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F-16C Fighting Falcon F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 30 M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank KC-135 Stratotanker F/A-18F Super Hornet, Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA-41) USNS Comfort Military Sealift Command Hospital Ship
 

F-16C Fighting Falcon

F-16C over Lake Michigan shoreline at the Chicago Air & Water Show on August 21, 2004. SW tail designation is from the 20th FW, Shaw AFB, in South Carolina, Air Combat Command (ACC). The ‘C’ designates a single seat configuration. The Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon is a multirole jet fighter aircraft originally developed by […]

F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 30

FORMATION TRAINING – Three U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 30 aircraft from the 80th Fighter Squadron fly in formation over South Korea during a training mission, Jan. 9, 2008. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Quinton T. Burris. The General Dynamics (now Lockheed Martin) F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine fighter aircraft […]

M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank

The M1 Abrams is a main battle tank produced in the United States. The M1 is named after General Creighton Abrams, former Army Chief of Staff and Commander of US military forces in Vietnam from 1968 to 1972. The M1 Abrams tank is well armed, heavily armored, and highly mobile — designed for modern armored […]

KC-135 Stratotanker

The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker was the first jet powered aerial refueling tanker of the US Air Force, replacing the KC-97 Stratotanker. Similar in design to the later and enlarged Boeing 707 airliner, it was initially tasked to refuel strategic bombers, but was used extensively in the Vietnam war and later conflicts such as Desert Storm […]

F/A-18F Super Hornet, Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA-41)

F/A-18F Super Hornet, Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA-41), Black Aces, Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, California (CA), conducts a mission over the Persian Gulf. The Hornet is armed with an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile on the wingtip and an AGM-65 Maverick missile on the pylon. Tucked under the intake is an AAQ-14 LANTIRN (Low-Altitude Navigation and […]

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, […]

Erica Gandara, Guadalupe’s Last Police Officer in the Chihuahua State of Mexico, Is Missing

December 29, 2010

Erica Gandara, the last remaining police officer in the Mexican border town of Guadalupe has disappeared. Gandara continued to serve as a police officer after other police officers deserted or resigned. Erica Gandara, the last remaining police officer in the Mexican border town of Guadalupe has disappeared, and has not been seen since December 23, […]

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Female Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 43 at World Food Program

December 25, 2010

A female suicide bomber detonated her explosives-laden vest killing at least 43 people at an aid distribution center in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday. The female suicide bomber dressed in a Burqa tossed grenades at police before she got close to a crowd of people and blew herself up. The explosion occurred in Khar, the main […]

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Security Alert Issued to Airlines for Beverage Containers

December 24, 2010

An administration official says Homeland Security is alerting air carriers to a potential terror tactic involving insulated beverage containers like thermoses. No specific terror-threat detailed.

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Police Suspect Anarchists: 2 Injured by Package Bombs Inside Swiss and Chilean Embassies in Rome

December 23, 2010

Package bombs exploded at the Swiss and Chilean embassies in the Italian capital of Rome, injuring the two people who opened them. Police have ordered checks at all embassies there. Two package parcel bombs exploded inside the Swiss and Chilean embassies in Rome on Thursday, December 22, 2010. The first blast occurred at the Swiss […]

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ABC News Diane Sawyer Interview Transcript/Video: Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Didn’t Know About Arrests of 12 Terror Suspect in London

December 22, 2010

Following is a video showing an interview with ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer and top national security officials Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper, Chief Counterterrorism Advisor John Brennan, and Secretary of Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano. Also following is a transcript of the context when Director James R. Clapper appears to stumble […]

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Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on ABC: “We’re … Working 24/7, 364 Days a Year”ng

December 22, 2010

Secretary of Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano proclaims that our government is working 24/7 “364” days a year to keep us safe. TRANSCRIPT DIANE SAWYER: When we look around today with Newark Airport, and the false alarm there, but New York City we had several of them [terror incidents]. What do you say to […]

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British Police Arrested 12 Terror Suspects Monday Morning

December 21, 2010

British police report they arrested 12 men suspected of plotting a terrorist attack in Britain. The men were taken from different areas around the United Kingdom as a result of counter-terrorism intelligence work. Police picked up the men in early morning raids in Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent in central England, Cardiff in Wales; and, in London. […]

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Top Spy Removed from Pakistan Station After Identity Revealed, and Death Threats Follow

December 18, 2010

The CIA has pulled its top spy out of Pakistan after terrorists threatened to kill him, current and former U.S. officials said, an unusual move for the U.S. and a complication on the front lines of the fight against al-Qaida. An official of the Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Pakistan’s top spy organization, denied on […]

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Renewal of Nuclear Attack/Nuclear Incident Response Planning

December 17, 2010

Government officials say they are moving aggressively to conduct drills, prepare communication guides and raise awareness among emergency planners on how to educate the public, and get past the mental block that a nuclear attack is too terrible to think about. The latest advice is get inside any stable building and don’t come out until […]

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FBI Terror Bulletin for Holiday Season/Napolitano: My Assessment is That the Threat Environment Is Increasingly Active

December 17, 2010

FBI ISSUES TERROR BULLETIN FOR HOLIDAY SEASON The FBI and Department of Homeland Security sent a bulletin to law enforcement nationwide Thursday that federal authorities worry terrorists will try to rattle Americans by attacking during the holidays, and lists concerns including car bombs, trucks ramming crowds and a Mumbai-style small arms attack. “holiday season provided […]

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