Top Daily Stories for November 2013

Nov 13 2013

More Navy ships, Marines en route to Philippines

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-11-13 15:44
More sailors and Marines are on the way to lead relief efforts in the Philippines.
Nov 13 2013

Japan to tap technology for military uses

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2013-11-13 05:38
Japan is finalizing a budget for a new cutting-edge research center modeled after the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), to try to tap a broad swathe of civilian technologies with potential military uses.
Nov 12 2013

Navy's sub force is planning Arctic exercises for 2014

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2013-11-12 19:15
The U.S. Navy’s submarine force is preparing for its next Arctic exercises in spring 2014, but there is some uncertainty over whether they will take place because of budget pressures.
Nov 12 2013

U.S. mariners kidnapped off Nigerian coast released

Fox News - World - Tue, 2013-11-12 17:30
Two American mariners who were kidnapped by pirates last month off the coast of Nigeria have been released, State Department officials confirm to FoxNews.com.
Nov 12 2013

Somali pirate linked with deaths of 4 Americans sentenced to life in prison

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2013-11-12 16:00
A Somali pirate was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole for his role in the shooting deaths of four Americans aboard their yacht off the coast of Africa.
Nov 12 2013

Armed Guards Repel Pirate Attack on Tankship

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2013-11-12 03:16
Armed guards employed aboard the Danish MR product tanker TORM Kansas recently succeeded in deterring an attack by a group of pirates in the western Indian Ocean.
Nov 11 2013

U.S. sends ships, aircraft carrier to aid Philippines

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-11-11 21:15
The Pentagon is dispatching its ready-duty flattop in the Asia-Pacific region and three escort ships to provide relief and support to the typhoon-stricken Philippines.
Nov 11 2013

U.S. Marines arrive with aid

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2013-11-11 05:00
Amid desperation, some hope. The U.S. Marines arrived to bolster relief efforts after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines.
Nov 6 2013

Claim: Top Marine sought to undermine four-star's defense of accused officer

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-11-06 22:30
A critic of the commandant’s involvement in the Taliban urination scandal has accused him of urging subordinates to publicly oppose testimony offered by a four-star general who came to the defense of a junior officer.
Nov 6 2013

Third Navy officer arrested in bribery scheme

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-11-06 21:33
Federal authorities arrested a third senior U.S. Navy official Wednesday in connection with a massive bribery scheme in Asia involving prostitutes and luxury travel.

 
 

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