Top Daily Stories for March 2014

Mar 16 2014

Boosting sea pay

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-03-16 14:08
It's official: Many Marines who go to sea will soon get a pay raise.
Mar 16 2014

Sea pay boost

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-03-16 13:54
It's official: Fleet sailors are getting a pay raise.
Mar 16 2014

Nigeria Navy destroys 260 illegal oil refineries

Washington Examiner World News - Sun, 2014-03-16 05:31
Nigeria's navy says it destroyed 260 illegal oil refineries and burned 100,000 tons of contraband fuel to try to halt oil thefts bedeviling the economy of Africa's biggest petroleum producer.
Mar 15 2014

U.S. Navy's Blue Angels are back after 2013 budget cuts clipped wings

The Washington Times - Sat, 2014-03-15 14:01
After U.S. military spending cuts grounded the Blue Angels for most of last year, the "Rolling Stones" of the skies are getting their wings back to appear at air shows this year.
Mar 15 2014

Navy's job-specific fitness requirements could serve as model for Marines

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2014-03-15 09:16
Adriana Ramirez, an airman at Pensacola Naval Air Station, recently passed a physical test of strength that many women in the Marine Corps have tried without success: She can do pullups.
Mar 14 2014

Carrier Bush will remain in Mediterranean a little longer

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2014-03-14 21:05
The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush will remain in the Mediterranean Sea longer than planned as part of an effort to reassure allies worried about the crisis in Ukraine.
Mar 14 2014

Pentagon boosting push for underwater drones

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-03-14 08:26
The Pentagon is proposing dramatic increases in spending for underwater pods to store drone submarines and a variety of other seaborne drones and surveillance technology.
Mar 14 2014

Philippines offers U.S. forces access to military bases

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2014-03-14 04:07
The Philippines has agreed to allow the United States access to military bases under a deal being negotiated amid concern over China's increasing assertiveness in the South China Sea.
Mar 13 2014

Air Force cadets 'revolt' after officials remove biblical verse from whiteboard

The Washington Times - Thu, 2014-03-13 17:46
Air Force Academy cadets are upset over the removal of a biblical text from a bedroom whiteboard that faces into the hallway.
Mar 13 2014

Manila to challenge China blockade in South China Sea

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2014-03-13 06:58
The Philippines is planning another challenge of a Chinese naval blockade of a disputed shoal in the South China Sea by sending civilian ships with supplies to troops stationed there.


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