Top Daily Stories for October 2013

Oct 6 2013

Marines' combat fitness test scoring up for review

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2013-10-06 09:46
Marine officials plan to review the Combat Fitness Test as soon as next year to ensure it's stringent enough, and personnel could see tougher scoring as a result.
Oct 6 2013

Female combat vets report more assaults

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2013-10-06 09:28
Women who deploy to violent combat environments are more likely to report sexual harassment and sexual assaults, according to a new Defense Department study.
Oct 6 2013

U.S. Raids in Libya and Somalia Strike Terror Targets

The New York Times - Global - Sun, 2013-10-06 03:00
American troops seized a militant in Tripoli who was indicted for his role in the 1998 embassy bombings, and Navy SEALs attacked a villa in a Somali town known as a militant hub.
Oct 5 2013

Pentagon: Most furloughed civilians ordered back

Top Headlines - Sat, 2013-10-05 17:05
The Pentagon is bringing back to work at least 90 percent of the estimated 350,000 defense civilian employees who were furloughed in the recent shutdown.
Oct 5 2013

U.S. Says Navy SEAL Team Stages Raid on Somali Militants

The New York Times - Sat, 2013-10-05 15:57
It was unclear if the target of the raid was killed in the raid, which was a response to a deadly attack on a Nairobi shopping mall.
Oct 5 2013

Analysis: U.S. reliability questioned overseas

Top Headlines - Sat, 2013-10-05 07:36
An unmistakable sense of unease is growing in global capitals as the U.S. government from afar looks increasingly befuddled.
Oct 4 2013

Combat job opening to female sailors

San Diego Union - Fri, 2013-10-04 18:49
This month, the Navy will notify Congress it is ready to allow female sailors to step into jobs that are the modern equivalent of Vietnam river patrols.
Oct 4 2013

4 more female Marines fall short at Infantry Officer Course

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2013-10-04 14:59
Four more women took on the Infantry Officer Course on Thursday and washed out, the latest chapter in the Marines' ongoing research into which roles women should be able to fill in combat.
Oct 3 2013

Navy-Air Force football game on despite shutdown - Thu, 2013-10-03 01:53
The Navy-Air Force and the Boston-Army games are on. But there's no word yet on whether 23 other weekend athletic events at service academies will take place because of the government shutdown.
Oct 3 2013

Kerry, Hagel sign deal saying U.S., Japan to deploy new radar, drones

Fox News - World - Thu, 2013-10-03 00:35
U.S. and Japanese officials say they'll position a second early-warning radar in Japan within the year and deploy new long-range U.S. surveillance drones to help monitor disputed islands in the East China Sea.


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