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Dec 16 2015

Russian general says new weapons will 'neutralize' US shield

Yahoo Top News - Wed, 2015-12-16 10:59
Russia's strategic nuclear forces chief says its new weapons will be capable of "neutralizing" any potential missile defenses.
Dec 16 2015

U.S. Defense Chief to Confer With Iraqi Officials in Campaign Against ISIS

The New York Times - Wed, 2015-12-16 03:16
The defense secretary, Ashton B. Carter, was to meet with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Khaled al-Obeidi, the Iraqi defense minister.
Dec 15 2015

U.S. Navy Commander Implies China Has Eroded Safety of South China Sea

The New York Times - Tue, 2015-12-15 08:50
Adm. Scott H. Swift says that routine commercial and military operations in one of the world’s busiest waterways had become subject to warnings.
Dec 14 2015

U.S., allies conduct 16 strikes against Islamic State - U.S. military

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2015-12-14 08:26
The United States and its allies conducted 16 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Sunday, according to the coalition leading the operations.
Dec 13 2015

Sikh Soldier Allowed to Keep Beard in Rare Army Exception

The New York Times - Sun, 2015-12-13 21:09
For the first time in decades, the military has granted a religious accommodation to allow an active-duty combat soldier to keep his beard, at least for now.
Dec 13 2015

Navy's Newest Ship, USS Milwaukee, Breaks Down at Sea Navy - Sun, 2015-12-13 04:26
The littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee, the Navy's newest ship that was commissioned in November, broke down at sea on Dec. 11.
Dec 11 2015

Navy Personnel Chief: Service may Face Recruiting, Retention Drop-Off Navy - Fri, 2015-12-11 13:29
Vice Adm. Bill Moran has been studying the numbers, and they're troubling.
Dec 10 2015

Navy catching heat for name of new ship

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 2015-12-10 07:31
The commissioning of the USS Jackson, a littoral combat ship, has angered activists who don't want to see President Andrew Jackson honored.
Dec 10 2015

Pentagon Seeks String of Overseas Bases to Contain ISIS

The New York Times - Thu, 2015-12-10 06:00
The bases would serve as hubs for Special Operations troops and intelligence agents who would conduct counterterrorism missions for the foreseeable future.
Dec 10 2015

Afghan forces repel Taliban insurgents at Kandahar airport

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2015-12-10 05:03
Afghan security forces have ended a siege launched by Taliban at an airport in Kandahar. Besides the 11 insurgents, the fight claimed the lives of around 50 people—soldiers, police and mainly civilians.


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