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Aug 18 2014

Sunken vessel is World War II-era USS Houston

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2014-08-18 21:57
Navy divers confirmed that a sunken vessel in the Java Sea is the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston, which serves as the final resting place for about 700 sailors and Marines.
Aug 18 2014

Navy Flies Manned, Unmanned Carrier Jets Together For First Time

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2014-08-18 17:44
It was one small button push for man and one giant catapult launch for the Navy's unmanned air combat program as the X-47B flew its first takeoffs and landings with F/A-18s on the aircraft carrier Roosevelt.
Aug 18 2014

Chinese military's ability to wage war eroded by graft, generals warn

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2014-08-18 17:15
Serving and retired Chinese military officers, as well as state media, are questioning whether China's armed forces are too corrupt to fight and win a war.
Aug 18 2014

15 new U.S. airstrikes hit northern Iraq

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-08-18 13:18
A new round of U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq on Monday was aimed at helping Iraqi forces regain control of the Mosul dam and averting a potential dam failure, the Pentagon said.
Aug 16 2014

Navy fighter jets ended Afghan sorties to go to Iraq

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-08-16 10:35
Navy jets are again at the tip of the spear, striking targets inside Iraq. But they had to break off air support operations over Afghanistan to do it, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jon Greenert said.
Aug 15 2014

Sub CO fired following domestic abuse arrest

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-08-15 14:22
The commanding officer of the attack submarine Newport News was arrested Sunday and charged with domestic assault and battery, according to a Navy report obtained by Navy Times.
Aug 11 2014

U.S. and Australia to sign 25-year deal for Marines in Darwin

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-08-11 21:40
The United States and Australia are expected to sign an agreement on Tuesday that will pave the way for 2,500 U.S Marines to rotate through the continent.
Aug 11 2014

Naval War College professor resigns after racy photo inquiry

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-08-11 19:13
A U.S. Naval War College professor has resigned following an investigation into a complaint that he took a racy photo that wound up online.
Aug 11 2014

Marine Corps weighs new hair regulations for women

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-08-11 14:47
The Marine Corps' Uniform Board is seeking feedback from all Marines on two proposed hairstyle changes for women.
Aug 11 2014

China rebuffs U.S. efforts on South China Sea tensions

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2014-08-11 04:54
China appeared to rebuff pressure from the United States to rein in its assertive actions in the South China Sea on Sunday.

 
 

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