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Navy to relieve Fitzgerald top leaders; report released

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August 18, 2017

* Adm. Bill Moran, the deputy chief of naval operations, said that Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin plans to relieve Cmdr. Bryce Benson for cause.

Japanese locals perform the Bon-Odori, or Bon dance, during the Bon-Odori festival at Kinjuen nursing home in Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 14, 2017. Cultural Adaptation coordinated the event and invited Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents to participate and celebrate the festival at the nursing home. The Obon holiday is a Japanese Buddhist custom where people honor the spirits of their ancestors. It has been celebrated in Japan for more than 500 years and traditionally includes a dance called the Bon-Odori.

American dance with Japanese locals to honor ancestors

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August 17, 2017

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION, IWAKUNI, Japan -- Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents joined hands with Japanese locals as they honored the spirits of their ancestors during...

First CVW-5 Jet Squadrons to relocate to Iwakuni this Fall

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August 18, 2017

YOKOSUKA, Japan – The U.S.

Military personnel gather at the search and rescue command center on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 in Haleiwa, Hawaii. Rescue crews were searching for five soldiers who were aboard an Black Hawk helicopter that crashed several miles off Oahu's North Shore late Tuesday. WYATT OLSON/STARS AND STRIPES
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Search on for 5 soldiers after Black Hawk helicopter goes down off Hawaii

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August 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — Five soldiers went missing late Tuesday after their helicopter went down off the coast of Hawaii, Coast Guard and Army officials said Wednesday.