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Hawaii and Pacific commanders in Asia

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS

    “This right now is an exercise to make certain that we’re ready to defend South Korea and our allies over there.”

    Jim Mattis

    U.S. defense secretary

Two of the highest-­ranking military commanders in Hawaii and the Pacific were in Asia on Tuesday for an exercise geared toward war on the Korean Peninsula and to deal with an alarming four U.S. Navy ship accidents this year in the western Pacific — including two fatal collisions in nearly as many months. Read more

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