Top Daily Stories for October 2013

Oct 9 2013

Divers face dereliction-of-duty charges in Aberdeen deaths

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-10-09 12:43
Four Navy divers from Little Creek, Va.-based Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2 were charged with dereliction of duty today in connection with the deaths of two divers during training in Aberdeen, Md.
Oct 8 2013

EU May Help Somalia Establish Coast Guard To Combat Piracy

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2013-10-08 16:15
The European Union wants to help Somalia establish a coast guard service to combat piracy in the Horn of Africa.
Oct 8 2013

DOD: Troops will get all pays, allowances Oct. 15

Navy Times - Tue, 2013-10-08 15:50
The Pentagon's accountants said today that all troops will receive their pays and allowances on time for the mid-month paycheck next week, but some details remain unclear.
Oct 8 2013

North Korea Warns US of 'Disaster' Over Joint Naval Drill

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2013-10-08 14:15
North Korea warned the United States of a "horrible disaster" and put its troops on alert over a major naval drill involving a U.S. aircraft carrier alongside South Korean and Japanese vessels.
Oct 8 2013

Navy SEALS met too much gunfire at Somalia base

Navy Times - Tue, 2013-10-08 13:35
Navy SEALS abandoned their mission to capture an Islamist terrorist after encountering strong resistance at the man's beach-side stronghold in Somalia, U.S. officials said.
Oct 8 2013

Navy expects bonus, travel and separation payouts to resume this week

Navy Times - Tue, 2013-10-08 13:22
Thousands of sailors whose special pays went missing last week have a new reason for cheer, despite all the shutdown gloom: Officials say their bonus money will arrive by week's end.
Oct 8 2013

China dismisses worries over Turkey missile deal

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2013-10-08 04:23
China dismissed concerns about Turkey's decision to co-produce a missile defense system with a Chinese firm, saying that the United States and others were needlessly politicizing a purely commercial deal.
Oct 7 2013

Judge declines to intervene in Naval Academy case

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-10-07 20:05
A federal judge on Monday declined to order the U.S. Naval Academy superintendent to recuse himself from deciding whether three midshipmen face a court-martial in a sexual assault case.
Oct 7 2013

VA to furlough 7,000 employees, close regional offices

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-10-07 18:59
VA regional offices will be closed and nobody will answer their phones beginning Tuesday morning as the government shutdown forces furloughs of 7,000 employees of the Veterans Benefits Administration.
Oct 6 2013

Raids Show the Limits of U.S. Military Strikes

The New York Times - Global - Sun, 2013-10-06 22:40
A long-sought suspect was nabbed, but another target eluded capture in raids by United States forces in North Africa over the weekend.


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