Top Daily Stories for September 2013

Sep 27 2013

Navy Names 2013 Stockdale Award Winners

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2013-09-27 13:40
Cmdr. Richard N. Massie and Cmdr. Leif E. Mollo are the 2013 recipients of the Vice Adm. James Bond Stockdale Leadership Award.
Sep 26 2013

Marine Corps whistleblower relieved following allegations of email harassment

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-09-26 22:02
A staff judge advocate who publicly accused the Marine Corps commandant of unlawful command influence has been removed from his job.
Sep 26 2013

Taiwan's Navy Launches Surface-to-Air Missile

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2013-09-26 15:15
Taiwan's navy launched its premier surface-to-air missile from the deck of a warship Thursday, its first test of the weapon in six years, destroying a drone simulating a Chinese air attack.
Sep 26 2013

Carrier Theodore Roosevelt needs more repairs

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2013-09-26 13:08
Less than a month after returning from four years in the shipyard, the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt is canceling an underway at sea to get some more work done.
Sep 25 2013

Commandant calls for new crackdown on barracks life, Marine behavior

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-09-25 19:41
The Marine Corps commandant wants tough new measures put in place in barracks across the service to 'reawaken' it morally and crack down on bad behavior.
Sep 25 2013

Training boss: Forcing recruits to sing nursery rhymes is hazing

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-09-25 13:43
The recruit division commander who forced his recruits to recite nursery rhymes abused his power and deserved to be punished, the head of Naval Service Training Command says.
Sep 25 2013

15 female Marines report for enlisted infantry training

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-09-25 11:14
Fifteen female Marines began enlisted infantry training this week as part of the Marine Corps' ongoing research into which additional jobs it should open to female personnel, officials said.
Sep 25 2013

Philippines Gets U.S. Patrol Boats To Fight Militants

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2013-09-25 10:15
The United States gave the Philippine military six patrol boats Wednesday to be used in a southern region where armed Muslim militants are active, the military said.
Sep 25 2013

Taiwan Receives First U.S. Anti-Submarine Aircraft

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2013-09-25 10:15
Taiwan on Wednesday received the first of 12 anti-submarine aircraft from the United States, as it beefs up its naval defenses against China, the military said.
Sep 23 2013

DOD orders employees to prepare for shutdown

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-09-23 14:29
The Pentagon is bracing for a government shutdown that would potentially force troops to work without paychecks and send thousands of civilians home until Congress reaches a new budget agreement.

 
 

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