Top Daily Stories for August 2013

Aug 5 2013

Pentagon hints at changes to allow more women in ground combat

The Washington Times - Mon, 2013-08-05 21:07
Public Pentagon statements since removal of the ban on direct ground combat jobs for women signal that the armed services plan to change physical standards to ensure integration of the sexes, analysts say.
Aug 5 2013

British admiral who led Falklands fleet dies

Yahoo Top News - Mon, 2013-08-05 07:01
Britain's defense ministry says Adm. John "Sandy" Woodward, who led the Royal Navy task force during the 1982 Falklands War, has died aged 81.
Aug 5 2013

U.S. HH-60 rescue helicopter crashes in Okinawa

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-08-05 05:16
A U.S. military helicopter crashed at an American base on the southern island of Okinawa, Japanese and U.S. officials said Monday.
Aug 4 2013

SECNAV: Next LCS to carry USS Indianapolis name

Navy Times - Sun, 2013-08-04 14:04
The Navy intends to name a new combat ship the USS Indianapolis, honoring the crew of the cruiser whose sinking in World War II was the military branch's worst single loss of life at sea.
Aug 4 2013
Aug 4 2013

Commandant's actions in scout sniper cases eyed by sex assault defense attorneys

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2013-08-04 09:42
Gen. James Amos's controversial handling of legal cases tied to Marines urinating on Taliban corpses has caught the eye of lawyers involved in another hot-button issue: sexual assault.
Aug 3 2013

Russian Carrier to be Delivered to India by the end of 2013

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2013-08-03 10:16
The Russian-made carrier formerly known as the Admiral Gorshkov will be delived to India at the end of this year, five years behind schedule.
Aug 3 2013

View from Navy's 'Accidental Admiral'

Navy Times - Sat, 2013-08-03 09:07
An interview with retired Adm. James Stavridis.
Aug 2 2013

Navy Switches from Composite to Steel

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2013-08-02 18:15
The Navy is awarding General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a $212 million contract to build a steel deckhouse for the new destroyer Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG-1002), the third and last unit of the Zumwalt class.


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