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Aug 27 2014

Report urges Pentagon to allow transgendered military personnel to openly serve

The Washington Times - Wed, 2014-08-27 12:33
Gay military service personnel may now serve openly, and now former top Pentagon officials believe that another group should be afforded the same treatment: transgendered Americans.
Aug 27 2014

Carrier Eisenhower moved from dry dock to pier

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2014-08-27 11:39
The carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower, in dry dock since last September for maintenance was pushed by tug boats to a pier Tuesday at Norfolk Naval Shipyard.
Aug 26 2014

New Army helmet fails brain injury protection test, may cause worse injuries

The Washington Times - Tue, 2014-08-26 08:27
A helmet designed by the U.S. military to protect soldiers from traumatic brain injuries during explosions could actually cause worse medical damage, researchers concluded.
Aug 26 2014

Obama to announce VA initiatives

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-08-26 06:30
The White House is unveiling a slate of executive actions Tuesday designed to ease troops' transition from military to civilian life and boost medical-care options in the wake of scandals at the VA.
Aug 26 2014

Taiwan says Chinese military planes breached its airspace

Yahoo Top News - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:46
Taiwan said on Tuesday it had scrambled jets to intercept two Chinese military aircrafts, which breached its airspace four times.
Aug 26 2014

China deploys armed drone to multinational drills

Washington Examiner World News - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:45
China's air force said it deployed an armed drone to multinational anti-terrorism drills on Tuesday, underscoring the country's rapid progress in developing unmanned aerial vehicles.
Aug 25 2014

Navy sub's appearance designed to reassure allies

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2014-08-25 23:10
The U.S. Navy's fast-attack nuclear submarines are usually supposed to stay out of sight, but when the Hawaii docked in Japan last week, the apparent idea was to make a very visible impression.
Aug 25 2014

VA details sweeping changes to speed care to veterans

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-08-25 18:55
The Department of Veterans Affairs promises sweeping changes—and ample contrition—in a prepared response to an inspector general's report due this week on the scandal over delayed health care.
Aug 25 2014

U.S., Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept

Reuters - Mon, 2014-08-25 18:52
U.S. and Chinese military officials will hold talks on rules of behavior on Wednesday and Thursday, days after the United States denounced a "dangerous" Chinese jet intercept of a U.S. Navy aircraft.
Aug 25 2014

VA touts progress on suicides; data tell another story

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-08-25 11:05
Seven years ago, the Veterans Affairs Department rejected allegations by media outlets and watchdog organizations that America faced a suicide epidemic among former military personnel.

 
 

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