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Jan 25 2015

Navy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoys

Virginian-Pilot - Sun, 2015-01-25 10:34
The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, raising concerns from advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales.
Jan 24 2015

2 Marines die in helicopter crash

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 2015-01-24 06:09
Two U.S. Marines died on a training mission in Southern California when their helicopter crashed, a military statement said.
Jan 24 2015

Naval Air Forces Holds Change of Command

Maritime News - Security - Sat, 2015-01-24 05:53
Commander, Naval Air Forces held a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) at Naval Air Station North Island on 22 January.
Jan 23 2015

Gen. Austin: Iraq's battle for Mosul will take place before summer

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2015-01-23 11:36
The head of the U.S. military's Central Command said Iraqis troops will be trained for a summer assault to retake Mosul, which is currently under control of the Islamic State terrorist group.
Jan 23 2015

Navy container ship carrying troops runs aground

USA Today - Fri, 2015-01-23 08:41
The maritime prepositioning ship Sgt. Matej Kocak ran aground six miles off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, 7th Fleet said.
Jan 20 2015

Lawmakers: Carrier fleet should be exempt from cuts

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-01-20 20:53
Lawmakers representing Virginia say the nation's fleet of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers—and the massive industry required to support them—should be exempt from defense cuts.
Jan 15 2015

2nd Navy captain pleads guilty in bribery scheme

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2015-01-15 16:47
A second Navy captain pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery Thursday in a scheme involving a Malaysian defense contractor accused of bilking the U.S. military out of at least $20 million.
Jan 13 2015

Military suicides up slightly in 2014

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-01-13 23:06
Suicides among members of the active-duty military personnel rose slightly in 2014, led by increases in the number of sailors and airmen who took their own lives, new DOD figures show.
Jan 13 2015

First Marine to head Defense Intelligence Agency

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-01-13 20:23
A Marine three-star general will take control of the Defense Intelligence Agency later this month, marking the first time an African American or a Marine has held that post, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Jan 11 2015

Joint Chiefs chairman distances himself from Obama promise on Afghanistan

The Washington Times - World - Sun, 2015-01-11 19:13
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff doesn't entirely share his boss's unbridled optimism about the future of Afghanistan.


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