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Base Tells Troops to Prove Vaccination as COVID Cases Rise

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama military base has ordered troops to show proof of vaccination in order to go without face masks as the state sees an uptick in COVID-19 cases — a rise attributed to low vaccination rates in the state. The measure was put in place Tuesday at Fort Rucker, the home of the Army’s aviation program….

Military Helicopter Crashes During Flight Training at Ft. Rucker

Two people have been injured when an Army helicopter crashed during a training exercise. Officials at Fort Rucker say the crash happened this morning. It involved a UH-72 Lakota helicopter. The two-person crew on board were conducting flight training. The crash happened at Ft. Rucker’s Brown Stagefield heliport near New Brockton. The two people on board were taken for medical…