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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

Navy.mil 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.
Mar 31 2015

Iran, Sudan ordered to pay $75M to Cole victim's family

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-03-31 22:06
A federal judge found the governments of Iran and Sudan responsible for the 2000 bombing of the destroyer Cole, awarding $75 million in damages to the family of one of 17 sailors killed in the attack.
Mar 30 2015

Pentagon chief may ease military enlistment standards

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2015-03-30 05:39
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service members and civilians.
Mar 30 2015

Lt. Col. Robert Hite of 'Doolittle Tokyo Raiders' dead at 95

USA Today - Mon, 2015-03-30 03:52
Lt. Col. Robert Hite, one of the famed World War II "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders," has died. He was 95.
Mar 25 2015

7 sailors charged in video scandal on sub Wyoming

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-03-25 19:50
The Navy has charged seven sailors in connection with the recording and sharing of videos that showed female officers and student trainees in stages of undress aboard a U.S. submarine.
Mar 25 2015

Bowe Bergdahl charged with desertion

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:05
The Army charged Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion Wednesday for abandoning his post in Afghanistan and for misbehavior before the enemy that endangered his unit.

 
 

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