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PHOTOS: Hikind Honors U.S. Coast Guard Volunteer Jack …

PHOTOS: Hikind Honors U.S. Coast Guard Volunteer Jack Rosenberg One Year After Cresskill Plane Crash (Monday, August 29th, 2016 05:00 PM) Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) honored U.S. Coast Guard volunteer Jack Rosenberg Sunday at the Miracle of Cresskill picnic for his heroic efforts in landing a plane at Reagan Field one year ago. Jack Rosenberg [...]

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US Coast Guard wants people to know fake rescue calls are no…

(WDIV) — When someone has an emergency on the water, they should call out “Mayday” on his or her maritime radio. Mayday is the international hailing in distress signal and should only be used in dire emergencies, but the U.S. Coast Guard says others are using it for all the wrong reasons. Unfortunately, when a [...]

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Bulgaria, U.S. Marines demonstrate NATO logistics integration > The …

NOVO SELO TRAINING AREA, Bulgaria — Marines alongside Bulgarian counterparts loaded heavy equipment onto the Bulgarian rail system, here, for transport to Tbilisi, Georgia, for an upcoming regional exercise.  The Marines and Bulgarian rail workers successfully loaded tanks, Humvees, seven-ton vehicles, amphibious assault vehicles and artillery cannons onto the train for Exercise Agile Spirit 2016. [...]

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The US Marines have a long history in Libya

“Fixed wing support can come from land, but quite distant in Libya’s case whereas amphib- or carrier-based air can generate more sorties in a given period of time,” he said. The Marines are able to project power quickly using Marine Air-Ground Task Forces, which are made up of a command element, logistics combat element, aviation [...]

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US Marines are training with Eastern European allies to stop a ground invasion

U.S. Marines and troops from five Eastern European nations will train to band together to stop an enemy’s tank invasion as tensions in that part of the world mount over increasingly aggressive behavior from Russia.  About 300 Marines are headed to Georgia where they’ll join troops from Ukraine, Latvia, Romania, Georgia and Bulgaria for a [...]

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US military worries it will lose the AI war

Naturally, the board already has some advice. It recommends that the Pentagon gather more intelligence on other nations’ AI capabilities, and develop “counter-autonomy” solutions. The military could deceive or overwhelm autonomous war machines, for example. Also, the writers suggest that the US pour many more resources into developing and testing learning AI, such as weapons [...]

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‘Maintaining influence’: US, India sign major military pact amid Chinese concerns

The signing of the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA), which has been in preparation for over a decade, is one of the highlights of Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar’s three-day visit to Washington. US woos India for fleet maneuvers near South China Sea During a joint press conference following the document’s signing, US Defense [...]

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US, India sign military logistics agreement

WASHINGTON The United States and India signed an agreement on Monday governing the use of each other’s land, air and naval bases for repair and resupply, a step toward building defense ties as they seek to counter the growing maritime assertiveness of China. The agreement, a relatively mundane one concerning day-to-day military logistics, is nonetheless [...]

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Third breakdown in year for $360M US Navy warships – News8000.com

(CNN) – For the third time in a year, one of the US Navy’s $360 million littoral combat ships has been knocked out of action by mechanical problems. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Antonio P. Turretto Ramos/U.S. Navy via Getty Images Third breakdown in year for $360M US Navy warships American Airlines, United Airlines via [...]

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The US Navy To Spend Millions Ditching Its Blue Camo Uniforms

After years of struggling to justify its blue, black and gray uniform, the Navy is switching to a green pattern of camouflage — and it’s coming at a high price. Phasing out the Navy Working Uniform Type I for the new Navy Working Uniform Type III will cost taxpayers $180 million dollars over five years, CNN [...]

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