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  1. Report: US sailors ill-prepared for Iran encounter in GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A Navy investigative report says the 10 sailors detained by Iran in the Persian Gulf in January were poorly prepared to avoid the encounter and in some cases failed to follow a military code of conduct while in captivity. It also says if the sailors' boats had been properly monitored from the air or water, the Iranians probably would have been unable to board the vessels and detain the Americans.

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  2. Navy: 'Poorly led and unprepared' sailors were detained by Iran after multiple errorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    An image from video by the Iranian state-run IRIB News Agency shows the detention of U.S. Navy sailors by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Persian Gulf on Jan. 12. The 10 sailors were detained by Iran after their two small boats allegedly drifted into Iranian territorial waters around one of Iran's Persian Gulf islands. [Associated Press] Nine U.S. sailors and a naval officer were detained overnight in January by Iran in an embarrassment to the Navy because of a breakdown in leadership and training that led to them drifting off course and into Iranian territorial waters, according to the results of a Navy investigation released Thursday.

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  3. Joint Base Andrews on lockdown amid active shooter reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WALA

    Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility Washington is on lockdown because of an active shooter report, according to the base's Twitter account. All personnel on base were ordered to shelter in place, according to the tweet.

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  4. US: Washington airbase on lockdown, reports of active shooter at the spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Indian Express

    Joint Base Andrews is located about 20 miles outside of Washington, hosts aircraft used by President Obama. Andrews Airforce base in Washington is currently on lockdown due to report of an active shooter, according to initial reports.

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  5. Military base near DC on lockdown, active shooter reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Miami Herald

    Officials say first responders are working to secure the scene of an active shooter report at a military post near Washington. Aerial view of Andrews Air Force Base flight line during the first day of the 2004 Joint Service Open House.

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  6. Andrews Air Force base on lockdown in Maryland due to report of active shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Dallas Morning News

    The base reports that an incident is ongoing at the Malcolm Grow Medical Facility, which is located on the base and is named after the first surgeon general of the U.S. Air Force. Personnel have been ordered to shelter in place, and first responders are at the scene, according to a tweet from the base.

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  7. Active Shooter Reported On Air Force Base In MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Switched

    U.S. Joint Base Andrews is about 15 miles from the White House and the home of Air Force One. On its Twitter account, the military base reported that first responders were on the scene at the Malcolm Grow Medical Facility, and told personnel to shelter in place.

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  8. All clear at U.S. Joint Base Andrews after active shooter false alarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    U.S. Joint Base Andrews near Washington was placed on lockdown because of reports of a gunman on the loose and personnel were told to shelter in place on Thursday. Joint Base Andrews is the military facility where the U.S. presidential aircraft, Air Force One, is based.

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  9. Airstrikes hit convoys carrying ISIS militants out of Falluja, U.S. officials sayRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | GantDaily.com

    Coalition airstrikes targeted two ISIS convoys leaving Falluja over two days, destroying about 175 vehicles carrying militants out of the city, the spokesman for the U.S. coalition said Thursday. Garver didn't say how many ISIS militants were killed, but Iraqi officials said dozens died.

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  10. Navy report: Failure at every level for US ships captured by IranRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | GantDaily.com

    A devastating new report by military investigators released Thursday found that the 10 sailors captured by Iranians in January suffered from "failed leadership" at all levels on a mission that was plagued by mistakes from beginning to end. "This incident was the result of failed leadership at multiple levels from the tactical to the operational," investigators wrote in the detailed, partially redacted, report.

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  11. Beijing slams South China Sea case as international court ruling nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | DNA India

    An international court said it would deliver a hotly anticipated ruling in the Philippines' case against China over the South China Sea on July 12, drawing an immediate rebuke from Beijing, which rejects the tribunal's jurisdiction. The United States, which is a close ally of the Philippines and is concerned about China's expansive South China Sea claims, reiterated its backing for The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration and urged a peaceful resolution of the dispute.

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  12. Gun shop raffling AR-15 rifle to benefit Orlando victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A suburban Chicago gun shop is raffling a semi-automatic weapon to benefit victims of the nightclub shooting in Orlando. Second Amendment Sports in McHenry, Illinois, is selling tickets for $5 to win an AR-15 rifle similar to the one gunman Omar Mateen used when he opened fire in a gay nightclub June 12, leaving 49 people dead and 53 injured.

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  13. US officials: Military concerned about transgender timelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The Pentagon is poised to announce new rules allowing transgender individuals to serve openly in the U.S. military, amid concerns from senior military leaders who believe the department is moving too fast and has yet to resolve many details, U.S. officials told The Associated Press. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is expected to announce the new policy this week, nearly a year after announcing his intention to make the change.

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  14. Homeland Sec.: 'Unfolding situation' at Andrews Air Force BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | KION 46

    The base was scheduled to conduct an active shooter exercise, however, reports of a real-world active shooter situation were reported.

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  15. US Andrews Air Force Base under lockdown, active shooter reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Jerusalem Post

    Andrews Air Force base is reportedly on lockdown, after an active shooter incident was reported on Thursday afternoon. CBS reported that an Air Force spokesperson at the Department of Defense confirmed the lockdown, where people have been advised to shelter where they are.

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  16. United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | GlobeNewswire

    Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSK Social Media: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies, please visit our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ . Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to and click on the market open of your choice.

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  17. Air Force to Allow Religious Speech at Retirement CeremoniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | News Max

    Talk of God and other religious references will now be allowed during Air Force retirement ceremonies following a First Amendment flap. The move comes after a retired master sergeant was tossed out of his friend's farewell party in April for mentioning God during a speech, The Air Force Times reports.

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  18. Netflix to boost original series, films in and from AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Chronicle-Journal

    SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - Netflix plans to expand its Asian offerings to subscribers around the world by tapping more creators in the region, including "Snowpiercer" director Bong Joon-ho, its chief said Thursday. CEO Reed Hastings said the U.S. streaming service company is looking at many projects throughout Asia, including original series by Asian creators, following its investment in the South Korean filmmaker's new movie "Okja."

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  19. Investigation reveals the mistakes that led to capture, detention of 10 sailorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Stars and Stripes

    The engine on one of the two Navy patrol craft was broken before it ever left port. The crews had failed their most recent navigation exams.

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  20. California Women Veterans Leadership Council Recently Established to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | PRWeb

    A newly, developed network of 18 California women Veterans and key organizations plan to promote the needs of women Veterans across the state and elevate issues faced by women Service members and Veterans. The CalWVLC is the first opportunity for women Veterans in California to collaborate with each other and use our leadership skills to encourage our continued success through education, advocacy and mentorship, said Kristine Hesse, MSgt, USAF As our country celebrates its 240th year of independence, Americans remember our men and women who have served in the Armed Forces to protect and secure the very freedoms our founders sought in the drafting of the Declaration of Independence.

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