Top Daily Stories for March 2014

Mar 11 2014

Corps names first woman to serve as MEU sergeant major

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-03-11 10:39
Sgt. Maj. Lanette Wright will make history this week when she is named the Corps' first female sergeant major of a Marine expeditionary unit.
Mar 11 2014

Interview: Rep. Randy Forbes

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-03-11 09:11
Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va., could be called the U.S. House's dean of Navy shipbuilding, and he is attempting to become its top Asia-Pacific strategist.
Mar 11 2014

Bad weather delays U.S. Black Sea naval drills

Yahoo Top News - Tue, 2014-03-11 04:35
Bad weather has delayed by one day the joint naval exercise of U.S., Bulgarian, and Romanian naval forces in the Black Sea, the Bulgarian defense ministry said Tuesday.
Mar 11 2014

Philippines protests China stopping troop resupply

Yahoo Top News - Tue, 2014-03-11 04:35
The Chinese coast guard prevented delivery of supplies to Filipino soldiers guarding a disputed shoal in the South China Sea and an envoy rejected a Philippine protest over the interference, officials said.
Mar 11 2014

CNO: Group Will Study New LCS Designs

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2014-03-10 23:15
Under orders to reexamine the Littoral Combat Ship program and begin evaluating possible new designs, Adm. Jon Greener said Monday he is preparing to stand up a new task force to provide recommendations.
Mar 10 2014

Daunting Tests Await Admiral Named N.S.A. Chief

The New York Times - Mon, 2014-03-10 21:17
Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers, head of the Navy’s Fleet Cyber Command, has been appointed to navigate a bureaucratic, political, and public relations disaster.
Mar 9 2014

CNO predicts steady manning levels, outlines plans to shelve some ships

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-03-09 12:41
Adm. Jon Greenert believes the Navy, at 323,500 sailors, is the right size and sees his task as rebalancing the force to fill the thousands of open billets across the fleet.
Mar 9 2014

Submarine Connecticut XO relieved

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-03-09 08:48
The executive officer of the Bremerton, Wash.- based fast attack submarine Connecticut was relieved March 8 due to a loss of confidence.
Mar 8 2014

Marine captain, 32, is identified as pilot killed in Nevada fighter jet crash

Fox News - Sat, 2014-03-08 22:56
The pilot killed in a fighter jet crash during a training exercise in Nevada has been identified as Marine Capt. Reid Nannen.
Mar 8 2014

Navy sends destroyer to help in plane search

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-03-08 11:26
The U.S. Navy says it has dispatched a warship to aid in the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner.


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