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Headlines – August 22, 2016

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News Coalition jets scrambled to defend U.S. forces from Syrian bombing – A U.S.-led coalition sent aircraft into northeastern Syria Aug. 18 in a “very unusual” move to protect American special operation ground forces from attacks by Syrian government jets, a Pentagon official said Aug. 19.     Business Raytheon wins GPS modernization contract –…

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Beale identifies U-2 pilot killed in crash

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The deceased pilot involved in a U-2 Dragon Lady crash on Sept. 20th, 2016, has been identified as Lt. Col. Ira S. Eadie. Eadie was assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, Calif. and was on a training mission with another pilot when the two-seater U-2 crashed.  The other pilot sustained non-life-threatening…

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News Briefs – October 31, 2016

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Air Force applying study of OSU athletes to Special Forces An Air Force laboratory is studying football players and other athletes from Ohio State University in research intended to benefit the players and help researchers understand demands on special forces teams in action. More than 100 wrestlers along with men’s and women’s lacrosse players will…

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NASA remembers American legend John Glenn

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The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of Sen. John Glenn: “Today, the first American to orbit the Earth, NASA astronaut and Ohio Senator John Glenn, passed away. We mourn this tremendous loss for our nation and the world. As one of NASA’s original Mercury 7 astronauts, Glenn’s riveting…

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Headlines – January 20, 2017

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News Pence: NATO mission ‘will go forward’ – Vice President-elect Mike Pence said the mission of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will continue as the incoming administration takes office.   Senate panel approves Mattis for defense post – The Senate Armed Services Committee has overwhelmingly approved President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for defense secretary.  …

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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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Headlines – April 5, 2017

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News Schriver emerges as potential Pentagon policy nominee – Randall Schriver, a George W. Bush-era State Department official with experience in the Pentagon, is a leading candidate to be undersecretary of defense for policy, multiple sources tell Defense News.     Business Boeing pushing new Block III Super Hornet – The U.S. Navy is back…

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News Briefs – May 5, 2017

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IS attack on U.S. convoy kills 8 Afghans, wounds 3 US soldiers A suicide car bomber struck a U.S. military convoy in the Afghan capital May 3, killing at least eight Afghan civilians and wounding three U.S. service members in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior…

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Headlines – June 8, 2017

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News Russian fighter jet ‘dispatched’ to intercept U.S. heavy bomber over Baltic Sea – A Russian fighter jet intercepted a U.S. B-52 bomber over the Baltic Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry told Russian media outlets June 6.   THAAD deployment faces delay due to new environment assessment – South Korea’s defense ministry began preparations for…

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News Briefs – July 14, 2017

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Remains of Vietnam MIA set for Montana arrival More than 48 years after his plane was shot down during the Vietnam War, a Montana man is coming home. The Montana Standard reports Air Force Capt. Robert Edwin Holton of Butte, whose remains were excavated from the crash site earlier this year and recently verified, are…

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