Top Daily Stories

Apr 20 2015

Philippines voices alarm on China; war games with U.S. begin

Yahoo Top News - Mon, 2015-04-20 05:31
The Philippines voiced alarm Monday about Chinese "aggressiveness" in disputed regional waters as it launched giant war games with the United States.
Apr 20 2015

In Brief to High Court, Ex-Military Officials Support Same-Sex Marriage

The New York Times - Mon, 2015-04-20 05:00
Their message is that the patchwork of marriage laws around the country hurts military families and threatens national security.
Apr 19 2015

Marine Corps weighs lower standards for women after none pass Infantry Officer Course

The Washington Times - Sun, 2015-04-19 22:01
Two years ago, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey laid down an edict on the administration's plan to open land combat jobs to women: If women cannot meet a standard, commanders better have a good reason why it should not be lowered.
Apr 16 2015

Navy civilian workers abuse overtime pay while union supervisors claim ignorance

The Washington Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 21:55
Civilians at Indiana's Naval Weapons Station Crane received nearly $4 million in pay for working with explosives, handling microorganisms or being in dangerous conditions. But they never worked under such conditions.
Apr 16 2015

Last frigate, last homecoming

San Diego Union - Thu, 2015-04-16 21:49
The last frigate on the West Coast is set to return from its final deployment Friday.
Apr 13 2015

Ex-Blackwater Guards Sentenced to Prison in 2007 Killings of Iraqi Civilians

The New York Times - Mon, 2015-04-13 16:18
One man received a life term and three others 30 years for a shooting in Baghdad’s Nisour Square that left 17 people dead.
Apr 13 2015

Russia lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran

The Washington Times - World - Mon, 2015-04-13 12:53
President Vladimir Putin on Monday opened the way for Russia's delivery of a sophisticated air defense missile system to Iran, a move that would significantly bolster the Islamic republic's military capability.
Apr 6 2015

US Navy Kicks Off Naval Engagement Activities with Vietnam Top Stories - Mon, 2015-04-06 07:44
The U.S. Navy began the sixth annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) with the Vietnam People's Navy April 6, as both nations celebrate the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations in 2015.
Apr 6 2015

Pentagon chief heads east as US tries to maintain Asia focus

The Washington Times - World - Mon, 2015-04-06 03:30
At a time of crisis across the Middle East and beyond, the Obama administration is trying to keep its focus on a widely advertised shift to Asia.
Apr 5 2015

North Korea declares no-sail zone, missile launch seen as possible: reports

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2015-04-05 23:06
North Korea has declared a no-sail zone for its ships off its east coast, South Korean media reported, suggesting more missile launches are possible before the U.S. defense chief visits Seoul this week.


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