Top Daily Stories for November 2013

Nov 5 2013

Keels laid for ships honoring Sea Service legends

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2013-11-05 20:09
Ceremonies at two shipyards marked the beginning of construction for ships that will pay tribute to two legends: The most decorated Marine in history and the first World War II Medal of Honor recipient.
Nov 5 2013

Gen. Amos defends Marine Corps force of 174,000

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2013-11-05 17:41
The commandant says that a budget-constrained force of 174,000—but no fewer—provides an amphibious force that balances ongoing operational requirements with crisis-response capabilities.
Nov 4 2013

Report: Military doctors have abused detainees, breached ethics

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-11-04 17:05
A three-year review has concluded that military doctors engaged in abusive practices in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Cuba and continue adhering to DOD policies that breach medical ethics.
Nov 4 2013

Training jet crashes at Naval Air Station Pensacola; condition of 2 pilots unknown

Fox News - Mon, 2013-11-04 15:39
A spokesman says a training jet has crashed at Naval Air Station Pensacola and the flight instructor and student pilot have been taken to the hospital.
Nov 4 2013

Vietnam vet wins discharge upgrade in PTSD lawsuit

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-11-04 12:52
A Vietnam veteran who received the Bronze Star and later was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder will have his discharge status upgraded under a settlement with the U.S. Army.
Nov 4 2013

N. Korea says naval vessel sank on 'combat duties'

Fox News - World - Mon, 2013-11-04 05:39
North Korea is acknowledging that one of its naval vessels sank last month, killing an unspecified number of officers and sailors.
Nov 3 2013

Doctors determine fired Marine whistle-blower poses no security risk

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2013-11-03 17:02
A high-profile Marine officer who was removed from his job for writing a confrontational email was deemed fit for full duty after undergoing a mental health evaluation, his attorney says.
Nov 3 2013

Birth, Re-birth and Death of a Flattop

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2013-11-03 12:15
With the arrival last summer of the Enterprise, the entire birth, rebirth, and death cycle of an aircraft carrier is on display in Newport News, Va., for the first time.
Nov 3 2013

Navy comes up short in 38-34 loss to Notre Dame

Navy Times - Sun, 2013-11-03 09:26
It looked as if Navy had Notre Dame right where the Midshipmen wanted.
Nov 1 2013

The new 'Early Bird Brief' is now available

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2013-11-01 13:06
Fifty years after the Pentagon gave flight to The Early Bird, the popular roundup of global news reports on military, defense and security matters has been sent to the boneyard.


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