Acting chief of general staff announced by Taiwan's defense ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In light of the tragic helicopter accident that took the lives of several Taiwan's top military officials, including Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming (沈一鳴), the...

8 Taiwan military officers killed in Black Hawk crash mourned

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mourning area was set up for Taiwan's top general and seven other military officers who were killed in Thursday's (Jan. 2) Black Hawk helicopter crash. After ...

Tsai halts campaign for 3 days after Black Hawk crash claims Taiwan's top general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Thursday afternoon (Jan. 2) that Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming (沈一鳴) and seven other military officers had died in a Black Hawk helicopter cr...

Taiwan's Chief of General Staff among 8 dead in Black Hawk crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eight passengers aboard an Army UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter that crashed in the mountains of northern Taiwan this morning have died, including the Chief of the General St...

Update: Black Hawk carrying top Taiwan general crash lands in mountains

Update: 01/02 3:00 p.m. Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming (沈一鳴) is among eight who perished in the crash, while five others aboard the chopper have reportedly survived. Two major generals and...

Minnesota governor says all 3 crew members killed in Black Hawk helicopter crash

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota governor says all 3 crew members killed in Black Hawk helicopter crash.

Black Hawk helicopter missing after takeoff in Minnesota

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota National Guard says a Black Hawk helicopter is missing after taking off in central Minnesota. Guard Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens says the Guard l...

13 Myanmarese crewmen rescued from capsized cargo ship off Keelung

All the crew of the Sierra Leone-registered cargo vessel JI Shun, which capsized in waters off Keelung, have been rescued, the National Rescue Command Center (NRCC) said Thursday. The ship, which h...

Fire destroys 28 hectares on Taiwan’s Green Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While torrential rain was causing landslides and floods in southwestern Taiwan, a fire was raging on Green Island in the southeast, destroying 28 hectares of forest land. ...

1st woman to take command of a US Army infantry division

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — The California National Guard has announced the appointment of the first woman to lead a U.S. Army infantry division. Brig. Gen. Laura Yeager will assume ...

Mexico seizes more than 1,300 pounds of cocaine at sea

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's navy says it has seized more than 1,300 pounds (630 kilograms) of cocaine from a speedboat off the country's Pacific coast. A high-speed pursuit using a n...

New Year’s Day celebrations in eastern Taiwan to go ahead without helicopter show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Year’s Day celebrations at Chishingtan Beach in Hualien will go ahead without a helicopter flyby due to expected poor weather, reported CNA. The other sch...

Lawsuit filed over fatal Army helicopter crash in Maryland

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The widow of an Army specialist killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in Maryland last year and two other soldiers who were critically injured are suing Sikorsky Aircraft in C...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 15, the 227th day of 2018. There are 138 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August ...

BAE Systems to Upgrade Doppler Navigation Systems on U.S. Army Black Hawks

WAYNE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--The U.S. Army has selected BAE Systems to provide touch screen computer display units (CDU) as an upgrade to the company’s ASN-128 Doppler GPS Navigation Sy...