Top Daily Stories for January 2014

Jan 8 2014

1 dead, 1 missing after Navy helo crash off Va. Beach

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:10
One crew member is dead and another remains missing after a Norfolk, Va.-based Navy helicopter and its five-man crew went into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Virginia Beach.
Jan 7 2014

VA doctor says Gulf War vets not getting effective treatments

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-01-07 20:22
As VA physician Nancy Klimas told a panel Tuesday about the many successful ways her clinic has been treating Gulf War illness, veterans have responded with a combination of hope and anger.
Jan 7 2014

Odierno rebuts Marine Corps rivalry claims

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-01-07 19:19
The Army may be growing increasingly expeditionary, but its top officer on Tuesday quickly dispelled claims the service is encroaching on Marine Corps territory.
Jan 7 2014

Congress moves to restore full COLA for medical retirees

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-01-07 19:12
A repeal of the reductions to future military retirement increases may come as soon as this week for service members forcibly retired from the military for medical reasons.
Jan 7 2014

United States sending more troops and tanks to South Korea

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-01-07 18:38
The United States said on Tuesday it will send 800 more soldiers and about 40 Abrams main battle tanks and other armored vehicles to South Korea next month as part of a military rebalance to East Asia.
Jan 7 2014

USS John Paul Jones to Replace USS Lake Erie in Hawaii; USS Preble also moving to Aloha State Top Stories - Tue, 2014-01-07 17:40
The Navy announced that the USS John Paul Jones will swap homeports with USS Lake Erie this summer. The USS Preble will leave San Diego for Hawaii to replace the decommissioned frigate, USS Reuben James.
Jan 7 2014

Former USNA superintendent McKee dies at 84

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-01-07 14:51
Kinnaird McKee, an admiral who oversaw the integration of women into the Naval Academy in the mid-1970s and later served as the second officer to head the nuclear Navy, died Dec. 30.
Jan 7 2014

Navy's 757-Sized Drone Will Provide Big-Time Surveillance - Tue, 2014-01-07 13:37
A new drone with the mammoth wingspan of a Boeing 757 is set to give the U.S. Navy some serious surveillance power.
Jan 6 2014

Next LCS deployment to last 16 months

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-01-06 19:29
Having just wound up the first overseas deployment of a littoral combat ship (LCS) at 10 months, the Navy is planning for an even longer cruise the next time around.
Jan 6 2014

Coast Guard to take delivery of last Air Force C-27Js

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-01-06 17:09
The Coast Guard will take control of the last of the Air Force's C-27J cargo planes, putting an end of a years-long saga over finding a long-term home for the twin-engine aircraft.


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