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Seaman Apprentice Joseph Min Naglak, 21, was an aviation boatswain’s mate from West Windsor, New Jersey. He had served aboard the Bush since August 2017, four months after he enlisted in the service.



Students using GI Bill receive incorrect housing payments due to VA technical errors

Veterans who started the 2018-2019 school year last month received incorrect payments caused by delays at the VA Office of Information and Technology with complying to new rules on how stipends are calculated.


Training on hold as Air Force unit in Texas assesses cause of Tuesday aircraft crash

Two pilots, a trainer and a student flying a T-6A Texan II aircraft ejected safely from the plane before it crashed near Rolling Oaks Mall in San Antonio.


Marines roll out lightweight jungle uniform

A new tropical uniform, which has been described as “like pajamas,” is being field tested. It's based on the same design as the current Marine Corps combat utilities, but made of a lighter material designed to dry faster and keep Marines cooler.


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Tiny US base in South Korean capital prepares to close its gates

Surrounded by concrete and brick walls lined with concertina wire, the 13-acre home to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District can be easy to miss, one of several sub-installations that belong to the larger Yongsan Garrison just a few miles away.


Aussie and US sailors celebrate 100 years of ‘mateship’ at Pearl Harbor

Australia's HMAS Hobart made its first international port visit to Hawaii Tuesday as a part of a celebration of 100 years of “mateship” between two the U.S. and Australia.


Sailor found dead on the day she was to appear in court with alleged abuser

Navy Chief Petty Officer Andrea L. Washington was found dead late Monday evening. Authorities are investigating the incident as a homicide, though an initial report obtained by ABC News said it was not related to domestic violence.



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Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

The Health and Human Services Department recently told Senate staffers that case managers could not find 1,488 children after they made follow-up calls to check on their safety from April through June.


Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted Israel's offer to share detailed information on the Israeli airstrike in Syria that triggered fire by Syrian forces which downed a Russian reconnaissance plane, the Kremlin said Wednesday.


Rumors, conflict challenge Ebola response in eastern Congo

The latest Ebola outbreak in Congo presents complex challenges as the virus spreads for the first time in an area where long-running conflict is hampering aid efforts, the regional Africa chief for the International Federation of the Red Cross said Wednesday.


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Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

The Health and Human Services Department recently told Senate staffers that case managers could not find 1,488 children after they made follow-up calls to check on their safety from April through June.


Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted Israel's offer to share detailed information on the Israeli airstrike in Syria that triggered fire by Syrian forces which downed a Russian reconnaissance plane, the Kremlin said Wednesday.


Rumors, conflict challenge Ebola response in eastern Congo

The latest Ebola outbreak in Congo presents complex challenges as the virus spreads for the first time in an area where long-running conflict is hampering aid efforts, the regional Africa chief for the International Federation of the Red Cross said Wednesday.




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Aussie and US sailors celebrate 100 years of ‘mateship’ at Pearl Harbor

Australia's HMAS Hobart made its first international port visit to Hawaii Tuesday as a part of a celebration of 100 years of “mateship” between two the U.S. and Australia.


Tiny US base in South Korean capital prepares to close its gates

Surrounded by concrete and brick walls lined with concertina wire, the 13-acre home to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District can be easy to miss, one of several sub-installations that belong to the larger Yongsan Garrison just a few miles away.


A bright light in a storm. Coast Guard crew offers relief from Florence with different kind of rescue

Chief Petty Officer Steve Kelly does the cabbage patch in the front seat of his lifted Ford pickup. "Who let the dogs out?" he sings as he swings his arms in a circle. "Coast Guard, Coast Guard." The other members of his Coast Guard team from Kentucky laugh or roll their eyes in embarrassment.


In first estimate, Air Force outlines ideas for creating Space Force

A 15-page memo, signed by Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, offers the first official estimate of the near-term costs of building a sixth branch of the military to focus on fighting in outer space, and outlines the Air Force’s ideas for doing so.


'We will be there 100 percent,' Trump tells storm victims while visiting NC

President Donald Trump flew to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in North Carolina on Wednesday to tour storm damage and meet with state officials. "Our state took a gut punch, Mr. President, and our people are still reeling," Gov. Roy Cooper told Trump, who responded that the federal government "will be there 100 percent."


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Aussie and US sailors celebrate 100 years of ‘mateship’ at Pearl Harbor

Australia's HMAS Hobart made its first international port visit to Hawaii Tuesday as a part of a celebration of 100 years of “mateship” between two the U.S. and Australia.


Tiny US base in South Korean capital prepares to close its gates

Surrounded by concrete and brick walls lined with concertina wire, the 13-acre home to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District can be easy to miss, one of several sub-installations that belong to the larger Yongsan Garrison just a few miles away.


A bright light in a storm. Coast Guard crew offers relief from Florence with different kind of rescue

Chief Petty Officer Steve Kelly does the cabbage patch in the front seat of his lifted Ford pickup. "Who let the dogs out?" he sings as he swings his arms in a circle. "Coast Guard, Coast Guard." The other members of his Coast Guard team from Kentucky laugh or roll their eyes in embarrassment.


In first estimate, Air Force outlines ideas for creating Space Force

A 15-page memo, signed by Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, offers the first official estimate of the near-term costs of building a sixth branch of the military to focus on fighting in outer space, and outlines the Air Force’s ideas for doing so.


'We will be there 100 percent,' Trump tells storm victims while visiting NC

President Donald Trump flew to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in North Carolina on Wednesday to tour storm damage and meet with state officials. "Our state took a gut punch, Mr. President, and our people are still reeling," Gov. Roy Cooper told Trump, who responded that the federal government "will be there 100 percent."



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As report on Maryland football player's death looms, coach's assistants work in limbo

Less than 24 hours before Maryland's Big Ten opener, the results of the external investigation into the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair will be released. The report is expected to explain the roles of the parties present during the fateful May 29 workout, assigning blame, determining culpability and clearing names.


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As report on Maryland football player's death looms, coach's assistants work in limbo

Less than 24 hours before Maryland's Big Ten opener, the results of the external investigation into the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair will be released. The report is expected to explain the roles of the parties present during the fateful May 29 workout, assigning blame, determining culpability and clearing names.