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Joseph Harrington, commanding general of U.S. Army Africa, addresses soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, ... In a statement, Harrington wrote that he "made a mistake by responding to and entering into a private discussion with a soldier's spouse.
Like many young Americans whose childhood was shaken by the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Zion Dirgantara grew up with a dream to give back by serving in the military. But upon graduating from high school, Dirgantara couldn't enlist because he was undocumented. He had been brought by his mother to ...

... believe may have been involved in a deadly crash Friday morning near the gates to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Sgt. Elizabeth Gonzalez, a public information officer, said the sheriff's office began receiving calls after 2 a.m. regarding a body on the roadway at W. Military Drive near Luke Boulevard.
Kuwait, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- A staff warrant officer of the Ground Forces was killed and another injured while on duty due to a military vehicle accident, Kuwait ... The accident killed the driver of the military vehicle Staff Warrant Officer Rakan Hadlan of the 35th Shaheed Armored Brigade, and injured his ...
Debris from the aircraft was reportedly found some 3km north of the military facility. The cause of the fatal crash is currently being investigated. The jet crashed in deserted area of Tuzcullu Mahallesi in Menemen county, Haber Turk reports. The SF-260 is an Italian-designed two-seat light aircraft largely used ...
An army truck from Fort Campbell, Kentucky overturned Thursday on Hwy. 70 near Thurman Road in New Bern. NewsChannel 12's Lauren Arnott reported in a facebook Live the truck was one of several in a convoy. The accident, which happened around 2 p.m., resulted in the 5-ton recovery vehicle ending up upside ...

Most experts, however, are in agreement that the biggest contributor to the PLA's rising accident rate is that it has been tasked to take on more varied and demanding missions, alongside a vast expansion in its hardware and numbers. Footage from state broadcaster CCTV in recent months also shows ...
1st Sgt. Joseph Bierbrodt, of Sheridan, with the 933rd Military police Company, smiles at Cayleigh Hinton before escorting her into the Father-Daughter Dance, Feb. 7, at the Our Lady of Humility school in Beach Park. Cayleigh's father, Sgt. Terrence Hinton, died in a training accident May 14 in Hawaii.
The crashes are the latest in what appears to be a growing string of often-fatal accidents involving China's military planes. ... But rather than a sign of deteriorating capabilities, military experts told The straits Times the accident rate shows a strengthening of PLAAF and its sister branch, the PLA Naval Air ...
John Shagaya, on Sunday died in a road accident along Langtang-Pankshin road in Plateau, Mr Dan Dandur, former Chairman, Langtang North Local government, has confirmed. "Shagaya died in a road crash today; we are right now with the corpse at the Air Force Military hospital, Jos," Dandur told the ...
Onodera said that through ongoing investigations of the latest military-linked aircraft mishap, experts were trying to determine the cause of the fatal crash in Saga's Kanzaki City. Onodera added that pending the conclusion of the investigation into the accident and new protocols to ensure future mishaps are ...
Dubai, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said here on Sunday at the opening of the 2018 World government Summit that the idea to export democracy by force through past interventions in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya is a mistake. Transformation of states takes time and must ...
In retaliation, Israel carried out what the army called "a large-scale operation" into Syria targeting 12 Syrian and Iranian military sites. ... Shapiro, a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, said in an interview that the U.S. appears to be "ceding all the diplomacy to Russia" and in doing so, was making a mistake.
Pence was asked about Thursday's military parade in North Korea overseen by dictator Kim Jong Un. He directly criticized the parade, but was then asked if ... "Make no mistake about it, what we witnessed in Pyongyang, and we witnessed again yesterday, on the eve of the Olympics -- what [South Korean] ...
The government should make every effort to identify the cause of the accident and work out effective measures to prevent a recurrence, and then sufficiently explain its plan to local residents. It should bear in mind that the smooth operations of military bases will be difficult unless steps are taken to ensure ...
BEACH PARK, Ill. -- A Northern Illinois kindergartener whose father was killed in a military training accident last year has a date to her first father-daughter dance: A soldier with the Illinois Army National Guard. The National Guard says in a news release that 5-year-old Cayleigh Hinton of Winthrop harbor ...
President Trump, apparently taken by the Bastille Day parade in Paris, which he attended last summer, has instructed Pentagon brass to organize an even bigger show of military strength, down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington -- tanks, missiles, jets and rows of uniformed troops marching in precision.

Air Force veteran and medical marijuana advocate Krawitz experienced a non-combat motorcycle accident in Guam. His stomach was so damaged, he couldn't tolerate opioids well for the chronic pain from the accident. Medical cannabis is crucial for his pain relief, and he finds the gateway drug argument ...
8 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, in a non-combat-related accident, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. He would have turned 25 on Monday. A service with full military honors was held at Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Spartanburg, and burial was in Hillcrest Memorial gardens in Greer. Raven, 24 ...
On Wednesday, Trump finally broke his silence on the stock market's roller coaster ride, saying: "In the 'old days,' when good news was reported, the Stock market would go up. Today, when good news is reported, the Stock Market goes down. Big mistake, and we have so much good (great) news about the ...
A participant at the Battle of the Bulge re-enactment at Fort Indiantown Gap was injured by a mortar during the event Friday. The participant, whose name has not been released, sustained an injury while firing a blank round of ammunition from a World War II Historical Association modified 60 mm mortar ...
Captain Mathew R. Benasuly, 42, of Brunswick, was killed in an automobile accident while serving the country in Germany, according to a GoFundMe page. ... His funeral will be held on February 10 at the Edo Miller Funeral Home and will be buried in military honors interment at Palmetto Cemetery.
The servicemen who devoted their lives in the accident had previously completed missions in a number of military exercises and combat readiness training. They made important contributions in safeguarding the security of national sovereignty and the interests of national development, according to a ...
A People's Liberation army (PLA) military plane crashed in southwest China's Guizhou Province during a training session this week, leaving at least 12 crew members dead. ... Military sources close to the air force told South China Morning Post that at least a dozen people have been killed in the accident.
DPS Lt. Johnny Hernandez says the passenger car was traveling eastbound on Military 281, while the tractor-trailer was traveling westbound. The passenger car lost control and veered into the westbound lane, colliding with the tractor-trailer. "For unknown reasons, the passenger car veered into the ...
But Chanel Weaver, a spokeswoman for the public health Center, told Military Times on Thursday that the report of deaths was incorrect. She said the Marines referenced had been hospitalized, but did not die, a mistake the Public Health Center caught in a conference call with navy officials. The public ...
A man who shot to the limelight for appearing at accident scenes to give witness accounts has been jailed for impersonating a military officer. Kwale Resident Magistrate Patrick Wambugu sent Dennis Muigai to Kwale GK prison for one and a half years following a trial that began about three years ago, and ...
"I think it's a mistake for the other bars in town, and it seems shortsighted. I'm worried about other clubs absorbing the customers," he said. Between Oct. 24, 2016 and Oct. 24, 2017, Fairbanks police visited Kodiak Jack's on 139 occasions, nearly half of which were self-initiated bar checks. Mensik maintains ...
A Fort Bragg soldier received the Soldier's Medal on Wednesday for his actions during a Humvee accident in December 2016. ... and the Humvee ran head-on into the other soldier's car," Rose, an AH-64 Apache mechanic with the 82nd Combat aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, told army Times.
'Human error': US military says it made 'mistake' by banning release of Afghanistan war data The US military has said it was a mistake to order a Congress-created watchdog not to release data on progress regarding the war in Afghanistan, citing "human error" as the cause. "It was NOT the intent of ...
Fitness tracker Strava has come under fire for publishing the heatmaps (paths its users have logged when running or cycling) of military personnel. As well as showing clear outlines of US military bases in countries such as Syria and Iraq, in some instances the locations of people inside bases were also ...
They have given airtime and a massive public platform to their Athletes who've chosen to kneel during the anthem and disrespect our flag, our country and our military. The commissioner and many NFL owners bent over backwards to accommodate that political speech. Now that our veterans are speaking ...
He believes President Donald Trump's bellicose behavior raises the chance that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will mistake US military exercises as an ... "Hyperbolic rhetoric and provocative actions by both sides have increased the possibility of nuclear war by accident or miscalculation," the Bulletin ...
Port Huron police and Tri-hospital EMS responded to a traffic accident on Military Street on Friday afternoon. A collision between a gray Dodge Dart and a United States Postal Service mail truck left the USPS truck on the curb near Pompeii's Pizzeria and Italian Eatery. The cause of the accident is still under ...
"The vehicle in front of me went to turn left onto the airfield at the same time an up-armored Humvee was driving down the road, and the Humvee ran head-on into the other soldier's car," Rose, an AH-64 Apache mechanic with the 82nd Combat aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, told army Times.
But while Neller did not address the specific causes for each individual mishap, he stated that "the majority of them, they were not the result of the material ... Years of war, budget cuts and apathy from Congress about military readiness have caused many Marine aircraft to be unable to fly because they lack ...
The worst-ever terrorist attack on the American mainland not surprisingly had a profound impact on US military policy. With the exception of the brief - and woefully under-resourced - military campaign to overthrow Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in 2003, the world's most powerful military superpower found ...
his life over the weekend. clayton cullen of bicknell died during a military training exercise in California. news 10s garrett brown has more on those mourning his loss. many in bicknell knew him as "clay". but in the army ... he was known as "first lieutenant clayton robert cullen". before joining the military... he ...
Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga denounced the U.S. military as "crazy" Wednesday following the third mishap this month involving an Okinawa-based U.S. helicopter. "The U.S. military is out of control. They can't exercise any oversight, there are no signs they will reform, and the Japanese government can't ...
... corporal died during a parachute accident this week in Arizona. Cpl. Alejandro "Alex" Romero, 22, was taking part in a multi-mission parachute course exercise over Coolidge on Monday when he died in a "double-bag static line parachute mishap," according to the U.S. Marine Corps Training Command.
Japan stepped up criticism against the U.S. forces on Wednesday after a third forced landing by a military helicopter in the southern island prefecture of Okinawa this month, with Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga calling the military "crazy" and "out of control." "Indeed, the whole U.S. military is going crazy," ...
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - Military Road was closed from Sheridan Drive to school Street Wednesday for an accident involving a juvenile pedestrian being struck by a vehicle. The juvenile was transported to Oishei children's hospital with a possible head injury. The driver of the vehicle showed no signs ...
his life over the weekend. clayton cullen of bicknell died during a military training exercise in California. news 10s garrett brown has more on those mourning his loss. many in bicknell knew him as "clay". but in the army ... he was known as "first lieutenant clayton robert cullen". before joining the military... he ...
Washington (CNN) The first two military families who will not receive death benefits because of the government shutdown have been named. ... the 4th Combat aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, were killed on Saturday when their Apache helicopter crashed in a training accident at Fort Irwin, California.
Several pundits were paraded on the airwaves to explain that U.S. military forces are apparently badly needed in Africa for the fight against terrorism. They argued that American foreign and defense policies too often neglect Africa and that, if anything, the U.S. military commitment should be increased.
Bob Moritz, chairman of accounting firm PwC, says another Oscar mishap involving his company could really dent the company's brand. Speaking ... In light of the heavy snow that's falling around Davos, military and police officials are not sure how many people are preparing to protest against Trump's visit.
The Turkish offensive may end up being "a big mistake and they could actually lose," says a former Pentagon official. ... It was the fourth day of Ankara's military operation to root out the Syrian Kurdish people's Protection Units (YPG), a militia whose members helped the U.S. coalition defeat ISIS in Syria.
... I join our brave National Guard, Specialist Garcia's family and all Floridians in honoring his service. Our prayers will remain with those closest to Specialist Garcia during this difficult time and for a full recovery to those injured in the accident." Sign up for the Good News All positive stories about the military.
The army on Monday identified two pilots killed in a helicopter crash this past weekend at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. 1st Lt. Clayton Cullen, of Indiana, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kevin Burke, of California, died when their Apache attack helicopter crashed on Saturday around 1 a.m. ...
Azerbaijani serviceman Rahim Aliyev died as a result of an accident in one of the training centers, the Defense Ministry said in a message Jan. 21. The serviceman's body was buried in accordance with military rituals, according to the ministry. The Military prosecutor's Office has launched investigation into ...


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