Top Daily Stories for December 2013

Dec 17 2013

Robert E. Lee and 'Stonewall' Jackson tributes face Army War College removal

The Washington Times - Tue, 2013-12-17 11:12
The U.S. Army War College, which molds future field generals, is discussing whether it should remove the portraits of Confederate generals, including Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.
Dec 16 2013

Soldiers to stay on Navy ships for Pacific exercises

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-12-16 08:44
Sailors working in the Pacific can expect to bunk with Army helicopter crews soon, if all goes according to plan.
Dec 14 2013

Navy Beats Army 34—7, Longest Winning Streak! Top Stories - Sat, 2013-12-14 19:04
The U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen beat West Point's Black Knights, 34—7, at the 114th Army—Navy football game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia Dec. 14.
Dec 13 2013

US, Chinese warships narrowly avoid collision in South China Sea

MSNBC - Fri, 2013-12-13 22:07
A U.S. guided missile cruiser operating in international waters in the South China Sea was forced to take evasive action last week to avoid a collision with a Chinese warship.
Dec 12 2013

Congress wants common camouflage uniform

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-12-12 20:40
Congress will try one more time to get the Pentagon to cease its uniform madness and adopt a common camouflage pattern for all four services.
Dec 12 2013

Tricare users soon must fill maintenance drugs via mail

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-12-12 13:32
Military retirees and family members who use Tricare For Life will be required to start filling long-term prescriptions by mail starting Feb. 14, 2014.
Dec 11 2013

Navy to bulk buy biofuel

San Diego Union - Wed, 2013-12-11 21:36
The Navy said Wednesday that it is moving “at a pretty good clip” toward making regular purchases of biofuel for its warships and jets by 2015.
Dec 11 2013

Coast Guard marksman shoots out engines of fleeing panga, 7,100 pounds of marijuana, 3 suspected smugglers detained

Coast Guard News - Wed, 2013-12-11 20:51
U.S. Coast Guard crews intercepted a panga boat with approximately 7,100 pounds of marijuana on board in international waters some 155 miles southwest of San Diego.
Dec 11 2013

Retiree COLAs targeted in bipartisan budget deal

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-12-11 18:01
A surprise recommendation from congressional budget negotiators to cap annual cost-of-living adjustments for working-age military retirees is drawing stiff opposition from military associations but may be hard to stop.
Dec 11 2013

Iran commander criticizes government over influence from West

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2013-12-11 05:48
The commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard force has criticized the government, saying it was under the influence of Western ideas and fundamental change was needed.


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