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Sep 24 2014

VA to unveil new standardized disability claims forms

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-09-24 10:15
The Veterans Affairs Department is introducing new, standardized disability claims forms that officials say will make it easier for veterans and their survivors to clearly state what benefits they're seeking.
Sep 21 2014

Chinese destroyer docks in Iran, first such visit

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-09-21 12:18
A Chinese destroyer has docked in a southern Iranian port in the first such visit to the country by the Chinese navy, Iran's state television reported on Sunday.
Sep 17 2014

House votes to arm Syrian rebels

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2014-09-17 19:42
he House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's plan on Wednesday to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels, but questions remain.
Sep 17 2014

Ex-VA doctor: Phoenix report a 'whitewash'

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:58
A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix VA hospital said Wednesday a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash."
Sep 17 2014

Air Force nixes 'so help me God' requirement in oaths

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:51
The Air Force has withdrawn a requirement that all airmen who take the oath of enlistment and officer appointment conclude with "so help me God," the service announced Wednesday.
Sep 17 2014

U.S. welcomes China's first-time attendance at naval forum

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:27
Top U.S. Navy officials welcomed China's first-time attendance at a 113-nation naval forum on Wednesday.
Sep 17 2014

Obama vows no ground war in Iraq

Reuters - Wed, 2014-09-17 13:10
President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure Americans about the level of U.S. involvement.
Sep 17 2014

Submariner tapped to lead 6th Fleet

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-09-17 13:08
Rear Adm. James Foggo has been tapped to lead 6th Fleet and get a third star, the Defense Department announced Wednesday.
Sep 16 2014

Destroyer Williams' commanding officer, CMC and former XO reassigned amid investigation

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-09-16 20:57
The commanding officer, command master chief and former XO of the destroyer James E. Williams have been reassigned as Destroyer Squadron 2 investigates the command climate aboard the ship.
Sep 15 2014

U.S. expands Iraq campaign with strike against Islamic State near Baghdad

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2014-09-15 18:57
The U.S. military struck an Islamic State target southwest of Baghdad, U.S. Central Command said on Monday, in an expansion of the Obama administration's campaign against the militant group.

 
 

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