Top Daily Stories for March 2013

Mar 31 2013

U.S. Navy shifts destroyer in wake of North Korea missile threats

MSNBC - Sun, 2013-03-31 22:45
The Navy is shifting the guided-missile destroyer USS McCain to waters off the Korean peninsula in the wake of ongoing rhetoric from North Korea, U.S. defense officials said.
Mar 31 2013

Coasties can expect ‘explosive’ PT test

Navy Times - Sun, 2013-03-31 09:00
The Coast Guard is keeping a tight lid on the specifics, but a committee tasked with creating a possible servicewide physical training test is expected to report recommendations in mid-April.
Mar 29 2013

Marines Test Women for Infantry Roles

The New York Times - Global - Fri, 2013-03-29 20:49
A training course in Quantico, Va., was the most recent test of the goal of placing women in the toughest combat roles.
Mar 29 2013

NOSC Fort Dix CO sacked following investigation

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-03-29 13:41
The commanding officer of a Navy operational support center was relieved Wednesday for “inappropriate behavior,” the second Reserve NOSC boss dismissed in March.
Mar 29 2013

Gen. Amos pushes for more diversity in leadership

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2013-03-29 13:17
A new white paper issued by Marine Commandant Gen. Jim Amos outlines an aggressive campaign to make the senior officers’ ranks more diverse in race and gender.
Mar 29 2013

North Korea Orders Missile Readiness

The New York Times - Global - Fri, 2013-03-29 05:33
As Pyongyang’s threats get bolder, South Korean officials said Kim Jong-un’s latest order could mark either preparations for missile tests or just more blustering.
Mar 28 2013

Hagel: Take ‘bellicose’ North Korea seriously

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-03-28 18:15
North Korea's provocative and "bellicose" actions in recent weeks must be taken seriously, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.
Mar 28 2013

Hagel: B-2s not intended to provoke North Korea

Top Headlines - Thu, 2013-03-28 15:38
The secretary of Defense says the addition of nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers to military drills with South Korea was part of normal exercises, not intended to provoke a reaction from North Korea.
Mar 28 2013

Navy Wants Lasers on Marines' Trucks to Down Drones - Thu, 2013-03-28 15:27
If there was any doubt that the military has new confidence in its forthcoming laser arsenal, the Navy’s top geeks want to outfit Marines with a laser cannon to shoot down small drones.
Mar 28 2013

Putin orders surprise exercise in Black Sea

Washington Examiner World News - Thu, 2013-03-28 15:18
The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a military exercise in the Black Sea.


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