Top Daily Stories for June 2014

Jun 24 2014

New commanders announced for Afghanistan, SOCOM, Northern Command

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-06-24 15:02
The Pentagon on Tuesday named new heads for U.S. Special Operations and Northern Command, along with a new leader of the NATO force in Afghanistan.
Jun 24 2014

Survey: Many vets with PTSD or TBI say treatment doesn't help

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-06-24 12:45
A new American Legion survey of veterans found that nearly half thought clinical help they received for post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury had little or no effect on their conditions.
Jun 24 2014

U.S. Navy sailor dies in parachute jump

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2014-06-24 04:45
A U.S. Navy sailor died Monday after a parachute training jump went wrong in the Southern California desert, an official said.
Jun 23 2014

F-35A fighter jet flights suspended after fire at U.S. air base

Top Headlines - Mon, 2014-06-23 18:49
The U.S. Air Force on Monday temporarily halted flights at a Florida base of 26 F-35A fighter jets after one caught fire as it was preparing to take off for a training flight.
Jun 23 2014

Obama to award Medal of Honor to former staff sgt.

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2014-06-23 18:44
President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to a former Army staff sergeant from New Hampshire who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the war in Afghanistan.
Jun 23 2014

Navy college professor placed on leave over photo

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-06-23 17:04
A U.S. Naval War College professor was accused in a complaint on Monday of taking a racy photo that was then posted online, and he was placed on leave.
Jun 21 2014

Coverall complaints and changes

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:23
The Fleet's new coveralls may stand up to a fire, but they're also ill-fitting and stuffy.
Jun 20 2014

Every Senior V.A. Executive Was Rated ‘Fully Successful’ or Better Over 4 Years

The New York Times - Fri, 2014-06-20 19:58
All 470 senior executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs received positive annual ratings, according to data released at a congressional hearing on Friday, despite well-publicized problems.
Jun 19 2014

Marine vet Kyle Carpenter receives highest award for valor

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-06-19 16:03
He never asked for this. And by rights, he wasn't supposed to be here.
Jun 19 2014

Philippines, U.S. to hold naval drills near disputed shoal in South China Sea

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2014-06-19 04:34
Philippine and American troops are set to hold naval exercises this month near a disputed shoal, which will almost certainly anger China with tension already high in the South China Sea.


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