Top Daily Stories

Aug 12 2015

Third Austal-built LCS Delivered to the Navy

Maritime News - Vessels - Wed, 2015-08-12 09:21
Shipbuilder Austal reports it has delivered the third littoral combat ship (LCS) built at its Mobile, Ala. shipyard to the U.S. Navy on August 11.
Aug 12 2015

Fire erupts aboard carrier Truman off Virginia coast; 2 injured

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-08-12 07:53
Two sailors were injured Tuesday night when a fire erupted while an F/A-18C was being refueled on the flight deck aboard the carrier Harry S. Truman off the coast.
Aug 8 2015

Japanese sub likely lost in World War II has been found

Virginian-Pilot - Sat, 2015-08-08 21:38
A vessel believed to be the Imperial Japanese Navy's I-402 submarine has been discovered on the seafloor off the Goto Islands, Nagasaki Prefecture.
Aug 7 2015

Army Trains Women as Rangers, Unsure It Wants Them

The New York Times - Fri, 2015-08-07 10:52
Two officers are close to becoming the first women to graduate from the Army’s top leadership course, which may influence how far women are integrated into combat roles.
Aug 7 2015

Iranian Quds Force commander met with Putin in Russia, broke travel sanctions

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2015-08-07 08:26
Qassem Soleimani, the leader of the Iranian Quds Force that is tied to terrorist activity and reports directly to the supreme leader, recently visited Moscow to meet with Russian leaders.
Aug 6 2015

Senate approves Joint Chiefs nominations

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2015-08-06 08:17
As the Senate's gas tank approached empty for the summer, Wednesday's achievements were rather incremental.
Aug 6 2015

Navy triples maternity leave for sailors

USA Today - Thu, 2015-08-06 05:59
New moms are now eligible for up to 18 weeks of postpartum maternity leave.
Aug 5 2015

Russia demanding ownership of the North Pole

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2015-08-05 06:41
Russia is laying claim to the North Pole and a large area of the Arctic Ocean—an area involving oil and gas drilling as well as fishing.
Aug 3 2015

With new paint and grease, Navy tries to lengthen a submarine's life

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2015-08-03 18:30
As it tries to get the most out of each of its $2.6 billion attack submarines, the U.S. Navy is finding a lot depends on the right paint job.
Aug 3 2015

Veterans learn VA hospital dumped patient records with Social Security, personal info

Fox News - Mon, 2015-08-03 02:15
A VA hospital in South Dakota waited more than two months to notify 1,100 patients that files containing their Social Security numbers and other personal data were dumped in a trash bin.


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Defense Forum Washington will take place 7 December 2015 at the Newseum - Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC.  

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