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Military Advisor Training Academy prepares 1st SFAB as combat advisors

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Christopher Hawkins, 1st Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, middle, and an interpreter speaks with local national soldiers to gain information about a village during an enacted military operation on urban terrain event at Lee Field, Oct. 23, 2017, on Fort Benning, [...]

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Isolated from US military, small Army post looks to rid terrorism in West Africa

1 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. 1st Class Sean Acosta, the noncommissioned officer in charge of an Army civil affairs team attached to the 101st Airborne Division-led task force, hands out school supplies to villagers, April 21, 2017. The donated supplies will be used by students at a primary school in [...]

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US troops train Cameroonians in counter-IED

1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Mathew Manuel, right, an explosive ordnance disposal technician from the 764th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) out of Fort Carson, Colo., leads an after-action review with Cameroonian Armed Forces soldiers after an explosive device removal practical exercise with help from a translator during Exercise Counter [...]

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USS Vella Gulf Visits in Agadir

PORT OF AGADIR, Morocco (NNS) — The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) arrived in Agadir, Morocco, Nov. 28., for a scheduled port visit. The visit serves to enhance U.S.-Morocco relations as the two nations work together to strengthen regional security and stability. The ship’s presence in the North Atlantic is a demonstration [...]

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Louisiana Chefs Visit USS Louisiana

BANGOR, Wash. (NNS) — Two top chefs from New Orleans cooked lunch for the Gold and Blue crews of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743), Nov. 28. Christopher Lusk, executive chef of the Caribbean Room, and David Whitmore Jr., the chef de cuisine for Borgne Restaurant, brought in their own ingredients to [...]

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USS James E. Williams Arrives in Odessa, Ukraine

ODESSA, Ukraine (NNS) — The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) arrived in Odessa, Ukraine, Nov. 29, 2017, for a scheduled port visit. While in Odessa, the Sailors aboard James E. Williams will be hosting a reception on the ship as well as engaging in a community relations project with the [...]

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USS Fitzgerald Returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka Aboard MV Transshelf

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) — The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) returned to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka Nov. 26, aboard heavy lift transport vessel Transshelf. Fitzgerald returned to repair two punctures in her hull caused by the heavy lift vessel’s steel support structure during on load at anchorage. Repairs are expected to [...]

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Sailors Should Submit Tuition Assistance (TA) and NCPACE DL Requests Now for January Term

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) — Sailors planning to take college courses in 2018 can get a head-start on the process and beat the holiday rush by selecting courses and applying now for Tuition Assistance (TA)/Navy College Program for Afloat College Education (NCPACE) Distance Learning (DL) funding. “TA and NCPACE DL applications are funded on a [...]

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USS John S McCain Departs Subic Bay En Route to Yokosuka

PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) — The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departed Subic Bay, Philippines aboard heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure en route to Fleet Activities Yokosuka Nov. 28. John S. McCain was diverted to Subic Bay Oct. 22, due to poor weather conditions and to repair cracks in [...]

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Philando Castile’s girlfriend reaches settlement over fatal police shooting

ST. ANTHONY, Minn. – The Minnesota city that employed a police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop has reached a financial settlement with Philando Castile’s girlfriend and her daughter, who were in the car with him when he was killed.  The St. Anthony City Council voted Tuesday night to pay [...]

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