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Argentine submarine find ‘first step’ to learning disaster’s cause

The discovery of the wreckage of an Argentine submarine lost a year ago has revived a stalled probe into the cause of the undersea...

US, China conduct Disaster Management Exchange

Soldiers from United States Army Pacific, Hawaii Army National Guard and Army Corps of Engineers along with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

‘Vibrant Response’ trains troops for nuclear disaster

It is not a scene one would wish to envision: an explosion in an American town, with the emergency response broadcast blaring a message...

Army Reserve assets activated in support of relief efforts

The Army Reserve is immediately mobilizing three tactical water distribution units to aid with hurricane relief efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. This will...

Japan restarts nuclear reactor as protests mount

Engineers in Japan on Sunday began refiring an atomic reactor, despite growing public protests in the aftermath of meltdowns at Fukushima, ending nearly two...

Servicemembers respond to worst-case scenario during exercise

More than 7,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Department of Defense civilians are descending upon the Muscatatuck Urban Training Complex at Camp Atterbury, Ind.,...

Bioenvironmental techs test for toxins near Tokyo

Among the typical crews for disaster relief in mainland Japan is an atypical crew. Amid concerns for the environment, two Airman from the 18th Aerospace...

Exercise tests emergency oil spill response

Nobody can predict an oil spill, but when one happens it can be a challenging feat to clean up, especially with more than 30...

International Experts Join Korean Corvette Inquiry

SEOUL: Experts from the United States, Britain, Australia and Sweden have been asked to join the inquiry into the sinking of the Korean Navy...