Top Daily Stories for June 2013

Jun 28 2013

China media warns Philippines of 'counterstrike'

Reuters - Fri, 2013-06-28 22:29
China's state media warned on Saturday that a "counterstrike" against the Philippines was inevitable if it continues to provoke Beijing in the South China Sea.
Jun 28 2013

Hagel: Cuts have begun to hurt military readiness

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-06-28 15:30
Mandatory budget cuts have begun to hurt military readiness, but the armed forces will continue to do their job, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday.
Jun 28 2013

Retired Marine General Focus of Inquiry Over Iran Leak

The New York Times - Thu, 2013-06-27 23:03
Retired Gen. James E. Cartwright is being investigated in the leak of information about cyberattacks using the Stuxnet virus targeting Iran’s nuclear program.
Jun 27 2013

8th U.S. Army Gets New Commander

The Chosun Ilbo - Thu, 2013-06-27 22:38
Lt. Gen. Bernard Champoux officially took office as commander of the Eighth U.S. Army in Korea on Thursday.
Jun 27 2013

Navy should delay next carrier, GAO says

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2013-06-27 20:35
The Navy should delay the award of a multibillion-dollar contract to build the second Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier as the first one faces a number of failings.
Jun 27 2013

Pentagon Is Updating Conflict Rules in Cyberspace

The New York Times - Thu, 2013-06-27 19:46
The United States is looking for ways to improve its defenses and increase the nimbleness of its response in case of computer-network attacks.
Jun 27 2013

Commandant: Marine adviser teams could come home early from Afghanistan

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-06-27 09:34
The Marine Corps is in position to bring home some of its military adviser teams this summer, earlier than planned, in light of improvements made by the Afghan units they are assisting.
Jun 27 2013

Manila plans bases at Subic with access for U.S., officials say

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2013-06-27 03:54
The Philippines have revived plans to build new air and naval bases at Subic Bay, which U.S. forces could use to counter China's creeping presence in the South China Sea, officials say.
Jun 26 2013

Report: Russia Removes Military Personnel From Syria

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2013-06-26 15:15
Russia has withdrawn all its military personnel from Syria and left its strategic Tartus naval center unstaffed because of the escalating security threat in the war-torn country, the Vedomosti daily said Wednesday.
Jun 26 2013

Obama to re-up Dempsey as Joint Chiefs chairman

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-06-26 14:07
President Obama says he's re-enlisting Gen. Martin Dempsey for another term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.


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