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Nearly 175 Saudi military aviation students grounded in U.S. after base shooting

One year ago   |   By NBC News

The decision is part of a "safety stand-down" after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a U.S. Navy base in Florida, U.S. officials told Reuters.
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Hundreds of Saudi military personnel at US bases have been grounded after the deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola

Hundreds of Saudi military personnel at US bases have been grounded after the deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Roughly 300 Saudi military aviation students at Naval Air Stations Pensacola, Whiting Field, and Mayport have been grounded for a safety stand-down and operational pause in the wake of last week's shooting in Pensacola, Reuters reports .
The stand-down is a non-punitive effort to prepare Saudi students, which the Navy characterized as the "most impacted" by the traumatic attack, to resume their aviation training.
It is unclear when the safety stand-down and operational pause will conclude as there is currently no set end date, the Navy told Insider.
Around 300 Saudi military aviation...
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Over 300 Saudi military aviation students grounded in U.S. after base shooting

One year ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - More than 300 Saudi Arabian military aviation students have been grounded as part of a "safety stand-down" after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a U.S. Navy base in Florida, U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday.
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300 Saudi military aviation students grounded in U.S. after base shooting

One year ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Roughly 300 Saudi Arabian military aviation students have been grounded as part of a "safety stand-down" after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a U.S. Navy base in Florida, U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday.
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Navy: Flight training suspended for Saudi students

One year ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Navy says flight training has been suspended for about 175 Saudi Arabian students at three bases in Florida in the wake of the deadly shooting by a Saudi Air Force officer on Friday.
Navy Commander Clay Doss says classroom training is going on, and flight training for other students will resume. He says its not clear how long the flight stand-down for the Saudi students will continue.
A Saudi student shot and killed three military members and injured eight others at a Pensacola naval base.
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Nearly 175 Saudi military aviation students grounded in U.S. after base shooting

One year ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Nearly 175 Saudi Arabian military aviation students have been grounded as part of a "safety stand-down" after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a U.S. Navy base in Florida, U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday.
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Nearly 175 Saudi aviation students grounded after Pensacola base shooting

Nearly 175 Saudi aviation students grounded after Pensacola base shooting

One year ago   |   By RT

Some 175 Saudi Arabian military aviation students have been grounded in a “safety stand-down,” just days after Saudi Air Force lieutenant Mohammed Alshamrani shot and killed three sailors at Pensacola Naval Air Station.
“A safety stand-down and operational pause commenced Monday for Saudi Arabian aviation students,” Navy spokeswoman Lieutenant Andriana Genualdi told Reuters on Tuesday, explaining that the grounding covered Naval Air Station Whiting Field and Naval Air Station Mayport in addition to Naval Air Station Pensacola.
Alshamrani, one of several hundred foreign aviation trainees at...
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