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This Is the U.S. Army’s Best Helicopter (So Don’t Stop Making It).

Almost half of the 6,000 plus total hours I’ve flown in my career took place in the legendary Boeing heavy-lift Chinook. During my second tour in Vietnam, I spent around 750 hours in the CH-47B while flying for the 132nd Assault Support Helicopter Company “Hercules.”It kept me safe in the skies over Vietnam, and I [...]

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Responding To US Army Question, Vets Tweet Harsh Realities Of Their Service

A soldier walks with his family following a 2011 ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, for soldiers from the U.S. Army 1st Cavalry 3rd Brigade, who returned home from deployment in Iraq. Erich Schlegel/AP hide caption toggle caption Erich Schlegel/AP A soldier walks with his family following a 2011 ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, for soldiers [...]

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Report: Operator error caused crane crash that killed Coast Guard crew member

Just before 2 p.m. on Jan. 31, Chief Warrant Officer Michael Kozloski, 35, from Mahopac, New York, was working in the Coast Guard buoy yard in Homer when the crane fell, striking him on the head and pinning him. Article source: https://www.ktva.com/story/40569256/report-operator-error-caused-crane-crash-that-killed-coast-guard-crew-member

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EP!C learns what the U.S. Coast Guard does on a daily basis

EP!C learns what the U.S. Coast Guard does on a daily basis Video PEORIA, Ill.–It’s not every day you get to interact with the U.S. Coast Guard.  On Thursday, officers from Peoria and St. Louis dedicated their time to training adults from EP!C in what they do on a daily basis, and everyone absolutely loved [...]

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Cutchogue native reflects on three-decade career in the US Coast Guard

After dedicating 27 years to the U.S. Coast Guard and with two sons now off to college, Captain Brendan Kelly of Cutchogue has officially entered retirement in Chesapeake, Va. Born in 1969 and raised on Skunk Lane, Mr. Kelly said his almost two decades on the North Fork were memorable and influential toward his career [...]

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Sharing culture through mixed martial arts: Japanese, US kickboxers to

NAHA, OKINAWA, JAPAN — Marines from Camp Courtney participated in friendly Japan-U.S. bouts in “TRY: Okinawa Inter Battle Vol.1” April 7 at Naha City, Okinawa. The event included fighters from various Japanese and Okinawan gyms as well as Marines. Three of 22 bouts featured Marines. At the sound of the opening bell, Japanese and U.S. [...]

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5 reasons US Marines could easily destroy an alien invasion

Marines are a tribe of warriors, plain and simple. When it comes to warfare, there are very few enemies (if any) that Marines couldn’t match up against. No matter the situation, no matter the circumstance, we give the enemy an absolute run for their money and make them remember why we have the reputation we [...]

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US Marine from Fairfax dies after Australia military exercise accident

SYDNEY (AP) — A decorated U.S. Marine has died in Australia from injuries sustained in a military training accident. A statement from the U.S. Marines said Lance Cpl. Hans Sandoval-Pereyra, 21, from Fairfax, Virginia, died on Wednesday in Royal Darwin Hospital due to injuries suffered on the weekend in a tactical vehicle accident. The accident [...]

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French drone maker Parrot selected to develop spy aircraft for the US military

Parrot, a longtime competitor to Chinese drone giant DJI, is one of six companies selected by the US Department of Defense to build short-range reconnaissance aircraft for the American military. The deal, which includes five other companies but not DJI, represents a strategic front between the US and European commercial entities, like Parrot, in the [...]

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Rival South China Sea visions in spotlight as Washington, Beijing front Shangri-La Dialogue

Hong Kong (CNN)With China-US relations already strained amid an escalating trade war, attention is about to turn to a familiar arena — the South China Sea. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘world/2019/01/10/china-missiles-south-china-sea-us-navy-operations-will-ripley-vpx.cnn’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_38′,theoplayer: {allowNativeFullscreen: true},adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ’100%’,frameHeight: ’100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190103124226-royal-navy-south-china-sea-01-small-169.jpg”,”height”:124},”xsmall”:{“width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190103124226-royal-navy-south-china-sea-01-medium-plus-169.jpg”,”height”:173},”small”:{“width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190103124226-royal-navy-south-china-sea-01-large-169.jpg”,”height”:259},”medium”:{“width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190103124226-royal-navy-south-china-sea-01-exlarge-169.jpg”,”height”:438},”large”:{“width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190103124226-royal-navy-south-china-sea-01-super-169.jpg”,”height”:619},”full16x9″:{“width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190103124226-royal-navy-south-china-sea-01-full-169.jpg”,”height”:900},”mini1x1″:{“width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190103124226-royal-navy-south-china-sea-01-small-11.jpg”,”height”:120}}},autoStartVideo = false,isVideoReplayClicked = [...]

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