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News Briefs – November 17, 2017

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UN votes to add 900 peacekeepers in Central African Republic The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution increasing the U.N. peacekeeping force in the conflict-torn Central African Republic to a total of 11,650 military personnel. The addition of 900 soldiers comes as the impoverished Central African Republic, known as CAR, faces rising communal…

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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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News Briefs – September 9, 2016

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Navy crash at NAS Meridian Naval Air Station Meridian, Miss., reported a T-45C Goshawk jet aircraft assigned to Training Air Wing 1 crashed Sept. 7 at approximately 1:15 p.m., CDT, while conducting a training flight. The student and instructor pilot were able to eject safely near the airfield aboard NAS Meridian. NAS first responders have…

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Headlines – October 9, 2017

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News Mattis warns DOD against leaks in new memo – Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued a new warning Oct. 5 to all military and Defense Department civilian personnel against information leaks, and directed personnel to report suspected leaks, guidance that government transparency advocates said would have a chilling effect on the public’s right to know….

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Headlines – July 11, 2018

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News Hacker caught selling maintenance manuals for military drones – A poorly configured router allowed the theft of drone manuals, a list of maintainers, material on the Abrams tank, and more.   Judges toss Trump war powers case, citing passage of time after near nine-month wait to rule – A former Army captain’s lawsuit challenging…

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Headlines – August 1, 2016

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News The next president’s military: Here’s a comparison of the candidates’ priorities – Troops and veterans voting in the presidential election this fall won’t just be picking their choice for commander in chief, they’ll also be choosing which political party sets the agenda on military issues for the next four years.     Business BAE:…

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News Briefs – November 2, 2016

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Turkey deploys tanks, military vehicles to border with Iraq Turkey’s defense minister said Nov. 1 his country is making preparations for “all kinds of possibilities” after the military began deploying tanks and other vehicles to the border with Iraq. Fikri Isik said the deployment is in response to “important developments in our region,” including events…

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Headlines – July 29, 2016

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News Is this the end of the Jumbo Jet? – For decades it was the largest passenger aircraft in the skies, earning it the affectionate nickname of the Jumbo Jet.     Space The voices of the cosmos – The universe is full of supermassive black holes that send out powerful X-rays over a scale…

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News Briefs – March 1, 2017

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Putin says Russia could close military base in Kyrgyzstan President Vladimir Putin says Russia will close its military base in Kyrgyzstan if the government of the Central Asian nation asks it to. Putin was speaking Feb. 28 in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, as part of a Central Asian tour. The Kyrgyz president said in December…

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Headlines – May 20, 2016

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News China demands halt to U.S. intelligence – China is telling the United States military to stop gathering intelligence along China’s coast after an incident involving aircraft from the two countries.     Business Boeing disputes Denmark’s F-35 evaluation – Boeing is challenging the Danish government’s recommendation that Denmark select Lockheed Martin’s F-35 for its…

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