Top Daily Stories for March 2014

Mar 24 2014

How to Avoid a Naval War With China

Foreign Policy - Mon, 2014-03-24 17:54
In the contested waters of Asia, it's difficult to understand Beijing's intentions.
Mar 24 2014

Navy mulls banning tobacco sales on all bases, ships

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-03-24 17:06
The Navy is on the verge of eliminating tobacco sales on all its bases and ships, according to sources inside and outside the Defense Department.
Mar 24 2014

Chances to pick up gunny climb as FY14 board nears

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-03-24 16:57
Promotion opportunity at this year's gunnery sergeant selection board is up, according to a recently released Marine administrative message.
Mar 24 2014

Marines depart U.S. for next Australian rotation

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-03-24 16:31
About 1,150 Marines are deploying to Australia with four CH-53E helicopters, marking the second phase—and largest contingent—of Marines to head therefor a six-month rotational deployment.
Mar 24 2014

Adm. Greenert says Navy is not pushing for BRAC

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2014-03-24 10:45
In what may reassure coastal communities that are heavily dependent on military spending, the Navy's top admiral says he doesn't see a great need for the Navy to go through another round of base closures.
Mar 24 2014

Study: Recent veterans are succeeding in college

USA Today - Mon, 2014-03-24 07:07
Post-9/11 veterans are completing college and other education programs at rates comparable with civilians.
Mar 24 2014

U.S. sends more forces to Uganda for Kony hunt: report

Yahoo Top News - Sun, 2014-03-23 23:35
Washington is sending more commandos and tilt-rotor Osprey aircraft to Uganda to help hunt for Joseph Kony, the fugitive warlord accused of rape, murder and the kidnapping of children.
Mar 22 2014

MSC ships offer blueprint for cruiser lay-ups

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-03-22 12:14
Cruiser crews going into lay-up in coming years could be cut by two-thirds and share berthing and galleys with other ships if the Navy follows a model that has cut costs by more than 80 percent.
Mar 22 2014

Better boondockers?

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-03-22 08:10
Steel-toe boots may soon be a thing of the past.
Mar 20 2014

Mid acquitted in court-martial leaving academy

Navy Times - Thu, 2014-03-20 18:34
The former Naval Academy football player acquitted Thursday of sexual assault against a female midshipman will withdraw from the school, an academy spokesman told Navy Times.


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