Top Daily Stories

Jul 3 2014

Navy presence in Norfolk is shrinking

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2014-07-03 12:01
Norfolk will lose three aging Navy warships, including the city’s namesake, over the next 14 months as part of plan to deactivate 17 vessels, according to a Navy schedule released this week.
Jul 3 2014

Post-9/11 veterans unemployment at 7 percent in June

Navy Times - Thu, 2014-07-03 09:28
Following a sharp drop in May, the unemployment rate for the youngest generation of veterans jumped substantially in June, government data show.
Jul 1 2014

Navy eyes overhaul of George Washington

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-07-01 10:49
Indications are growing that the Navy, facing Congressional opposition to its plan to decommission the carrier George Washington, is preparing to begin the process to refuel and modernize the ship.
Jul 1 2014

Russian Navy To Acquire New Minesweepers, Boost Military Presence in Arctic

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2014-07-01 09:33
Russia is planning to acquire four new naval minesweepers with delivery of the first ship scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2015 and the remaining three from 2016 to 2018.
Jul 1 2014

Philippines to get 1st new fighter jets next year

Yahoo Top News - Tue, 2014-07-01 06:04
The Philippine president said Tuesday his country's ill-equipped military will receive its first new fighter jets in nearly a decade next year to help defend the country's territory.
Jul 1 2014

US ship arrives in Italy port for Syria weapons

Washington Examiner World News - Tue, 2014-07-01 05:30
The U.S. ship MV Cape Ray arrived Tuesday in the southern Italian port of Gioia Tauro for the unprecedented transfer and destruction of about 1,300 tons of Syrian chemical weapons.
Jul 1 2014

Japan's Government Approves Larger Military Role

The New York Times - Tue, 2014-07-01 04:59
Japan took a step away Tuesday from an American-drafted constitution that has long kept its military shackled, approving a plan to allow greater use of a force that was vanquished at the end of World War II.
Jul 1 2014

In U.S., Veterans Report Less Stress, Worry Than Civilians

Gallup - Tue, 2014-07-01 01:00
Working veterans and active-duty service members have lower levels of worry and stress compared with their civilian counterparts. Older active-duty service members report the lowest levels of worry and stress.
Jun 30 2014

Iwo Jima-style landings are a relic of the past, says top Marine general

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-06-30 19:57
World War II-style full-frontal amphibious assaults are relegated to the annals of history, a top Marine general told reporters Thursday in Washington.
Jun 30 2014

Howard to receive history-making 4th star Tuesday

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-06-30 19:53
For the first time in the Navy's 236-year history, a woman will be pinned with a fourth star.


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