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  • Marine guard shot to death by colleague at NC base Play Video

    April 9, 2014 6:58 AM

    CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Authorities say the victim in a North Carolina base shooting died of a single wound to the chest after efforts to revive him. Camp Lejeune (luh-JERN') base spokesman Nat Fahy said the shooting occurred at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday when one Marine on guard duty shot... more »
  • Official: Fort Hood shooter believed to be dead

    April 2, 2014 5:46 PM

    WASHINGTON - A U.S. law enforcement official says the suspected gunman at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas is now believed to be dead. Fort Hood confirmed the shooting on the base in a brief statement Wednesday evening. The statement also said emergency crews were on the scene and... more »
  • Navy: Sailor, civilian suspect killed at Va. base Play Video

    March 25, 2014 7:05 AM

    NORFOLK, Va. - The Navy says a sailor was fatally shot and the lone suspect killed by security aboard a guided-missile destroyer docked at the world's largest naval base. Naval Station Norfolk spokeswoman Terri Davis says the suspect in the late Monday shooting was a civilian who was authorized to... more »
  • 3 days of hearings set in Fort Hood shooting case

    January 30, 2013 7:30 AM

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The new judge in the Fort Hood shooting case is to decide this week whether to spare Maj. Nidal Hasan a possible death sentence and let him plead guilty in the worst mass shooting on a U.S. military installation. Pretrial hearings are scheduled Wednesday through Friday... more »
  • Marines tell spouses clubs: Admit same-sex spouses

    January 9, 2013 4:28 PM

    NEW YORK - The Marine Corps has advised its legal staff that spouses clubs operating on its installations must admit same-sex spouses if they wish to remain on the bases. It's a step that the other service branches have not yet announced as they grapple with how to accommodate same-sex... more »
  • Judge: No TV broadcast of Guantanamo 9/11 trial

    January 3, 2013 3:03 PM

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A military judge has denied a request to allow television broadcast coverage of the Guantanamo Bay war crimes tribunal for five men charged in the Sept. 11 attacks. Defense lawyers requested TV coverage of proceedings at the U.S. base in Cuba. But the Defense Department... more »
  • Openings set in Texas base sex scandal trial

    July 17, 2012 8:54 AM

    SAN ANTONIO - A military jury will begin hearing the case of an Air Force sergeant who faces charges in a widening sex scandal at a Texas base. Opening statements were set for this morning in the court-martial of Staff Sgt. Luis Walker. It's the first trial resulting from... more »
  • 4 soldiers dead following helicopter crashes

    December 13, 2011 3:43 AM

    WASHINGTON - Two Army helicopters crashed Monday night in Washington state, killing the four soldiers on board. The aircrafts went down during an apparent training exercise at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma. Officials have not released the victim's names at this time. more »
  • New Orleans' oldest Navy base formally closing

    August 12, 2011 11:01 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans' oldest Navy base is formally closing, ending a 110-year presence in the city. Friday's ceremony is at the new national headquarters for Marine Forces Reserve, next to the public-private partnership called Federal City - formerly Naval Support Activity New Orleans. About 1,100 Marines... more »
  • NY man questions daughter's death at Fort Polk

    October 15, 2010 12:21 PM

    A spokesman says the USA Criminal Investigation Command at Fort Belvoir, Va., is investigating a death at Fort Polk. Christopher Gray says 20-year-old Samantha Ortiz died at her home on the Louisiana base. Her father, Damon R. Zippo of Yonkers, N.Y., says he's getting few answers from the Army about... more »
  • Aeroframe takes on maintenance for US Airways

    October 5, 2010 6:10 AM

    Aeroframe's operation at Chennault International Airport has been selected to handle airframe base maintenance on US Airways A330 aircraft. According to Tuesday's American Press, the maintenance work will begin this week. Aeroframe took delivery of the first plane from the company on Sunday. Aeroframe CEO Roger Porter says the work... more »
  • US Stops refueling tanker planes in Kyrgyzstan

    June 1, 2010 12:11 PM

    The Pentagon has announced military plans to stop refueling tanker planes at the Manas air base in Kyrgyzstan, while the U.S. renegotiates with the local government on how much it will pay for fuel. The base is considered an important transit center for sending troops and suipplies in and... more »

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