Top Daily Stories for June 2014

Jun 12 2014

Howe named 55th president of Naval War College

Navy Times - Thu, 2014-06-12 13:26
A Navy rear admiral who oversees the Special Operations Command in the Pacific has been named the 55th president of the U.S. Naval War College in Rhode Island.
Jun 12 2014

Solid Majority of Americans Closely Following VA Scandal

Gallup - Thu, 2014-06-12 04:00
Most Americans say they are following the Veterans Affairs scandal closely, but few approve of the president's handling of the matter.
Jun 12 2014

China denounces Japan protest over military jets' close brush

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2014-06-12 03:50
China said Thursday that Japan's accusations of Chinese fighter jets flying "abnormally close" to Japanese military aircraft over the East China Sea were aimed at "deceiving the international community".
Jun 11 2014

Marine brass will keep II MEF headquarters at Camp Lejeune

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-06-11 19:19
The Marine Corps has reversed plans to move II Marine Expeditionary Force headquarters away from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, citing operational requirements that made the move impractical.
Jun 11 2014

Senate passes bill allowing some vets to seek private care

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-06-11 19:06
The Senate overwhelmingly passed emergency legislation on VA health visits and administrator accountability Wednesday, paving the way for the reforms to become law in a matter of days.
Jun 11 2014

F.B.I. Begins Criminal Inquiry in VA Scandal

The New York Times - Wed, 2014-06-11 14:09
The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, said the bureau was looking into accusations that Department of Veterans Affairs officials had manipulated medical waiting lists.
Jun 11 2014

Vietnam says China moving rig; China denies sending warships

Reuters - Wed, 2014-06-11 05:45
Vietnam said a Chinese oil rig at the center of an increasingly bitter territorial dispute appeared to be on the move again, as China denied Vietnamese accusations that it had sent warships to the scene.
Jun 11 2014

Hagel Prepares to Defend Bergdahl Trade

The New York Times - Wed, 2014-06-11 05:45
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is the first high-level administration official to publicly face lawmakers about a swap that has angered many in both parties.
Jun 11 2014

Mosul falls to militants, Iraqi forces flee northern city

Reuters - Wed, 2014-06-11 05:32
An al Qaeda splinter group seized control of the Iraqi city of Mosul on Tuesday, putting security forces to flight in a spectacular show of strength against the Shi'ite-led Baghdad government.
Jun 10 2014

U.S. man charged with stealing Navy records

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-06-10 20:35
A U.S. man has been charged with stealing government records related to his grandfather, naval historian Samuel Eliot Morison.

 
 

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