Top Daily Stories for June 2014

Jun 10 2014

Navy report blames sailors on sub for ship collision

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2014-06-10 17:09
The Navy on Tuesday released its investigation into an October 2012 collision between two ships that concludes that mistakes by the CO and others aboard the submarine Montpelier were to blame.
Jun 10 2014

Navy cruiser skipper ousted

San Diego Union - Tue, 2014-06-10 17:00
The Navy has relieved the skipper of San Diego-based cruiser USS Cowpens.
Jun 9 2014

Audit: More than 63,000 veterans waiting for care - Mon, 2014-06-09 13:09
An audit of hundreds of Veterans Affairs facilities released Monday found that more than 63,000 veterans were waiting to be scheduled for care nationwide.
Jun 9 2014

Quiet brawler: Everything you need to know about the next commandant

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-06-09 07:11
He commanded the unit that led the 2003 invasion of Iraq, oversaw the bulk of the drawdown in Afghanistan, and is listed among Fortune Magazine's 50 greatest contemporary world leaders.
Jun 9 2014

China confirms attendance at U.S.-hosted naval exercises in June

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2014-06-08 23:37
China on Monday confirmed that it will participate for the first time in a major U.S.-hosted naval drill this month even as deep military distrust persists between the two countries.
Jun 7 2014

Coast Guard releases discipline data

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-06-07 08:59
The Coast Guard handed down 10 court-martial convictions, eight discharges and five reliefs in the first quarter of fiscal 2014, according to good order and discipline statistics it released last month.
Jun 3 2014

Sources: Bergdahl may have walked off base more than once

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:34
A military probe found that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl sneaked away from his base in Afghanistan just before he disappeared in 2009—and that may not have been the first time he left without permission,
Jun 3 2014

Obama asks for $1B to boost US military in Europe

Washington Examiner World News - Tue, 2014-06-03 05:00
President Barack Obama called on Congress Tuesday to back a $1 billion effort to boost the U.S. military presence across Europe, as he sought to ease anxiety among NATO allies.
Jun 2 2014

Poll: Confidence in veterans' care plummets to new low

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-06-02 12:52
Americans' confidence in the medical care provided for soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan has plummeted to new lows, a USA Today/Princeton Survey Research poll finds.
Jun 2 2014

Report: Chinese Cruise Missiles Could Pose Biggest Threat to US Carriers

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2014-06-02 11:31
Saturation strikes from Chinese anti-ship cruise missiles could become the biggest threat to US Navy carrier strike groups according to a paper issued by the National Defense University.


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