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The aircraft crashed on the Air Force’s Red Rio Bombing Range about 11:45 a.m. Officials declined to identify the type of aircraft that went down Friday, but they confirmed it was manned.



Trump administration considers using Coast Guard funds to pay for border enforcement

Most of the funding would go to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, which also is part of Homeland Security. The department has the authority to move money around between its components, and may also shift other funding to pay for ICE operations.


P.T. in space?: Online jokes target Space Force

Military personnel have a history of making fun of each other’s service branches, and service-related memes have populated social media for years. It appears that the Space Force would be no different.


Navy misconduct investigation continues as top enlisted sailor retires

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Giordano said he would leave to “avoid distraction” as the Navy inspector general’s office completes its misconduct investigation. He had served as the Navy’s top enlisted sailor since September 2016 and had taken leave during the IG inquiry.


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Senators urge Pentagon to rethink sending military lawyers to be immigration prosecutors

The senators' letter came just hours after the Pentagon confirmed that it had approved sending 21 active-duty and reserve judge advocates to help the Justice Department with its growing backlog of cases created after the government adopted a policy to prosecute adults who cross the border illegally.


New commander takes lead as Yongsan transition nears final stages

The new commander of the Army’s home in Seoul will oversee a transition that’s nearing its end as troops move south to facilities on Camp Humphreys.


Officials identify truck driver killed in Idaho crash in which 3 airmen died

Officials in southwestern Idaho have identified the driver of a commercial truck killed in a fiery, chain-reaction crash near Boise that also killed three airmen from Mountain Home Air Force Base.



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The crying Honduran girl on the cover of Time was not separated from her mother

The widely shared photo of the little girl crying as a U.S. Border Patrol agent patted down her mother became a symbol of the families pulled apart by the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy at the border, even landing on the new cover of Time magazine.


New commander takes lead as Yongsan transition nears final stages

The new commander of the Army’s home in Seoul will oversee a transition that’s nearing its end as troops move south to facilities on Camp Humphreys.


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EU imposes tariffs on US peanuts, motorcycles and whiskey

The European Union started enforcing tariffs Friday on American imports like bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice, part of a growing global trade rift that's likely to intensify over the next few weeks.


Cyprus, Israel, Greece pledge deeper military ties

Cyprus, Israel and Greece must forge deeper military ties to improve security and more effectively counter common threats in a turbulent region, the countries' defense ministers said Friday.


Central African Republic minister says Becker passport fake

Central African Republic's foreign minister says a reported diplomatic passport for Boris Becker appears to be a fake and the prosecutor general will investigate.


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The crying Honduran girl on the cover of Time was not separated from her mother

The widely shared photo of the little girl crying as a U.S. Border Patrol agent patted down her mother became a symbol of the families pulled apart by the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy at the border, even landing on the new cover of Time magazine.


New commander takes lead as Yongsan transition nears final stages

The new commander of the Army’s home in Seoul will oversee a transition that’s nearing its end as troops move south to facilities on Camp Humphreys.


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EU imposes tariffs on US peanuts, motorcycles and whiskey

The European Union started enforcing tariffs Friday on American imports like bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice, part of a growing global trade rift that's likely to intensify over the next few weeks.


Cyprus, Israel, Greece pledge deeper military ties

Cyprus, Israel and Greece must forge deeper military ties to improve security and more effectively counter common threats in a turbulent region, the countries' defense ministers said Friday.


Central African Republic minister says Becker passport fake

Central African Republic's foreign minister says a reported diplomatic passport for Boris Becker appears to be a fake and the prosecutor general will investigate.



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He stole the identity of a dead 8-year-old. Police now want to know what he was hiding from

The old man died on July 24, 2002. Using the deceased's name, birth date, and Social Security number, Ohio police discovered records for Joseph Newton Chandler III. But Joseph Newton Chandler III had been killed with his parents in a Texas car crash in 1945.



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Alabama Army Reserve soldier missing after training exercise

Cayln McLemor was attending a training course at Camp Blanding when he set out on a land navigation exercise on Wednesday, according to Keith Smith from the Clay County Sheriff's Office. He has not been seen since approximately 11 a.m. Wednesday.


Navy adds flexibility to parental leave policy

Navy couples will now decide which parent gets primary caregiver leave under a new parental and adoption leave policy. The policy consolidates adoption, paternity and maternity leave into a Military Parental Leave Program planned for future release.


Air Force reports plane crash at White Sands, pilot’s condition unknown

The aircraft crashed on the Air Force’s Red Rio Bombing Range about 11:45 a.m. Officials declined to identify the type of aircraft that went down Friday, but they confirmed it was manned.


Trump administration considers using Coast Guard funds to pay for border enforcement

Most of the funding would go to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, which also is part of Homeland Security. The department has the authority to move money around between its components, and may also shift other funding to pay for ICE operations.


Okinawa police investigate stray bullet near Marine Corps range

A mango farmer told authorities he had come home from shopping to discover two broken windows and a 2-inch-long bullet on the floor of his shed, reports said.


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Alabama Army Reserve soldier missing after training exercise

Cayln McLemor was attending a training course at Camp Blanding when he set out on a land navigation exercise on Wednesday, according to Keith Smith from the Clay County Sheriff's Office. He has not been seen since approximately 11 a.m. Wednesday.


Navy adds flexibility to parental leave policy

Navy couples will now decide which parent gets primary caregiver leave under a new parental and adoption leave policy. The policy consolidates adoption, paternity and maternity leave into a Military Parental Leave Program planned for future release.


Air Force reports plane crash at White Sands, pilot’s condition unknown

The aircraft crashed on the Air Force’s Red Rio Bombing Range about 11:45 a.m. Officials declined to identify the type of aircraft that went down Friday, but they confirmed it was manned.


Trump administration considers using Coast Guard funds to pay for border enforcement

Most of the funding would go to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, which also is part of Homeland Security. The department has the authority to move money around between its components, and may also shift other funding to pay for ICE operations.


Okinawa police investigate stray bullet near Marine Corps range

A mango farmer told authorities he had come home from shopping to discover two broken windows and a 2-inch-long bullet on the floor of his shed, reports said.



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No. 1 Sun: Phoenix takes Ayton; Trae Young, Doncic swapped

The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. The Dallas Mavericks looked all the way to Slovenia for the player they hope can be their next European superstar.


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No. 1 Sun: Phoenix takes Ayton; Trae Young, Doncic swapped

The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. The Dallas Mavericks looked all the way to Slovenia for the player they hope can be their next European superstar.