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May 16 2015

China Stands by Its Claims Over Reefs

The New York Times - Sat, 2015-05-16 12:39
Top diplomat, meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry, says its focus on island-building in the South China Sea is unshaken by rising tensions.
May 16 2015

U.S. Special Forces Kill Senior ISIS Commander in Syria Raid, Defense Department Says

The New York Times - Sat, 2015-05-16 09:09
The leader, Abu Sayyaf, was involved in the group’s military operations and also helped manage black-market sales of oil and gas to raise money.
May 16 2015

8 Bodies Recovered From Wreckage of Marine Helicopter, Nepal Army Says

The New York Times - Sat, 2015-05-16 00:50
Six Marines and two Nepali soldiers were aboard the UH-1 Huey that crashed Tuesday while assisting in earthquake relief efforts.
May 15 2015

Analysis: Responding to Iranian Naval Aggression in the Persian Gulf

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Fri, 2015-05-15 08:27
Michael Singh: These incidents have concerning implications. Either Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, approves of the brazen behavior or he is powerless to stop it.
May 15 2015

U.S., China set for high-stakes rivalry in skies above South China Sea

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2015-05-15 06:03
When the U.S. navy sent a littoral combat ship on its first patrol of the disputed Spratly islands in the South China Sea during the past week, it was watching the skies as well.
May 15 2015

U.S. helicopter destroyed, no survivors: Nepal defense ministry

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2015-05-15 03:55
A U.S. Marines helicopter that crashed on a mountainside in Nepal was destroyed and there were no survivors among the eight on board, the country's top defense official said on Friday.
May 14 2015

Two people injured following collision between Coast Guard boat and fishing vessel

Coast Guard News - Thu, 2015-05-14 18:35
A Coast Guard helicopter crew transferred two men to Neah Bay after they were injured in an apparent collision between their disabled recreational boat and a responding Coast Guard vessel.
May 13 2015

Navy secretary proposes doubling maternity leave

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-05-13 12:03
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus unveiled a proposal Wednesday that calls for doubling to 12 weeks the amount of paid maternity leave that sailors and Marines can take.
May 13 2015

Carter, Clapper to lawmakers: Don't deny access to Russian rocket engines

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2015-05-13 12:01
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper are urging lawmakers not to deny military contractors access to Russian rocket engines.
May 13 2015

China concerned about possible US patrols around islands

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2015-05-13 11:42
China on Wednesday expressed "serious concern" about reports that the U.S. is considering sending military ships and planes to challenge Chinese claims to islands it is building in the South China Sea.

 
 

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