Top Daily Stories for February 2014

Feb 20 2014

US Army chief of staff meets top Chinese generals

Washington Examiner World News - Fri, 2014-02-21 00:46
China and the United States share common objectives and should boost cooperation between their militaries, the U.S. Army chief said Friday at the start of meetings with top Chinese generals.
Feb 20 2014

Plot thickens after Marine Corps commandant's interview with NPR

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-02-20 22:11
Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Jim Amos is refuting the claim, made under oath by a fellow general, that he wanted troops "crushed" for making an inappropriate video in Afghanistan.
Feb 20 2014

Panel: Scant evidence 'resiliency' programs really work

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-02-20 16:30
The military has invested millions of dollars in programs to prevent combat-related psychological disorders, but there is little evidence they are effective, an influential scientific panel has concluded.
Feb 20 2014

Army goes to sea, moves to buy ships

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-02-20 10:46
The Army is planning to buy new transport ships to replace dozens of its decades-old fleet of watercraft.
Feb 19 2014

Social Security officials announce expedited claims for vets with 100% disability rating

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-02-19 18:01
Veterans with a 100 percent disability rating will get their Social Security claims processed faster, thanks to a change announced by the agency Wednesday.
Feb 19 2014

Navy marks upcoming debut of 6th USS Detroit

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-02-19 16:45
The U.S. Navy is holding a ceremony Friday to mark the upcoming launch of the sixth warship named for the city of Detroit.
Feb 19 2014

National Museum of the Marine Corps exhibit to commemorate one of the Iraq War's hardest hit units

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-02-19 15:48
The Iraq War's hardest hit unit, which lost 22 Marines and a corpsman on a single deployment, is being commemorated in a temporary exhibit at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va.
Feb 19 2014

China training for ‘short sharp war’ with Japan, Navy official says

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2014-02-19 14:16
Capt. James Fannell, the chief of intelligence of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, believes that China is training for war with Japan.
Feb 18 2014

CO, master chief fired after raising funds from strip clubs

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-02-18 17:09
The commanding officer and senior enlisted leader of a Florida-based ordnance testing unit have been fired after it was determined their command sought funds from local strip clubs.
Feb 18 2014

Frigate Taylor runs aground in Turkey; no injuries

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-02-18 14:47
The frigate Taylor ran aground while mooring in Samsun, Turkey, on 12 February and officials are investigating the scale of the damages, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa said.

 
 

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