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Navy Identifies Three Sailors Killed in NAS Pensacola Shooting

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Three Sailors died during an active shooter incident at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Dec. 6. The identities of the Sailors are: – Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson, Student, Naval Aviation Schools Command, 23, from Enterprise, Alabama – Airman Mohammed Sameh Haitham, Student, Naval Aviation Schools Command, 19, from St. Petersburg, Florida – Airman [...]

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Ed Carpenter Racing signs Daly, US Air Force

Daly will thus compete in all but four races in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series, handing over the car to team owner Ed Carpenter for the ovals at Texas, Richmond, Iowa and Gateway. The #21 entry will be driven full-time by Indy Lights graduate Rinus VeeKay. Said Daly: “I am so thankful for the loyalty [...]

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US warplanes ‘on Beijing’s radar in South China Sea’

Published: 10:59pm, 9 Dec, 2019 Updated: 6:25am, 10 Dec, 2019 Article source: https://www.scmp.com/news/china/military/article/3041336/us-warplanes-beijings-radar-south-china-sea-american-air-force

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Global Strike commander addresses industry, academic leaders > US Air Force > Article Display

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AFNS) — The Air Force Global Strike command commander spoke to more than 300 industry, government, media and academic leaders at Rand Corporation’s fifth annual West Coast Aerospace Forum in Santa Monica Dec. 6. Gen. Timothy Ray was the keynote speaker at the event coined “Nuclear Forces and 21st Century Strategic Deterrence” [...]

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Fire Displaces Four US Army Families on Alaska Post

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — A fire in housing on a U.S. Army post in Alaska has displaced four families. The fire broke out just after 11 p .m. Sunday in a four-unit housing structure on Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. A military police officer who responded to the fire was injured, according [...]

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US Army picks two vehicle protection systems to evaluate realm of the possible

While the Army has looked and, in some cases, acquired APS for the Stryker, Bradley and Abrams, it is also considering what protection systems are needed for its armored multipurpose vehicle, mobile protected firepower capability and Bradley’s future replacement, the optionally manned fighting vehicle (OMFV). Article source: https://www.defensenews.com/land/2019/12/09/us-army-picks-two-vehicle-protection-systems-to-evaluate-realm-of-the-possible/

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Why the US Army must ‘get religion’ on 3D printing

Speaking to reporters at the Reagan National Defense Forum, McCarthy acknowledged that industry may be unenthusiastic about the Army taking on 3D printing for small replacement parts, given the lucrative business model associated with it. But ultimately, he said, it has to happen both to increase Army capability and to reduce costs. Article source: https://www.defensenews.com/smr/reagan-defense-forum/2019/12/07/why-the-army-must-get-religion-on-3d-printing/

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Coast Guard Seizes 9,300 Pounds of Cocaine During Recent Patrol

A U.S. Coast Guard crew returned home to Key West on Thursday after seizing about 9,300 pounds of cocaine and preventing more than one ton of additional drugs from reaching the United States. Suspected smugglers dumped those additional drugs, said the Coast Guard, which stopped four vessels to make the seizures and apprehended 13 people [...]

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US Coast Guard gives away 1,200 Christmas trees to Chicago families in need – WLS

CHICAGO (WLS) — More than 1,200 people are able to decorate their homes for the holidays thanks to the U.S. Coast Guard and Chicago’s maritime community. Chicago’s Christmas Tree Ship arrived at Navy Pier Friday morning. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw traveled south from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, with the special mission to deliver 1,200 Christmas [...]

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U.S. Coast Guard Intercepts Highlight Growing Drug Submarine Epidemic

In November, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Thetis intercepted two semi-submersibles in the Eastern Pacific, a favorite haunt of so-called narco-subs. They were carrying cocaine northbound toward the United States. Each vessel was carrying just under two tons of the narcotic. The drug submarine captured by U.S. Coast Guard cutter Thetis on November 16. The [...]

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