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ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 24, 2017)


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8 hours 47 min ago

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 26, 2017)


Gunner's Mate 2nd Class James Maddox, from Lobelville, Tennessee, fires a shot line to the Military Sealift Command fleet oiler USNS Carl Brashear (T-AO 7) as the guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) begins a replenishment-at-sea while underway for composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group in preparation for an upcoming deployment. COMPTUEX tests the mission readiness of the strike group's assets through simulated real-world scenarios and their ability to perform as an integrated unit. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Craig Z. Rodarte (Released) 170326-N-YR245-039
8 hours 47 min ago

Japan overturns ruling barring nuclear reactor operation

A Japan appeals court overturned a ruling that barred the operation of two nuclear reactors, a win for the nation's atomic operators and government amid public opposition to the technology following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
8 hours 49 min ago

Mosul airstrike potentially among worst US-led civilian bombings in 25 years

Even though Iraqi civil defense workers are still sorting through the rubble, the March 17 U.S. airstrike in West Mosul, if confirmed, could potentially rank among one of the most devastating attacks on civilians by American forces in more than two decades.
9 hours 5 min ago

Lawmakers: March 29 will honor Vietnam veterans nationally

Two senators have introduced a bill that seeks to establish March 29, 1973, as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. It marks the date U.S. combat troops withdrew from Vietnam, ending the nation’s direct involvement in the 12-year conflict.
9 hours 15 min ago