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Kosovo celebrates a decade of independence from Serbia

Kosovo is celebrating 10 years of independence from Serbia in two-day festivities around the country.
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South Korea joins US, Thailand in military landing drill

Troops from South Korea have joined their Thai and U.S counterparts in an amphibious vehicle landing drill as part of Southeast Asia's largest multinational military exercise.
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McConnell's tankers key to Air Force's annual Red Flag exercise

More than 80 fighter jets, bombers, reconnaissance and command and control aircraft have been flying day and night missions nearly every day for the past three weeks at Nellis Air Force Base in the desert just north of Las Vegas.
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Readout of Secretary Mattis' Meeting with French Minister of Defense Florence Parly

Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense James
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Virginia Beach sailor killed in crash had "high aspirations" for a better life in America

Mohammad Khalil immigrated to the United States with his family from Bangladesh. After becoming a U.S. citizen, he was proud to serve his new country in the Navy and dreamed of becoming an officer.
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Amid turmoil, VA names new permanent chief of staff

Peter O’Rourke, a Navy and Air Force veteran, has headed the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection since it was created in May. He was previously a member of President Donald Trump’s transition team.
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