A United States Marine Corps pilot ejects from his F-35 fighter jet above North Charleston, South Carolina. The pilot lands safely, while the aircraft is missing, with search efforts focused on two nearby lakes.
North Korea fires 23 ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan and Yellow Sea, one of which crossed the Northern Limit Line (NLL), the de facto maritime boundary between North and South Korea, for the first time. Air raid sirens were activated on the South Korean island of Ulleungdo and South Korean fighter jets fired three air-to-surface missiles across the NLL in response to the missile launches.
The United States Department of Defense says it has resumed accepting deliveries of F-35 Lightning II fighter jets from manufacturer Lockheed Martin after resolving a dispute over a production error which was leading to corrosion.
The 50th anniversary of the death of Father Vincent R. Capodanno, the decorated Navy chaplain is commorated with a Mass and documentary premiere. He was killed in 1967 along with ambushed Marines during the Vietnam War.
Kohlhepp, a man arrested in the American state of South Carolina for keeping a missing woman "chained like a dog", has reportedly confessed to seven murders, including four killed in an unsolved mass shooting at a motorcycle shop in 2003.
In South Carolina, the death toll rises to nine people in weather-related incidents with millions remaining homebound. Rain is forecast to continue with parts of the state dealing with flooding for some time.
The United States Air Force grounds its entire $400 billion fleet of 51 F-35 jets due to a major engine technical issue. During a routine inspection of the aircraft, maintenance personnel detected a cracked engine blade.