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Headlines – January 29, 2016

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News Marines fired commander days before deadly helicopter crash in Hawaii – The Marine Corps helicopter squadron reeling from the recent deaths of 12 colleagues saw its commanding officer removed from his job three days prior to the tragedy because senior officials determined he had failed to keep the unit operating at acceptable standards, Marine…

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News Briefs – January 29, 2016

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Syrian defense chief in Moscow for talks on military ties Syria’s defense chief is visiting Moscow for talks on military cooperation with his nation’s key ally, Russia. The Russian military says Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his Syrian counterpart, Gen. Fahd Jassem al-Freij, have underlined their “shared intention to further boost multi-faceted cooperation” between the…

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Headlines – January 27, 2016

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News Pentagon in open brawl over spending priorities – Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is facing an open revolt in his own ranks.   U.S. military changes how it discloses civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria – As the U.S. military prepares to expand its operations against the Islamic State militant group in Iraq and…

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News Briefs – January 27, 2016

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About 700 immigrant children now staying at N.M. base About 700 immigrant children from Central America are now staying at Holloman Air Force Base. N.M. KOAT-TV reports that the children arrived in Alamogordo Jan. 24. U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter directed Holloman Air Force Base to be the first of three temporary shelters to open…

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Headlines – January 25, 2016

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News Luke AFB: Likely remains of Taiwanese pilot found at site of F-16 crash in Arizona – The Taiwanese pilot of an F-16 Fighting Falcon that crashed in Arizona Jan. 21 has likely been found dead.     Business Sagem Patroller beats out Thales Watchkeeper in French Army drone pick – The French Army and…

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Flight gear adorns crosses for 12 Marines killed in Hawaii

Posted January 25, 2016 by Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, Hawaii — Servicemen draped flight gear on 12 white crosses Jan. 22 to commemorate the Marines who died when two helicopters crashed off the coast of Hawaii during a nighttime training mission. Military members and families gathered for a memorial service at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe after the status…

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Headlines – January 22, 2016

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News Luke Air Force Base: Remains found at site of F-16 crash in Arizona – Human remains have been found at the crash site of an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet that went down Jan 21 in Arizona, according to a Luke Air Force Base statement.   In Singapore, another U.S. Navy LCS sidelined with…

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News Briefs – January 22, 2016

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China publicizes landing drills near Taiwan after elections China has publicized recent live-fire landing exercises along the coast opposite Taiwan, days after the island elected an independence-leaning president. Chinese state broadcaster CCTV’s military channel said Jan. 212 the drills were held recently by the 31st army based in Xiamen, near the Taiwanese-held island of Kinmen….

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Luke F-16 crashes in Arizona

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An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base crashed at approximately 8:45 a.m., Jan. 21 north of Luke AFB in the vicinity of Bagdad, Ariz. Luke AFB officials are working closely with local authorities in a search and rescue operation. Due to the remote location and rugged terrain,…

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Headlines – January 20, 2016

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News Number of U.S. troops deployed to Iraq likely to increase – Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said Tuesday that the number of U.S. troops deployed to Iraq will likely increase, citing the recent success in taking the city of Ramadi back from the Islamic State and a need to train more Iraqi military and…

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