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From left: Ian H. McBeth, Paul Clyde Hudson and Rick A. DeMorgan Jr. were identified by Coulson Aviation as the three firefighters killed Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 in a C-130 crash while fighting wildfires in Australia. All three men had military ties. <br>Coulson Aviation

Three US veterans killed in tanker crash while battling Australian bushfires

In a statement released Friday, Coulson Aviation identified Ian McBeth, Paul Clyde Hudson and Rick DeMorgan Jr. as the victims of Thursday's C-130 Hercules air tanker crash in Australia.


Thousands gather for Baghdad rally to demand US troops leave

Roads and bridges leading to the heavily fortified Green Zone, the seat of Iraq's government and home to several foreign embassies, including the U.S. Embassy, were blocked off by concrete barriers during the demonstration.


Tokyo court awards more money for noise complaints by Yokota Air Base neighbors

The court ordered the Japanese government to pay just over a million dollars to 144 residents living near Yokota Air Base who complained about aircraft noise but rejected a demand for a ban on late night and early morning flights.

‘Best Warrior’ formerly convicted of sexually assaulting mother-in-law gets new trial

A soldier convicted of sexually assaulting his sleeping mother-in-law three years ago is being tried again after an Army court tossed the conviction because of a possibly biased juror.


Contract dispute prompts massive civilian layoffs at Incirlik Air Base

Vectrus, a Colorado-based company that provides base maintenance and operational support at various overseas military locations, did not respond to a request for comment about its decision to scale back at Incirlik.