Top Daily Stories for March 2014

Mar 20 2014

Hagel launches review of medals process

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-03-20 15:51
The vexing question of how to honor drone pilots and cyberwarriors is prompting a Pentagon-level review of the entire military awards system.
Mar 19 2014

Militiamen and Russians Seize Base of Ukraine’s Navy

The New York Times - Wed, 2014-03-19 05:49
There were no reports of injuries as officers of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet took over the Ukrainian Navy headquarters in Crimea.
Mar 18 2014

Navy scuttles plan to cut Tuition Assistance

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-03-18 16:30
Navy brass are backing off a plan to make sailors pay more for tuition.
Mar 18 2014

LCS alternative task force named

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-03-18 13:15
The effort to re-evaluate the Navy's small surface combatant program is underway under the direction of a new Small Surface Combatant Task Force.
Mar 18 2014

Marine Corps Warfighting Lab assesses potential landing craft replacement

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-03-18 13:02
A potential replacement for the Marines' 20-year-old air cushioned ship-to-shore craft has foam runners and a massive payload.
Mar 18 2014

Trial begins in USNA sex assault case

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-03-18 12:46
Attorneys gave opening arguments and called their first witnesses Tuesday in a sexual assault case against a former Naval Academy football player stemming from an off-campus party two years ago.
Mar 17 2014

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp to Receive Arleigh Burke Award

Coast Guard News - Mon, 2014-03-17 16:17
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr. will receive the 2014 Admiral Arleigh Burke Leadership Award at this year’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition.
Mar 17 2014

Report: Philippines offers U.S. troops access to military bases

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-03-17 13:25
The Philippine government would allow U.S. forces to use its military bases as part of a new security deal expected to expand rotational deployments to the region.
Mar 17 2014

Navy SEALs board tanker carrying oil from Libya rebel port

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2014-03-17 03:57
U.S. Navy SEALs boarded and took control of an oil tanker late on Sunday that escaped earlier this month from a Libyan port with armed men at the helm, the U.S. Department of Defense said.
Mar 17 2014

Nuclear submarine refused UAE entry

BBC News - Mon, 2014-03-17 02:32
The Royal Navy's nuclear submarine HMS Tireless was diverted to India after being refused entry to United Arab Emirates, the BBC learns.


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