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Two F/A-18s Crash Off North Carolina Coast

An F/A-18E Super Hornet 27 flies over the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) above waters south of Japan, Oct. 16, 2015. (U.S. Navy photo by Nathan Burke)

Two Navy jet fighters crashed off the coast of North Carolina during a routine training mission on Thursday, sending four people to the hospital, officials said. Early reports indicated that the jets collided, but that was not confirmed by the Navy as of Thursday afternoon. The Coast Guard said four people were recovered and have been ru... more

Lawsuit Cubans Who Scaled Keys Lighthouse Should Stay in US

American Shoal Lighthouse (Photo: U.S. Coast Guard)

MIAMI — A group of migrants who fled Cuba in a homemade boat and climbed onto a lighthouse off the Florida Keys want to be allowed to stay in the United States. Under the "wet foot, dry foot" policy, Cubans who reach U.S. territory are generally allowed to remain in this country, while those intercepted at sea usually go back. The question put... more

AIT Workouts

Victor Dioguino assists Matthew McLaughlin while lifting weights at the Warrior Fitness Center June 17, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. (U.S. Air Force/Caitlin Kenney)

We train and prepare for basic training programs, but often find that, after the basic training, we are actually in worse shape than when we started. This happens especially to those seeking more advanced Special Ops level of fitness and, in this soldier's case, the Army Rangers. Sometimes you can find extra time to train to get back to where yo... more

Top 10 GO-TO Workout Plans


We all have that favorite workout that is the GO-TO plan when you miss your normal workout due to a variety of reasons such as a busy day at work, facilities closing early, and travel. Some people go back to a basic calisthenics circuit that they remember from the military, while other take a day off. Whatever your workout plan is today, som... more

Coast Guard Airlift Benefits Chatham Lighthouse

Coast Guard Station Chatham (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

CHATHAM -- On Monday, a Coast Guard helicopter finished airlifting about 18 tons of materials and supplies to the Monomoy Point Light at the tip of the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge off Chatham. The supplies included drywall, lumber, generators and power tools for the upcoming renovation of the lighthouse and keeper's cottage, said Matthew H... more

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