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Archive | January 15, 2010

USNS Comfort

USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) is the third United States Navy ship to bear the name Comfort, and the second Mercy Class Hospital Ship to join the navy fleet. In accordance with the Geneva Conventions, USNS Comfort and her crew do not carry any ordnance and firing on the Comfort is considered a war crime. On 13 […]

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Military Relief for Haiti: What Military Units Are Committed to Haiti

Military relief flights to Haiti are being coordinated at the 618th Tanker Airlift Control Center Scott Air Force Base in Illinois — near St. Louis, Missouri. The heavily damaged airport in Port-au-Prince that can’t accept the military’s largest transport planes. However, military commanders plan to fly in relief crews and ferry some of the most […]

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SkyWest/UAL Passenger Makes Bomb Threat on Flight from Chicago to Traverse City, Michigan

Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City, Michigan was shut down after a SkyWest/United Airlines flight (UAL 6036) from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Cherry Capital Airport was reported to have a passenger threatening that he had a bomb. A male passenger from California, estimated to be in his late 30’s was arrested and taken in […]

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Israeli Embassy Convoy Escapes Injury from Two Roadside Bomb Blasts

THU JAN 14, 2010 — Members of an Israeli embassy convoy escaped injuries when two roadside bombs detonated while the convoy was traversing from Amman toward the Allenby bridge crossing. Terrorist spotters? … al Qaeda or Hamas spotters appear to have discovered the convoy’s regular route to the international crossing over the Jordan River. Amman, […]

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Homeland Security