Top Daily Stories for July 2012

Jul 24 2012

Japan: No flights until Osprey confirmed safe

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-07-24 09:15
Japan’s prime minister says he will not allow any flights of the U.S. military’s latest transport aircraft in his country until its safety has been confirmed.
Jul 24 2012

New system expands ships’ tracking range

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-07-24 08:58
The Navy will soon get a leg up in locating illegal fisherman, drug smugglers, pirates, human traffickers and others at sea who don’t want to be found.
Jul 24 2012

President: New website will aim to deter fakers

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-07-24 07:15
The Defense Department plans to unveil a new website listing high-level military honors in an effort to deter military fakers, President Barack Obama said Monday.
Jul 24 2012

N. Korea said to move attack helicopters to border

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Tue, 2012-07-24 04:12
North Korea recently has deployed dozens of attack helicopters near its disputed sea border with South Korea, media reports said Tuesday, as both nations strengthen their military presence there.
Jul 23 2012

Early out: Corps details new drawdown incentive

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-07-23 21:15
The Marine Corps has launched its revised early-out program for fiscal 2013, allowing eligible enlisted volunteers to leave the service up to a year ahead of scheduled exit dates.
Jul 23 2012

Lejeune to get $10M battle course in May 2014

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-07-23 10:15
Marines training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., will soon battle a simulated enemy and engage in live-fire maneuvers on a new $10 million Infantry Squad Battle Course.
Jul 23 2012

China Sends Troops to Disputed Islands

The New York Times - Global - Mon, 2012-07-23 09:13
The move appeared designed to reinforce China’s claims over the South China Sea a week after a meeting of foreign ministers of the Association of South East Asian Nations.
Jul 23 2012

Maintenance Hurdles Mount for Navy's LCS

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2012-07-23 08:15
When the littoral combat ship Freedom needs scheduled maintenance overseas, the workers who step onboard had better be Americans.
Jul 23 2012

Philippines refuses to budge on South China Sea row

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2012-07-23 05:58
The Philippines refused to budge on Monday on a territorial dispute with China, asking Beijing to respect Manila's rights in the South China Sea and announcing plans to upgrade military capabilities.
Jul 22 2012

Marine Corps creates law enforcement battalions

Virginian-Pilot - Sun, 2012-07-22 19:46
The Marine Corps has created its first law enforcement battalions—a lean, specialized force of military police officers that it hopes can quickly deploy worldwide to help investigate crimes.


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