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USARAF builds, strengthens partnerships through accord exercises

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers and members of the Zambian Defense Force work together during a daytime tactical exercise Southern Accord 15 in Lusaka, Zambia, August 5, 2015. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Brian Kimball) VIEW ORIGINAL VICENZA, Italy — Soldiers representing U.S. Army Africa are currently in Cameroon [...]

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Face of Defense: Soldier runs for readiness in South Korea

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Capt. Brandon Carius, a physician assistant from 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, demonstrated his “fight-tonight” readiness by running about 42 miles from Camp Hovey to Yongsan district, Seoul, South Korea, April 8, 2017. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL CAMP HOVEY, South Korea — [...]

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US, Cameroon soldiers bond over basketball, Army-Air-Force rivalry

1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Alexis, a soldier with Cameroon’s gendarmerie force, soars in for a slam dunk during a basketball game with American and Cameroonian military members in Garoua, Cameroon, April 21, 2017. (Photo Credit: Sean Kimmons) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – American and [...]

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Anne Munch, Sexual Assault Trainer Speaks with NECC Sailors and Civilians

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) — Sailors and civilians assigned to Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) attended a two-hour Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Training, April 19 taught by Anne Munch. Munch, a practicing attorney and sexual assault trainer spoke with the expeditionary Type Command about her experiences and lessons learned prosecuting a variety of sexual [...]

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The Holocaust: Evil Does Not Need Your Help, Only Your Indifference

NORFOLK (NNS) — Service members and civilian teammates attached to Military Sealift Command gathered for a special observance, “Holocaust Days of Remembrance 2017,” onboard Naval Station Norfolk, April 25. The event, hosted by MSC’s Special Emphasis Program, was held to honor the memory of Jewish victims and survivors of Nazi Germany’s genocide during World War [...]

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Singapore Military Community Learns from the Past during Holocaust Days of Remembrance

SINGAPORE (NNS) — Navy Region Singapore joined the nation in reflecting on all whose lives were lost or forever altered by the Holocaust during the annual commemoration of the Holocaust, Days of Remembrance, observed this year from April 23 – 30. With a national theme, “Learning from the Holocaust: The Strength of the Human Spirit,” [...]

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US, Egypt Commence Exercise Eagle Salute 2017

RED SEA (NNS) — The U.S. Navy with the Egyptian Naval Forces commenced exercise Eagle Salute 2017 in the Red Sea, April 23. Eagle Salute 2017 incorporates Eagle Response 2017, an explosive ordnance exercise, to provide opportunities for participating nations to collaborate on an even wider range of maritime security operations. These exercises focus on [...]

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US Navy Conducts Simultaneous Bilateral Exercises with JMSDF and ROK

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) — U.S. Navy ships are conducting simultaneous bilateral maritime exercises with the Republic of Korea Navy and with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force today and tomorrow (April 25-26, local time). The destroyers USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and ROKN Wang Geon (DDH 978) are conducting combined maritime exercises in waters [...]

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Crew safely recovered after helo crash near Guam

PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) — The entire crew, including two pilots and one aircrewman, were safely recovered by USS Dewey (DDG 105) after their MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter crashed in waters near Guam. The incident occurred as the MH-60R helicopter assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 78, currently embarked aboard Dewey, was conducting routine flight [...]

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7 arrested in protest at US Air Force drone base

INDIAN SPRINGS, Nev. (AP) – Seven protesters were arrested outside a U.S. Air Force base in Nevada during a protest against military use of drones in attacks overseas. A spokesman for the Nevada Desert Experience advocacy group, Robert Majors, says about 25 people demonstrated early Wednesday at Creech Air Force Base outside Las Vegas. Police [...]

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