Top Daily Stories for May 2013

May 19 2013

Iran claims it hanged CIA, Mossad spies

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 2013-05-19 10:32
Two men who the Iranian government said worked as spies for Israel and the United States were hanged Sunday morning, according to Iranian state news outlet Press TV.
May 19 2013

Report: N. Korea launches 4th missile

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 2013-05-19 08:34
North Korea fired a short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Sunday, according to South Korea's semiofficial news agency Yonhap, citing a South Korean military official.
May 18 2013

North Korea fires three short-range missiles

Yahoo Top News - Sat, 2013-05-18 04:09
North Korea fired three short-range missiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's Defense Ministry said, but the purpose of the launches was unknown.
May 17 2013

Ousted NPS provost lands new Navy job—in London

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-05-17 11:01
The ousted No. 2 from the Naval Postgraduate School has been selected for another prestigious post: As an innovation executive for the Navy's research arm.
May 17 2013

Russia sends warships, missiles to Syria

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2013-05-17 06:42
Russia has sent more than a dozen war ships to patrol the waters near Syria, U.S. military spokesmen said on Friday.
May 17 2013

X-47B Accomplishes First Carrier Touch-and-Go

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2013-05-17 05:11
The Navy's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator has begun touch-and-go landing operations on board the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77).
May 16 2013

Questions of independent prosecution hang over sex assault legislation

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-05-16 18:08
Lawmakers are wrestling with changes in the military justice system in sexual assault cases, with a push toward handling sex crimes outside the normal chain of command.
May 16 2013

Navy official removed for flirty texts

San Diego Union - Thu, 2013-05-16 16:04
The second-in-command of a San Diego Beachmaster unit has been removed from his job because of alleged inappropriate emails and texts sent to female sailors under his command, Navy officials said today.
May 16 2013

Joint Chiefs chairman cites 'crisis' over assaults

Fox News - Thu, 2013-05-16 04:06
Gen. Martin Dempsey is warning that women in uniform are losing confidence that sexual assault in the armed services is a problem that can be solved.
May 15 2013

Crisis-response Marines moved to Italy as Libya unrest heightens

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-05-15 16:28
The U.S. military has moved Marines from a newly formed crisis-response force to Italy in anticipation that it could be needed to respond to growing unrest in Libya.

 
 

Conferences and Events

2014 U.S. Naval Institute History Conference

Wed, 2014-10-01

The 2014 Naval History Conference is hosted by the U.S. Naval Institute and the U.S. Naval Academywith support from The William M...

Defense Forum Washington 2014

Newseum - Knight Conference Center

2015 WEST Conference

View All

From the Press

Meet the Author & Book Signing

Sat, 2014-08-30

Why Become a Member of the U.S. Naval Institute?

As an independent forum for over 135 years, the Naval Institute has been nurturing creative thinkers who responsibly raise their voices on matters relating to national defense.

Become a Member Renew Membership