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US Army General 1st to Serve in British Division

British army Maj. Gen. Patrick Sanders, 3rd (UK) Division commander watches as U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Michael J. Tarsa attaches the division's tactical recognition flash at Bulford Garrison, Wiltshire, England, Sept. 1, 2015. (Richard Watt/U.S. Army)

RAF MILDENHALL, England — U.S. Brig. Gen. Michael J. Tarsa has assumed the role of deputy commander of a British division, becoming the first American general to serve in that capacity in the British army, a spokesman said.   Tarsa was previously the deputy commander of the 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, Colo.   In January, the Army ... more

1 Marine Killed, 9 Hurt in Helicopter Hard Landing

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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — One Marine has been killed and 9 others were hurt when a helicopter made a hard landing at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Capt. Ryan Elizabeth Alvis said in a statement that the CH-53E helicopter came down hard during a training exercise around 9 p.m. Wednesday. Alvis said the name of the dead Marine will not be released ... more

China Shows Off Rising Power in Marking WWII Defeat of Japan

Chinese President Xi Jinping is displayed on a screen as Type 99A2 Chinese battle tanks take part in a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender during World War II held in Beijing, Sept. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

BEIJING — With fighter jets roaring overhead, China's leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduce the army by 300,000 troops in a bid to show that his country poses no expansionist threat. The spectacle through the heart of Beijing commemorated Ja... more

5 Chinese Warships Spotted Off Alaska Coast during Obama's Visit

President Barack Obama stops to look at sea lions at Fox Island while taking a boat tour to see the effects of global warming in Resurrection Cove, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Seward, Alaska. Andrew Harnik/AP

Five Chinese navy ships have been spotted in the Bering Sea, off the Alaska coast, coinciding with President Obama’s visit to the state, a senior defense official confirmed to Fox News. Navy Commander Bill Urban, a Pentagon spokesman, said Wednesday the sighting marked the first time ships from the People's Liberation Army Navy were seen in the... more

2 Soldiers Injured after Black Hawk Helicopter Hard Landing

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CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Fort Carson says a Black Hawk helicopter landed hard in a suburban Denver forest in Douglas County, injuring two soldiers onboard. The military says it's investigating how the accident happened about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Forest Service land. Officials say four soldiers were in the helicopter during a routine training... more

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