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What we know about US military's program to train foreign troops

Pentagon programs to train foreign nationals are coming under new scrutiny after the man suspected of opening fire at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida Friday, killing at least three people and injuring several others, was identified as a member of the Saudi Arabian military.

Deadliest military base shootings in last three decades

Just two days after a US sailor shot two civilians and injured another at a Pearl Harbor Naval shipyard in Hawaii, another gunman opened fire inside Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday, killing at least three people, and himself, and injuring several others.

Trump's former physician retires from Navy

President Donald Trump's former chief physician, Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, retired from the Navy on Sunday even as the Defense Department's Inspector General continues to investigate allegations that he was periodically intoxicated and mishandled prescription drugs, CNN has learned.

Navy issues memo stressing ethical behavior

US Navy leadership is emphasizing "responsibility for ethical and professional behavior" in the wake of a controversy over President Donald Trump's intervention in a war crimes case involving a Navy SEAL and the subsequent ousting of Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.

Hold on US security aid to Lebanon lifted, sources say

The Trump administration has lifted a mysterious hold on security assistance to Lebanon, which includes a $105 million package to support the Lebanese Armed Forces, according to a senior State Department official and a congressional aide.

China bans US military visits to Hong Kong

China will ban US warships and military aircraft from making stops in Hong Kong in the wake of Washington passing legislation supporting the territory's pro-democracy protesters, the country's Foreign Ministry said Monday.

Indian Navy welcomes its first woman pilot

The Indian Navy has welcomed its first woman pilot, with Sub Lieutenant Shivangi taking control of an aircraft in another significant milestone for the country's armed forces.