The Army and Air Force Exchange Service says it has a programs that should help reduce the expense of keeping a deployed service member stocked with those daily necessities—shampoo, toothpaste, body powder, and the like. The solution: Don’t ship this stuff from the US. Instead, send a “Gifts from the Homefront” certificates good for merchandise in AAFES facilities in Southwest Asia. Like more info, try here.
A Chinese fighter jet conducted an “unnecessarily aggressive” maneuver in front of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 last week, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command announced May 30, releasing footage of the incident. The intercept, which took place May 26, happened over the South China Sea in international airspace.