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The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff has arrived in the Middle East for talks with military and civilian leaders in a region where popular uprisings and political turmoil have captured world attention for weeks.
The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said Thursday that the Pentagon is developing new battle plans for Asia that include adding Marines to better-coordinated naval and air forces in the region where China is expanding its military might.
The Navy celebrates its centennial of flying today. But looking ahead to the next 100 years, or even the next decade, Navy aviation may be a tailless airplane, flown by a nonpilot with enlisted stripes on his sleeve.