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USFK certifies safety improvements at Rodriguez range amid outrage over stray rounds

The U.S. military certified $12 million worth of safety improvements at the Rodriquez Live Fire Range near the border with North Korea after a series of recent stray round incidents sparked outrage in the local community.

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Army resort workers worry about jobs impacted by Hawaii eruption

Staffers at an Army recreation facility at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park have technically been on administrative leave in May — but for now, they keep showing up for work.


N. Korea hands over 55 cases of remains thought to be US war dead

American and allied troops were on hand to greet an Air Force C-17 Globemaster when it landed with the remains at Osan – the largest U.S. air base in the South – under fighter-jet escort at 11 a.m.

USS Carl Vinson flies last legacy Hornets during RIMPAC drills

This month’s Rim of the Pacific exercise in Hawaii will mark the end of the line for the Navy’s “Baby Hornets.”


Marines wrap up Big Island phase of multinational RIMPAC drills

Twenty-five nations, more than 45 surface ships and submarines, 17 national land forces, 200-plus aircraft and 25,000 personnel are involved in the Rim of the Pacific exercise, which ais scheduled to run through Aug. 2 in Hawaii and Southern California.

Marines field-test new flash-bang mortar rounds during RIMPAC

The Marine Corps field-tested flash-bang mortar rounds designed to suppress the enemy and save civilian lives during the Rim of the Pacific exercise in Hawaii.