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Oct 18 2014

DOD seeks to clarify policies on nonprofit groups

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-10-18 11:04
The Defense Department is taking a new look at the barriers that complicate efforts by nonprofit groups to help service members and their families at some installations.
Oct 18 2014

GCC Naval Group To Focus on Coastal Threats

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2014-10-18 10:51
The Gulf Cooperation Council's planned maritime security force will most likely focus on coastal interdictions and counterterrorism operations and be less of a 'blue water navy,'
Oct 17 2014

Oldest commissioned warship takes trip before repairs

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2014-10-17 18:28
Old Ironsides took one last trip around Boston Harbor on Friday ahead of a major, multi-year restoration project, firing its canons while a punk band and a Boston Pops quintet entertained guests and dignitaries.
Oct 17 2014

Fleet to shift three destroyers to Japan

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-10-17 16:18
The next three years will see three destroyers—two from San Diego and one from Norfolk, Virginia—shift home ports to Japan as part of the Fleet's Asia pivot.
Oct 17 2014

Dunford takes command of the Corps, issues first order to Marines

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-10-17 13:55
The 36th commandant's first order to the Marine Corps as he took command was a simple one: Continue to march.
Oct 17 2014

U.S. Commander Reports Heavy ISIS Losses in Syrian City of Kobani

The New York Times - Fri, 2014-10-17 12:34
The head of the U.S. Central Command indicated that even if the Islamic State managed to take Kobani, the victory would be costly to the group.
Oct 17 2014

Marine Commandant Amos Leaves Mixed Legacy

The Wall Street Journal - - Fri, 2014-10-17 12:06
Gen. James Amos on Friday handed command of the service to his successor, ending a four-year tenure that was beset by controversy but may be remembered for transforming the Corps.
Oct 16 2014

New U.S. Navy E-2D Aircraft Goes Operational

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2014-10-16 17:15
The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye has been declared to be operational, meaning that deployment training for the Navy's newest airborne warning and control aircraft can begin in earnest.
Oct 15 2014

Pentagon, Pratt cut deal for F-35 engines, modifications

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-10-15 06:19
The F-35 joint program office says it has reached an agreement with Pratt & Whitney on two key issues—identifying the root cause of an engine fire in June, and on a contract for the next lot of engines.
Oct 14 2014

U.S. Warship Arrives in Georgia as Tensions Rise Over Ukraine

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2014-10-14 13:44
A U.S. warship docked in Georgia's Black Sea port of Batumi Tuesday, the U.S. Embassy said, as tensions in the region remain high over Russia's role in the conflict in Ukraine.


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