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Pentagon Expanding Database Searches as Part of Foreign Student Vetting

Pentagon Expanding Database Searches as Part of Foreign Student Vetting

U.S. and international flags representing countries at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) fly during graduation day at NWC in Newport, R.I. Navy photo.

Following the Dec. 6 deadly shooting by a Saudi Arabian aviation student at Naval Air Station Pensacola, the Department of Defense started evaluating ways to revamp the process used to vet international military students selected to attend stateside training.

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Pensacola Shooting Prompts Lawmakers to Investigate Training of Foreign Forces

Pensacola Shooting Prompts Lawmakers to Investigate Training of Foreign Forces

U.S. and international flags representing countries at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) fly during graduation day at NWC in Newport, R.I.

Following Friday’s deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., the Pentagon and State Department are facing questions about bringing foreign military members to train in the U.S. as part of a multi-billion dollar foreign arms sales program.

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