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Acid attacks across Britain are on the rise, and it is estimated that around 15 such attacks are happening on a weekly basis. Some of the horrific attacks are being conducted by children as young
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PORT OF ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Just 20 U.S. sailors are currently stationed in Alaska. But thanks to a shift in how the U.S. is thinking about Arctic defense, that could be about to change. That,
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The inspector general for the DoD launched an probe into the open burning of ammunition and explosives at military sites.
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An Iraqi refugee was arrested in California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while fighting for ISIS.
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The United States and Argentina are in agreement about the security situation in South America, and the countries are looking to increase military-to-military ties, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters.
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It turns out the false alarm about an active shooter at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base that led to an airman shooting at a locked door was even more of a Charlie Foxtrot than originally reported:
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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and top Argentine defense officials reaffirmed the long-standing defense relationship between the United States and Argentina during a meeting in Buenos Aires.
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A man who said he took a pickax to Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been charged with felony vandalism, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office announced Wednesday. On July
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A recent report revealed the arrest of an Iraqi refugee with connections to ISIS. Omar Ameen, 45, was arrested in Sacramento on a warrant for killing an Iraqi police officer while fighting on behalf of
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Fighting wildfires is “like being in a combat zone, just we're not getting shot at,” said Army Sgt. Julian Ross, one of the California National Guardsmen called up to battle the wildfires in the state.
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"Through it all, there was a call not to take the shot," a NORAD spokesman said.
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Twice as many Marines will deploy to Norway next year and train near Russia, a move Moscow says will lead to retaliation.
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  Russian Toros 4×4 Armored Vehicle Belgium’s defense online magazine, the Army Recognition, has reported that the Russian Airborne Troops formally inducted the Toros 4×4 armored vehicle. According to the Army Recognition, the Toros is a family of armored vehicles developed
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Vice Adm. Lisa Franchetti, commander, U.S. 6th Fleet and commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, met with NATO allies and partners during a visit to Varna, Bulgaria, and Constanta, Romania, Aug. 13—15, 2018.
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The U.S. Air Force has announced that the first operational F-35A fighter jet successfully tested its 25 mm internal cannon for the first time. According to the USAF’s report, pilots from the 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Fighter Squadron
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Two hundred New York National Guard soldiers and airmen were placed on state active duty after nearly seven inches of rain fell on parts of the state’s Finger Lakes region.
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The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) researchers are developing a capability that uses the augmented reality technology to display all necessary information for performing an aircraft inspection within the user’s field of view, eliminating
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The fourth iteration of the Noble Partner training exercise wrapped up with a combined arms live-fire exercise and a ceremony.
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Air Force Airman 1st Class David Mapel is following in the footsteps of his father, Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Mark Mapel, as a CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft special mission aviator.
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Unpaid invoices to the VA has prompted a health care provider in New Hampshire to stop servicing more than a dozen veterans.
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The shooting -- which underscored the near-daily, persistent threats in war-battered Afghanistan -- was sporadic.
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President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday.
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The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) aircraft manufacturing company rolled out its upgraded Tu-22M3M supersonic strike bomber on 16 August. According to local media, the advanced variant of Russian Tu-22M3 supersonic strike bomber rolled out at
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Commercial satellite imagery captured on April 2018 shows the newest Peresvet laser combat system in Ivano region, near the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) base at Teykovo. According to the militaryrussia.ru, the facilities of the newest
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The recently received US-made AN/TPQ-49 lightweight counter mortar radar systems and AN/TPQ-36 firefinder weapon locating systems will be presented at the country’s Independence Day military parade in Kyiv on 24 August. The AN/TPQ-49 and AN/TPQ-36
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The U.S. Army has issued a contract for a procure of Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS) ground penetrating radar (GPR) systems. The contract, announced Thursday by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), is worth more
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A group of U.S. Air Force officers, enlisted personnel and civilian employees are calling for an investigation into the installation commander of Edwards Air Force Base in California, accusing him of violating Defense Department policies
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This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. Iran has unveiled a next generation short-range ballistic missile and vowed to further boost its capabilities, defying U.S. demands to
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A U.S. official revealed a surprising update on the case of an American who disappeared in Syria six years ago. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said at a press conference Tuesday that journalist and Marine
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The California wildfires can create their own violent weather, hampering firefighting efforts.
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Three retired soldiers were presented with the Defense Department's highest civilian award for valor for exceptional gallantry in action against an armed enemy while serving in Afghanistan as civilian contractors.
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On the first stop on a four-country Latin American tour, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis this week argued for closer defense ties between the U.S. and Brazil, the region’s biggest economy. Speaking at Brazil’s war college,
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Army recruiters in Michigan quickly rescued an American flag after witnessing its flagpole falling due to severe weather. Staff Sgt. Eric Barkhorn and Staff Sgt. Jared Ferguson were attending a recruiting event at Top Gun
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This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. The leader of Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah militia claims his group is stronger than ever despite U.S. sanctions and expects to
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Two members of Marine Special Operations Command received awards for a gun battle with al-Qaida militants in Northern Africa.
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A report on Wednesday revealed that a former Obama Administration official will be losing his security clearance. While reading a statement from the President, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced President Trump’s decision to
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This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. The Kremlin says preparations are under way for a meeting next week between a Russian official and White House national-security
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In another anti-free speech measure by the Communist country, Chinese authorities detained two reporters this week. A journalist and a correspondent for Voice of America (VOA) News’ Chinese branch were detained by Chinese authorities while
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It will take scientists months to determine how many sets of Korean War remains were in 55 boxes handed over by North Korea, officials with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said Tuesday at the White
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Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, awarded the Legion of Merit to Lithuanian armed forces chief Lt. Gen. Jonas Vytautas Zukas at a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson
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Scientists using multi-beam sonar have discovered the 75-foot stern of the USS Abner Read below the Bering Sea.
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Poland's president voiced hope for a permanent U.S. military presence in his country on its Armed Forces Day.
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Amid America’s national meltdown over the future Space Force, the State Department implied that the militarization of space is well underway. In a recent press briefing, Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control Dr. Yleem
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Officials from the Pentagon and NATO are warning that Russia has increased its naval activity in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. Russia’s submarine operations are now at their highest level since the Cold
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U.S. and Polish troops concluded more than two weeks of intense bilateral training at Powidz Air Base, Poland, Aug. 14, 2018.
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A recent report revealed that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could be meeting with another major foreign leader this year, and at that leader’s “urgent” request. Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is prepared
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The U.S. Navy is the most powerful in the world. It has a biggest and newest combat vessels, such as aircraft carrier. On these ships, thousands of sailors carry out their tasks: moves bombs and
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American airstrikes killed at least a several hundred Taliban members during intense fighting over the past several days in Ghazni city, officials said Tuesday. According to the coalition forces officials in Afghanistan, more than 220
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A group of Guardsmen worked together to get medical attention for a woman who was experiencing a cardiac event at a local medical clinic in Hawaii.
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Exercise Pitch Black 2018 is a Royal Australian Air Force-hosted biennial multinational large force employment exercise held from July 27 through Aug. 17. This year’s event, the largest since its inception, involves 16 nations, 140
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