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Apr 18 2014

Marine to receive Navy Cross for heroism in Afghanistan

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-04-18 17:04
Gunnery Sgt. Richard A. Jibson will receive the nation's second highest valor award on Tuesday for bravery exhibited during a five-hour firefight in Afghanistan.
Apr 18 2014

XO fired for issues while leading Blue Angels

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-04-18 14:48
The Navy fired the No. 2 officer at Naval Base Coronado Friday after allegations arose into his conduct while in command of the Blue Angels.
Apr 16 2014

Commissioning delayed for submarine North Dakota

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2014-04-16 18:50
The commissioning of the $2.6 billion submarine that will become USS North Dakota has been postponed because of issues with the design of the bow and component parts, the Navy said Wednesday.
Apr 16 2014

Veterans slam New York Times piece linking vets to hate groups

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-04-16 14:59
Veterans advocates are denouncing an opinion piece in the New York Times that draws links between veterans and white supremacist groups.
Apr 16 2014

Congress unhappy with DOD, VA health records progress

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-04-16 11:22
House lawmakers plan to hold back millions in technology funding from DOD and the VA planners until Congress is convinced they are making progress on developing a way to share electronic medical records.
Apr 16 2014

DOD quietly expanding AFRICOM missions

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-04-16 10:00
Just five years ago, the Pentagon map of combatant commands carved Africa into two chunks and placed most of it under control of the chief of U.S. European Command in Belgium.
Apr 16 2014

U.S. Navy to join search for passengers missing from South Korean ferry

Yahoo Top News - Wed, 2014-04-16 03:55
The U.S. Navy has sent a ship to join the search-and-rescue operation for more than 300 passengers missing after a South Korean ferry capsized on Wednesday.
Apr 15 2014

Fire Aboard Hue City; No Injuries Top Stories - Tue, 2014-04-15 11:32
A fire broke out aboard USS Hue City (CG 66) late Monday, April 14 as the ship was transiting the Atlantic.
Apr 14 2014

Pentagon condemns 'provocative' Russian military action against U.S. Navy ship

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-04-14 13:29
A Russian fighter jet on Saturday made repeated 'provocative' close-range, low-altitude passes above the U.S. Navy destroyer Donald Cook while it was steaming in the Black Sea.
Apr 13 2014

Military spending on the rise, except in the West

Deutsche Welle - Sun, 2014-04-13 18:08
Even as many countries increase their militaries' budgets, global defense spending dropped by almost 2 percent in 2013, according to a new report. Most of the cuts are due to shifting spending in the West.


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