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Coast Guard member charged with shipmate’s death in Alaska found not guilty

A military judge found Seaman Ethan Tucker not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and negligent homicide in the death of Seaman Ethan Kelch. The judge did find Tucker guilty of assault consummated by battery.


Navy ousts Norfolk shipyard commander after losing confidence in his leadership

The decision to oust Capt. Kai Torkelson as Norfolk Naval Shipyard cpmmander was based on his oversight of the shipyard’s output, not due to a single specific incident, according to a Navy spokesperson.


Chinese air force video shows simulated bomber attack on Pacific island resembling Guam

A promotional video the Chinese air force released appears to depict a simulated strike on a Pacific island some media outlets identified as Guam. Internet sleuths, however, noted that the simulation appears to be cut from Hollywood films.




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Episode four: Unidentified aerial phenomena part two — the engineer's take

In the most recent episode of Military Matters, host Rod Rodriguez explored unidentified aerial phenomena and what the Defense Department knows about them. This week, he finds out from a former aerospace engineer at Lockheed Martin's famed Skunk Works about the facts that can be gleaned from those unexplained encounters.


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US execution planned of killer who said witchcraft drove him

A former U.S. soldier who said an obsession with witchcraft led him to slay a Georgia nurse in a bid to lift a spell he believed she put on him is the first of two more inmates the federal government is preparing to put to death this week.


US delegation visits Kosovo to invest in infrastructure

A high-level delegation from the U.S. visited Kosovo on Monday to discuss how to move ahead with projects signed at a White House meeting between Kosovo and Serbia normalizing economic ties.


McMaster warns that Afghan peace talks will fail and leave US more vulnerable

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, said U.S.-backed peace talks in Afghanistan are doomed to end in "failure" and warned the risk of another 9/11-style attack on America is "very high."


Mali’s junta leader to be vice president in transitional government

The head of Mali’s military junta said Monday he will serve as the vice president in a transitional government that is supposed to bring about a return to democracy more than a month after a coup.


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US execution planned of killer who said witchcraft drove him

A former U.S. soldier who said an obsession with witchcraft led him to slay a Georgia nurse in a bid to lift a spell he believed she put on him is the first of two more inmates the federal government is preparing to put to death this week.


US delegation visits Kosovo to invest in infrastructure

A high-level delegation from the U.S. visited Kosovo on Monday to discuss how to move ahead with projects signed at a White House meeting between Kosovo and Serbia normalizing economic ties.


McMaster warns that Afghan peace talks will fail and leave US more vulnerable

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, said U.S.-backed peace talks in Afghanistan are doomed to end in "failure" and warned the risk of another 9/11-style attack on America is "very high."


Mali’s junta leader to be vice president in transitional government

The head of Mali’s military junta said Monday he will serve as the vice president in a transitional government that is supposed to bring about a return to democracy more than a month after a coup.




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Navy ousts Norfolk shipyard commander after losing confidence in his leadership

The decision to oust Capt. Kai Torkelson as Norfolk Naval Shipyard cpmmander was based on his oversight of the shipyard’s output, not due to a single specific incident, according to a Navy spokesperson.


Coast Guard member charged with shipmate’s death in Alaska found not guilty

A military judge found Seaman Ethan Tucker not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and negligent homicide in the death of Seaman Ethan Kelch. The judge did find Tucker guilty of assault consummated by battery.


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Navy ousts Norfolk shipyard commander after losing confidence in his leadership

The decision to oust Capt. Kai Torkelson as Norfolk Naval Shipyard cpmmander was based on his oversight of the shipyard’s output, not due to a single specific incident, according to a Navy spokesperson.


Coast Guard member charged with shipmate’s death in Alaska found not guilty

A military judge found Seaman Ethan Tucker not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and negligent homicide in the death of Seaman Ethan Kelch. The judge did find Tucker guilty of assault consummated by battery.



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DODEA-Europe to debut new multi-event sport this weekend

Football and volleyball are out this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enter an eight-event team competition that bears at least some resemblance to a heptathlon or decathlon.


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DODEA-Europe to debut new multi-event sport this weekend

Football and volleyball are out this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enter an eight-event team competition that bears at least some resemblance to a heptathlon or decathlon.