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U.S. Marine to face trial in military court after vanishing from unit

Alex Wong/Getty Images U.S. Marine Corporal Wassef Ali Hassoun, who went missing in Iraq and turned up safe in Lebanon three weeks later. A U.S. Marine who vanished from his unit in Iraq and later wound up in Lebanon for eight years will face trial in military court on desertion and other charges, the military [...]

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U.S. Marines take first place in international shooting competition

HIGHTOWN , England, Sept. 28 (UPI) – The United States Marine Corps Shooting Team took first place in a combat shooting skills competition in England, beating challengers from across Europe, the Marine Corps says. The Royal Marine Operational Shooting Competition took place at Altcar Ranges near Hightown, England between Sept. 8-18, and included representatives from [...]

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WND Exclusive: Russia threatens to retaliate against US military

Text smaller Text bigger Russian Air Force Sukhoi Su-34 TEL AVIV – Russia has delivered a behind-the-scenes threat to retaliate if airstrikes carried out by the U.S. or its allies target the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Middle Eastern security officials told WND. The security officials said Russia complained Sunday in quiet talks with [...]

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US and Philippines Hold Joint Military Exercises

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The Pentagon Will Allow Undocumented Immigrants to Join the US Military

The Pentagon made a surprise announcement on Thursday to let undocumented immigrants serve in the United States military — but few of them are likely to get into the armed forces under the new policy, experts told VICE News. As a result, everyone from immigration advocates to Republican congressmen are pissed off. “I don’t think [...]

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The US Navy May Battle Deadly Naval Mines With Quadcopter Drones

Naval mines are the proverbial red-headed stepchild of the naval warfare community. Generally neglected, sometimes abused, and seldom given any attention, they’re a problem nobody wants to talk about. But they’re also a problem that won’t go away. Generally speaking, naval mines function like their landlubber cousins. Except instead of being smallish things buried under some dirt that [...]

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WATCH: U.S. Navy Ships Aid in Airstrikes Against ISIL

The Maritime Executive | 3200 S. Andrews Ave., Suite 100, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 | P: 954-848-9955 © Copyright 2014. All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy Article source: http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/WATCH-US-Navy-Ships-Aid-in-Airstrikes-Against-ISIL-in-Syria-2014-09-23

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US Navy leads strikes in Syria

The opening week of the U.S. strikes against militants in Syria was the service’s biggest salvo since 2011’s Operation Odyssey Dawn against the Libyan regime. The Navy shot 47 Tomahawks from the cruiser Philippine Sea in the northern Persian Gulf and the destroyer Arleigh Burke in the Red Sea. The carrier George H.W. Bush also [...]

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US military releases new video of ISIS strikes near Kobani

By MORGAN WHITAKER United States Central Command (Centcom) released a new video showing footage of the coalition attack on Islamic State fighters in the midst of attack on the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani Saturday afternoon. In the video posted to YouTube, an airstrike effectively wipes out an Islamic State controlled compound near Kobani. Saturday’s [...]

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US military battles to halt spread of Ebola virus in West Africa

U.S. military personnel have begun constructing tent hospitals and other facilities to help fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, though experts warn that they may be too late to prevent the outbreak from killing thousands more.  The Wall Street Journal reports that troops from the Navy’s 133rd Mobile Construction Battalion began building the first [...]

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