Top Daily Stories for March 2013

Mar 26 2013

Readjustment issues affect 44% of combat vets

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2013-03-26 13:15
Nearly half of the 2.4 million Americans who deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan have problems readjusting to life at home—troubles compounded by DOD and VA failures, a new government study says.
Mar 26 2013

Taiwan To Hold 1st Major Live-Fire Drill Since '08

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2013-03-26 07:30
Taiwan on Tuesday unveiled plans for its biggest live-fire military exercise since 2008, aimed at reviewing the island's defense capability against a simulated Chinese invasion.
Mar 26 2013

Universities working to ease veterans back into school

USA Today - Tue, 2013-03-26 07:26
Indiana is among states creating programs to help combat-to-college students adjust.
Mar 26 2013

Bollinger delivers 5th cutter to Coast Guard

Navy Times - Tue, 2013-03-26 07:09
Bollinger Shipyards Inc. has delivered the fifth Fast Response Cutter to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Mar 26 2013

Vietnam accuses China of attack on fishermen in South China Sea

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2013-03-26 04:07
Vietnam has accused China of opening fire on a fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea and burning down its cabin, charges denied by Beijing on Tuesday.
Mar 26 2013

N. Korea Says Units Combat Ready, Targeting U.S. Bases

The New York Times - Global - Tue, 2013-03-26 02:28
North Korea said Tuesday that its rocket and artillery units have been ordered to enter combat posture targeting military bases on Guam, Hawaii and the United States.
Mar 25 2013

Lawmaker: Navy will repair fire-damaged sub

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-03-25 17:51
Member of Congress says the Navy has decided it will repair the submarine Miami, damaged last year in a fire started by a worker at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
Mar 25 2013

DOD reviews 900 suicide-prevention initiatives

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-03-25 17:15
The Defense Department is reviewing more than 900 suicide prevention initiatives at the DoD and service levels to determine which ones support the overall strategy of reducing suicides and which can go in the dustbin.
Mar 25 2013

Russia: No Deal on Sale of Fighters, Subs to China

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2013-03-25 11:41
Russia is denying Chinese media claims that agreements have been signed to sell Russian-made arms and military technology to China, including 24 Su-35 fighter jets and four Amur-class diesel submarines.
Mar 25 2013

Frigate XO sacked under new screening policy

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-03-25 11:17
An experienced executive officer already chosen for command saw his rise abruptly reversed when his commodore employed a new, last-ditch measure: ruling the XO unfit to take charge.


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