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Trump touts July 4 military ‘salute;’ critics see politics

Under White House direction, the Pentagon was scrambling to arrange for an Air Force B-2 stealth bomber and other warplanes to conduct flyovers of the celebration on the National Mall. There will be Navy F-35 and F-18 fighter jets , the Navy Blue Angels aerial acrobatics team, Army and Coast Guard helicopters and Marine V-22 Ospreys.

US, Russia blame each other in near-collision of warships

The U.S. and Russian militaries accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165 feet of each other in the East China Sea.

Trump wants to restore waiver for service academy athletes

President Donald Trump said Monday he is looking into offering a waiver that would allow athletes attending the nation's military academies to play professional sports immediately upon graduation.
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Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault

President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who oversaw a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.
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Blue Angels stop by Myrtle Beach for pre-season Air Show planning

Are you an aviation buff? If so, you have something to look forward to in the new year.

Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions

The U.S. Navy has fired two senior commanders in the Pacific region in connection with recent deadly collisions of Navy ships.
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Official: US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship

A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that came close to it during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, an American defense official said.
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US Navy fires warning shots near Iran ship in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf.
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Mom says son survived hit to bunk in USS Fitzgerald collision

The mother of a U.S. Navy sailor who survived a direct hit to his sleeping berth during a collision at sea says her son kept diving back down to try to save his shipmates until the flooded berth began running out of air pockets.

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