Top Daily Stories for January 2014

Jan 16 2014

McCain, Kaine unveil measure to change war powers

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-01-16 21:44
Two members of the Senate are pressing for significant changes to how presidents consult with Congress on sending the military into war.
Jan 16 2014

New cutters, Arctic presence top Coast Guard's priority list

Navy Times - Thu, 2014-01-16 17:27
Continued upgrades to the cutter fleet, further development of an Arctic strategy and the selection of new leadership are at the top of the Coast Guard's to-do list in 2014, says Vice Adm. Rob Parker.
Jan 16 2014

Military Opens Investigation Into Photos of Dead Iraqi Militants

The New York Times - Thu, 2014-01-16 01:53
The photos, published online by TMZ.com, appear to show Marines burning the bodies of dead Iraqi militants.
Jan 16 2014

Navy investigating possible fuel tank leak at Hawaii facility

Fox News - Thu, 2014-01-16 01:06
Navy officials said Wednesday night they're investigating a possible fuel leak in a tank at an underground facility built in Hawaii in the 1940s.
Jan 15 2014

Gen. Paxton: Corps not threatened by Army's Pacific strategy

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-01-15 21:53
Some see the Army’s new amphibious strategy for the Pacific as an encroachment on Marine-Navy turf, but the Marines' assistant commandant says there is room in the Pacific theater for all three.
Jan 15 2014

Pentagon cuts LCS buy to 32 ships

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-01-15 19:10
The office of the secretary of defense has directed the Navy to limit its overall buy of littoral combat ships to 32 ships, forgoing 20 more of the warships, Pentagon sources have confirmed.
Jan 15 2014

PACOM chief: Uncontested U.S. control of Pacific ending

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-01-15 18:43
Adm. Sam Locklear says the era of uncontested U.S. military control over the Pacific's blue water and its airspace is coming to an end.
Jan 15 2014

House Armed Services chairman McKeon to retire

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-01-15 17:07
Rep. Howard 'Buck' McKeon, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, has decided to retire after 11 terms.
Jan 15 2014

F-18 jet crashes off coast of Virginia; pilot recovered

The Washington Times - Wed, 2014-01-15 16:55
The U.S. military reported that a single-seat Navy FA-18E Super Hornet crashed 45 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach on Wednesday afternoon.
Jan 15 2014

Navy begins distributing flame-resistant clothing

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2014-01-15 15:53
The Navy has started distributing flame-resistant coveralls to its sailors.

 
 

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