The competition to be the next Army helicopter is heating up. On June 20th, Sikorsky's S-97 Raider once again took flight completing a 90-minute demonstration, the first since an August 2017 crash caused by flight software errors grounded the program

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Monday, May 21, marks the start of All American Week at Fort Bragg, a celebration of all things Americana leading up to Memorial Day weekend.

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I don't know anything about Michigan politics, or really care for that matter, but I spotted a new 30-second spot from John James, a former West Pointer and now businessman running for the U.S. Senate, and I'd like to talk about it.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. John Nimmo, Sr.

On April 18, during an unannounced visit to Baghdad, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced an additional 217 American troops and a fleet of AH-64 Apache helicopters will be deployed to Iraq to assist local forces in the upcoming assault on Mosul, which is widely expected to be one of the bloodiest — if not the bloodiest — battles of the campaign against the Islamic State thus far.

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U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sean Harriman

In the early morning on Oct. 2, 2010, more than 90 Italian soldiers and Afghan special forces huddled together as they waited to embark on CH-47 Chinooks. They were preparing for an air assault mission against an “insurgent hotbed,” according to an April 2011 Department of Defense news article.

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