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The plane’s crew, assigned to the 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., noticed the failure while taxiing to the runway. There were no injuries.


USAFE and European partners seek common ground in integrating F-35

The U.S. Air Force has yet to stand up a squadron of F-35s in Europe, but it’s already working on how to integrate the fifth-generation combat jet with some of its closest allies in the region.


Civilians slowly return to Mosul as Iraqi, US forces mop up ISIS remains

A steady stream of civilians crossed a floating bridge over the Tigris River into west Mosul Thursday as Iraqi troops searched for the remnants of defeated Islamic State forces in the city.


Congressman wants ‘second chance’ for veterans facing deportation

One Democrat on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is seeking a second chance for veterans who were convicted of crimes and face the possibility of deportation.



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Open burns, ill winds: Full extent of military-related pollution in US still a secret

The Pentagon’s handling of munitions and their waste has poisoned millions of acres, and left Americans to guess at the threat to their health.


ACU-clad Dutch boy meets idols, US soldiers, along Nijmegen march route

A young Dutch boy, wearing his personalized U.S. Army uniform, got quite the thrill as he met a group of U.S. Army soldiers participating in Europe’s largest international road march, which is set to end Friday.


New River Air Station commander reassigned due to loss of trust, confidence in leadership

Lt. Col. Taylor White, commander of Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, was relieved of his command by Maj. Gen. Matthew Glavy, commanding general of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. It is the third time within seven weeks that a Marine Corps officer has been reassigned.



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Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.


Hawaii rolling out civil defense plan for North Korean missile attack

The state of Hawaii is formulating a preparedness plan for a North Korean missile attack, much to the dismay of the state's tourism boosters.


Qatar ruler to make first speech of Gulf spat as progress seen

Qatar's ruler will address his nation on Friday evening in his first public speech since the crisis with a Saudi-led alliance erupted last month.


In South Sudan, a child soldier long thought dead comes back

She had no body to bury, so the grieving mother kneeled in the dirt outside her small hut, recited psalms and simply traced her finger over the uneven earth.


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Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.


Hawaii rolling out civil defense plan for North Korean missile attack

The state of Hawaii is formulating a preparedness plan for a North Korean missile attack, much to the dismay of the state's tourism boosters.


Qatar ruler to make first speech of Gulf spat as progress seen

Qatar's ruler will address his nation on Friday evening in his first public speech since the crisis with a Saudi-led alliance erupted last month.


In South Sudan, a child soldier long thought dead comes back

She had no body to bury, so the grieving mother kneeled in the dirt outside her small hut, recited psalms and simply traced her finger over the uneven earth.



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Ohio veteran can keep ducks to relieve PTSD, depression

Darin Welker, who served in Iraq with the Army and was medically discharged from the Ohio National Guard, says his six ducks have been therapeutic. He was granted a variance to a local law that banned farm animals.



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Marine Corps group learns Civil War history through battlefield tour

The heat index reached triple digits on Thursday afternoon, but that didn’t stop nearly 70 Marines and civilians with the Marine and Family Programs Division in Quantico from enjoying the rich military history offered by the Fredericksburg area.


US sailors help students in Japan practice their English

An ongoing program between Naval Air Facility Atsugi and nearby Terao Elementary School lets sailors volunteer to help Japanese students practice their English.


US Army-built chapel reminds visitors of Australia’s wartime past

As 33,000 troops take part in Talisman Saber war games near Rockhampton along the central Queensland coast, a small chapel overlooking a pasture serves as a reminder of when about 70,000 U.S. soldiers called the city home.


Homeland security secretary says ports a terrorism priority

John Kelly said he believes the current security levels at U.S. shipping ports is adequate, but his agency must continue to research new technology to keep up with changing threats.


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Marine Corps group learns Civil War history through battlefield tour

The heat index reached triple digits on Thursday afternoon, but that didn’t stop nearly 70 Marines and civilians with the Marine and Family Programs Division in Quantico from enjoying the rich military history offered by the Fredericksburg area.


US sailors help students in Japan practice their English

An ongoing program between Naval Air Facility Atsugi and nearby Terao Elementary School lets sailors volunteer to help Japanese students practice their English.


US Army-built chapel reminds visitors of Australia’s wartime past

As 33,000 troops take part in Talisman Saber war games near Rockhampton along the central Queensland coast, a small chapel overlooking a pasture serves as a reminder of when about 70,000 U.S. soldiers called the city home.


Homeland security secretary says ports a terrorism priority

John Kelly said he believes the current security levels at U.S. shipping ports is adequate, but his agency must continue to research new technology to keep up with changing threats.



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Mooney, fellow grads rejoice in Army breakthrough against Navy

One of Collin Mooney's favorite T-shirts is a replica of the 82nd Airborne jerseys that Army football players wore for the Army-Navy game in December.


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Mooney, fellow grads rejoice in Army breakthrough against Navy

One of Collin Mooney's favorite T-shirts is a replica of the 82nd Airborne jerseys that Army football players wore for the Army-Navy game in December.



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