Top Daily Stories for September 2013

Sep 30 2013

Two Marine Generals Forced to Retire Over Fatal Security Breach

The New York Times - Mon, 2013-09-30 17:01
The punishment, considered unprecedented in modern Marine Corps history, came after an insurgent attack in Afghanistan in 2012 killed two Marines and destroyed six fighter jets.
Sep 30 2013

Pentagon advisory panel: Strip commanders' ability to prosecute sexual assaults

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-09-30 13:18
The push to strip commanders of their authority to prosecute sexual assault cases got a boost from an official Pentagon advisory group that is calling on military leaders to support the proposed law.
Sep 30 2013

Pentagon chief says U.S. will not cut force in Korea

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2013-09-30 01:51
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel toured the Korean DMZ on Monday and said the Pentagon had no plan to reduce its 28,500-member force in the South despite budget constraints.
Sep 29 2013

Lawyer: Whistleblower faces vengeance from USMC superiors

The Washington Times - World - Sun, 2013-09-29 21:31
The Marine officer who filed a complaint against the commandant for intervening in cases against eight Marines is now the target of reprisals from superiors, his attorney says.
Sep 29 2013

Israel Orders 3 More Fast Patrol Craft

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2013-09-29 13:15
The Defense Ministry has ordered another three fast patrol craft from state-owned Israel Aircraft Industries, which will expand the navy's fleet of Super Dvora Mk3s to 13.
Sep 29 2013

Dempsey, Hagel arrive in South Korea to discuss regional security

The Washington Times - World - Sun, 2013-09-29 09:35
The Pentagon's top officer is in South Korea to meet military officials and U.S. commanders to discuss security issues in the region.
Sep 28 2013

Vice admiral suspended amid gambling probe

Navy Times - Sat, 2013-09-28 12:08
The No. 2 officer at the command in charge of all U.S. nuclear warfighting forces has been suspended and is under investigation for issues related to gambling, officials said Saturday.
Sep 27 2013

Coast Guard World War II hero honored in Cle Elum, Washington

Coast Guard News - Fri, 2013-09-27 19:11
The Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Coast Guard retirees, along with residents from the city of Cle Elum, Wash., honored Signalman 1st Class Douglas Albert Munro, the only Coast Guardsman to receive the Medal of Honor.
Sep 27 2013

Report: Iranian hackers breach Navy intranet

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-09-27 17:28
Iran breached the U.S. Navy's unclassified computer network sometime during the past few weeks, according to a news report Friday.
Sep 27 2013

Navy Accepts Delivery of the Future USS Coronado (LCS 4) Top Stories - Fri, 2013-09-27 15:33
The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Coronado (LCS-4) during a ceremony at the Austal USA shipyard.


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