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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.
Mar 4 2014

Air Force Academy probes possible cheating by 40 cadets

Fox News - Tue, 2014-03-04 01:00
Academy officials said Monday some cadets possibly copied portions of a lab report assignment.
Mar 3 2014

Suicidal Tendencies Are Evident Before Deployment, Study Finds

The New York Times - Mon, 2014-03-03 22:05
The effort to study soldiers began in 2008, after the suicide rate among active soldiers climbed above the civilian rate among young healthy adults for the first time.
Mar 3 2014

North Korea fires off 2 more missiles into sea

The Washington Times - World - Mon, 2014-03-03 08:29
North Korea has sent a couple more short-range missiles into waters off its coast, the second apparent show of aggression and might to oppose joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises.
Mar 3 2014

Navy pilot killed in Saturday's jet crash

The Washington Times - Mon, 2014-03-03 07:27
The U.S. Navy said Monday one of its pilots was killed in the crash of an F/A-18C Hornet on Saturday in Nevada.
Mar 2 2014

After 32 Ships, Future of LCS Program Unclear

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2014-03-02 17:15
Hardly anything is clear in Washington about what's happening with the US Navy's Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program.


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