Top Daily Stories for June 2014

Jun 26 2014

Hue City XO ousted after report on ship fire

Navy Times - Thu, 2014-06-26 17:28
The executive officer of the cruiser Hue City is out of a job, fired for failing to ensure his crew properly stowed hazardous materials that caught on fire in April, days into their deployment.
Jun 26 2014

Controversial France-Russia Warship Step Closer To Completion

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2014-06-26 14:23
A controversial French-Russian warship project that has been decried by NATO came a step closer to completion on Thursday when the stern of the helicopter carrier was dispatched to France.
Jun 26 2014

Reports: North Korea fires short-range projectiles

Washington Examiner World News - Thu, 2014-06-26 05:01
North Korea test-fired three short-range projectiles Thursday into the waters off its east coast, South Korean media reported.
Jun 25 2014

Blue Angels report calls out fighter pilot culture

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:04
The release of the Navy’s investigation into the Blue Angels under Capt. Gregory McWherter paints a picture of aviation culture lapsing into demeaning behavior from a bygone era,
Jun 25 2014

Two more VA officials resign

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-06-25 14:35
Two more high-ranking Veterans Affairs officials announced plans to step down from leadership roles Wednesday, the latest personnel overhaul for an embattled department.
Jun 25 2014

Stealth bombing until 2058: B-2 receiving massive upgrade for future missions

The Washington Times - Wed, 2014-06-25 14:23
The Air Force is going to make sure its bat-winged bomber stays stealthy through 2058. The B-2 Spirit will be included in upcoming modernization planning conducted by the Pentagon.
Jun 25 2014

Amos rejects recent critique of amphibious combat vehicle

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-06-25 11:26
The commandant of the Marine Corps pushed back on criticism of the Marines' amphibious combat vehicle Tuesday, calling development of the vehicle his top priority for the remainder of his tenure.
Jun 25 2014

Navy identifies SEAL killed in parachute mishap

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-06-25 09:42
Officials identified the SEAL killed in a Monday parachute accident as Chief Special Operator (SEAL) Bradley Cavner, a decorated combat veteran, Naval Special Warfare Group 1 said late Tuesday.
Jun 25 2014

Brain injury in veterans tied to higher Alzheimer's risk

USA Today - Wed, 2014-06-25 06:08
Veterans with brain injuries more likely to develop dementia later, study finds.
Jun 24 2014

Carrier Nimitz heads into 16-mo. overhaul in 2015

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-06-24 16:20
The fleet's longest-serving flattop is slated for a much-needed break from the deployment cycle next year, when it enters a16-month maintenance period, Naval Air Forces Pacific said Tuesday.


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