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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
PANAMA CITY, Fla. — President Donald Trump got a bird's-eye view Monday of Florida communities left in ruins by Hurricane Michael, including houses without roofs, a toppled water tower and 18-wheel trucks scattered in a parking lot during a nearly hour-long helicopter tour of portions of the Panhandle....
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The poor reputation of schools in Alabama's capital city is creating friction with the city's Air Force base. Lt. Gen. Anthony Cotton, commander of Air University and Staff College at Maxwell Air Force Base, says the state of schools in Montgomery is putting a strain...
About 600 military families face long waits to return to housing destroyed by Hurricane Michael at Tyndall Air Force Base in the Florida Panhandle, the commander of the National Guard said Friday. Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief of the National Guard Bureau, told defense reporters that "100...
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa -- Local media reports say a former Marine arrested over the summer in connection with a grisly drug-related homicide on Taiwan has allegedly confessed to the crime. Ewart Odane Bent, 30, was taken into custody Aug. 24 by Taiwanese police in the death of Ramgahan...
The Marine Corps is going to double the size of a Virginia-based schoolhouse where leathernecks learn the cultural and language skills needed to train and advise foreign militaries. The Marine Corps Security Cooperation Group, based at Fort Story in Virginia Beach, will soon be expanded and renamed the...
TOKYO — The new governor of Okinawa said Friday he wants Americans to know that the U.S. and Japanese governments are forcing a relocation of a U.S. Marine base that residents want removed from the southern Japanese island. Denny Tamaki was elected last month after campaigning for moving...
A 35mm round found on a once active range rests on the ground Oct. 9, 2018, at Beale Air Force Base, California. Beale Air Force Base was once known as Camp Beale, which served as a place for the U.S. Army to perform tank and...
The U.S. Air Force anticipates that a number of F-22 Raptors left behind at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, during Hurricane Michael were damaged by the storm, an official said Friday. "A number of aircraft were left behind in hangars due to maintenance or safety reasons, and all...
The Marine Corps will shut down its unique battalion-sized combat-assault unit this week after decades of service, from supporting Pacific campaigns during World War II to exercises with allies to wartime deployments to Korea, Vietnam and the Middle East. Combat Assault Battalion, based in Okinawa, Japan, will case...
The Marine Corps' aviation woes have posed the biggest challenge to the force's readiness, but the service's top general has a simple response to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' call to improve aircraft mission-capable rates. "Roger that," Commandant Gen. Robert Neller said during a Wednesday Defense Writers Group breakfast...