause The 19th Air Force commander has issued an operational pause for all T-6 Texan II operations to ensure aircrew safety after a cluster of unexplained physiological events occurred at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., Vance AFB, Okla., and Sheppard AFB, Texas, within the last week. Maj. Gen….

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Headlines – June 10, 2016

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News Air Force probing crash of Reaper drone in Nevada desert – The U.S. Air Force is investigating the crash of an unmanned drone aircraft during a training mission this week in the Nevada desert north of Las Vegas.   F-16s that crashed over Georgia high-tech, but built in 1993 – The pilots at the…

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Headlines – March 1, 2017

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News In address to Congress, Trump promises a mightier military, money for vets – President Donald Trump promised to rebuild the military, boost veterans spending, defeat the Islamic State and force European allies to pay more for defense, all part of his wide-ranging address to Congress Feb. 28.     Business Australian Army conducts flights…

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News Briefs – July 18, 2018

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Massive turbine must be replaced on USS Michael Monsoor The second of three stealthy destroyers is going to have one of its massive turbines replaced. Rear Adm. William Galinis tells the U.S. Naval Institute that a Roll Royce turbine must be replaced before Michael Monsoor can travel to San Diego. Galinis said testing indicates turbine…

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Navy fighter pilot ejects safely as plane crashes in Nevada

Posted January 13, 2016 by

FALLON, Nev.–A U.S. Navy fighter pilot safely ejected before a plane crashed in northern Nevada during a training mission in a remote mountain area about 90 miles east of Reno. Officials at the Naval Air Station in Fallon said Jan. 12 rescue crews safely recovered the pilot after the FA-18A Hornet went down about 8:30…

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News Briefs – July 11, 2018

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China paper denounces U.S. Navy ships’ Taiwan Strait passage A ruling Chinese Communist Party newspaper is denouncing the passage of a pair of U.S. Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait as a “psychological game,” as the two sides square up over trade and relations with self-governing Taiwan. The Global Times said in an editorial July…

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News Briefs – February 25, 2019

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Pakistan PM authorizes military response if India attacks Pakistan’s prime minister on Feb. 21 authorized the armed forces to “respond decisively and comprehensively to any aggression or misadventure” by neighboring India, as tensions soared between the nuclear-armed rivals. India has vowed a “jaw-breaking response” to a suicide bombing in the disputed Kashmir region last week…

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News Briefs – February 27, 2019

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Seven U.S. troops injured in van crash in Poland U.S. officials in southwestern Poland say that seven U.S. troops were injured, two of them, seriously when their van veered off the road and rolled over. A police spokeswoman in Zagan, Anna Kublik-Rosciszewska, said the crash took place the afternoon of Feb. 24 near Trzebien, on…

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The AV Wall will be on display at the Palmdale Amphiteater Nov. 8-13.
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Aerotech News Digital Edition – November 2, 2018

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Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – Digital Edition November 2, 2018 Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! As we look forward to the coming week’s Veterans Day observances here in Aerospace Valley, we take time to…

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