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A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor is launched during a successful test in September 2013.  COURTESY OF MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY
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THAAD now fully integrated into air defenses for South Korea

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October 23, 2017
SEOUL, South Korea — A controversial U.S. anti-missile battery has been integrated into air-defense systems for South Korea, with its operating unit to be permanently stationed on...

Defense Secretary embarks on Asia-Pacific Trip

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October 23, 2017
WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2017 — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis embarked yesterday on a trip to reaffirm the enduring U.S. commitment to the Asia-Pacific region, defense officials...
Retired Army Capt. Gary Rose will receive the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony Oct. 23, 2017. Photo/graphic by U.S. Army

Medal of Honor to go to Vietnam Vet who saved Dozens in 4 days

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October 23, 2017
This week we’re highlighting a special Medal of Honor recipient, who is set to receive the coveted honor this week.
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota, fly alongside a Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) F-2s over the vicinity of the East China Sea, Oct. 21, 2017. Following the flight with Koku Jieitai the Lancers continued on to participate in a flyover for the 2017 Seoul Aerospace & Defense Exhibition (Seoul ADEX 17) at Seoul Airport, Repubic of Korea. (photo courtesy of Koku Jieitai [Japan Air Self-Defense Force])

U.S. Air Force B-1s conduct flyover during Seoul ADEX

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October 23, 2017
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, HI -- Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers conducted a flyover during the 2017 Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition (Seoul ADEX...
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class MacAdam Kane Weissman/Released

Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group visits South Korea

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October 23, 2017
Task Force 70 Public Affairs (NNS) -- The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group arrived in Busan for a port visit, Oct. 21.
Sgt. Robert Winstead prepares to lift a trap bar during the 3-repetition deadlift event Oct. 17 while testing the Army Combat Readiness Test at Fort Leonard Wood. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Mike Curtis (Leonard Wood))

Army units test proposed Physical Fitness Test replacement

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October 21, 2017
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- The U.S.