Military facilities

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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CORRECTS CITY TO ROHWER This June 21, 2018, photo provided by Democratic state Rep. Mark McElroy, shows the unused Department of Agriculture property the Trump administration is considering as a possible temporary shelter for unaccompanied alien children. The land is in Kelso, Arkansas, less than two miles from Rohwer, the former site of one of Arkansas' two internment camps for Japanese-American citizens during World War II. (Mark McElroy via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 8:36 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Nearly 75 years after federal officials shuttered a Japanese-American internment camp in Rohwer, Arkansas, the Trump administration is examining a site about 2 miles away as a potential temporary shelter for immigrant children. The Department of Health and Human Services...
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A group of immigrants from Honduras and Guatemala seeking asylum arrive at the bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. President Donald Trump signed an executive order to end family separations at the border. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
June 22, 2018 - 2:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, says a spokesman. The request for temporary shelter — amid a growing political battle over detained migrants —...
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A photographer takes pictures of what officials describe as an Iranian Qasef drone captured on the battlefield in Yemen, during a news conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Officials involved in the Saudi-led campaign against Shiite rebels in Yemen known as Houthis showed journalists on Tuesday materiel captured on the battlefield that they alleged show Iran's hand in arming the rebels. Iran long has denied arming the Houthis, despite reports by the United Nations, Western countries and outside groups linking them to the rebels' arsenal. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
June 19, 2018 - 9:58 pm
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Officials in a Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels for control of a crucial port in Yemen on Tuesday displayed weapons captured on the battlefield that they say show Iran is arming the insurgents. Iran long has denied arming the rebels, known as Houthis...
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June 17, 2018 - 12:33 pm
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — One of three people injured during a flash fire at the main propellant-manufacturing facility for the U.S. Department of Defense has died. The Joint Munitions Command of the U.S. Army says Andrew Goad died Saturday due to injuries sustained during last week's blaze at Radford...
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June 10, 2018 - 2:22 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A high-ranking Kirtland Air Force Base officer with top security clearance who disappeared 35 years ago has been found in California. The Air Force Office of Special Investigations said in a news release this week that William Howard Hughes, Jr., was apprehended at his home...
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June 10, 2018 - 11:32 am
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Two South Carolina-based fighter pilots are being honored for saving 88 soldiers in Afghanistan who were surrounded by attacking forces that had them pinned down. The Sumter Item reports Capts. John Nygard and Salvador Cruz were awarded Distinguished Flying Cross Medals at Shaw...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem sits beneath a portrait of Syrian President Bashar Assad as he speaks during a press conference in Damascus, Syria, Saturday, June 2, 2018. Al-Moallem said Iranian military advisers are embedded with Syrian troops but Tehran has no combat forces or fixed bases in the country. (SANA via AP)
June 02, 2018 - 11:04 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's foreign minister said Saturday Iranian military advisers are embedded with Syrian troops but Tehran has no combat forces or fixed bases in the country. Walid al-Moallem's comments came amid rising tension in the region as Israel has repeatedly warned against any...
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FILE - In this file photo released May 10, 2018, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad speaks during an interview with the Greek Kathimerini newspaper, in Damascus, Syria. In an interview with Russia Today television which aired Thursday, May 31, 2018, Assad said that the U.S. troops, who operate air bases and outposts in the Kurdish-administered region, will have to leave the country. Assad threatened to attack the region held by U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria if talks fail to bring the area back under Damascus’ authority. (SANA via AP)
May 31, 2018 - 5:50 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad threatened to attack a region held by U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, saying in an interview broadcast on Russia Today channel on Thursday that American troops should leave the country. The remarks reflect that despite pressure on...
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