Top Daily Stories

Nov 15 2014

Marines chief laments unit readiness at home

CNN.com - Sat, 2014-11-15 19:50
Half of all U.S. Marine Corps units at their home bases are below the levels of required readiness, the new commandant says.
Nov 14 2014

Navy deploys its first laser weapon in Persian Gulf

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2014-11-14 15:53
The U.S. Navy has deployed on a command ship in the Persian Gulf its first laser weapon capable of destroying a target.
Nov 13 2014

Dutch NATO F-16s intercept Russian transport plane

Yahoo Top News - Thu, 2014-11-13 14:59
The Dutch defense ministry says two of its F-16 fighter jets taking part in a NATO mission to protect the skies above the Baltics have intercepted a Russian military transport plane.
Nov 13 2014

Dempsey raises specter of more U.S. troops to help Iraq fight Islamic State

The Washington Times - World - Thu, 2014-11-13 13:29
The general told Congress Thursday that the United States would consider dispatching a modest number of forces to fight with Iraqi troops in more complex missions against Islamic State militants.
Nov 12 2014

Boxer skipper harassed, bullied crew

San Diego Union - Wed, 2014-11-12 21:30
A report from a Navy investigation reveals why Navy brass removed Capt. Wayne R. Brown from command of the USS Boxer on Sept. 29 citing “equal opportunity” concerns.
Nov 10 2014

Senior Navy intel officer removed for controversial comments on China

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-11-10 11:47
A senior Navy intelligence leader whose provocative comments about Chinese bellicosity stirred an international controversy has been shelved in the wake of an investigation into his conduct.
Nov 10 2014

Report says military encounters between Russia and West are rising, could lead to escalation

Fox News - World - Mon, 2014-11-10 04:15
A London-based think tank says Russian forces have been involved in dozens of close encounters with Western militaries since Moscow annexed Crimea—and that both sides risk losing control over events.
Nov 9 2014

Pentagon sex assault survey raises doubts of accuracy

The Washington Times - World - Sun, 2014-11-09 21:36
Critics say the upcoming results of a sexual-assault survey of active-duty personnel will be skewed to show a higher number of victims than actually exist.
Nov 9 2014

Joint High-Speed Vessel turns heads during Bold Alligator

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-11-09 10:31
The joint high-speed vessel is a sight to behold, but that's not why this newest member of the blue-green team has heads turning.
Nov 8 2014

Expanded U.S. role in Iraq? Not without Congress' OK

Yahoo Top News - Sat, 2014-11-08 03:28
Congress next week will face a debate over President Obama's new $5.6 billion plan to expand the U.S. mission in Iraq and send up to 1,500 more American troops to the war-torn nation.

 
 

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