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Navy, Marines agree to integrated plan for southern commands

Navy, Marines agree to integrated plan for southern commands

Business
Nov. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. Navy and Marine Corps commanders signed a plan codifying areas of responsibility to strengthen partnerships in the U.S. Southern Command. The Integrated Maritime Campaign Support Plan, a document regularly updated and modified, spells out strategies to better coordinate the 4th Fleet's Southern Command and Marine Corps Forces South. Advertisement Each command focuses on Central and South American waters. "We have competitors who seek to replace our influence in the maritime domain with an alternative form of partnership in the USSOUTHCOM AOR [the Southern Command's area of responsibility]," said Maj. Jon Wilkins, the Marine Corps' lead planner. "This plan acknowledges the nature of this competition, and seeks to maintain a continuous competitive advantage in the mari...
Four U.S. combatant commands, NORAD conduct homeland defense exercise

Four U.S. combatant commands, NORAD conduct homeland defense exercise

Business
May 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Northern Command on Friday announced an Atlantic Ocean exercise involving four other combatant commands and led by the USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group. The unprecedented, large-scale exercise involves homeland defense operations and the involvement of the U.S. Northern Command, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, the U.S. Transportation Command, the U.S. Strategic Command and the U.S. Space Command. Advertisement With Canadian fighter planes also participating, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, is also involved. The exercise, which started Friday, is the first time that four U.S. combatant commands have worked together in a military exercise. Homeland defense operations, exercising joint integration, conducting multi-natio...
Nasa's New Horizons: Final commands given to distant probe

Nasa's New Horizons: Final commands given to distant probe

Science
Controllers have sent Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft a final set of commands ahead of its historic flyby of a distant icy world on Tuesday. The probe's pass of the 30km-wide object known as Ultima Thule will set a new record for the farthest ever exploration of a Solar System body - at 6.5 billion km from Earth.The upload included a two-second timing correction that ensures New Horizons knows precisely when and where to point its cameras as it sweeps alongside its target at a breathtaking 14km/s."The spacecraft is healthy and we're excited!" said mission operations manager Alice Bowman when she briefed reporters at the control centre embedded in the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (JHU-APL) in Maryland. ...
Lisa Armstrong commands attention in sheer top as she flaunts transformation

Lisa Armstrong commands attention in sheer top as she flaunts transformation

Entertainment
The former pop star sought solace in Los Angeles, California, in early 2018, following her split from her husband of 12 years, Ant McPartlin, 42.In a matter of weeks, Lisa Armstrong  has transformed her look a number of times, dying her trademark brunette locks blonde, before settling on a lilac hairstyle.And the 41-year-old has continued to showcase her quirky style since returning to work on Strictly Come Dancing, where she serves as the head of hair and makeup.Stepping out in London today, the former Deuce singer donned a sheer-panelled black top, which she paired with cropped jeans. Related Articles Seemingly a fan of mesh material, Lisa added a pair of sheer, fishnet-inspired socks as she completed her look with gold trainers.Sporting oversized sungla...