Top Daily Stories for January 2014

Jan 15 2014

Air Force drug probe widened to include cheating

Yahoo Top News - Wed, 2014-01-15 14:35
A drug investigation of officers at six Air Force bases, including two that operate nuclear missiles, has been widened to include allegations of cheating on certification tests, officials said.
Jan 15 2014

Navy's acting No. 2 official forced out

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:01
Acting Navy Undersecretary Robert Martinage, the department's No. 2, has resigned under pressure, sources confirmed for Defense News.
Jan 15 2014

MARSOC Marines killed in insider attack to receive Navy Cross

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:28
Two Marines from the Corps' elite special operations unit will be awarded the Navy Cross this week for heroism during an insider attack in Afghanistan in 2012.
Jan 14 2014

CNO: Focus on boosting 'quality of service'

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-01-14 20:35
As Fleet officials work toward a more predictable deployment plan, the Navy’s top officer said Tuesday his focus is on improving sailors’ “quality of service.”
Jan 14 2014

Joint high-speed ship to make 1st deployment

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-01-14 18:02
A new breed of Navy ship is preparing to begin its maiden deployment.
Jan 14 2014

Mabus stresses forward presence despite fiscal problems

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-01-14 17:02
The Navy's top civilian stressed the importance of a global presence in a keynote address Tuesday at the Surface Navy Association's annual symposium.
Jan 14 2014

3-star: Sailor shortage threatens surface Navy's readiness

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-01-14 15:22
The largest challenge facing the surface fleet is continuing to maintain and deploy ready warships amid a shortage of 8,000 sailors, the surface Navy's top boss said Tuesday.
Jan 13 2014

Federal spending bill calls for $520B for Pentagon

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-01-13 22:33
Congressional appropriators unveiled a federal spending bill that includes a full 2014 Pentagon appropriations measure that would provide nearly $93 billion to buy new weapons.
Jan 13 2014

Retired generals, admiral embrace pay reductions

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-01-13 13:44
Four retired general and flag officers with a collective 14 stars among them have expressed support for the 1 percent reductions in annual military retired pay increases Congress approved.
Jan 13 2014

Hypersonic arms race: China tests high-speed missile to beat U.S. defenses

The Washington Times - World - Mon, 2014-01-13 08:54
China’s military last week conducted the first flight test of a new ultra-high speed missile vehicle aimed at delivering warheads through U.S. missile defenses, Pentagon officials said.


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