Top Daily Stories for March 2014

Mar 26 2014

Israeli navy fires on 2 suspected smuggling boats; vessels sink after explosion

Fox News - World - Wed, 2014-03-26 04:40
The Israeli military says navy ships have opened fire on two suspected Palestinian smuggling boats off the Gaza coast.
Mar 25 2014

Hagel names 'military professionalism' adviser

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-03-25 16:06
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has tapped a two-star admiral to serve as his "senior adviser for military professionalism," a newly created position to tackle military ethics problems.
Mar 25 2014

Navy: Base shooting suspect didn't have own weapon

Top Headlines - Tue, 2014-03-25 15:28
A civilian approaching a Navy destroyer took a weapon from a sailor who was standing watch and used it to shoot and kill another sailor who was trying to help his embattled colleague.
Mar 25 2014

Greenert: Forward Presence is Navy, Marine Corps Mandate Top Stories - Tue, 2014-03-25 14:06
The Navy—Marine Corps team is united in fulfilling the mandate to be where it matters, when it matters, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert said March 25.
Mar 25 2014

China's new subs to get long-range nuclear missiles for the first time

The Washington Times - Tue, 2014-03-25 13:36
China's newest class of submarines appear to be getting a special upgrade for the first time: long-range nuclear missiles.
Mar 25 2014

U.S. military: Budget cuts hurt readiness in Asia

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2014-03-25 13:33
Top U.S. military officers in the Asia-Pacific said Tuesday that budget cuts could hurt the ability of American forces to respond to a security crisis, including on the Korean peninsula.
Mar 25 2014

Russian military holds exercises in breakaway Moldova region: agency

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-03-25 13:20
Russia's military staged training exercises on Tuesday in Transdniestria, a breakaway sliver of Moldova that is a focus of tension following Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.
Mar 25 2014

Sailors leaving Navy over stress on social issues, fighter pilot says

The Washington Times - Tue, 2014-03-25 11:55
A Navy F-18 fighter pilot and former Top Gun instructor is publicly warning admirals that retention is beginning to suffer from the military's relentless social-conditioning programs.
Mar 25 2014

Navy setbacks show defense challenges facing next Indian government

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-03-25 05:49
A sequence of fatal accidents aboard its submarines has demonstrated why India's next government needs to straighten out its defense priorities.
Mar 25 2014

2 Dead After Shooting at Naval Station Norfolk Navy - Tue, 2014-03-25 05:38
A man fatally shot a U.S. Navy sailor before being shot and killed by responding security forces at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia late Monday.


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