Top Daily Stories for September 2014

Sep 30 2014

In the Navy: Distrust of senior leaders, fear of crippling political correctnesst

The Washington Times - Tue, 2014-09-30 19:38
Enlisted sailors and officers harbor "widespread mistrust" in the admirals who command them, complaining of poor leadership and a disciplinary environment that tolerates absolutely no mistakes.
Sep 30 2014

Skipper removed from Navy's Boxer

San Diego Union - Tue, 2014-09-30 12:48
The Navy removed the skipper of the amphibious assault ship Boxer on Monday citing “equal opportunity concerns,” which usually refers to complaints based on gender or race.
Sep 29 2014

Philippines, U.S. begin military exercises near disputed seas

Reuters - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:17
Thousands of Philippine and American soldiers began annual war games on Monday near disputed waters in the South China Sea, testing their readiness to respond to any emergency.
Sep 28 2014

Meet the Zumwalt: The stealth destroyer will go to sea next spring

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-09-28 13:31
The ship is plainly visible in downtown Bath. Nothing like this angular, almost hulking giant has ever been seen here, even after well over a century of shipbuilding at Bath Iron Works.
Sep 28 2014

Report: Iran builds surface-to-surface missile

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-09-28 11:09
A news agency in Iran is reporting that the Islamic Republic has built a new surface-to-surface cruise missile capable of being launched from an airplane.
Sep 28 2014

Five-year dwell standard eyed for Marine Reserves

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-09-28 09:36
Lt. Gen. Richard Mills, commander of Marine Forces Reserve, doesn't intend to let the close of a ground war lead to the atrophy of the reservists in his charge.
Sep 28 2014

Robots, drones may assist Marine logisticians with new missions

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-09-28 09:34
A postwar strategy dominated by the Expeditionary Force 21 concept and a return to small-unit, amphibious missions will put previously unheard of demands on the Marine logistics community.
Sep 25 2014

Miramar colonel under review for affair

San Diego Union - Thu, 2014-09-25 16:33
The top official in charge of rooting out misconduct at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar was removed from his post as he is under investigation regarding an extramarital affair with a subordinate.
Sep 25 2014

Army's 'Big Red One' HQ going to Iraq: 1st Infantry Division soldiers deploy in October

The Washington Times - Thu, 2014-09-25 14:16

Roughly 500 soldiers from the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division headquarters are headed to the Middle East, with 200 of them to end up in Iraq.

Sep 25 2014

U.S. Funds Studies of Nondrug Therapies for Military Personnel

The Wall Street Journal - - Thu, 2014-09-25 13:32
The federal government is spending nearly $22 million for 13 research projects into nondrug therapies to treat military personnel and vets with chronic pain.


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