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US moving troops from Japan to Guam could be delayed

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US moving troops from Japan to Guam could be delayed

- The plans by the United States to relocate thousands of Marines to Guam and Hawaii could be delayed in light of tension with North Korea and environmental concerns in Guam. The Marine Corps Commandant, General Robert Neller, told a Senate committee in Washington last week that an agreement with the Japanese government to relocate could be subject to change. Under the 2012 agreement, about 4,000 marines will be moved from Okinawa to Guam, and another 5,000 to Hawaii

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North Korean missiles no threat to Guam - advisor

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North Korean missiles no threat to Guam - advisor

- The Homeland Security advisor for the Governor of Guam says he's more worried about the US territory being struck by a typhoon than a missile from North Korea. The secretive Asian state has test fired several medium-range missiles since April, prompting an exchange of war rhetoric with US President Donald Trump. Guam is home to a large military base, but the advisor, George Charfauros, said the Pacific island was protected by the National Missile Defence

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Guam, Alaska residents wary of North Korea after missile launch

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Guam, Alaska residents wary of North Korea after missile launch

- HAGATNA – While most of the United States is still out of reach of a missile launched by North Korea, the U.S. territory of Guam, a key military hub in the Pacific, could be within range. That realization, coming after a missile launch over the weekend, had residents of the island casting a wary eye amid rising nuclear tensions between Pyongyang and Washington

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Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch

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Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch

- HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — While most of the United States is still out of reach of a missile launched by North Korea, the U.S. territory of Guam, a key military hub in the Pacific, could be within range. That realization, coming after a missile launch over the weekend, had residents of the island casting a wary eye amid rising nuclear tensions between Pyongyang and Washington

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World War 3 Alert: North Korea Could Strike U.S. Territory Of Guam With New Long-Range Missile, Experts Say

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World War 3 Alert: North Korea Could Strike U.S. Territory Of Guam With New Long-Range Missile, Experts Say

- A missile launch by North Korea early Sunday may have been a test of a new type of long-range weapon that could fly further than any missile previously produced by the Kim Jong Un-ruled country, experts believe. In fact, the missile could travel all the way to the United States island territory of Guam in the northern Pacific Ocean — an island with a population of about 170,000 and whose residents are United States citizens

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Amphibious military exercises moving ahead on Guam

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Amphibious military exercises moving ahead on Guam

- NAVAL BASE GUAM — Multinational amphibious exercises on the U.S. Pacific island of Guam were moving ahead as scheduled Saturday, one day after being suspended when a French landing craft ran aground. First Lt. Joshua Hays, a spokesman for the U.S. 3rd Marine Division, said Japanese soldiers will practice rubber craft raids. On Sunday, U.S. Marines plan to conduct live-fire training with French troops

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4-nation drills postponed after craft runs aground on Guam

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4-nation drills postponed after craft runs aground on Guam

- By HAVEN DALEY and AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press NAVAL BASE GUAM (AP) - Military drills on Guam in which four countries were to practice amphibious landings and moving their troops have been postponed indefinitely after a French landing craft ran aground Friday. The weeklong exercises involving the U.S., U.K., France and Japan were intended to show support for the free passage of vessels in international waters amid concerns China may restrict access to the South China Sea

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Crew of Navy helicopter in Guam crash safely recovered

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Crew of Navy helicopter in Guam crash safely recovered

- The crew, which included two pilots and one aircrewman, was being assessed a medical team A helicopter assigned to a Naval Air Station North Island-based squadron crashed in waters near Guam and the crew was safely recovered by the USS Dewey. The MH-60R helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 78, was conducting routine flight operations when it crashed, according to a U

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Crew of Navy helicopter in Guam crash safely recovered

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Crew of Navy helicopter in Guam crash safely recovered

- The crew, which included two pilots and one aircrewman, was being assessed a medical team A helicopter assigned to a Naval Air Station North Island-based squadron crashed in waters near Guam and the crew was safely recovered by the USS Dewey. The MH-60R helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 78, was conducting routine flight operations when it crashed, according to a U

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Crew of Navy helicopter in Guam crash safely recovered

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Crew of Navy helicopter in Guam crash safely recovered

- The crew, which included two pilots and one aircrewman, was being assessed a medical team A helicopter assigned to a Naval Air Station North Island-based squadron crashed in waters near Guam and the crew was safely recovered by the USS Dewey. The MH-60R helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 78, was conducting routine flight operations when it crashed, according to a U

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Crew members safely recovered by USS Dewey after Navy helicopter crash in Guam

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Crew members safely recovered by USS Dewey after Navy helicopter crash in Guam

- SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A U.S. Navy helicopter from a squadron based in San Diego crashed in waters off Guam, but all three crew members were safely recovered, the Navy announced today. The MH-60R helicopter crashed during routine flight operations, the Navy said. Two pilots and one crewman were recovered by the USS Dewey (DDG 105), a guided missile destroyer to which the helicopter squadron is assigned

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Georgia’s PM Attends Meeting of GUAM Country Government Heads

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Georgia’s PM Attends Meeting of GUAM Country Government Heads

- Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili participated in a meeting of the heads of the governments of the GUAM countries in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Monday. The GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development is a regional organization of four post-Soviet states: Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova. The initiative to hold a meeting of the heads of governments was made by Azerbaijan who chaired the organization in 2016

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US moving troops from Japan to Guam could be delayed
US moving troops from Japan to Guam could be delayed The plans by the United States to relocate thousands of Marines to Guam and Hawaii could be delayed in light of tension with North Korea and environmental concerns in Guam. The Marine Corps Commandant, General Robert Neller, told a Senate committee in Washington last week that an agreement with the Japanese government to relocate could be subject to change. Under the 2012 agreement, about 4,000 marines will be moved from Okinawa to Guam, and another 5,000 to Hawaii   Read More ...
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North Korean missiles no threat to Guam - advisor
North Korean missiles no threat to Guam - advisor The Homeland Security advisor for the Governor of Guam says he's more worried about the US territory being struck by a typhoon than a missile from North Korea. The secretive Asian state has test fired several medium-range missiles since April, prompting an exchange of war rhetoric with US President Donald Trump. Guam is home to a large military base, but the advisor, George Charfauros, said the Pacific island was protected by the National Missile Defence   Read More ...
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AFC to probe ex-Guam chief over bribes
Kuala Lumpur: Guam’s suspended football supremo Richard Lai is facing an investigation after he pleaded guilty in the United States to taking nearly $1 million (Dh3.67 million) in bribes, Asia’s governing body said Wednesday. Lai, who has been president of Guam’s football federation since 2001, pleaded guilty in a federal court in New York last month to accepting nearly $1 million in bribes from 2009-2014   Read More ...
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Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch
Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch While most of the United States is still out of reach of a missile launched by North Korea, the US territory of Guam, a key military hub in the Pacific, could be within range. That realization, coming after a missile launch over the weekend, had residents of the island casting a wary eye amid rising nuclear tensions between Pyongyang and Washington   Read More ...
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Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch
Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — While most of the United States is still out of reach of a missile launched by North Korea, the U.S. territory of Guam, a key military hub in the Pacific, could be within range. That realization, coming after a missile launch over the weekend, had residents of the island casting a wary eye amid rising nuclear tensions between Pyongyang and Washington   Read More ...
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Guam, Alaska residents wary of North Korea after missile launch
Guam, Alaska residents wary of North Korea after missile launch HAGATNA – While most of the United States is still out of reach of a missile launched by North Korea, the U.S. territory of Guam, a key military hub in the Pacific, could be within range. That realization, coming after a missile launch over the weekend, had residents of the island casting a wary eye amid rising nuclear tensions between Pyongyang and Washington   Read More ...
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Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch
Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — While most of the United States is still out of reach of a missile launched by North Korea, the U.S. territory of Guam, a key military hub in the Pacific, could be within range. That realization, coming after a missile launch over the weekend, had residents of the island casting a wary eye amid rising nuclear tensions between Pyongyang and Washington   Read More ...
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Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch
Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — While most of the United States is still out of reach of a missile launched by North Korea, the U.S. territory of Guam, a key military hub in the Pacific, could be within range. That realization, coming after a missile launch over the weekend, had residents of the island casting a wary eye amid rising nuclear tensions between Pyongyang and Washington   Read More ...
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Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch
Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch While most of the United States is still out of reach of a missile launched by North Korea, the U.S. territory of Guam, a key military hub in the Pacific, could be within range. That realization, coming after a missile launch over the weekend, had residents of the island casting a wary eye amid rising nuclear tensions between Pyongyang and Washington   Read More ...
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Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch
By HAVEN DALEY Associated Press HAGATNA, Guam (AP) - While most of the United States is still out of reach of a missile launched by North Korea, the U.S. territory of Guam, a key military hub in the Pacific, could be within range. That realization, coming after a missile launch over the weekend, had residents of the island casting a wary eye amid rising nuclear tensions between Pyongyang and Washington   Read More ...
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Four-Nation Military Drills Begin Again Near Guam
Four-Nation Military Drills Begin Again Near Guam NAVAL BASE GUAM — Multinational amphibious exercises on the U.S. Pacific island of Guam were moving ahead as scheduled Saturday, one day after being suspended when a French landing craft ran aground. First Lt. Joshua Hays, a spokesman for the U.S. 3rd Marine Division, said Japanese soldiers will practice rubber craft raids. On Sunday, U.S. Marines plan to conduct live-fire training with French troops, training that was originally scheduled for Saturday   Read More ...
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World War 3 Alert: North Korea Could Strike U.S. Territory Of Guam With New Long-Range Missile, Experts Say
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Amphibious military exercises moving ahead on Guam
Amphibious military exercises moving ahead on Guam NAVAL BASE GUAM — Multinational amphibious exercises on the U.S. Pacific island of Guam were moving ahead as scheduled Saturday, one day after being suspended when a French landing craft ran aground. First Lt. Joshua Hays, a spokesman for the U.S. 3rd Marine Division, said Japanese soldiers will practice rubber craft raids. On Sunday, U.S. Marines plan to conduct live-fire training with French troops   Read More ...
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The Latest: Amphibious military exercises being held on Guam
NAVAL BASE GUAM (AP) — The Latest on military exercises being held on Guam (all times local): Japanese troops are expected to practice landing on a beach with rubber crafts during amphibious military exercises on the U.S. Pacific island of Guam. U.S. 3rd Marine Division spokesman 1st Lt. Joshua Hays says the exercises were moving ahead Saturday. U.S. Marines were initially planning to hold live-fire training with French troops on Saturday, but that's been rescheduled for Sunday   Read More ...
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The Latest: Amphibious military exercises being held on Guam
NAVAL BASE GUAM (AP) — The Latest on military exercises being held on Guam (all times local): Japanese troops are expected to practice landing on a beach with rubber crafts during amphibious military exercises on the U.S. Pacific island of Guam. U.S. 3rd Marine Division spokesman 1st Lt. Joshua Hays says the exercises were moving ahead Saturday. U.S. Marines were initially planning to hold live-fire training with French troops on Saturday, but that's been rescheduled for Sunday   Read More ...
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The Latest: Amphibious military exercises being held on Guam
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Amphibious military exercises moving ahead on Guam
NAVAL BASE GUAM (AP) — Amphibious military exercises on the U.S. Pacific island of Guam are moving ahead as scheduled a day after being suspended when a French landing craft ran aground. U.S. 3rd Marine Division spokesman 1st Lt. Joshua Hays said Saturday Japanese soldiers will practice rubber craft raids. U.S. Marines plan to conduct live-fire training with French troops and hold an urban terrain exercise   Read More ...
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Amphibious military exercises moving ahead on Guam
By HAVEN DALEY and AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press NAVAL BASE GUAM (AP) - Amphibious military exercises on the U.S. Pacific island of Guam are moving ahead as scheduled a day after being suspended when a French landing craft ran aground. U.S. 3rd Marine Division spokesman 1st Lt. Joshua Hays said Saturday Japanese soldiers will practice rubber craft raids. U.S. Marines plan to conduct live-fire training with French troops and hold an urban terrain exercise   Read More ...
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Amphibious military exercises moving ahead on Guam
Amphibious military exercises on the U.S. Pacific island of Guam are moving ahead as scheduled a day after being suspended when a French landing craft ran aground. U.S. 3rd Marine Division spokesman 1st Lt. Joshua Hays said Saturday Japanese soldiers will practice rubber craft raids. U.S. Marines plan to conduct live-fire training with French troops and hold an urban terrain exercise   Read More ...
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Amphibious military exercises moving ahead on Guam
NAVAL BASE GUAM (AP) — Amphibious military exercises on the U.S. Pacific island of Guam are moving ahead as scheduled a day after being suspended when a French landing craft ran aground. U.S. 3rd Marine Division spokesman 1st Lt. Joshua Hays said Saturday Japanese soldiers will practice rubber craft raids. U.S. Marines plan to conduct live-fire training with French troops and hold an urban terrain exercise   Read More ...
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4-nation drills postponed after craft runs aground on Guam
Military drills on Guam in which four countries were to practice amphibious landings and moving their troops have been postponed indefinitely after a French landing craft ran aground today. The weeklong exercises involving the US, UK, France and Japan were intended to show support for the free passage of vessels in international waters amid concerns China may restrict access to the South China Sea   Read More ...
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4-nation drills postponed after craft runs aground on Guam
4-nation drills postponed after craft runs aground on Guam By HAVEN DALEY and AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press NAVAL BASE GUAM (AP) - Military drills on Guam in which four countries were to practice amphibious landings and moving their troops have been postponed indefinitely after a French landing craft ran aground Friday. The weeklong exercises involving the U.S., U.K., France and Japan were intended to show support for the free passage of vessels in international waters amid concerns China may restrict access to the South China Sea   Read More ...
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4-nation drills postponed after craft runs aground on Guam
4-nation drills postponed after craft runs aground on Guam NAVAL BASE GUAM – Military drills on Guam in which four countries were to practice amphibious landings and moving their troops have been postponed indefinitely after a French landing craft ran aground Friday. The weeklong exercises involving the U.S., U.K., France and Japan were intended to show support for the free passage of vessels in international waters amid concerns China may restrict access to the South China Sea   Read More ...
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The Latest: Amphibious landing delayed at Guam drills
The Latest: Amphibious landing delayed at Guam drills HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The Latest on military exercises in Guam (all times local): Amphibious landing exercises at the U.S. Pacific island of Guam are delayed after a French landing craft ran aground just offshore. U.S. Naval Base Guam spokesman Jeff Landis says a French catamaran landing craft ran aground as the drills were getting underway Friday. He says the troops will review maps and procedures before attempting again in the afternoon   Read More ...
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The Latest: Amphibious landing delayed at Guam drills
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The Latest on military exercises in Guam (all times local): Amphibious landing exercises at the U.S. Pacific island of Guam are delayed after a French landing craft ran aground just offshore. U.S. Naval Base Guam spokesman Jeff Landis says a French catamaran landing craft ran aground as the drills were getting underway Friday. He says the troops will review maps and procedures before attempting again in the afternoon   Read More ...
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Guam chief pleads guilty in FIFA scandal
Guam chief pleads guilty in FIFA scandal NEW YORK: The US prosecution of the massive corruption scandal rocking world soccer scalped a new head on Thursday: the football chief on the tiny Pacific island of Guam. Richard Lai, a 55-year-old US citizen, pleaded guilty Thursday in a federal court in New York to accepting nearly US$1 million in bribes from 2009-2014, US prosecutors announced. He pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud conspiracy and one count of failing to disclose foreign bank accounts, and agreed to pay US$1   Read More ...
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Guam chief pleads guilty in FIFA scandal
Guam chief pleads guilty in FIFA scandal NEW YORK: The US prosecution of the massive corruption scandal rocking world soccer scalped a new head on Thursday (Apr 27) - the football chief on the tiny Pacific island of Guam. Richard Lai, a 55-year-old US citizen, pleaded guilty on Thursday in a federal court in New York to accepting nearly US$1 million in bribes from 2009-2014, US prosecutors announced   Read More ...
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Crew of Navy helicopter in Guam crash safely recovered
Crew of Navy helicopter in Guam crash safely recovered The crew, which included two pilots and one aircrewman, was being assessed a medical team A helicopter assigned to a Naval Air Station North Island-based squadron crashed in waters near Guam and the crew was safely recovered by the USS Dewey. The MH-60R helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 78, was conducting routine flight operations when it crashed, according to a U   Read More ...
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Crew of Navy helicopter in Guam crash safely recovered
Crew of Navy helicopter in Guam crash safely recovered The crew, which included two pilots and one aircrewman, was being assessed a medical team A helicopter assigned to a Naval Air Station North Island-based squadron crashed in waters near Guam and the crew was safely recovered by the USS Dewey. The MH-60R helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 78, was conducting routine flight operations when it crashed, according to a U   Read More ...
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Crew of Navy helicopter in Guam crash safely recovered
Crew of Navy helicopter in Guam crash safely recovered The crew, which included two pilots and one aircrewman, was being assessed a medical team A helicopter assigned to a Naval Air Station North Island-based squadron crashed in waters near Guam and the crew was safely recovered by the USS Dewey. The MH-60R helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 78, was conducting routine flight operations when it crashed, according to a U   Read More ...
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U.S. eyes moving 4,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam from 2024
WASHINGTON (Kyodo) -- The United States plans to transfer the bulk of 4,000 out of 19,000 Marines stationed in Okinawa, southern Japan, to Guam in a period from 2024 to 2028, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Command said Wednesday. Adm. Harry Harris told a congressional hearing that "the movement of the bulk of the Marines to Guam would occur in the 2024 to 2028 time frame   Read More ...
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U.S. to start moving Okinawa-based marines to Guam in 2024
U.S. to start moving Okinawa-based marines to Guam in 2024 WASHINGTON – The United States plans to transfer about 4,000 of 19,000 marines stationed in Okinawa Prefecture to Guam over a period from 2024 to 2028, the head of the U.S. Pacific Command said Wednesday. Adm. Harry Harris told a congressional hearing that “the movement of the bulk of the marines to Guam would occur in the 2024 to 2028 time frame   Read More ...
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US Navy helicopter crashes in Pacific near Guam
US Navy helicopter crashes in Pacific near Guam A U.S. Navy helicopter crashed in the Pacific Ocean Thursday while conducting flight operations just 24 miles east off the coast of Guam. The entire crew, which included two pilots and one air crewman, was safely recovered by USS Dewey after their MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter went down. The crew did not sustain any serious injuries in the crash. It is not immediately clear what caused the helicopter to crash   Read More ...
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Three rescued after US Navy helicopter crashes near Guam
Three rescued after US Navy helicopter crashes near Guam Two pilots and a crewmember have been rescued after the US Navy helicopter they were riding in crashed in waters near Guam. The Navy says today’s crash happened as the helicopter was conducting routine flight operations. Guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey rescued the pilots and air crewman, who were uninjured. The MH-6R Seahawk helicopter is assigned to Helicopter Marine Strike Squadron 78   Read More ...
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3 rescued after US Navy helicopter crashes near Guam
Two pilots and a crewmember have been rescued after the US Navy helicopter they were riding in crashed in waters near Guam. The Navy says today's crash happened as the helicopter was conducting routine flight operations. Guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey rescued the pilots and air crewman, who were uninjured. The MH-6R Seahawk helicopter is assigned to Helicopter Marine Strike Squadron 78   Read More ...
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Crew members safely recovered by USS Dewey after Navy helicopter crash in Guam
Crew members safely recovered by USS Dewey after Navy helicopter crash in Guam SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A U.S. Navy helicopter from a squadron based in San Diego crashed in waters off Guam, but all three crew members were safely recovered, the Navy announced today. The MH-60R helicopter crashed during routine flight operations, the Navy said. Two pilots and one crewman were recovered by the USS Dewey (DDG 105), a guided missile destroyer to which the helicopter squadron is assigned   Read More ...
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2016 B-52 bomber crash on Guam laid to birds, equipment limits
2016 B-52 bomber crash on Guam laid to birds, equipment limits BISMARK, NORTH DAKOTA – An Air Force investigation has concluded that birds and mechanical issues — not pilot error — caused the crash of a B-52 bomber in Guam a year ago. The bomber from Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota aborted takeoff during a routine training mission the morning of May 19, 2016, and caught fire after leaving the runway   Read More ...
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Meeting for energy co-op within GUAM may be held in fall 2017
Meeting for energy co-op within GUAM may be held in fall 2017 Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 14. A special meeting on specific lines of development of energy cooperation within the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM) may be held in September-October 2017, Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev said at a meeting with GUAM Secretary General Altay Efendiev. He added that Azerbaijan, which has a developed transportation system and transport corridors, should take advantage of these opportunities   Read More ...
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Guam Governor not supporting US military build-up
Guam Governor not supporting US military build-up The Governor of Guam, Eddie Calvo, has withdrawn his support for the build-up of United States military forces in the US territory. The number of military personnel on Guam is set to surge from six to 11 thousand as troops are relocated from Okinawa, Japan. Mr Calvo said the federal government's ongoing denial of temporary worker visas for the territory is having a devastating impact on the territory's economy   Read More ...
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