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3-43 Air Defense Artillery Battalion provides cover for the missions ahead during Roving Sands

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 3-43 Air Defense Artillery Battalion participate in Exercise Roving Sands, February 2018. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo ) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 3-43 Air Defense Artillery Battalion participate in Exercise Roving Sands, February [...]

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Army Secretary Esper: Budget flexibility, Congress’ support can help Army modernize

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper meets with U.S. Army Soldiers in the field. Esper spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., March 12, 2018, for a public discussion on modernization, military budgets, and the current state of military [...]

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Army general says Afghanistan situation has fundamentally changed

1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Paratroopers, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct a tactical ground movement through Pekha Valley, Achin District, Nangahar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 3, 2017. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Matthew DeVirgilio) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 [...]

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Destroyer Squadron 50, Task Force 55 Changes Command

MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) — Commander Destroyer Squadron (COMDESRON) 50/Task Force (TF) 55 held a change of command ceremony onboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, March 29. Capt. Adan Cruz relieved Capt. Chase D. Patrick as commander of U.S. 5th Fleet’s TF 55. Vice Adm. Chris Aquilino, commander of U.S. 5th Fleet (C5F), presided over the ceremony [...]

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Waco to Welcome America’s Navy

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) — Waco, Texas, is the place to be from April 2-8 if you want to know more about the Navy the nation needs, as the service has planned a series of outreach events called Waco Navy Week. Waco Navy Week will bring Sailors from different units across the United States to conduct [...]

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HSC-28 Supports Obangame Express 2018

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (NNS) — Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28, stationed at Naval Station Norfolk, is conducting flight operations from the USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) in support of exercise Obangame Express 2018, the largest regional maritime exercise in West Africa. The eight-day exercise, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command, focuses on countering the trafficking of [...]

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USS Hue City Rescues Distressed Mariners

ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) — Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) rescued three fishermen March 27 off the coast of Georgia. At approximately 4 a.m. Hue City was notified by the U.S. Coast Guard and guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) that a small craft in their vicinity had issued a distress signal and needed [...]

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USS Nebraska Successfully Tests Trident II D5 Missile

SAN DIEGO (NNS) — The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) along with the U.S. Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) conducted successful test flights of two Trident II D5 Missiles, March 26. The unarmed test missiles were launched as part of Demonstration and Shakedown Operation (DASO) 28 in the Pacific Test Range off [...]

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Navy Honors the Service of Vietnam War Veterans

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Naval History and Heritage Command held a commemoration ceremony in honor of Vietnam War Veterans Day at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy’s Cold War Gallery located on the Washington Navy Yard, March 29. The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017, designates March 29 of each year as Vietnam [...]

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Will Trump And Guns Be Enough To Unseat An Endangered House Republican?

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., accepts a gift of a traditional Ethiopian shirt from Girum Alemayehu at an Ethiopian festival in Denver in August 2016. Coffman has survived multiple tough re-election campaigns in part due to his outreach to various immigrant communities in his district. Andy Cross/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption [...]

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