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Drones May Be Cool, But the Air Force Isn’t Done With Humans

Drones may dominate the future of flying, but human pilots aren’t going extinct for a while: The ultra-high-tech F-22 and F-35A fighters are finally entering service, and should spend decades aloft. That’s why the US Air Force is launching a competition to find the jet that will educate its next generation of fighter pilots. Trainer [...]

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WATCH: US Air Force Jet’s Visit To Tulsa Captured By Osage SkyNews 6

Tulsa police say a group of friends admitted to sending one of their own, high on PCP, out of the house just so they could videotape what happened when officers arrived. Article source: http://www.newson6.com/story/33508311/watch-us-air-force-jets-visit-to-tulsa-captured-by-osage-skynews-6

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Inside Palantir’s War With the U.S. Army – Bloomberg

When Palantir Technologies Inc. executives entered the Pentagon to pitch Army officials in August 2009, they arrived with high hopes and left with a reprimand. Palantir is the Palo Alto, California, data analytics company co-founded and backed by billionaire Peter Thiel. It had won seed funding and praise from the Central Intelligence Agency a few years earlier [...]

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Former US Army private honored for role in saving Polish treasure from Nazis

GLOUCESTER, Mass. — A Massachusetts fisherman and former U.S. Army private has been honored by Poland for his role in returning cultural treasures stolen by the Nazis during World War II. The Gloucester Times reports Curtis Dagley was awarded a Bene Merito medal for helping save the 15th-century altarpiece of St. Mary’s Church in Krakow. [...]

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US Army unveils redesigned Stryker created in Metro Detroit

MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. – The Macomb County defense corridor is more than just a marketing slogan. It’s helping our nation’s military stay current and ready, and it got the call to get seriously bust last year. Thursday, we saw the results. The program started in Macomb County in 1999. It’s seen plenty of evolution over [...]

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Chinese sailing team implores US Coast Guard, Navy to continue ocean search

KAPOLEI, Hawaii — The racing team of a Chinese professional sailor who went missing on a mission to set a solo trans-Pacific world record is imploring the U.S. Coast Guard to resume its search for him. In a post titled “Who can help us save Guo Chuan?” the team said Friday it was disappointed the [...]

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U.S. Coast Guard seizes drug-running submarine filled with cocaine

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28 (UPI) – The U.S. Coast Guard seized more than 5,600 pounds of cocaine from a custom-built, drug-running submarine, it announced at its naval base in San Diego. The vessel, a “self-propelled semisubmersible” or SPSS, was captured Sept. 6 in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of Central America by the Coast [...]

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US Coast Guard pilot: Waves, darkness hampered search for Chinese sailor

KAPOLEI, Hawaii –  Waves, wind and darkness hampered the ocean search off Hawaii for a Chinese man reported missing while attempting to set a sailing record, the U.S. Coast Guard pilot who was the mission’s air commander said Thursday. “It was pretty frustrating not to find him, not to hear him,” Lt. Ben Powers said [...]

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Russia ‘puzzled’ by Norway’s decision to host US Marines in violation of decades-old commitment

The Marines will be stationed at the Vaernes military base in central Norway from January, the Norwegian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Monday. The agreement for the deployment will be reviewed in the course of the year, it added. “The United States is our most important ally and we have a near-bilateral relationship [...]

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What Not to Wear: US Marines Deploy to Norway, Green Hats Not Welcome

When the U.S. Marines trained early this year in Norway, there were some important lessons learned about operating in the Arctic. “We taught them a thing or two,” said Norwegian Defense Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide. “Such as not to wear a green hat in the snow.”Advertisement This week the Norwegian government approved a plan to allow [...]

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