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Mar 5 2014

Sources: Marine Kyle Carpenter will receive MoH for heroism in Afghanistan

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-03-05 10:04
William Kyle Carpenter, who was severely wounded during a 2010 grenade attack in Afghanistan, will receive the nation's highest combat valor award this year, Marine Corps Times has learned.
Mar 5 2014

U.S. Takes Training Role in Africa as Threats Grow and Budgets Shrink

The New York Times - Wed, 2014-03-05 01:35
The American military’s involvement in Niger illustrates two competing missions in Africa: containing the spread of Islamist militancy without having to pour a lot of soldiers or money into the region.
Mar 5 2014

China Announces 12.2% Increase in Military Budget

The New York Times - Wed, 2014-03-05 01:20
China announced that it was increasing its military budget for 2014 to almost $132 billion. The expansion is being closely watched by other nations in the region and by the United States.
Mar 4 2014

Navy Budget Takes Bite Out of Aircraft, Weapons

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2014-03-04 21:15
Most of the Navy's aviation programs take significant hits in the 2015 budget, including the P-8A Poseidon, F-35C fighter, and MH-60R helicopter; plans to buy the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned aircraft have been shelved.
Mar 4 2014

Navy seeks permits for Northwest training

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-03-04 20:03
The Navy is seeking to renew permits to conduct sonar, explosives and other training exercises off the Washington, Oregon and California coasts, raising concerns from marine mammal advocates.
Mar 4 2014

Report: Russian navy blocks channel between Crimea, Russia

Yahoo Top News - Tue, 2014-03-04 10:54
Russian navy ships have blocked off the Kerch Strait which separates Ukraine's Crimea region and Russia, the Ukrainian border guard service said Tuesday.
Mar 4 2014

DOD official: Asia pivot 'can't happen' because of budget pressures

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-03-04 10:33
A senior Pentagon official said on Tuesday that, because of cuts to the defense budget, the Pentagon's plans to pivot to Asia "can't happen."
Mar 4 2014

Russian navy to add three landing vessels in 2015

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2014-03-04 09:09
The Russian navy will add three new large landing ships next year to the 19 already in service, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted as saying on Tuesday.
Mar 4 2014

Study: Nearby blasts may cause lasting damage without symptoms

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-03-04 09:00
A small study of veterans exposed to bomb blasts in Iraq and Afghanistan uncovered signs of lasting brain damage, even in cases with no outward symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, or confusion.
Mar 4 2014

China says military will respond to provocations

Yahoo Top News - Tue, 2014-03-04 04:32
China's military is prepared to respond to all threats to the country's sovereignty, a government spokeswoman said Tuesday, ahead of the expected announcement of another big bump in defense spending.


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