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Army Plans To Fly Surveillance Blimps Over Aberdeen Proving Ground

he U.S. Army is planning to deploy a pair of tethered helium filled blimps over Aberdeen Proving Grounds later this year. Privacy advocates are concerned.

01/23/2014

Navy deaths, James Reyher, Ryan Harris

Navy Jury Demotes Diver In Md. Training Deaths

A Navy jury has demoted a diver in connection with the training deaths of two sailors in Maryland.

01/19/2014

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Navy Divers Avoid Trial In Proving Ground Training Deaths

The Navy says a fourth Navy diver has chosen to accept non-judicial punishment in connection with the training deaths of two sailors in Maryland.

01/16/2014

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Diver’s Death In Md. Army Pond Called Accidental

An Army scuba diver’s death last January at an Aberdeen Proving Ground test pond near Baltimore was an accident apparently linked to his rapid ascent after he started losing air, according to a spokeswoman and a report released Friday.

12/13/2013

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4 Navy Sailors Charged In Drowning Deaths At Aberdeen Proving Ground

Four elite Navy divers appear in military court–officially charged in the deaths of two men at Aberdeen’s Super Pond. Military prosecutors say they were responsible for ordering the deadly training exercise.

10/09/2013

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4 Sailors To Be Court-Martialed After Deaths At Super Pond

The deaths of two divers at Aberdeen Proving Ground sent shockwaves through the military. Now the Navy is charging four sailors with crimes relating to the tragedy.

10/08/2013

Navy deaths, James Reyher, Ryan Harris

Navy Takes Disciplinary Action Against 5 Sailors After Super Pond Drownings

The Navy announces punishment for five sailors after an investigation into the deaths of two divers at the Aberdeen Super Pond.

08/15/2013

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Aberdeen Proving Ground Investigating Body Found Near Atkission Dam

Aberdeen Proving Ground is investigating a body found near Atkisson Dam in Abingdon.

07/22/2013

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Tragic Dive At Aberdeen Proving Ground Did Not Have Approval Of Commander

New questions over whether those in control of the tragic dive at Aberdeen’s super pond failed to follow proper safety procedures. Two officers could face involuntary manslaughter charges.

06/20/2013

Navy deaths, James Reyher, Ryan Harris

Judge May Hold 2 Navy Leaders Criminally Responsible For Super Pond Drowning Deaths

A military judge is investigating the deaths of two divers at Aberdeen Proving Ground and whether two officers should be charged criminally for the tragedies.

06/19/2013

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Commander Of Navy Dive Unit Removed After Aberdeen Proving Ground Drownings

The commander of a Virginia-based Navy dive unit has been reassigned after two divers drowned at an Army test pond near Baltimore, the Navy said Wednesday.

05/08/2013

Navy deaths, James Reyher, Ryan Harris

2 Navy Leaders Face Charges In Drowning Deaths Of 2 Divers

Two senior Navy diving leaders face criminal manslaughter charges in the deaths of two divers at the Aberdeen Proving Ground “Super Pond.” The divers drowned in a training exercise just weeks after another diving death at Aberdeen.

05/01/2013

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