Armed and dangerous - Flipper the firing dolphin let loose by Katrina
by Mark Townsend HoustonIt may be the oddest tale to emerge from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Armed dolphins, trained by the US...
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A rocket carrying a military research satellite blasted off Thursday, dazzling spectators from California to Arizona with a rainbow of colors as it streaked across the sky at dusk.
The Minotaur rocket carrying a...
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BRUNSWICK (Aug 28): For the first time in six years, NAS Brunswick will host the Great State of Maine Air Show on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 11.The largest air show in northern New England will feature the...
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WASHINGTON - A federal commission approved all but 14 percent of Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld's recommendations for closing or consolidating U.S. military bases -- but it also took issue with the Pentagon in a final report sent to
President Bush.The nine-member panel...
(CNN) -- Three hundred Air Force members in
Iraq and Afghanistan and elsewhere abroad will return to their
Mississippi Air Force base "so they can attend to their families' needs
after Hurricane Katrina," according to an Air Force command statement.Story here.
BRUNSWICK, Maine The celebratory mood elsewhere in New England isn't being shared in Brunswick, Maine.
A federal commission has voted to shut down the Brunswick Naval Air Station. That was a more severe action...
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AP - The military may save money with deep cuts at Northeastern bases, critics say, but that would probably come at a cost — an erosion of public support in the region where Americans first took up arms for their new country 230 years ago.A national commission starts final...
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Army is making
plans to keep the current number of soldiers in Iraq -- well over
100,000 -- for four more years, the Army's top general said Saturday.Click here for full story.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The base-closing commission voted Tuesday to add two military facilities, in California and Maine, to the list of hundreds of domestic bases that Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld has...
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The US Defense Department has developed a new counterterrorism strategy "that would increase military activities on American soil, particularly in the area of intelligence gathering." FoxNews reported Monday that...
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AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) -- A Pentagon investigation into complaints that evangelical Christians at the Air Force Academy have bullied Jews and cadets of other faiths found no overt discrimination, but "certainly insensitivity," military officials said Wednesday.
YUMA, Arizona (AP) -- A Marine Harrier jet carrying four 500-pound bombs crashed Wednesday in a residential neighborhood, forcing the evacuation of 1,300 people. There were no reports of injuries and the pilot ejected safely, authorities said.