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The 2 US Navy sailors being hailed as heroes in the Pensacola shooting were fresh out of military training

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Two slain US service members who have been hailed for their perseverance during the mass shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida recently finished their introductory training in the Navy.
Family members of two of the reported victims, Joshua Watson and Mohammed Haitham, say they were notified that the men tried assisting authorities during the shooting.
Both service members had recently graduated from their respective introductory training stations.
A previous incident during a mass shooting in Florida bore some semblance to the victims Naval Air Station...
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Military reviewing foreign training program after mass shooting at Florida naval base

Military reviewing foreign training program after mass shooting at Florida naval base

8 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

Defense Secretary Mark Esper ordered a safety review following Friday's deadly shooting at a Naval Air Station Pensacola. The announcement comes after growing scrutiny over the screening process for foreign military students who come to the U.S. for training.
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