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Aug 18 2015

Marine Corps ships tanks, heavy artillery to Eastern Europe to deter Russia

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2015-08-18 08:53
The Marine Corps will send tanks and other weapons to a new Bulgaria-based unit designed to deter Russian aggression in Eastern Europe.
Aug 18 2015

Pentagon plans to increase drone flights by 50 percent

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2015-08-18 02:23
Faced with escalating aggression from Russia and China, the Pentagon is planning to increase its use of drones by about 50 percent over the next several years.
Aug 17 2015

Coast Guard receives new vice commandant

Coast Guard News - Mon, 2015-08-17 18:12
U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Charles Michel formally assumed the role of vice commandant of the Coast Guard during a ceremony Monday.
Aug 14 2015

Philippines to open base near disputed sea even without US

Yahoo Top News - Fri, 2015-08-14 04:46
The Philippine air force and navy will go ahead with a plan to open camps in a bustling freeport facing the disputed South China Sea even if a proposed American military presence doesn't happen.
Aug 14 2015

Russia calls on U.S. to drop missile shield plans

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2015-08-14 04:27
Russia sees no reason for the United States to push forward with plans to deploy a missile shield in Europe following the nuclear deal with Iran, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says.
Aug 14 2015

Decades After Pearl Harbor, a Mission to Honor ‘the Unknowns’ Gains Urgency

The New York Times - Fri, 2015-08-14 04:00
In an effort to identify sailors who died aboard the battleship Oklahoma, remains from 45 grave sites will be disinterred and taken to laboratories for analysis.
Aug 14 2015

North Korea denies laying landmines in DMZ that wounded South soldiers

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2015-08-14 03:24
North Korea rejected on Friday accusations that it was responsible for landmine explosions last week inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that wounded two South Korean soldiers.
Aug 12 2015

Local firefighters working for the Navy say manpower shortage has exhausted them

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-08-12 20:24
Firefighters working for the Navy in Hampton Roads say a manpower shortage is forcing them to work mandatory overtime that often means shifts of 72 or 96 hours straight with just a 24-hour break.
Aug 12 2015

Top general: U.S. should consider embedding troops in Iraq

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-08-12 18:12
If Iraqi forces aren't making good progress against Islamic State militants in the next several months, the U.S. should consider embedding American troops with the Iraqis, Gen. Raymond Odierno says.
Aug 12 2015

Naval Air Station neighbors lose court case to stop noisy fighter jet flights

The Washington Times - Wed, 2015-08-12 13:04
A federal judge refused Tuesday to order an injunction to stop fighter jets from practicing carrier landings at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington after neighbors complained of noise.


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Defense Forum Washington will take place 7 December 2015 at the Newseum - Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC.  

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