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23 August 2014 Military News

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  • U.S. Military Conducts Airstrike Near Mosul Dam AFPS 23 Aug 2014 -- U.S. military forces continued their support of Iraqi security force operations today, using fighter aircraft to conduct an airstrike against terrorists associated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant who were in the vicinity of Mosul Dam.

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  • China Dismisses US Plane Intercept Accusations VOA 23 Aug 2014 -- China is dismissing as "groundless" U.S. accusations that one of its fighter jets came too close to a U.S. Navy patrol plane off the Chinese coast on Tuesday.
  • Ulchi Freedom Guardian: Operations floor ensures success AFNS 23 Aug 2014 -- Called by many names throughout its 28-year history, Ulchi Freedom Guardian kicked off once again Aug. 18 and continues through Aug. 29.
  • Submarine Group 2 Disestablishes NNS 23 Aug 2014 -- The top command at Naval Submarine Base New London was disestablished Aug. 22 during an outdoor ceremony aboard Virginia-class attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) stationed in Groton, Connecticut.
  • C-130 celebrates 60 years, still going strong AFNS 23 Aug 2014 -- In 1954, the song "Rock Around the Clock" was playing on the radio, Oprah Winfrey was born and the first issue of Sports Illustrated appeared on newsstands.

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