Top Daily Stories for September 2013

Sep 3 2013

Uniform roundup: New coveralls soon, lightweight NWU test planned

Navy Times - Tue, 2013-09-03 07:30
Tens of thousands of new, flame-proof coveralls are five months away from the Fleet, where every surface and flattop sailor will get two sets, on the Navy's dime.
Sep 3 2013

U.S. and Israel test-fire missile

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2013-09-03 07:01
Israel and the United States test-fired an "experimental" missile Tuesday morning in the Mediterranean Sea, the Israel Defense Ministry said.
Sep 3 2013

China wants South China Sea solution but Manila sees worrying signs

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2013-09-03 02:44
China is serious about wanting a peaceful resolution to the bitter dispute over the South China Sea, Premier Li Keqiang told Southeast Asian leaders—but he signaled it was in no rush to sign an accord.
Sep 2 2013

Photos: Tall ships re-enact 1812 battle on Lake Erie

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-09-02 20:16
Two hundred years later, Americans didn't give up the ships and again won on the waters of Lake Erie.
Sep 2 2013

Sources: Pentagon Backs Cutting LCS to 24 ships

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2013-09-02 17:15
The office of the Secretary of Defense reportedly supports limiting total purchases of littoral combat ships to only 24, far short of the Navy's goal of 52.
Sep 2 2013

Marines' recruiting website redirected to pro-Assad message

Fox News - Mon, 2013-09-02 12:56
A Marine Corps spokesman says the Marines' recruiting website was tampered with and redirected temporarily, but no information was put at risk.
Sep 2 2013

Kerry, Hagel to appear at Foreign Relations Committee to make case for Syria strikes

Washington Post - Mon, 2013-09-02 11:16

Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will make the case for U.S.

Sep 2 2013

Report: U.S. Carrier Headed Closer To Syria

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2013-09-02 11:15
The USS Nimitz is moving westward toward the Red Sea, although it has not yet received orders to support a potential U.S. strike on Syria, ABC News reported Monday.
Sep 2 2013

Report: Russia Sends Spy Ship To Syria Coast

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2013-09-02 11:15
Russia reportedly has sent a reconnaissance vessel from its Black Sea fleet to the coast off Syria as Moscow anxiously watches Western plans for military action against the Damascus regime.


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