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Pablo Villavicencio leans out of an SUV while talking to reporters after being released from the Hudson County Correctional Facility, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Kearny, N.J. A judge on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of Villavicencio, an Ecuadorean immigrant who was being held at the facility for deportation after he delivered pizza to a Brooklyn Army installation. U.S. District Judge Paul Crotty said Villavicencio can remain in the United States while he exhausts his right to try to gain legal status. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
July 24, 2018 - 11:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of an Ecuadorean immigrant who was held for deportation after he delivered pizza to a Brooklyn Army installation. "Although he stayed in the United States unlawfully and is currently subject to a final order of removal, he has...
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An explosion was reported at around 7 a.m. Thursday morning, July 19, 2018 at Letterkenny Army Depot, in Chambersburg, Pa. A small explosion Thursday in a vehicle shop at the Army depot injured at least four workers, three of them seriously, officials said. (Markell DeLoatch/Public Opinion via AP)
July 20, 2018 - 10:45 am
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Army says one of five civilian employees injured in an explosion and fire at a military depot in Pennsylvania has died. Letterkenny Army Depot commander Col. Stephen Ledbetter announced the death of the unidentified employee Friday. Two others remain hospitalized...
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This photo provided by the U.S. Army shows a tent that was blown down by a helicopter injuring 22 people at the Fort Hunter Liggett military base in California on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. A U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter was landing about 9:30 p.m. when the wind from its rotor caused the tent to collapse, said Amy Phillips, public information officer at the Monterey County base. (Spc. Derek Cummings/U.S. Army via AP)
July 19, 2018 - 5:49 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investigators were trying to determine Thursday why two U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopters were flying so close to four large nylon tents that blew down during a training exercise at a California military base, injuring 22 Army Reserve soldiers. The injuries from the accident on...
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July 19, 2018 - 10:06 am
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — An explosion at an Army depot Thursday morning left at least three people with burn injuries, officials said. The blast occurred at Letterkenny Army Depot about 7:15 a.m. Thursday. Army Depot officials posted on social media that the "incident is contained and will not...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2014, file photo, cars wait to enter Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has formally requested space for up to 12,000 beds at a military base to detain families caught crossing the border illegally, two Trump administration officials said Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The facility will be housed at a military base, but it's not clear yet which one. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that two bases had been identified to house migrants: Goodfellow Air Force Base near San Angelo, Texas, and Fort Bliss. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca, File)
June 27, 2018 - 9:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security has formally requested space for up to 12,000 beds at a military base to detain families caught crossing the border illegally, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The request seeks 2,000 beds to be up and running in the next 45 days, and the...
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FILE - In this Friday April 27, 2018, file photo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis listens to a question during a meeting at the Pentagon, in Washington. The Pentagon is preparing to build temporary camps for immigrants at two military bases, Mattis said Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 25, 2018 - 3:05 pm
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (AP) — The Trump administration has chosen an Army base and an Air Force base, both in Texas, to house detained migrants swept up in the federal government's crackdown on illegal immigration, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday. Mattis said he could not confirm...
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June 24, 2018 - 11:17 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia says it will negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after the Australian prime minister warned China against building a military base on the South Pacific island nation. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the negotiations during a visit to the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, file photo, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis steps away after speaking with the media at the Pentagon, in Washington. Speaking to reporters on his plane en route to a stop in Alaska, Sunday, June 24, Mattis laid out plans for a less contentious, more open dialogue with Chinese leaders as he travels to Asia, less than a month after he slammed Beijing at an international conference for its militarization of islands in the South China Sea. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
June 24, 2018 - 9:21 pm
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis laid out plans for a less contentious, more open dialogue with Chinese leaders as he travels to Asia, less than a month after he slammed Beijing at an international conference for its militarization of islands in the South China Sea...
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FILE- In this May 14, 1999, file photo, U.N. honor guards carry a coffin containing the remains of the American soldiers after it was returned from North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Korean media reported that the U.S. military plans to send 215 caskets to North Korea through a border village on Saturday, June 23, 2018, so that the North could begin the process of returning the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
June 23, 2018 - 9:29 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. military said it moved 100 wooden coffins to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of American soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War. U.S. Forces Korea spokesman Col. Chad Carroll also said Saturday...
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June 23, 2018 - 3:26 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Coast Guard's Air Station Savannah has a new person in charge. The Savannah Morning News reports a change of command ceremony was held Friday at Hunter Army Airfield at which Capt. Marshall Branch transferred command to Cmdr. Brian Erickson. Erickson comes to Savannah from USCG...
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