Saudi Arabian flight students are resuming flight training in the U.S. after a Saudi student killed three U.S. naval aviation students in Florida in December, the Navy announced on Wednesday. Read More
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21 Saudi Military Students Disenrolled from Training Programs After Investigators Find Jihadist Material, Child Pornography
In the wake of the deadly December shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola by a foreign military student, the Department of Justice announced 21 Saudi Arabian military students were disenrolled from U.S.-based training programs and returned to Saudi Arabia Monday.
Pentagon Expanding Database Searches as Part of Foreign Student Vetting
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.
Pentagon, State Department Creating New Standards to Vet Foreign Military Students
In the wake of last week’s deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola, the Pentagon and State Department are developing new vetting procedures for foreign military members seeking to attend U.S. -based training, officials said on Friday. Read More
Saudi Military Cooperating with Pensacola Mass Shooting Investigation; Flight Students Grounded, Some Remain Restricted to Base
A dozen members of Saudi Arabia’s military remain restricted to Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., as federal investigators continue gathering information about last week’s mass shooting on base, Pentagon officials said on Thursday. Read More
Pensacola Shooting Prompts Lawmakers to Investigate Training of Foreign Forces
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.