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Officials say 34 killed in separate suicide bombings targeting Afghan forces, provincial official

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GHAZNI, Afghanistan — At least 34 people were killed on Sunday in two separate suicide bombings in Afghanistan that targeted a military base and a provincial chief, officials said. There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the attacks, which took place as Afghan government representatives and the Taliban hold face-to-face talks in Qatar for […]

Two killed in explosion at Connecticut VA hospital

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Two people were killed in an explosion at VA hospital in West Haven, Conn., on Friday morning, Veterans Affairs officials said. A spokesman for the governor’s office told the Associated Press that a third person is also missing after the explosion. West Haven firefighters described it as a “steam explosion” at a facilities building a […]

JBLM soldier killed in non-training incident

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TACOMA, Wash. — A soldier based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord has been killed in an incident on base near Tacoma, Washington, officials said Thursday. Spc. Skyler Oliver, 24, served with 1-2 Stryker Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, according to I Corps public affairs officials. Officials only said Oliver’s death on Oct. 17 was not training-related and […]

Soldier killed during parachute training in Georgia

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A Fort Bragg paratrooper died Wednesday during parachute training at Fort Stewart, Georgia, according to his unit. The soldier’s name and other information will be withheld until 24 hours after next of kin notification, officials said. The incident is currently under investigation, they added. The deceased was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd […]

3 killed in plane crash were Tennessee Air National Guard

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MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. — Three people killed in a small plane crash near a Tennessee airport were Air National Guard members, officials said Wednesday. The Federal Aviation Administration said the three were aboard a single-engine Piper PA-28 airplane that crashed Tuesday near Warren County Memorial Airport in McMinnville, southeast of Nashville. Killed in the crash were […]

3 killed in plane crash were Tennessee Air National Guard

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MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. — Three people killed in a small plane crash near a Tennessee airport were Air National Guard members, officials said Wednesday. The Federal Aviation Administration said the three were aboard a single-engine Piper PA-28 airplane that crashed Tuesday near Warren County Memorial Airport in McMinnville, southeast of Nashville. Killed in the crash were […]

July’s accident that killed 9 is the deadliest AAV incident in Marine Corps history

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The July 30 amphibious assault vehicle accident that killed nine was the deadliest AAV-related accident in Marine Corps history, according to data from the Naval Safety Center. The vehicle was returning to the the amphibious transport dock Somerset after conducting a training raid with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit at San Clemente Island, California, when […]

Soldier killed in Afghanistan vehicle rollover accident

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The Pentagon announced the death of a soldier killed in a vehicle rollover accident in Afghanistan. Spc. Vincent Sebastian Ibarria, 21, from San Antonio died July 3, in Farah, Afghanistan, according to a Pentagon media release. The incident is under investigation. Ibarria was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, […]