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Air Force releases unique new call to action for ideas

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) — The Air Force unveiled Air Force Explore, a new opportunity call for capability ideas that advance the transformational component of the Air Force Science and Technology 2030 strategy, Sept. 26. With this nationwide call, the Air Force is seeking disruptive ideas that can create remarkable new capabilities for [...]

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Airman to swim in 2019 World Military Games > US Air Force > Article Display

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho (AFNS) — The saying goes “when you aren’t training, someone else is.” So when it comes to being the best at anything, it requires consistent dedication and sacrifice to maintain a competitive advantage. That hard work is starting to pay off for one Airman. The 15 best swimmers in [...]

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U.S. Army achieves recruiting goals

1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Department of the Army announced today that it will achieve its recruiting goals for Fiscal Year 2019. The regular Army signed more than 68,000 new active-duty Soldiers, exceeding its Fiscal Year 19 recruiting mission. (Photo Credit: Richard Bumgardner) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 7 Show Caption [...]

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New changes to ACFT being rolled out to impact all Soldiers

1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Gabriel Wright, a signals intelligence analyst with the 780th Military intelligence Brigade, grades the Hand-Release Push-Up event May 17, 2019, as part of Army Combat Fitness Test Level II Grader validation training, held at Fort Meade, Md. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Osvaldo Equite) [...]

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‘Joker’ spurs security precautions from the US Army and the Los Angeles police

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Article source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/27/entertainment/joker-lapd-trnd/index.html

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‘Drug smuggling’ sub nabbed with 6 tons of cocaine worth $165 million; 4 arrested

CLOSE Coast Guard boarding team members climb aboard a suspected smuggling sub in September. (Photo: Petty Officer 1st Class Luke Clayton) The Coast Guard said it seized 6 tons of cocaine worth $165 million from a 40-foot submarine in the Pacific Ocean, one of several massive drug hauls completed by the agency this month.   The cutter Valiant was on [...]

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Boston-based Coast Guard cutter returns to U.S. with $174 million worth of seized cocaine

BOSTON — A U.S. Coast Guard cutter out of Boston returned to port Friday after offloading nearly $174 million worth of cocaine the Coast Guard seized in operations off the coasts of Mexico, Central America and South America, according to the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard says the drugs were bound for the United States. [...]

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Coast Guard rescues 5 people from disabled boat off Florida

NAPLES, Fla. — The U.S, Coast Guard has rescued five people from a boat that became disabled off the coast of Florida. The Coast Guard said in a news release Saturday that officials received a report after midnight that the 24-foot boat and its occupants had not arrived as expected at a fishing spot in [...]

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10 of the most influential photos of this week

From Sailors passing the test to become Corpsman to the “Red Devils” coming home, these are 10 of the most influential photos from around the Marine Corps September 16 – 22, 2019.   U.S. Marines with the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon conduct their “rifle inspection” sequence during the 37th annual Enlisted Awards Parade [...]

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US Marines and British soldiers teamed in North Carolina to practice handling POWs and finding bombs

British army reserve soldiers teamed up with US Marines for exercise Phoenix Odyssey at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The weeklong training put the two units in the Infantry Immersion Trainer, where the urban setting provided them with realistic and interactive training. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Marines with 2nd Intelligence Battalion, 2nd [...]

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