Survey says: U.S. Marines welcomed in Australia
Seth Robson Stars and Stripes A recent survey suggests U.S. Marines are being welcomed with open arms by residents of Australia’s Northern Territory. There’s been a steady build-up of Marines in Darwin, Australia, since 2012. On May 1, with the Marines’ rotational force poised to reach its target of... Read more
Navy sends a pair of guided-missile destroyers through Taiwan Strait
Seth Robson Stars and Stripes Two Navy destroyers cruised through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday and Monday, the latest in a series of transits that challenge China’s claims of sovereignty over the strategic waterway. The USS Stethem and USS William P. Lawrence “conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit on... Read more
Australia-bound battalion will boost Marines’ Darwin presence to 2,500
Seth Robson Stars and Stripes The Marine Corps is boosting its presence in Australia’s Northern Territory with an extra battalion headed Down Under this summer. The Hawaii-based 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment will join Marine Rotational Force — Darwin in July, Marine spokesman 1st Lt. Colin Kennard said in... Read more
Army astronaut set to blast off on moon landing’s 50th anniversary
Seth Robson Stars and Stripes An Army Special Forces surgeon and former military brat is getting ready to blast off into space on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Col. Andrew Morgan, a veteran of two deployments to Afghanistan and one to Iraq, is set for... Read more
Marines are bringing more air power than ever to annual training in Australia
Seth Robson Stars and Stripes The United States is sending more air power than ever in support of this year’s contingent of 1,700 Marines to Australia’s Northern Territory. Marines have begun arriving in Darwin, Australia, with the bulk of the force scheduled to arrive this month, according to a... Read more
Defense Department warns troops about risks of using CBD products
Seth Robson Stars and Stripes Defense Department warns troops about risks of using CBD products The Department of Defense is warning servicemembers about the risk of being exposed to illegal drugs when using products containing cannabidiol, popularly known as CBD. The warning follows passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act... Read more

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