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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks at the 2017 Air Force Global Strike Command Innovation and Technology Symposium Nov. 15, 2017, at the Shreveport Convention Center in Shreveport, La. The two-day symposium was part of the culmination of Global Strike Challenge, a competitive event where the top security forces, maintainers, missile, bomber and helicopter crews are recognized as the "best of the best" in their specialties. (Courtesy photo)

AFGSC wraps up innovation and technology symposium

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November 17, 2017
SHREVEPORT, La. (AFNS) -- The 2017 Air Force Global Strike Command Innovation and Technology Symposium concluded today at the Shreveport Convention Center with a focus on...
Army Staff Sgt. Sean Young, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment training room noncommissioned officer, strums the guitar during music therapy with Danielle Kalseth, 673d Medical Operations Squadron creative arts and music therapist, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Nov. 2, 2017. Music therapy sessions help rehabilitate patients with traumatic brain injury. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caitlin Russell

Brain injury sufferers find benefits in music therapy program

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November 18, 2017
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska, Nov.
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with a student after a moderated discussion at the Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Medford, Mass., Nov. 14, 2017. The chairman spoke about challenges facing the Defense Department and answered questions from students, faculty, and alumni. DoD photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann

Dunford: U.S. Military advantage over Russia, China eroding

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November 17, 2017
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 — The U.S.
An F-35B Lightning II stealth fighter arrives at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 9, 2017. CARLOS JIMENEZ/U.S. MARINE CORPS
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16 high-tech F-35B stealth fighters now deployed to Japan

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November 17, 2017
The Marine Corps finished deploying a squadron of state-of-the-art stealth fighters to Japan Wednesday with the arrival of three F-35B Lighting IIs at Marine Corps Air Station...
Kenneth Franklin Gadson, a former Marine who was working as a civilian at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, has been charged with murder and rape resulting in death in the slaying of a 20-year-old local woman. SCREENSHOT FROM NNN
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Gadson pleads not guilty to Okinawan woman’s murder, but admits other charges

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November 17, 2017
NAHA CITY, Okinawa — A former Air Force contractor admitted to some charges in the killing of a 20-year-old Okinawan woman last year.
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U.S. Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force to conduct annual exercise

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November 16, 2017
YOKOSUKA, Japan -- The 2017 edition of Annual Exercise, a bilateral maritime field training exercise involving the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy (USN),...