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Monthly Archives: February 2021

Russian, Chinese, U.S. Navies Participate In Pakistan’s Aman-2021 Exercises

 U.S. Naval and Coast Guard forces joined military counterparts from Pakistan and more than 35 other countries in the AMAN 17 exercises in Karachi, from February 10 to 14. U.S. Navy Russian MOD covered the event: Today, the opening ceremony of the multinational naval exercise “Aman-2021” was held in the …

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New Marine Corps Annual Rifle Qualification updates decades of tradition combat shooting skills

Annual Rifle Qualification NEW ANNUAL RIFLE QUALIFICATION TO MAKE MARINES MORE LETHAL  Petty Officer 2nd Class Rachael A Treon The Marine Corps began the train-the-trainer course of the new Annual Rifle Qualification, which will fully replace the previous Table 1 and Table 2 qualification course of fire October 1, 2021. The …

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The Son Tay POW Camp RAID: Operation IVORY COAST

Operation IVORY COAST, a “Mission of Mercy” By Robert D. Seals, USASOC  Operation IVORY COAST was a joint special operations mission executed on November 21, 1970, to liberate American prisoners of war (POW) held at Son Tay, near Hanoi, North Vietnam. The rescue effort, launched from allied air bases in Thailand, …

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The Battle of the Bulge: the Enemy Strikes

A memorial stands on a hill outside of Wereth, Belgium, Dec. 10, 2014.The memorial is a reminder of the heroic acts of 11 African American U.S. Soldiers during World War II. They took refuge in the small town, and after the Germans captured them, they refused to divulge information about …

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“Khashoggi Ban”…”Saudi Crown Prince has blood on his hands,”

“The Biden Administration should ensure that repercussions for the brutal murder of Khashoggi go beyond those who carried it out, to the one who ordered it. The blood of an American resident and journalist. We must have accountability, congressman Adam Shiff said. He was referring to the unclassified documents release …

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First Flight: F-15EX fighter replaces the oldest F-15C/Ds

The Department of the Air Force awarded in 2020 a nearly $1.2 billion contract for its first lot of eight F-15EX fighter aircraft. The contract, awarded to Boeing, provides for the design, development, integration, manufacturing, test, verification, certification, delivery, sustainment and modification of F-15EX aircraft, including spares, support equipment, training materials, technical …

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Democrats Want Biden to Relinquish Sole Authority for Nuclear Launches

Democrats Want Biden to Relinquish Sole Authority for Nuclear Launches  By Steve Herman VOA NEWS WHITE HOUSE – The president of the United States, always accompanied by a military aide carrying a satchel containing nuclear launch codes, has sole authority to order nuclear warfare or respond in kind to such an …

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Syria: Two F-15E Strike Eagles dropped seven, precision-guided munitions

25 Feb official release: “At President Biden’s direction, U.S. military forces earlier this evening conducted airstrikes against infrastructure utilized by Iranian-backed militant groups in eastern Syria. These strikes were authorized in response to recent attacks against American and Coalition personnel in Iraq, and to ongoing threats to those personnel. Specifically, …

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End of Watch Deputy Michael Magli killed by a hit and run drunk driver with revoked license

Robert Allen Holzaepfel Adult Corrections FLA Update – Blood Alcohol Determined*** Detectives Investigate After Pinellas Deputy Killed in the Line of Duty Line of Duty Death ***Update as of 12:30 p.m. Friday, February 19, 2021*** Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit determined the blood alcohol level of the suspect, 33-year-old …

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Pakistan, India Reach Rare Deal to Restore Kashmir Truce

Pakistan, India Reach Rare Deal to Restore Kashmir Truce By Ayaz Gul ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and India have agreed to immediately cease military hostilities in disputed Kashmir by restoring a 2003 truce to deescalate tensions between the nuclear-armed South Asian rivals. The two nations said in a joint statement Thursday their …

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