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Former USS John S. McCain commander pleads guilty in plea deal, will retire

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May 26, 2018
WASHINGTON — The commander of the USS John S. McCain when it collided with a commercial tanker last year in the Straits of Singapore pleaded guilty Friday to dereliction of duty...
The Air Force identified the deceased as Airman 1st Class Bradley G. Hale, 20, who was deployed to Guam from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. (U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO)
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Preliminary hearing held for accused in March stabbing death of airman in Guam

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May 26, 2018
Barksdale Air Force Base colonel is reviewing preliminary evidence to determine whether Airman 1st Class Isaiah Edwards should stand trial in the March stabbing death of a fellow...
Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to reporters in the inaugural "Showcasing Lethality Series," a weekly Pentagon briefing in which enlisted members describe their roles in defending the nation, May 25, 2018. (DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique Pineiro)

Enlisted Force is Military’s Greatest Advantage, Chairman’s Enlisted Advisor Says

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May 26, 2018
WASHINGTON -- The highest-ranking enlisted leader in the U.S. military lauded the enlisted force as the military’s “greatest competitive advantage.”
Sailors from the USS John S. McCain attend a memorial service at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, Wednesday, Oct. 4., 2017.  CHRISTIAN SENYK/U.S. NAVY
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USS John S. McCain chief pleads guilty in court-martial, loses rank

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May 25, 2018
WASHINGTON — A chief charged with training and use of a navigational system on the USS John S.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Leonard Barnes lights the One Bravo boiler aboard the USS Blue Ridge at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  ADAM THOMAS/U.S. NAVY
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USS Blue Ridge ignites its boilers for first time in 2 years

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May 25, 2018
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The USS Blue Ridge lit its boilers for the first time in two years this week, signifying a big step toward bringing the Navy’s oldest deployable...
A Japan Air Self-Defense Force pilot maneuvers an F-15J Eagle near Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 10, 2017. (SADIE COLBERT/U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO)
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Malfunction forces Japanese F-15 to land at US air base

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May 25, 2018
TOKYO, Japan — A Japanese fighter jet made an emergency landing at a U.S. base on Okinawa Wednesday, a Japan Air Self-Defense Force spokesman said.