Remains of Ohio sailor who died in Pearl Harbor attack will return home
More than 80 years after he died in the attack on Pearl Harbor, a Barberton, Ohio, sailor is finally coming home. Navy Seaman 1st Class Buford H. Dyer, 19, died with 428 crewmen on the USS Oklahoma in the Dec. 7, 1941, surprise attack.
New Zealand will advocate for an international ban on autonomous weapons systems, or ‘killer robots’
Lethal autonomous weapons systems, also called “killer robots,” can identify, target and kill without human input, according to the Future of Life Institute. They are usually regarded as distinct from drones, which are generally used under human control and have been deployed extensively in battle.
‘They went through hell’: North Carolina World War II vet heads to Pearl Harbor to honor comrades
In 1941, Louis Bourgault remembers riding around the New England countryside on a Sunday afternoon. Eighty years ago, he thought Dec. 7 was going to be a normal day, but it was one that changed life for a lot of Americans, including his.
Pacific Fleet commander launches probe into Red Hill spills
The Navy announced that Adm. Samuel Paparo had ordered a command investigation of a Nov. 20 leak of about 14,000 gallons of a water-and-fuel mixture from a fire suppression drain line, and a new review of a May 6 leak of the pipeline at the facility, which the Navy said released an estimated 1,618 gallons of jet fuel.
US, South Korea to bolster alliance at talks but questions remain
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin arrived in South Korea on Wednesday for annual security talks expected to bolster the countries' decades-long military alliance in the face of North Korean nuclear threats and mounting challenges from China.
Abe warns China invading Taiwan would be ‘economic suicide’
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said China should be aware that any crisis with Taiwan would pull in Japan and its ally the U.S., warning of the disastrous effect on the economy of any military action.
US, S. Korea to bolster alliance at talks but questions remain
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin arrived in South Korea on Wednesday for security talks expected to bolster the countries' military alliance in the face of North Korean nuclear threats and challenges from China.
Japan suspends new reservations on all incoming flights
Japan has asked international airlines to stop taking new reservations for all flights arriving in Japan until the end of December.
Thanks, omicron: Japan cancels popular Tokyo-Okinawa flights for returning US military travelers
The cancellation of a flight program follows Japan’s decision to close its borders Tuesday to most new incoming foreign travelers through the end of December.
DODEA-Europe cancels basketball and wrestling in December due to COVID-19 concerns
Marksmanship is only sport that will be held in Europe before 2022 as competitions can be held remotely.