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New captain leads Coast Guard Base Honolulu

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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Man Who Went Overboard In Bay

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 41-year-old man who went overboard in the Chesapeake Bay on Wednesday afternoon. Officials believe Kevin Yates Sr. of Queen Anne’s County fell overboard from a 40-foot powerboat somewhere between Kent Island and Herrington Harbor South. He’s been missing ever since. RELATED: Search Continues For [...]

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China warns US over Marines in Taiwan

A plan to send U.S. Marines to provide security for a U.S. facility in Taiwan has drawn a warning from China, which is sensitive to any challenge to its claim of sovereignty over the island. “The ‘One China’ principle is the political foundation for China-U.S. relations,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Hang told reporters Friday. [...]

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Mexican, US Marines, Canadian Armed Forces take to the skies of SOCAL

Photo By Cpl. Robert Gavaldon | 180628-M-PG096-1053 MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (June 28, 2018) Service…… read more read more Photo By Cpl. Robert Gavaldon | 180628-M-PG096-1053 MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (June 28, 2018) Service members with Task Force Mexico board an MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron [...]

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State Department risks China’s ire with request for US Marines in …

Washington (CNN)The State Department has requested that US Marines be sent to Taiwan to help safeguard America’s de facto embassy there, two US officials tell CNN, prompting China to urge the US to “exercise caution.” ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘world/2016/01/13/taiwan-election-one-china-rivers-jiang-pkg.cnn’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_28′,theoplayer: [...]

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US assessing cost of keeping troops in Germany as Trump battles with Europe

The Pentagon is analyzing the cost and impact of a large-scale withdrawal or transfer of American troops stationed in Germany, amid growing tensions between President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to people familiar with the work. The effort follows Trump’s expression of interest in removing the troops, made during a meeting earlier this [...]

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The US Military Fears One Thing More Than Anything Else

Remember the political brinkmanship over the federal deficit back in the fall of 2011? And the resulting Budget Control Act that, through massive cuts to the Pentagon in 2013 known as the defense sequester, was supposed to help alleviate  America’s historically bad debt problem? Well, it turns out that defense sequester—one that, combined with an [...]

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Concern over using US military at southern border draws bipartisan support

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s request for the Pentagon to house migrants detained at the U.S. southern border and even help prosecute them is prompting concern about strains to the military. Some call it an inappropriate mission. “We shouldn’t be militarizing border enforcement,” Rep. Ro Khanna, a California Democrat, said in an interview. Defense Secretary [...]

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Mark Wahlberg Pays Tribute to Navy SEALs Lost in ‘Lone Survivor’ Mission

The movie Lone Survivor tells the true story of Operation Red Wings, a 2005 counter-insurgent mission in northeastern Afghanistan involving four brave Navy SEALs. All but one, Marcus Luttrell, were killed in the failed operation — as were 16 other SEALS when their helicopter was shot down as they attempted to rescue to the team. [...]

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Coast Guard, Business Owners Highlight Dangers of Unlicensed Charter Boat Operators

The United States Coast Guard and local charter boat operators are concerned that a growing trend of illegally-run charter boats could pose a danger to Chicago area residents and visitors. The Coast Guard was joined by those owners in a press conference Wednesday to highlight the dangers, which include carrying too many passengers and failing [...]

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