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December 06, 2018 - 11:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An unarmed U.S. Air Force plane with American and international observers flew a special flight over Ukraine Thursday in a show of solidarity after Ukraine's naval confrontation last month with Russia, the Pentagon said. In a statement, the Pentagon called it an "extraordinary"...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2017, file image made from video provided by WLBT-TV, smoke and flames rise from a military plane that crashed in a farm field in Itta Bena, Miss. Investigators say bad maintenance practices at a Georgia air force base missed a deteriorating propeller blade that broke off six years later as a U.S. Marine Corps transport plane cruised over Mississippi at 20,000 feet, causing the KC-130T to break into pieces and plunge into a soybean field, killing 15 Marines and a Navy corpsman, according to the report on the causes of the July 10, 2017, crash, released Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (WLBT-TV via AP, File)
December 05, 2018 - 11:11 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Investigators say bad maintenance practices at a Georgia air force base missed a deteriorating propeller blade that broke off six years later as a U.S. Marine Corps transport plane cruised over Mississippi at 20,000 feet, causing the KC-130T to break into pieces and plunge...
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They Bush family walks past the casket of former President George H.W. Bush has he lies in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Morry Gash via AP, Pool)
December 03, 2018 - 8:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events related to late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have arrived at the U.S. Capitol to pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush. The body of the nation's 41st...
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December 03, 2018 - 3:40 pm
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket carrying 64 small satellites lifted off from California on Monday, marking the first time the same Falcon 9 rocket has been used in three space missions. The rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, arcing over the Pacific Ocean...
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December 03, 2018 - 2:15 pm
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a SpaceX rocket launch from California (all times local): 11:10 a.m. For the third time, SpaceX has successfully launched and landed the same first stage of a Falcon 9 rocket. The spacecraft carrying dozens of small satellites lifted off Monday...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 1991, file photo, President George H.W. Bush talks to reporters in the Rose Garden of the White House after meeting with top military advisors to discuss the Persian Gulf War. From left are, Defense Secretary Dick Cheney, Vice President Dan Quayle, White House Chief of Staff John Sununu, the president, Secretary of State James A. Baker III, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Colin Powell. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)
December 01, 2018 - 11:47 am
AL-JAHRA, Kuwait (AP) — On the outskirts of Kuwait City, the love Kuwaitis have for former U.S. President George H.W. Bush could be seen in 2016 on a billboard one Bedouin family put up to announce their son's wedding. That son being Bush al-Widhan, born in the aftermath of the 1991 Gulf War that...
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Cars are prevented from entering or exiting the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 in Bethesda, Md. Security officers found "no indication" of an active shooter after reports from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington, officials said Tuesday.Naval Support Activity Bethesda tweeted at 2:15 p.m. that an active shooter had been reported in the basement of a building at the Maryland base. (AP Photo/Michael Kunzelman)
November 27, 2018 - 7:40 pm
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A mass notification error led to reports of an active shooter Tuesday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington, the U.S. Navy said. In a statement, the Navy said that the Naval Support Activity Bethesda notification system was inadvertently activated...
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November 23, 2018 - 8:45 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An explosion ripped through a mosque inside an Afghan army base in the country's volatile eastern Khost province as Friday prayers were drawing to a close, killing 27 soldiers and wounding 57, the military said. The blast may have been set off by a suicide bomber or a...
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November 23, 2018 - 7:24 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Afghanistan (all times local): 4:45 p.m. An Afghan military spokesman says the death toll from a bombing at a mosque inside an Afghan military base in the volatile eastern Khost province has risen to 27 soldiers. The spokesman, Abdullah, who...
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Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley, left, salutes as an Army carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Maj. Brent R. Taylor at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. According to the Department of Defense, Taylor, 39, of Ogden, Utah, died Nov. 3, 2018, in Kabul province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from small arms fire. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
November 06, 2018 - 8:20 am
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Delaware (AP) — The body of a Utah mayor and Army National Guard member who urged Americans to vote before he was killed in Afghanistan has been returned to U.S. soil. Military officials said 39-year-old North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor was shot to death Saturday by an Afghan...
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