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Saturday, May 26, 2018
The Marines fired two top leaders of a Twentynine Palms unit on Monday. Maj. Gen. Maj. Gen. Eric Smith, commander of 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton, removed Lt. Col. Rafael A. Candelario II and Sgt. Maj. Marcus A. Chestnut of 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion. Candelario, 47,...
Japan's defense minister has expressed concerns about the safety of Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft after a report blamed downwash for a crash off Australia that killed three last summer. In a report dated March 21, investigators said the Aug. 5, 2017, incident was caused by a heavy downwash of...
SANTA ANA, Calif. — A convicted Illinois killer was found guilty Wednesday of the murders of five women in Southern California more than two decades ago. Orange County jurors convicted Andrew Urdiales of five counts of murder with enhancements for attacking a volunteer usher after a college piano...
The commander responsible for the Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, unit that lost both a machine gun and a box of grenades in recent weeks has been fired, the Air Force announced Wednesday. Col. Jason Beers, 91st Security Forces Group commander, was relieved of his duties May...
A U.S. Air Force T-38 Talon II trainer jet crashed Wednesday morning near Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Both pilots safely ejected from the aircraft. The incident occurred at 8:30 a.m., the base said in a Facebook post. "Local law enforcement and first responders are on the scene....
U.S. Air Force Academy cadets toss their hats in the air as the Thunderbirds fly overhead during the cadets' graduation ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette via AP)> The Associated Press 24 May 2018 ...
WASHINGTON — One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, "I absolutely just loved altering my mind." Meet service members entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles that are among the most powerful in America's arsenal. Air Force records obtained by The Associated...
Reading Eagle, Pa. 22 May 2018 An off-duty New Jersey state trooper was killed Sunday night in a fiery crash on Interstate 78 in northeastern Berks County, Pennsylvania State Police said. Brian McNally, 30, of Bedminster, N.J., a Marine veteran and active reservist, was on his way...
A popular retail chain surrendered to the Marines on Tuesday, following a warning from the Corps to quit using its name to sell Memorial Day merchandise. By late afternoon, Lids.com - part of the larger Indianapolis-based Hats Inc. that includes LIDS Sports Group and Locker Room outlets -...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath vanquished Lexington's mayor in Tuesday's Democratic primary for a congressional seat in Kentucky, setting up a tougher mission against a Republican incumbent in a district seen as a pickup opportunity for her party. McGrath, a political newcomer who spent 20...