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Mar 6 2014

Coast Guard names new top enlisted member

Coast Guard News - Thu, 2014-03-06 17:11
The Coast Guard announced Thursday the selection for the next Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard.
Mar 6 2014

Senate blocks change to military sex assault cases

The Washington Times - Thu, 2014-03-06 15:56
The Senate on Thursday blocked a bill that would have stripped senior military commanders of their authority to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses.
Mar 6 2014

U.S. fighter jets, warship arrive in Ukraine region

Yahoo Top News - Thu, 2014-03-06 15:04
The Pentagon says six U.S. F-15 fighter jets have arrived in Lithuania to bolster air patrols over the Baltics and the destroyer USS Truxton is in the Black Sea to participate in long-planned exercises.
Mar 6 2014

'Top Gun' school for ships coming

San Diego Union - Thu, 2014-03-06 12:25
The Navy is launching a San Diego-based “Top Gun” school for young ship officers, modeling it on the aviator version that Hollywood made famous.
Mar 6 2014

Pentagon: Half of stateside Marine units at unacceptable readiness levels

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-03-06 06:12
Only half of non-deployed Marine units were at an acceptable level of readiness last September because of the long-term budget cuts known as sequestration, the Pentagon said.
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.


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