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Five missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found

Posted August 18, 2017 by Audrey McAvoy

HONOLULU–A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii Aug. 16 for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training with it lost visual and radio contact about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Col. Curtis Kellogg, a spokesman for…

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Headlines – September 13, 2017

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News Navy’s nuclear fleet shipyards in bad shape, report finds – Despite the Navy’s plans to improve its public shipyards, the four facilities and their equipment remain in “poor condition,” featuring drydocks that are more than 100 years old and other shortcomings that will take decades to fix, according to a government watchdog report released…

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Headlines – October 16, 2017

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News Iraqi Forces Begin Assault Near Kurdish-Held City of Kirkuk – Iraqi state television said early Oct. 16 that Iraqi forces had begun an operation to seize the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk and its surrounding oil fields, despite weeks of urgent efforts by the United States to keep tensions between its allies from boiling over…

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Headlines – November 20, 2017

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News U.S. pursues quiet troop buildup in Somalia – The number of U.S. military forces in Somalia has more than doubled this year to more than 500 people as the Pentagon has quietly posted hundreds of additional special operations personnel to advise local forces in pockets of Islamic militants around the country, according to current…

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Downed C-2A Greyhound located in Philippine Sea

Posted January 9, 2018 by

Navy photograph by PO2 Kenneth Abbate A C-2A Greyhound assigned the “Providers” of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The Greyhound held the cremains of Julius H. Frey and wife, Jerry A. Frey. The cremains are scheduled for a burial-at-sea aboard…

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News Briefs – February 9, 2018

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Myanmar’s place at U.S. military drills in Asia draws ire U.S. lawmakers are demanding Myanmar’s exclusion from U.S.-led military exercises in neighboring Thailand next week amid pressure for more American sanctions in response to atrocities against Rohingya Muslims. Myanmar’s planned participation in the Cobra Gold exercise, which starts Feb. 13, comes as its security forces…

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News Briefs – March 19, 2018

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Pentagon: No survivors in American helicopter crash in Iraq All seven service members aboard a U.S. helicopter that crashed in Iraq were killed, the Pentagon said March 16 in a written statement. The aircraft crashed in western Iraq a day earlier, said the officials, who insisted on speaking anonymously to release details of the crash…

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Headlines – April 18, 2018

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News U.S. senators introduce new war authorization with no expiration date – President Donald Trump would get broad authority to use force against terrorist groups, with no expiration date, under a new bipartisan proposal unveiled in the U.S. Senate April 16.     Business Pentagon cited Boeing over quality concerns going back years – Boeing…

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News Briefs – May 16, 2018

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Pearl Harbor sailor remains returned to Missouri, buried The remains of a U.S. Navy sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii have been returned to Missouri to be buried with full military honors. Clifford George Goodwin had been resting in a common grave at the National Cemetery of the Pacific in Hawaii…

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Headlines – June 18, 2018

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News Russia warns of consequences following Norway’s call for more Marines – Russia issued threats following Norway’s decision to invite several hundred more Marines to the Arctic country for training.   Report: South Korea military exercises ‘suspended indefinitely’ – Major U.S. military exercises with South Korea have been ‘suspended indefinitely,’ Agence France Presse reported June…

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