Deal Alert: Nonstop Flights to Australia From $557, East Coast 1-Stop Options From $600

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Deal Alert: East Coast Cities to US Virgin Islands From $191 Round-Trip

Deal Alert: East Coast to US Virgin Islands $ 191 Round-Trip Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site […]

42,000 Coast Guard members will get their paycheck on Monday, but when the next arrives remains unclear

Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons/US Coast Guard WASHINGTON — In a surprise reversal Friday night, Coast Guard officials announced that service members will receive their regularly scheduled paychecks next week, despite the ongoing government shutdown. In a message to all Coast Guard members, Vice Commandant Adm. Charles Ray said that service and Department of […]

Offshore, Act Two: New owner repowers 20-year-old wind farm off Swedish coast

Enlarge / Scroby Sands offshore wind farm, Caister, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. (credit: Photo by: Geography Photos/UIG via Getty Images) In November, a Danish asset management group called Momentum Gruppen recommissioned five turbines at a 20-year-old offshore wind farm located 4km (2.5 mi) off the coast of Sweden. Momentum purchased the wind farm and upgraded the […]

Prelude to Caribbean Crisis 2.0? Russia reportedly eyes air base off Venezuela's coast

As Washington is determined to leave the landmark INF Treaty, it seems Moscow is looking for a response. Russian media has cited diplomatic sources as saying that Moscow is eyeing a strategic air base off Venezuela’s coast. The arrival of two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers to Venezuela earlier this month has provoked a nervous reaction […]

A civilian pilot participating in a military exercise crashed a jet off the coast of Hawaii

CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images A civilian contractor for the Hawaii Air National Guardin stable condition after a Hawker Hunter jet crashed in the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday. A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration said the jet went down in the ocean around 2:25 p.m. after taking off from Honolulu’s airport. The pilot was rescued […]

5 missing US Marines declared dead after plane crash off the coast of Japan

The US Marine Corps called off its search for five missing Marines on Monday, after a F/A-18 Hornet fighter and C-130 Hercules cargo plane collided during a refueling exercise near Japan. The service members’ next-of-kin have been notified. The Marine Corps pointed to the missing KC-130’s flight data and cockpit voice recorders, and said it […]

US Marine aircraft suffer 'mishap' off Japanese coast, search-and-rescue underway

Published time: 5 Dec, 2018 21:58 Edited time: 5 Dec, 2018 22:05 The US Marine Corps says its aircraft were involved in a “mishap” off the coast of Japan, and a search-and-rescue operation is underway. Very few details have been made public in the initial Corps news release. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?)

WATCH Russian Coast Guard pursuing Ukrainian vessels violating territorial waters

Russian Border Guard ships have been chasing Ukrainian vessels that violated the border and were approaching Kerch Strait that separates Crimea from Russian mainland. The video taken from one of the Russian ships shows Ukraine’s artillery boats and a tugboat maneuvering dangerously closed to Russia’s vessels. [embedded content] The incident came as the Ukrainian Navy […]

These photos show why the US Coast Guard’s snipers are some of the best in the business

These photos show why the US Coast Guard’s snipers are some of the best in the business NOW WATCH: An Army Ranger describes the toughest exercise at the US military’s elite sniper school See Also: These photos show why the US Coast Guard’s snipers are some of the best in the business The Coast Guard […]