Military
Associated Press/Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sarah Villegas/U.S. Navy

U.S. military calls off search for missing Marines

by Lynde Langdon & Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/07/17, 08:34 am

UPDATE: The U.S. military on Sunday called off a search and rescue operation and launched a recovery effort for three Marines who went missing Saturday when their MV-22 Osprey crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia as it attempted to land. Twenty-three of the 26 Marines aboard the aircraft were rescued. U.S.

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Associated Press/2nd Lt. William Collette/U.S. Air Force

U.S. launches unarmed missile from California in test run

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/02/17, 09:07 am

The United States Air Force on Wednesday successfully launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from California. The 30th Space Wing said the missile launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, some 130 miles northwest of Los Angeles. An Air Force statement said the military was testing the missile’s effectiveness, readiness, and accuracy. The launch, which is the fourth this year, comes as North Korea develops its own ICBMs.

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Associated Press/Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Trump bans transgender military service members

by Evan Wilt
Posted 7/26/17, 10:30 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that transgender individuals can no longer serve in the U.S. military in any capacity.

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