Top Daily Stories for March 2014

Mar 31 2014

China says Manila provoking trouble in seas ahead of legal case

Yahoo Top News - Mon, 2014-03-31 05:17
China accused the Philippines on Monday of deliberately provoking trouble in the South China Sea by delivering supplies to a contested military outpost while seeking international arbitration in the dispute.
Mar 31 2014

Koreas trade fire; island residents in shelters

Washington Examiner World News - Mon, 2014-03-31 04:16
North and South Korea fired hundreds of artillery shells into each other's waters Monday in a flare-up of animosity that forced residents of five front-line South Korean islands to evacuate to shelters.
Mar 29 2014

USCG updates alcohol rules, expands drug screening

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-03-29 13:38
In an effort to increase accountability in the service, the Coast Guard is cracking down on drinking and illegal drug use with a slate of new regulations, outlined in a recent servicewide message.
Mar 29 2014

Top U.S. general to visit Israel amid strategy spats

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2014-03-29 03:06
The United States' top military officer will visit Israel next week where he will meet the defense minister who has angered Washington by criticizing its strategies in the Middle East and Ukraine.
Mar 28 2014

DOD to look at consolidating commissaries, exchanges

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-03-28 15:53
Defense officials have ordered a review of options that include consolidating commissaries and exchanges, as well as having commissaries adopt an "Exchange-like business model."
Mar 28 2014

Night-vision contact lenses may be in your future

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-03-28 15:03
Night-vision goggle technology has become more effective, streamlined and nimble in the past 10 years. But what if you could ditch that bulky headgear and pop in a pair of night-vision contact lenses?
Mar 28 2014

Pentagon to triple cyber staff, build 'elite' force to thwart attacks

The Washington Times - Fri, 2014-03-28 14:50
The Pentagon plans to more than triple its cybersecurity staff in the next few years to defend against Internet attacks that threaten national security, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said.
Mar 28 2014

Jeremiah Denton, Vietnam POW and ex-senator, dies

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-03-28 12:41
Former Sen. Jeremiah Denton, who survived 7½ years as a POW in North Vietnam and alerted the U.S. military to conditions there when he blinked the word 'torture' in Morse code during a TV interview, died Friday.
Mar 28 2014

Irregularities cited in student vet study

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-03-28 10:39
A study released by Student Veterans of America promised to bring much-needed clarity to veterans' college graduation rates, but irregularities in how the research was done may cast doubt on its findings.
Mar 28 2014

Sorry, Marines: No return of silkies imminent

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-03-28 10:09
The guns may be out, but the upper thighs are staying covered, at least for the foreseeable future.


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