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News Briefs – December 18, 2015

BAE Systems lays off 160 workers at Norfolk shipyard BAE Systems has laid off 160 workers at its Norfolk, Va., shipyard in the second round...

Norwegian F-35 flies for first time under Norwegian command

Air Force photograph by A1C Ridge ShanRoyal Norwegian Air Force Maj. Morten Hanche, a 62nd Fighter Squadron F-35 Lightning II student pilot, makes...

Headlines – December 16, 2015

News Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will face court-martial for desertion, misbehavior charges - Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been recommended for trial by general court-martial, the Army announced...

News Briefs – December 16, 2015

Tensions test U.S.-Thai relations as strategic talks resume The U.S. this week holds its first formal strategic dialogue with ally Thailand since a military coup. The...

Headlines – December 14, 2015

News Navy's newest ship breaks down, limps into port - The littoral combat ship Milwaukee, the Navy's newest ship, broke down Dec. 11 and had to...

News Briefs – December 14, 2015

Maine shipyard union approves four-year, no-raise contract The largest union at Maine's Bath Iron Works in Augusta, Maine, has approved a four-year contract that contains...

Headlines – December 11, 2015

News Pentagon seeks string of overseas bases to contain ISIS - As American intelligence agencies grapple with the expansion of the Islamic State beyond its headquarters...

News Briefs – December 11, 2015

U.S. ready to do more to help retake Ramadi Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the U.S. is prepared to assist the Iraqi army with more...

States throw money at military bases to keep them open

States with large military bases are filling what is traditionally the federal government's role by picking up the tab for construction and repairs, saying...

Headlines – December 9, 2015

News Carter launches review of law that has defined military careers for decades - Defense Secretary Ash Carter has launched a review of the landmark 1986...