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If needed, the F/A-18s flown by the Blue Angels can be repainted and returned to combat duty aboard an aircraft carrier within 72 hours. In 1950, Blue Angel pilots volunteered for combat in Korea and were assigned to VF-191 "Satan's Kittens" but they were given new planes.
Navy Recruit Training Command Graduation
Jan. 21, 2021 ~ Training Group 09
The Navy has approved an alternative rank insignia that can be worn with Navy working uniform Type III — following complaints regarding the “limited visibility” of the camouflage pattern rank insignia that has historically accompanied the uniform.
American troops on Saturday morning rescued an American citizen taken hostage last week in Niger, according to a statement from the Pentagon.
“U.S. forces conducted a hostage rescue operation during the early hours of 31 October in Northern Nigeria to recover an American citizen held hostage by a group of armed men,” said Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman in a media release. “This American citizen is safe and is now in the care of the U.S. Department of State. No U.S military personnel were injured during the operation.”
You may be celebrating Veterans Day differently this year because of the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some deals and discounts waiting for you. Veterans Day isn’t just about saving money, but these offers are just one way businesses and organizations show they’re grateful for the service of military and veterans. Some establishments offer year-round discounts, too.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Chase Standage, a U.S. Naval Academy midshipman facing expulsion over social media posts, sees himself as a casualty of a campus “culture war.” Academy leaders say the damage to his military career was self-inflicted.
BATH, Maine — Sitting inside a restaurant just yards from Bath Iron Works shipyard on a blustery October day, President Donald Trump’s top national security aide has two things on his mind: pizza, and the growing menace of Chinese naval expansion in the Western Pacific.
One solves a short-term problem. The other is a long-term menace.
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