Top Daily Stories for July 2013

Jul 15 2013

First CO of first nuclear sub dies

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-07-15 15:38
The admiral who commanded both the first nuclear-powered sub—the Nautilus—and first nuclear-powered surface ship—the cruiser Long Beach—has died.
Jul 15 2013

Taiwan military drill uses China attack scenario

Fox News - World - Mon, 2013-07-15 11:40
Taiwan started a computerized military drill on Monday, set against an imagined scenario in which China invades the island in 2017.
Jul 14 2013

China Naval Fleet Seen Off Northern Japan

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2013-07-14 18:15
A Chinese naval fleet was Sunday spotted sailing for the first time through an international strait between northern Japan and Russia's far east, the Japanese defense ministry said.
Jul 14 2013

Navy Eyes C-2, H-60 Replacement Programs

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2013-07-14 14:15
The Sikorsky H-60 Seahawk helicopter and Northrop Grumman C-2 Greyhound will soon become due for replacement, and the way ahead for each has yet to be determined.
Jul 14 2013

Marine officer: Scope of sex assault problem exagerated

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2013-07-14 13:55
Lindsay Rodman is a Harvard-educated lawyer who delved into women's studies as an undergraduate at Duke. She is also a Marine Corps officer.
Jul 13 2013

National Marine Corps museum plans expansion

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2013-07-13 10:10
The museum is launching a seven-year $100-million project to document the service’s history from Vietnam War's end to this generation’s conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Jul 12 2013

Navy to take back escort duty for Groton subs

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-07-12 16:36
The U.S. Navy is taking back responsibility for escorting its submarines along the Thames River to and from its base in Groton.
Jul 11 2013

U.S. Navy ships in Red Sea move close to Egypt as precaution

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2013-07-11 15:52
Two U.S. Navy ships in the Middle East moved closer to Egypt's Red Sea coast in recent days, the top Marine Corps general said on Thursday, in what appeared to be a precautionary move.
Jul 11 2013

Marines seek commanders for drone missions

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-07-11 14:55
Officers who want a change of pace, and opportunity in a burgeoning community, can now apply for the fiscal 2014 unmanned aircraft system officer accession board.
Jul 11 2013

Navy drone fails in third carrier landing attempt

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2013-07-11 13:34
The unmanned aircraft that made history making two robotic landings aboard a moving aircraft carrier at sea Wednesday failed in its third attempt, the Navy has confirmed.

 
 

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