Top Daily Stories for November 2013

Nov 17 2013

Test drone hits Navy ship; 2 hurt

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 2013-11-17 04:12
Two sailors were hurt when a drone malfunctioned and crashed into a guided missile cruiser off the coast of Southern California.
Nov 16 2013

Indian navy gets Russian carrier, bolstering military

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2013-11-16 04:02
Russia handed over a $2.3 billion aircraft carrier to India on Saturday after years of delays, extending the South Asian country's maritime reach in the Indian Ocean.
Nov 16 2013

China ships spotted close to Japan-controlled islands

Yahoo Top News - Sat, 2013-11-16 02:02
Four Chinese coast guard ships sailed through waters off Tokyo-controlled islands in the East China Sea Saturday, as Japan continued a drill aimed at bolstering defense of its remote islands.
Nov 15 2013

Adm. Haney assumes STRATCOM leadership

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-11-15 15:10
Air Force Gen. Robert Kehler officially handed over leadership of U.S. Strategic Command on Friday to Navy Adm. Cecil Haney.
Nov 15 2013

VA offers dental insurance to vets, some family members

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2013-11-15 13:00
The Veterans Affairs Department is now offering dental insurance to veterans enrolled in VA health care and to some family members of vets.
Nov 15 2013

Russia offering Egypt helicopters, air defence systems

Yahoo Top News - Fri, 2013-11-15 04:44
Russia is offering to sell Egypt modern helicopters and air defense systems in a deal reportedly worth $2 billion that would mark a revival of large-scale military cooperation.
Nov 14 2013

DOD to close domestic Tricare Service Centers

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-11-14 20:57
Walk-in Tricare Service Centers in the United States will be closed, a money-saving move that is part of the reorganization of the military medical system under the Defense Health Agency.
Nov 14 2013

U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in Philippines

USA Today - Thu, 2013-11-14 03:13
USS George Washington begins Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts.
Nov 13 2013

Four Marines killed on Pendleton range

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-11-13 20:07
Four Marines were killed during a range maintenance operation aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., according to base officials.
Nov 13 2013

Marine cleared in fraud case after lawyers cite influence of commandant's Heritage Brief

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-11-13 17:16
A combat-wounded Marine accused of defrauding the government was acquitted after defense attorneys argued that his command took extraordinary measures to ensure he was punished.

 
 

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