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Army IDs 4 soldiers killed in Fort Hood helicopter crash

FORT HOOD, Texas — The Army has released the identities of four crew members who were killed when their helicopter crashed during a routine training exercise at Fort Hood in Texas. The Black Hawk went down about 6 p.m. Monday in the northeast portion of the sprawling military post about 60 miles north of Austin. [...]

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Accused U.S. Army hacker: I had no problem fleeing Australia while under …

A teenager accused of hacking Microsoft and the U.S. Army managed to flee his native Australia earlier this year despite being at the center of cyber investigations worldwide — a trek he said was so easy it was “scary.” Dylan Wheeler, 19, had been already ordered to surrender his passport when he decided to leave [...]

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U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Complete Missions in Time for Thanksgiving

Two U.S. Coast Guard cutters returned home to Alameda this week in time to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family, coast guard officials said. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche returned home Sunday after a deployment of 106 days that ranged from Southern California to Barrow, Alaska, on the Arctic Ocean, coast guard officials said. The crew [...]

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Coast Guard find body off coast of Puerto Rico believed to be missing Chilean man

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) –  The U.S. Coast Guard has found a body floating off Puerto Rico’s northwest coast that officials believe to be a Chilean man reported missing from a cargo vessel traveling through the region. The body was dressed in a uniform belonging to the Chilean-flagged Berkay N and was found near [...]

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US Coast Guard finds body off Puerto Rico believed to be Chilean man missing …

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –  The U.S. Coast Guard has found a body floating off Puerto Rico’s northwest coast that officials believe to be a Chilean man reported missing from a cargo vessel traveling through the region. The body was dressed in a uniform belonging to the Chilean-flagged Berkay N and was found near where [...]

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LETTER: Commander in chief should support US Marines

Since 1775 America has relied on its Marine Corps as its greatest crisis response force. Marines have been prepared to fight in “every clime and place.” In the aftermath of the attacks in Paris, voters must look to both the Marine Corps and the candidate who would best serve them as commander in chief. With [...]

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US Marines get hands on with new mortar system

12 Nov 2015 U.S. Marines get hands on with new mortar system By Sgt. Owen Kimbrel, I Marine Expeditionary Force U.S. Marines with Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force–Crisis Response–Central Command, rush with their weapons system as they conduct live-fire training on the new M252A2 81mm mortar system [...]

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UPDATE 2-US Marines award amphibious vehicle deal to BAE, SAIC

(Adds comments from BAE and SAIC in third and fourth paragraph) By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON Nov 24 The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) and BAE Systems PLC contracts for the first phase prototypes of a wheeled amphibious combat, the Pentagon announced on Tuesday. SAIC was awarded a contract for more than [...]

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Islamic State defections mount as death toll rises, US official says

Two Islamic State fighters captured near Sinjar, Iraq.(Photo: Getty Images) WASHINGTON — Defections of Islamic State fighters — a closely watched measure by officials of U.S.-led coalition — have begun to thin the ranks of the militants in Iraq in the last month, intelligence reports and drone footage show. Wholesale defections, sparsely manned checkpoints and elite foreign fighters pressed [...]

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What is the Status of US Military Power?

Heritage Foundation | 2016 Index of U.S. Military Strength A?merica is a global power with global interests. Its military is meant first and foremost to ?defend America from attack. Beyond that, it is meant to protect Americans abroad, allies, and the freedom to use international sea, air, and space while retaining the ability to engage [...]

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