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Air Force Sends Bomber, Fighter Aircraft Over Demilitarized Zone Near North Korea

The U.S. Air Force has sent B-1B Lancer bombers and F-15C Eagle fighter escorts over a demilitarized zone east of North Korea for a mission to demonstrate U.S. military capability. Dana White, chief spokesperson of the Defense Department, said in a statement released Saturday the mission is a response to North Korea’s recent activities and …

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James Mattis: 3-Month CR to Delay Induction of 11 Navy Ships, Impact 18 Army New-Start Projects

Defense Secretary James Mattis has said a three-month continuing resolution would impact several construction and procurement programs that would affect U.S. military readiness if enacted for fiscal year 2018, Defense News reported Tuesday. Mattis wrote in a Friday letter to Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Arizona) a short-term …

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Dirk Smith Named OIR Combined Joint Task Force Deputy Commander of Operations & Intell

Brig. Gen. Dirk Smith, former director of air and cyberspace operations at the Pacific Air Forces headquarters, has been appointed deputy commander of operations and intelligence for the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve within the U.S. Central Command. The Defense Department said Thursday Smith will also take helm as commander of …

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