1. Dramatic video of helicopter air lift from navy yard

    ... A medical helicopter airlifted a victim from the U.S. Navy Yard, where at least one gunman opened

  2. Audit: Navy cost-cutting makes bases less safe

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    ... down its guard to risks posed by outside contractors at the Washington Navy Yard and other facilities ... access-control risks associated with contractor-installation access at Navy Yard and other Navy ... (TIME) A soon-to-be-released government audit says the Navy, in an attempt to reduce costs, let

  3. White horse

    ... from Penn State University in 1982. In 1983, he enrolled in the Navy Officer Candidate School ... was discharged from the Navy and became a pilot with the U.S. Customs Service. For the next 16 ... to be lost in the frenzy. Last week in El Paso, Texas; a new A-Star helicopter was dedicated and placed

  4. A day with the choppers

    ... in the air? But in reality, a helicopter is more likely to be brought down by an even greater ... !) The weather is the No. 1 concern for air travel in Iraq, as helicopter blades can whip up a 100 ... during a flight, an aircraft would go down. The Super Stallion, a heavy-lift helicopter

  5. The heroes among us

    ... attention today. Extraction from Vietnam (REUTER/BETTMANN) For those of us old enough ... Huey helicopter precariously perched atop the roof of the American embassy in Saigon as it on-loaded ... , from Adm. Nimitz and reflect that, on that afternoon, "unrecognized valor was a common occurrence

  6. Blackhawks for Chinese army

    ... -47 Chinook helicopter is designed to lift heavy artillery and armored vehicles directly ... Chinook heavy lift helicopter, considered the mainstay of the U.S. military. The large, twin-rotor ... to buy helicopter parts?'" said Chung. Johnny Chung: "It was like

  7. Navy yard gunman had mental problems, 'heard voices'

    ... Gunman Navy Yard rampage had mental problems.Officials said that the former Navy reservist who ... slaughtered 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard had been hearing voices and was being treated

  8. Model planes a terror threat?

    ... R/C Helicopter in the U.S. These machines are offered at a price tag ranging from $4,000 to $5,000 ... Editor's note: Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin is an online, subscription intelligence news service from ... wholly by the Bush administration, Pentagon officials seized on lessons from the Afghanistan conflict

  9. Navy Yard death toll rises to 13

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    ... (WASHINGTONTIMES) D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray said at least 13 people were killed in the Navy Yard ... reportedly stole a military ID to gain access to the Navy Yard. ... the slain gunman as Aaron Alexis, a 34-year-old man from Texas. He was a civilian contractor who

  10. Navy shooter 'obsessed with violent video games'

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    ... (LONDON TELEGRAPH) Exclusive: The Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis played violent video ... at Washington's Navy Yard, also carried a .45 handgun tucked in his trousers with no holster