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Pearl Harbor shooting unfolded in 23 seconds in packed area

Dec. 6, 2019 11:50 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Navy sailor who fatally shot two people at Pearl Harbor before killing himself was unhappy with his commanders and had been undergoing counseling, a military official said Friday. Gabriel Romero, 22, also faced non-judicial punishment, which is a lower-level administrative process...

U.S. Navy says a second victim is dead in addition to the shooter at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.

Dec. 6, 2019 9:45 AM EST
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Navy says a second victim is dead in addition to the shooter at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.

Sheriff confirms that the shooter at Naval Air Station Pensacola is dead.

Dec. 6, 2019 8:57 AM EST
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff confirms that the shooter at Naval Air Station Pensacola is dead.

Law enforcement authorities have responded to an active shooter at Naval Air Station Pensacola

Dec. 6, 2019 8:45 AM EST
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities have responded to an active shooter at Naval Air Station Pensacola.

Coast Guard, Navy boats collide in Alaska; 9 injured

Dec. 5, 2019 11:31 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard vessel collided with a U.S. Navy boat, injuring nine people, including one critically, off Alaska's Kodiak Island. The accident occurred Wednesday evening in Women's Bay near Kodiak's Coast Guard base, said Lt. Comm. Scott McCann, a Coast Guard Alaska District...

Pearl Harbor commemoration to go on after fresh tragedy

Dec. 5, 2019 10:25 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials will beef up security as usual for the ceremony to remember those lost in the attack on Pearl Harbor 78 years ago, with service members and dignitaries confronting a fresh tragedy after a U.S. sailor killed two civilians, wounded another and then turned the gun on himself at the...

Former White House press secretary joins Naval Academy board

Dec. 2, 2019 10:49 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer is now a member of the U.S. Naval Academy’s Board of Visitors. Spicer was sworn in Monday during a board meeting in Annapolis, Maryland. The board reviews the state of morale and discipline at the academy and its curriculum and...

Trump thanks troops in Afghanistan, says Taliban want a deal

Nov. 29, 2019 10:20 AM EST

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — President Donald Trump paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, where he announced the U.S. and the Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks and said he believes the Taliban want a cease-fire. Trump arrived at Bagram Air Field shortly after 8:30 p.m....

Officials: Airport used by UAE as prison in Yemen reopened

Nov. 27, 2019 12:37 PM EST

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials say an airport in a southern city has been reopened after a five-year closure, during which United Arab Emirates forces used it as a military base and a prison. They say the first civilian flight in five years landed Wednesday at Al-Rayyan Airport in Mukalla in...

Tennessee National Guard unit deploying to Guantanamo Bay

Nov. 27, 2019 4:56 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee National Guard unit is deploying more than 100 soldiers to the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba this winter. The guard said the soldiers are assigned to the Dyersburg-based 168th Military Police Battalion. They have been training for a year to prepare for...