Top Daily Stories for April 2014

Apr 30 2014

DIA director, deputy to step down

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-04-30 20:38
Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn and his deputy, David Shedd, will retire by early fall, DIA officials confirmed.
Apr 30 2014

Senate confirms Work as DOD deputy secretary

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-04-30 20:01
The Senate late Wednesday confirmed Robert Work as deputy defense secretary.
Apr 29 2014

Hagel directs all services to review hairstyle policy

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-04-29 20:03
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed all of the services to review their hairstyle policies in response to a letter from the Congressional Black Caucus.
Apr 29 2014

China to bring 4 ships to RIMPAC naval exercise

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-04-29 19:44
China plans to bring four ships to Hawaii this summer as its vessels participate in the world's largest naval exercises for the first time.
Apr 29 2014

House markup cuts one LCS, supports 11 carriers

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-04-29 15:56
The House Seapower subcommittee markup revealed Tuesday cuts the Navy's request for three littoral combat ships to two, but supports other ship requests, including two destroyers and two submarines.
Apr 29 2014

2 former Navy SEALs dead on ship died of drugs

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-04-29 10:28
Seychelles police say a mixture of heroin and alcohol caused the deaths of two former U.S. Navy SEALs.
Apr 29 2014

South Korea: North holds live-fire drills at sea

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-04-29 08:40
North Korea conducted live-fire artillery drills near its disputed western sea boundary Tuesday, South Korean officials said.
Apr 28 2014

Navy Orders 10 New Subs for Record $17.6B

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2014-04-28 18:55
The U.S. Navy announced a record $17.645 billion contract Monday to build 10 new Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines.
Apr 28 2014

Report: Pentagon to destroy $1B in ammo

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-04-28 08:20
The Pentagon plans to destroy more than $1 billion worth of ammunition although some of the bullets and missiles could still be used by troops, according to the Pentagon and congressional sources.
Apr 25 2014

Range XO fired for performance failures

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-04-25 12:02
The Navy removed the second-in-command of a missile testing range Thursday due to 'unsatisfactory performance,' the service said in a Friday news release.

 
 

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