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Dec 9 2015

NAS Whidbey Best Naval Base in the World, Navy Says

Military.com Navy - Wed, 2015-12-09 14:05
It's official: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is the number one naval base in the world.
Dec 8 2015

Russian sub equipped with cruise missiles reported off Syria coast

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2015-12-08 05:09
A Russian submarine equipped with cruise missiles has entered the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea and is near the coast of Syria, Interfax news agency quoted a source as saying on Tuesday.
Dec 7 2015

Navy Preparing to Open SEAL Screening Process to Women

Military.com Navy - Mon, 2015-12-07 14:10
The U.S. Naval Academy is preparing to open its screening process for Navy SEAL training next year to women who are juniors at the academy, the superintendent said Monday.
Dec 7 2015

France Takes Command of NAVCENT Task Force 50

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2015-12-07 12:38
A French flag officer embarked in the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle took command of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command's Task Force 50 on Dec. 7.
Dec 7 2015

Largest Destroyer Built for Navy Headed to Sea for Testing

Military.com Navy - Mon, 2015-12-07 10:45
The USS Zumwalt headed out to sea for the first time Monday, where she will undergo sea trials on the open ocean.
Dec 6 2015

U.S. military's millennials at greatest risk for suicide

The Washington Times - Sun, 2015-12-06 21:23
The U.S. military's historically high suicide rate is more a generational trait than a wartime offshoot, as millennial recruits join up carrying emotional baggage, a new research paper says.
Dec 3 2015

Ash Carter promises same standards for women in combat roles

The Washington Times - Thu, 2015-12-03 23:17
He vowed to keep the same physical standards for women, promising, “There must be no quotas or perception thereof.”
Dec 3 2015

Pentagon wasted 'tens of millions' on private villas in Afghanistan

USA Today - Thu, 2015-12-03 08:06
A Pentagon agency spent almost $150 million on private "villas" and security in Afghanistan.
Dec 3 2015

Another Former Navy Official Arrested in 'Fat Leonard' Bribery Case

Military.com Navy - Thu, 2015-12-03 07:43
A Singaporean woman is the latest former U.S. Navy official to be arrested in connection with a bribery scandal that traded classified ship information to a contractor in exchange for cash, travel and other perks.
Dec 3 2015

Russia starts deliveries of S-300 air defense systems to Iran: TASS

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2015-12-03 06:35
Russia has started the delivery of its S-300 air defense systems to Iran, TASS news agency quoted an aide to President Vladimir Putin as saying on Thursday.

 
 

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