Top Daily Stories for June 2013

Jun 17 2013

Academy football players face Article 32 for alleged assault

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-06-17 13:17
The case of three Naval Academy football players accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman while she was unconscious will proceed to an Article 32 hearing.
Jun 16 2013

General Says Chinese Sea Patrols 'Legitimate'

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2013-06-16 23:15
Chinese warships will continue to patrol waters where Beijing has territorial claims, a top general said Sunday, amid simmering rows with neighbors over the South China Sea and islands controlled by Japan.
Jun 14 2013

House passes sweeping $638 billion defense bill

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-06-14 14:48
The House overwhelmingly passed a sweeping, $638 billion defense bill on Friday that imposes new punishments on members of the armed services found guilty of rape or sexual assault.
Jun 14 2013

Marines to land Osprey aircraft on Japanese ship

Fox News - Fri, 2013-06-14 14:09
A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft is expected to make an unprecedented landing on a Japanese naval vessel off the California coast.
Jun 13 2013

Mabus: Navy has too many camo uniforms

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-06-13 14:42
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus told reporters on Thursday that he supports the push to reduce the services' number of camouflage uniforms.
Jun 13 2013

Japan Proposing Laws for a U.S.-style NSC

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2013-06-13 03:15
The Japanese government will move as early as next week to propose legislation to establish a National Security Council headed by the prime minister, a source familiar with the issue says.
Jun 12 2013

Hagel: Let commanders deal with sexual assault

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-06-12 13:50
Military commanders must remain part of the legal process in dealing with major crimes in the ranks such as sexual assault, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told lawmakers Wednesday.
Jun 12 2013

NAVY TO DROP ALL-CAPS COMMUNICATIONS

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Wed, 2013-06-12 13:22
THE U.S. NAVY WILL NO LONGER COMMUNICATE EXCLUSIVELY IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS. NAVY WANTS ITS ORDERS AND OFFICIAL MESSAGES TO BE MORE READABLE AND LESS RUDE.
Jun 12 2013

Gen. Kehler lays out vision for STRATCOM

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-06-12 12:21
The head of U.S. Strategic Command made the case this morning that STRATCOM cannot be viewed simply as the nuclear arm of the Pentagon.
Jun 12 2013

McRaven: Global Special Ops 'Network' To Be Unveiled in Fall

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2013-06-12 11:15
In September, America's top special operator plans to sit down with US geographic combatant commanders to finally lay out plans for what he has been calling the 'global SOF network.'

 
 

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