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Why military wants to spend billions on new Air Force One

Boeing 747 planes become Air Force One when the commander in chief is aboard. The current planes are getting old, and the Pentagon wants to buy new ones. CBS News’ Mark Albert reports from behind the scenes on how for the first time the military may buy three 747s to replace the current two. Air [...]

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US Air Force Test-Launches 2nd Missile in Week

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, California (AP) — The U.S. Air Force test-launched an unarmed Minuteman 3 missile from California for the second time this week. The missile blasted off at 3:53 a.m. Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the coast northwest of Los Angeles. The Air Force said the missile carried a test re-entry [...]

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Bowe Bergdahl, US Army Sergeant, Charged With Desertion, Misbehavior

The U.S. military has charged Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with one count each of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, officials announced Wednesday afternoon. Bergdahl left his post in Afghanistan before being captured and held captive for five years. In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of [...]

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Cheers, tears for US Army convoy in Europe

(CNN)A convoy of U.S. Army armored vehicles is drawing crowds, cheers and tears as it makes an 1,100-mile journey from the Baltics through Poland and the Czech Republic to Germany. The trek is being made by troops from the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment and is dubbed a “Dragoon Ride” after the unit’s nickname, the [...]

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Army issues troops safety instructions following Islamic State kill list threat

Hillary Clinton wiped email server clean, refuses to turn it over Article source: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/mar/28/army-issues-troops-safety-instructions-following-i/

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Coast Guard cutters to break ice on Kennebec River next week

AUGUSTA — After making little headway on the Penobscot River’s thick ice, U.S. Coast Guard icebreakers will hit the Kennebec River on Wednesday. Hoping to fend off spring flooding, four cutters, including the 140-foot Thunder Bay, are set to break ice from Bath to Gardiner for four days next week, said Lt. David Bourbeau, the [...]

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Capt. William Philip Hewel, 79, prepared, executed 7 US Coast Guard polar …

PortCityDaily.com is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area. Capt. William Philip Hewel Capt. William Philip Hewel, U.S. Coast Guard, Ret., of Wilmington, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was 79. He was born in Nassau County, New York, on July 27, 1935, son of [...]

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U.S. Coast Guard restricts boat access at Oregon Inlet after inspection

Oregon Inlet and the Bonner Bridge (WTKR) Oregon Inlet and the Bonner Bridge (WTKR) Dare County, N.C. – The U.S. Coast Guard announced restricted boat access at Oregon Inlet on Saturday morning. The enforcement of a Regulated Navigation Area, or RNA, is prohibiting the transit of vessels with a draft bigger than two feet move within 100 yards [...]

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LAKE ELSINORE: Marines’ bridge unit departs after weeklong exercise – Press

LAKE ELSINORE: Marines’ bridge unit departs after weeklong exercise Share Pin It More Galleries MISSION COMPLETE What: U.S. Marines successfully assembled and dismantled two different types of bridges in sequence Who: Bridge Company of the 7th Engineer Support Battalion in the 1st Marine Logistics Group, a wing of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force When: Monday [...]

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US Marine Corps urges ‘vigilance’ after online Islamist threat

Washington (AFP) – The US Marine Corps on Sunday urged “vigilance” after a group claiming to be Islamic State hackers published what they said were the names and addresses of 100 military personnel and urged supporters to kill them. The warning came after a group calling itself the Islamic State Hacking Division posted information about [...]

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