Top Daily Stories for November 2013

Nov 21 2013

Obama enacts 1.5 percent veterans' COLA

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-11-21 19:07
President Obama has signed into law a measure providing a 1.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment to disabled veterans and their survivors.
Nov 21 2013

Another Navy officer implicated in bribery scandal, sacked

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-11-21 17:42
A sixth senior Navy officer was implicated Thursday in connection with the continuing investigation into the practices of Glenn Defense Marine Asia and fired from his post.
Nov 21 2013

Hagel: Navy's Zumwalt destroyer important for Asia-Pacific

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-11-21 16:51
The biggest destroyer ever built for the U.S. Navy will play an important role in the Pacific Ocean as the U.S. refocuses attention on the region, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told shipbuilders and sailors on Thursday.
Nov 21 2013

X-47B completes carrier tests

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-11-21 15:54
The U.S. Navy has finished another round of carrier tests for the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator. The UAV demonstrated deck handling, carrier landings in high winds, and control systems.
Nov 20 2013

Navy suspends some drone operations after cruiser hit

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-11-20 10:51
The Navy has suspended target drone exercises in the wake of a drone mishap that punctured the hull of a cruiser, according to a media report.
Nov 20 2013

China navy power growing in the Pacific, panel says

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-11-20 10:27
A congressional advisory panel sounded a warning Wednesday, predicting China may be able to field the largest fleet of modern submarine and combatant ships in the western Pacific by 2020.
Nov 18 2013

Corps postpones pullups for women, cites potential risks

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-11-18 18:20
Female Marines will now have more time to prepare for the pullup requirement to pass the Physical Fitness Test.
Nov 18 2013

Source: 4 female Marines will graduate enlisted infantry training this week

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-11-18 18:07
Four women will graduate this week from the Marine Corps' enlisted infantry training course, Marine Corps Times has learned.
Nov 18 2013

Senate to consider fed hiring preference for reservists

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-11-18 15:58
Preferential hiring for federal jobs would be extended to National Guard and Reserve members based on length of service under a bipartisan amendment filed Monday in the Senate.
Nov 17 2013

U.S. military working on plan to train thousands of Libyans

Reuters - Sun, 2013-11-17 15:54
The U.S. military is working on plans to train 5,000 to 7,000 members of the Libyan security forces and also special operations forces who can carry out counter-terrorism missions.


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