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Police say US Army sergeant shot his wife, then a police officer, before asking investigator to kill him

Police officer Jesse Hempen (left) was shot and wounded, officer Ashley Guindon (centre) shot and killed, and officer David McKeown shot and wounded in the incident at US Army Staff Sergeant Ronald Hamilton’s home in February. A US Army sergeant accused of fatally shooting his wife and a police officer asked an investigator to kill him soon [...]

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SMA Dailey: ‘We must fight and win’

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey told a gathering of U.S. Army Reserve senior leaders they must execute the Army’s core mission of fighting and winning. In order to do that, Dailey said leaders must maintain readiness, look to the future of the Army, and take of Soldiers and [...]

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US Army Ranger leads the way … in UK horse-race betting

US Army Ranger charges to a first-place finish in the horse’s only career race, an April 3 event in Ireland.(Photo: Courtesy of David Betts/Aidan O’Brien Fan Site) An elite force of nature. A hard-charger, faster than his peers, carrying on a legacy of success. An elite force of nature. A hard-charger, faster than his peers, [...]

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Tours of US Coast Guard cutter Thunder Bay

ROCKLAND — This May, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Thunder Bay marks 30 years of service to the nation. The Coast Guard will be offering free public tours of this 140-ft icebreaking tugboat that has served on the rivers of Maine and throughout the Northeast and Great Lakes. On Saturday, May 7, at the Coast [...]

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U.S. Coast Guard bursts runner’s inflatable bubble and rescues him at sea

#BreakingNews: Adventure runner’s voyage ends after he violated a USCG order not to embark on his seagoing journey. pic.twitter.com/FxNUEawySO — USCGSoutheast (@USCGSoutheast) April 24, 2016 The U.S. Coast Guard stopped a man who was attempting to “run” from Florida to Bermuda in an inflatable bubble because it was deemed to be “manifestly unsafe.” The rescue [...]

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News US Coast Guard Rescues a Man Running Across the Ocean in a Giant Bubble (Again)

It looks like a rejected set piece from Wipeout.  And the rejected set piece looks like something Jamie O’Brien would use to willingly send himself over the falls at Pipe. But apparently, to one man, it looked more like a vessel worthy of crossing the high seas. Over the weekend Reza Baluchi left Pompano Beach in [...]

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U.S. Marines change commanders in Italy

Combat Logistics Battalion 2, led by their new commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Randall Jones, took control of the logistical combat duties for the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa from CLB-6 during the ceremony. “We have a lot of hard work ahead, and I expect each Marine and sailor to work to their fullest potential [...]

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4 Marines reunite to recreate photo taken 50 years ago – KABC

Four U.S. Marines gathered around a yellow longboard last weekend to recreate a moment from five decades earlier. They wanted the picture to be as close as possible to one taken together 50 years ago. In 1966, the four U.S. Marines were stationed together in Camp Pendleton, outside San Diego, as the Vietnam War was [...]

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JSDF, US Marines continue earthquake relief efforts

25 Apr 2016 JSDF, U.S. Marines continue earthquake relief efforts By Capt. Jennifer Giles, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan — Two MV-22B Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit completed the fifth day of disaster relief flight operations in support of Joint Task [...]

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A Real US Military Buildup Is Most Unlikely

Regarding Mark Helprin’s “The Candidates Ignore Rising Military Dangers” (op-ed, April 18): Considering the long-term fiscal pressures we are facing and the political gridlock in Washington, an ambitious buildup strategy to Mr. Helprin’s liking seems unfeasible, arguably unaffordable and to some extent unnecessary when one looks at how the Russians, Chinese, North Koreans and Iranians [...]

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