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Jun 2 2014

Fellow GIs call Bergdahl a deserter, not a hero

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-06-02 03:01
The sense of pride expressed by the Obama administration at the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is not shared by many who served with him—who call him a deserter whose "selfish act" ended up costing lives.
Jun 1 2014

Hagel says White House believed POW's life in danger

Fox News - World - Sun, 2014-06-01 05:01
The Defense secretary says the military operation to free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from the Taliban was not relayed to Congress because officials believed the soldier's life was in danger.
Jun 1 2014

Vietnam expects Japan coast guard ships next year

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2014-06-01 02:08
Vietnam expects to take delivery of coast guard ships from Japan early next year, the country's vice defense minister said on Sunday, as Hanoi looks to boost its defenses amid a territorial row with China.
May 31 2014

Retiring Coast Guard commandant looks back

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-05-31 11:50
If you ask the departing Coast Guard commandant, he'll tell you that he never thought he'd make it to the top spot. He'll also say holding the job is the highlight of his 39-year career.
May 30 2014

Attack subs swap inactivation dates

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-05-30 17:21
The attack submarine Dallas is getting a reprieve and the Norfolk, currently on deployment, is headed to early retirement.
May 30 2014

Interim VA leader Gibson is new to department

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-05-30 15:44
Just three months after being named Veterans Affairs deputy secretary, Sloan Gibson is taking the helm—albeit temporarily—of an embattled Cabinet department.
May 30 2014

Shinseki Resigns as Veterans Affairs Chief Amid Furor Over Hospitals

The New York Times - Fri, 2014-05-30 11:18
Eric Shinseki stepped down amid bipartisan outrage over systemic misconduct and mismanagement at the V.A.’s vast network of medical facilities.
May 30 2014

U.S. deploys advanced drones to Japan to watch China, North Korea

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2014-05-30 06:05
The Air Force sent two of its top-tech, long-distanced drones to a base in Japan to keep better surveillance tabs on North Korea and China, particularly of those countries' sea-based operations.
May 29 2014

USMC Cannot Meet All Its Amphibious Needs, Top Marine Says

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2014-05-29 20:44
The Marine Corps cannot meet amphibious assault needs with its current stable of ship-to-shore connectors, according to Commandant Gen. Jim Amos in an article in 'Proceedings' magazine.
May 29 2014

SecDef Hagel softens words of support for VA secretary

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-05-29 19:57
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday drew back on his public support of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, telling reporters he will leave decisions on the agency leader's future to others.

 
 

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