Top Daily Stories for May 2013

May 15 2013

DOD health care money could run out in August

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-05-15 13:36
The Defense Department could run out of health care money in August, with a risk of disruption in Tricare coverage, according to a new congressional report.
May 15 2013

Navy tests anti-mine drones in Gulf drills

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-05-15 09:17
The U.S. Navy is putting underwater drones through wartime-style drills as part of international mine-clearing exercises in the Persian Gulf following similar maneuvers by Iran.
May 15 2013

Will the Navy's New Killer Drones Hunt Terrorists or Fight China? - Wed, 2013-05-15 07:15
The Navy is about to place a major bet on the future of U.S. air power.
May 14 2013

Navy Successfully Launches UAV From Aircraft Carrier

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2013-05-14 13:16
The Navy successfully launched an unmanned plane off the deck of an aircraft carrier for the first time Tuesday in what officials called a breakthrough for robotic aviation.
May 14 2013

Pirates release five Polish, Russian crew taken from ship off Nigeria

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2013-05-14 03:37
Pirates have released five Polish and Russian crew members they kidnapped from a cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria last month, the vessel's management company said.
May 14 2013

Navy to launch unmanned aircraft from carrier for first time

Fox News - Tue, 2013-05-14 02:54
The Navy is preparing to launch an unmanned aircraft—the X-47B—from the deck of an aircraft carrier for the first time.
May 13 2013

N. Korea replaces hard-line defense minister

Top Headlines - Mon, 2013-05-13 04:47
North Korea has replaced its hard-line defense minister with a little-known army general, according to a state media report on Monday.
May 12 2013

False reports outpace sex assaults in the military

The Washington Times - Sun, 2013-05-12 20:27
False complaints of sexual abuse in the military are rising at a faster rate than overall reports of sexual assault, a trend that could harm combat readiness, analysts say.
May 12 2013

U.S.: Gulf Navy Drill Not Directed At Iran

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2013-05-12 15:15
Vice Admiral John Miller, commander of the Fifth Fleet, said on Sunday that a massive naval minesweeping exercise involving 41 countries was not directed at Iran.
May 12 2013

Headstone to be installed for 1st USMC commandant, the 'Fightin' Quaker'

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2013-05-12 09:07
On June 1, Philadelphia-area members of the Marine Corps League will install a modest headstone to honor the first commandant of the Continental Marines, Maj. Samuel Nicholas.


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