Top Daily Stories

Mar 7 2014

Riverine jobs open to women as combat exclusion lifts

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-03-07 11:52
Women are officially joining the elite ranks of the brown-water Navy, leaving Navy SEALs as the sole Navy branch to bar females under combat exclusion rules.
Mar 7 2014

Vet unemployment rate jumps to 9.2 percent

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-03-07 10:54
The unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans jumped in February, nearly erasing the gains of a few months ago, Bureau of Labor Statistics data show.
Mar 7 2014

Researchers link Iraq dust with some vets' lung problems

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-03-07 10:07
Researchers have coined the term 'Iraq-Afghanistan war lung injury' to describe respiratory symptoms in some veterans, and have duplicated the problem in mice using dust from Baghdad.
Mar 7 2014

India navy ship blast kills officer

BBC News - Fri, 2014-03-07 07:09
A blast on a navy ship in Mumbai has killed one naval officer and injured several dockyard workers, the Indian navy tells the BBC.
Mar 6 2014

Exclusive: DOD proposes revolutionary changes in retirement benefits

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-03-06 19:52
After years of silence on the issue of military retirement reform, the Pentagon has unveiled a detailed proposal for fundamental, far-reaching changes to the current pension system.
Mar 6 2014

Coast Guard names new top enlisted member

Coast Guard News - Thu, 2014-03-06 17:11
The Coast Guard announced Thursday the selection for the next Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard.
Mar 6 2014

Senate blocks change to military sex assault cases

The Washington Times - Thu, 2014-03-06 15:56
The Senate on Thursday blocked a bill that would have stripped senior military commanders of their authority to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses.
Mar 6 2014

U.S. fighter jets, warship arrive in Ukraine region

Yahoo Top News - Thu, 2014-03-06 15:04
The Pentagon says six U.S. F-15 fighter jets have arrived in Lithuania to bolster air patrols over the Baltics and the destroyer USS Truxton is in the Black Sea to participate in long-planned exercises.
Mar 6 2014

'Top Gun' school for ships coming

San Diego Union - Thu, 2014-03-06 12:25
The Navy is launching a San Diego-based “Top Gun” school for young ship officers, modeling it on the aviator version that Hollywood made famous.
Mar 6 2014

Pentagon: Half of stateside Marine units at unacceptable readiness levels

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-03-06 06:12
Only half of non-deployed Marine units were at an acceptable level of readiness last September because of the long-term budget cuts known as sequestration, the Pentagon said.


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