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US C-130′s resupply Kurds

US C-130′s resupply Kurds

The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants. The airdrops Sunday were the first of their kind and followed weeks of U.S. and coalition airstrikes in and near Kobani, near the Turkish border. The U.S. said earlier(…)

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McGuire-based Transports Take On Ebola and ISIL

McGuire-based Transports Take On Ebola and ISIL

In Syria and Iraq, a well-equipped and well-funded ISIS army has spread across the two countries, taking over towns and terrorizing and dislocating thousands of people. In Liberia, the Ebola virus has spread across the West African country, crippling its economy, overwhelming government resources, and creating food shortages and transportation disruptions. The two crises are(…)

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USS Carl Vinson to Relieve USS George H.W. Bush

USS Carl Vinson to Relieve USS George H.W. Bush

The Carl Vinson strike group team departed San Diego on Aug. 22 for what was announced as a 9 1/2-month deployment. At YAP, we needed to know who would relieve the Bush who has been in combat for the last few weeks and was overdue for replacement. The Bataan was relieved by the Makin Island.(…)

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