Top Daily Stories for February 2014

Feb 17 2014

Navy ready to deploy laser for 1st time

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-02-17 14:19
Some of the Navy's futuristic weapons sound like something out of 'Star Wars,' with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds.
Feb 17 2014

Amos breaks silence on scout sniper scandal: 'I never said I wanted them crushed'

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-02-17 13:35
The Marine Corps' top general has ended his silence on accusations he abused his authority to ensure Marines were punished for an inappropriate war-zone video.
Feb 16 2014

More sailors to wear woodland cammies

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-02-16 14:30
Ditch your "blueberries" for some "greenie meanies."
Feb 14 2014

Military suicides decline, but data is incomplete

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-02-14 13:49
The number of military suicides declined significantly in 2013, a relief to the services after record and near-record levels in 2012.
Feb 14 2014

3rd study on AF nuke force led by Navy flag officer

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-02-14 07:45
A team led by Vice Adm. Michael Connor, commander of Navy submarine forces, will interview Air Force personnel to try to find the cause of "systemic" problems within the nuclear force.
Feb 13 2014

Amos: Delays in Afghanistan agreement could force Marines to abandon equipment

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-02-13 12:57
Marines may be forced to leave military equipment behind in Afghanistan if delays in signing a bilateral security agreement stretch into late spring or summer, the commandant warned.
Feb 12 2014

Congress repeals caps on military retired pay

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-02-12 16:37
The fight against reductions in military retired pay is over—and retirees have emerged victorious.
Feb 12 2014

Marine Corps Times returned to place on newsstands pending comprehensive review

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-02-12 13:01
Marine Corps Times will be returned to its usual newsstand location at base exchange stores after an abrupt decision to move it away from checkout lines raised questions about motive.
Feb 12 2014

China flexes its muscles in U.S.-led military exercises

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2014-02-12 12:56
In the largest multinational military exercise in the Asia Pacific region, Chinese media are hailing Beijing's first-time participation as proof that its "regional military impact” cannot be ignored.
Feb 10 2014

Lawyers: Naval Academy head pushed to pursue assault case

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-02-10 20:23
Lawyers for a former Naval Academy football player accused of sexual assault argue that political pressure influenced the decision to move forward with his case and it therefore should be dropped.


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