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Feb 24 2015

V.A. Secretary Apologizes for Embellishing Military Record

The New York Times - Tue, 2015-02-24 00:41
Robert A. McDonald, the secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department, falsely claimed that he had served in the United States Special Forces.
Feb 23 2015

A Marine Is Convicted on Two Counts of Desertion

The New York Times - Mon, 2015-02-23 21:12
Corporal Wassef Ali Hassoun, a naturalized United States citizen, vanished twice, first while serving in Iraq, and later fleeing to Lebanon, his native country.
Feb 18 2015

China tests nuclear missile for submarine launch

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2015-02-18 22:04
China carried out a flight test of its new JL-2 submarine-launched ballistic missile last month, highlighting Beijing's nuclear buildup of missile submarines.
Feb 18 2015

Pentagon spokesman to be replaced by civilian

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-02-18 19:55
Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon spokesman and public face of the U.S. military for more than a year, is stepping down at the request of the new defense secretary, Ashton Carter.
Feb 18 2015

Navy Scientist Who Shaped Cold War Spying at Sea, Dies at 90

The New York Times - Wed, 2015-02-18 18:07
Dr. John P. Craven turned submarines into machines that could reach down miles to inspect and retrieve lost enemy matériel, including nuclear arms.
Feb 14 2015

Navy debuts humanoid robot for fires aboard ships

Virginian-Pilot - Sat, 2015-02-14 11:44
The Navy has developed a prototype of a man-sized robot to do one of the most dangerous jobs aboard a ship: Fighting a fire.
Feb 12 2015

22 Marines hurt in California training accident

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:07
Military officials say 22 Marines have been hurt in a training accident at a Southern California desert base, but there's no word on the seriousness of their injuries.
Feb 11 2015

Fewer reported sex assaults at military academies

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-02-11 23:02
Students at the three military service academies reported fewer sexual assaults in the most recent school year.
Feb 11 2015

VA secretary to war vet: What have you done?

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-02-11 21:14
VA Secretary Robert McDonald on Wednesday asked a lawmaker who served in both Iraq wars, "What have you done?" as the two men sparred over huge cost overruns at a troubled Denver VA hospital.
Feb 11 2015

Obama Administration Plans to Open Center to Fight Cyberattacks

The New York Times - Wed, 2015-02-11 00:56
A goal would be fewer conflicts among agencies, essentially putting greater control of assessments into the hands of the director of national intelligence.


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