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US troops didn't have eyes on Afghan hospital before attack

...other nation in the history of warfare has gone to the lengths we do to avoid civilian casualties," Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said in a statement. "And when we make a mistake, we will not only own up to it, we will also scrutinize...
Nation and World
Army blimp breaks loose, drifts over Pa.

...scrambled from a National Guard base in New Jersey to track it. But there was never any intention of shooting it down, said Navy Capt. Scott Miller, a spokesman for the nation's air defense command.The blimp - which cannot be steered remotely...
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Pentagon plans to increase drone flights by 50 pct.

...The intelligence analysts who process the information coming from these flights are a critical part of this," said Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman. "So, as we talk about expanding the number of UAV (drone) flights, we also...
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Violence in Turkey leaves at least 9 dead

...agreed to let the U.S.-led coalition use its bases for its fight against IS.In Washington, a Pentagon spokesman, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, said Monday that U.S. F-16 fighters brought to Turkey a day earlier were expected to begin flying...
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US begins armed drone flights from Turkey

...add manned aircraft flights from there, U.S. officials said.So far none of the drones launched airstrikes, but Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said they may begin conducting strikes soon. And he said the U.S. also will...
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Another deadly quake spreads fear in Nepal

...helicopters to ferry food and temporary shelters to hundreds of thousands left homeless amid unseasonal rains.In Washington, Navy Capt. Chris Sims said the missing Huey helicopter was conducting disaster relief operations near Charikot, Nepal.A nearby...
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Apparent terrorist attack rocks Washington

...Airport spokeswoman April Thompson said the airport is taking arrivals not departing flights. She would not elaborate. Navy Capt. Charles Fowler, assigned to the Joint Chiefs, was working on a speech for Gen. Henry Shelton, the chairman of the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...locator device for a second flight data recorder was found during the night but was no longer attached to the device, Navy Capt. Terry Labrecque said. Investigators believe they will still find it. The NTSB has also begun analyzing a recording...
This Day in History

...people were killed when a bonfire under construction at Texas A&M University collapsed. In the world In 1820, U.S. Navy Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer and his crew discovered the frozen continent of Antarctica. In 1883, the United States and Canada...
Sailing away with the bronze medal in Rio De Janeiro

...and this year the U.S. had enough sailors to create a separate four-man team and five-woman team for the games. Navy Capt. Eric Irwin, commanding officer of the Command Leadership School and the U.S. sailing team captain, was grateful...


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