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Headlines – October 19, 2015

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News: U.S., Japanese naval forces stage show of strength – Japan and the United States staged a naval show of strength off Tokyo Bay Oct. 18 as they flashed a pair of powerful, flat-deck warships perhaps just days before the U.S. Navy plans to challenge disputed Chinese claims to territory in the nearby South China…

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Headlines – November 16, 2015

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News: France launches fierce assault on ISIS targets in Syria in coordination with U.S. defense officials – The French statement said the operation, launched from bases in the United Arab Emirates and Jordan, was conducted in coordination with U.S. forces, which have compiled an extensive target list in Raqqa. White House delays plan to close…

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News Briefs – September 24, 2018

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U.S. sanctions China military agency for buying Russian arms A Chinese military agency and its director are facing U.S. sanctions over the purchase of Russian weapons. U.S. government officials say China’s Equipment Development Department and director Li Shangfu violated a 2017 law meant to punish Russia for interfering in U.S. elections and other activities. Administration…

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News Briefs – March 30, 2016

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F-16 crashes in Afghanistan; pilot safely ejects An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing crashed during takeoff March 29 at about 8:30 p.m. local time near Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The pilot safely ejected, was recovered by coalition forces, and is being evaluated by medical personnel at the Craig Joint Theater Hospital…

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News Briefs – March 16, 2016

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Iran says it recovers information from U.S. sailors’ devices Iran has retrieved thousands of pages of information from devices used by U.S. Navy sailors who were briefly detained in January, the country’s state television reported March 15. The report quotes Gen. Ali Razmjou, a naval commander in the powerful Revolutionary Guard, as saying that information…

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News Briefs – August 3, 2016

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China holds live-fire navy drills in East China Sea China’s navy has fired dozens of missiles and torpedoes during exercises in the East China Sea that come amid heightened maritime tensions in the region, underscoring Beijing’s determination to back up its sovereignty claims with force if needed. The live-fire drills that began Aug. 1 follow…

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Headlines – October 24, 2018

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News U.S. military could see big changes if Democrats win control of Congress – In July, as lawmakers were putting the final touches on a $716 billion defense authorization bill for fiscal 2019, members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus unveiled their own plans to severely slash Pentagon spending.   2,100 mostly unarmed Guard troops on…

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Headlines – December 2, 2016

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News California guardsmen and other troops won’t be required to repay bonuses – House and Senate negotiators have agreed not to require thousands of California National Guard troops to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after they signed up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.     Business BAE Systems, DRS Technologies to develop crew-served weapon…

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Headlines – July 28, 2017

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News Marine Corps KC-130Ts grounded until further notice – The Marine Corps has grounded its fleet of KC-130Ts “out of an abundance of caution” following the events of the deadly crash earlier this month, the service has confirmed to Defense News.   Trump says transgender troops can’t serve in the military – Transgender individuals could…

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Headlines – August 10, 2018

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News Democrats demand White House reveal details of outside businessmen’s influence on VA policy – Congressional Democrats are demanding the White House clarify who is leading veterans policy efforts for the administration after a ProPublica investigation found evidence a trio of executives with personal ties to President Donald Trump have been privately influencing department decisions….

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