Top Daily Stories for February 2014

Feb 27 2014

Senate blocks huge vets benefits bill

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-02-27 18:27
A veterans legislative package that would have expanded a host of post-military benefits was sidelined Thursday after Senate Democratic backers failed to find enough support among Republican colleagues.
Feb 27 2014

North Korea launches missiles into sea - Thu, 2014-02-27 07:49
North Korea launched four short-range missiles into the East Sea, the South Korean Defense Ministry said Thursday.
Feb 27 2014

2 missing Indian navy officers found dead in sub

Yahoo Top News - Thu, 2014-02-27 03:44
Rescuers found the bodies of two Indian navy officers inside a naval submarine on Thursday, one day after the men went missing following an accident during training.
Feb 26 2014

Navy to Commission Amphibious Transport Dock Somerset Top Stories - Wed, 2014-02-26 22:15
The Navy will commission the newest amphibious transport dock, USS Somerset (LPD-25)on Saturday at an 11 a.m. ceremony in Philadelphia.
Feb 26 2014

Marine Corps commandant: 'Never any intention to ban' independent newspaper

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-02-26 19:05
Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Jim Amos issued a statement Wednesday saying "there was never any intention to ban" the independent newspaper Marine Corps Times from base exchange stores.
Feb 26 2014

Top enlisted members: Don't mess with commissaries

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-02-26 18:45
The Marine Corps' senior enlisted adviser told lawmakers Wednesday that he believes focusing on the commissary benefit as a potential source of defense budget savings is a mistake.
Feb 26 2014

Adm. Papp delivers his final State of the Coast Guard address

Coast Guard News - Wed, 2014-02-26 17:00
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivered his final State of the Coast Guard address at Coast Guard Headquarters, St. Elizabeths Campus, Washington, D.C., Wednesday.
Feb 26 2014

Sleeves up! Why the commandant reversed unpopular uniform policy

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-02-26 10:40
The Marine Corps' two-year-old 'sleeves down' policy ended with an announcement late Tuesday night on the Marines' official social media platforms.
Feb 26 2014

DoD, VA issue new concussion care guide

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-02-26 09:14
New guidelines on post-concussion care offer a detailed, step-by-step road map for returning to duty that embraces rest and nixes activities such as driving and video games.
Feb 26 2014

Reports: Vladimir Putin orders test of combat readiness of troops in central, western Russia

Washington Examiner World News - Wed, 2014-02-26 07:15
MOSCOW (AP) — Reports: Vladimir Putin orders test of combat readiness of troops in central, western Russia.


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