Force Structure

In the US Pacific plan to fight China

The United States says it needs a “credible combat” presence in the South China Sea to deter Chinese aggression. And Australia will almost certainly be invited to contribute. US President Joe Biden’s candidate for Deputy Secretary of Defense Ely Ratner told the Senate Armed Services Committee Wednesday that a “credible …

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Firefighter recruits train to survive wildfire season

West Plains Recruit Academy has spent the day with local fire departments learning how to escape buildings and crawl in confined spaces. FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. – Firefighting is about teamwork, which is why Fairchild Air Force Base hosted the Airway Heights and Cheney Fire Departments, as well as …

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