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Records contradict Majewski's account of military punishment

Sep. 28, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican J.R. Majewski has centered his campaign for a competitive Ohio congressional seat around his biography as an Air Force veteran. But one of the big questions that has surfaced is why Majewski was told he could not reenlist in the Air Force after his initial four years...

Hawaii fines US Navy for unauthorized sewage release

Sep. 27, 2022 23:16 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Health said Tuesday it has fined the U.S. Navy $8.8 million for repeatedly discharging untreated or partially treated sewage into state waters from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The department said in a news release that it recorded 766...

Ohio Republican stays in campaign amid scrutiny of service

Sep. 23, 2022 20:55 PM EDT

HOLLAND, Ohio (AP) — Republican J.R. Majewski insisted Friday that he would stay in the race for a competitive northwest Ohio congressional seat after The Associated Press reported earlier this week that he misrepresented key elements of his Air Force service. “I flew into...

Ohio GOP House candidate has misrepresented military service

Sep. 22, 2022 14:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Campaigning for a northwestern Ohio congressional seat, Republican J.R. Majewski presents himself as an Air Force combat veteran who deployed to Afghanistan after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, once describing “tough” conditions including a lack of running water that forced him...

Panel advises removal of Confederate statue at Arlington

Sep. 13, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent commission is recommending that the Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery be dismantled and taken down, as part of its final report to Congress on the renaming of military bases and assets that commemorate the Confederacy. Panel...

Plane carrying Queen Elizabeth II's coffin lands at British air force base in London

Sep. 13, 2022 13:58 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Plane carrying Queen Elizabeth II's coffin lands at British air force base in London.

King Charles III's plane lands at British air force base in London before he heads to Buckingham Palace

Sep. 13, 2022 12:26 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — King Charles III's plane lands at British air force base in London before he heads to Buckingham Palace.

King Charles III leaves Parliament to head to a British air force base to board a plane to travel to Scotland

Sep. 12, 2022 05:46 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — King Charles III leaves Parliament to head to a British air force base to board a plane to travel to Scotland.

Okinawa reelects governor opposing heavy US troop presence

Sep. 11, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Okinawa’s incumbent governor who opposes an ongoing U.S. Marine base relocation forced by Japan's central government and calls for a further reduction of American troops on the southern island secured his reelection on Sunday despite concerns of escalating tensions between China...

U.S. approves up to $675M in further military aid to Ukraine

Sep. 08, 2022 05:04 AM EDT

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Thursday President Joe Biden has approved additional military aid to Ukraine worth up to $675 million, an announcement that came as he gathered allies to renew their commitment to military support “for the long haul.”...