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Archive | January 15, 2010

USNS Comfort Military Sealift Command Hospital Ship

PORT-AU-PRINCE (April 11, 2009) The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) anchored near Port-au-Prince supporting Continuing Promise 2009, a humanitarian and civic assistance mission to Latin America and the Caribbean. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Landon Stephenson/Released). USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) is the third United States Navy ship to bear the name Comfort, […]

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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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