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Aug 25 2014

Navy sub's appearance designed to reassure allies

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2014-08-25 23:10
The U.S. Navy's fast-attack nuclear submarines are usually supposed to stay out of sight, but when the Hawaii docked in Japan last week, the apparent idea was to make a very visible impression.
Aug 25 2014

VA details sweeping changes to speed care to veterans

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-08-25 18:55
The Department of Veterans Affairs promises sweeping changes—and ample contrition—in a prepared response to an inspector general's report due this week on the scandal over delayed health care.
Aug 25 2014

U.S., Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept

Reuters - Mon, 2014-08-25 18:52
U.S. and Chinese military officials will hold talks on rules of behavior on Wednesday and Thursday, days after the United States denounced a "dangerous" Chinese jet intercept of a U.S. Navy aircraft.
Aug 25 2014

VA touts progress on suicides; data tell another story

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-08-25 11:05
Seven years ago, the Veterans Affairs Department rejected allegations by media outlets and watchdog organizations that America faced a suicide epidemic among former military personnel.
Aug 25 2014

Chinese media warn US over warplane interception

Top Headlines - Mon, 2014-08-25 01:34
China's state-run media warned Washington on Monday that Beijing could treat surveillance flights as an "act of hostility," after accusations a Chinese fighter jet flew dangerously close to a U.S. military aircraft.
Aug 24 2014

Dempsey: We will act if Islamic group threatens U.S.

Washington Examiner World News - Sun, 2014-08-24 23:45
Gen. Martin Dempsey said Sunday that once he determines the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland, he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against the group in Syria.
Aug 23 2014

China: Criticism of U.S. Navy jet encounter 'groundless'

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2014-08-23 15:21
The Chinese Defense Ministry on Saturday called U.S. criticism of an encounter between one of its jets and a U.S. Navy surveillance plane 'totally groundless.'
Aug 23 2014

U.S. sends second carrier to Asia amid tensions with China; USS Carl Vinson departed Friday

The Washington Times - Sat, 2014-08-23 14:20
The Navy is sending a second aircraft carrier strike group to the Asia Pacific region amid new tensions with China over an aerial encounter between a Chinese interceptor and Navy P-8 surveillance craft.
Aug 23 2014

2-star accused of intimidation, compromising investigation

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-08-23 10:00
A two-star Army general impeded a Navy reservist's interaction with Defense Department investigators at a military hospital in Afghanistan in 2011, a recent DOD report found.
Aug 22 2014

Destroyer CMC fired for loss of confidence

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-08-22 18:20
The command master chief of the San Diego-based destroyer Dewey was fired Friday, Naval Surface Force Pacific said.

 
 

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