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May 30 2014

Interim VA leader Gibson is new to department

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-05-30 15:44
Just three months after being named Veterans Affairs deputy secretary, Sloan Gibson is taking the helm—albeit temporarily—of an embattled Cabinet department.
May 30 2014

Shinseki Resigns as Veterans Affairs Chief Amid Furor Over Hospitals

The New York Times - Fri, 2014-05-30 11:18
Eric Shinseki stepped down amid bipartisan outrage over systemic misconduct and mismanagement at the V.A.’s vast network of medical facilities.
May 30 2014

U.S. deploys advanced drones to Japan to watch China, North Korea

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2014-05-30 06:05
The Air Force sent two of its top-tech, long-distanced drones to a base in Japan to keep better surveillance tabs on North Korea and China, particularly of those countries' sea-based operations.
May 29 2014

USMC Cannot Meet All Its Amphibious Needs, Top Marine Says

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2014-05-29 20:44
The Marine Corps cannot meet amphibious assault needs with its current stable of ship-to-shore connectors, according to Commandant Gen. Jim Amos in an article in 'Proceedings' magazine.
May 29 2014

SecDef Hagel softens words of support for VA secretary

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-05-29 19:57
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday drew back on his public support of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, telling reporters he will leave decisions on the agency leader's future to others.
May 29 2014

Survey: Lower pay raise would hurt troops' morale more than finances

Navy Times - Thu, 2014-05-29 16:10
Nearly three-quarters of respondents to a Military Times survey believe that a proposal to give troops a smaller-than-expected pay raise next year would significantly harm morale.
May 29 2014

Major relieved, investigation finds 'error in judgment' led to Marine's drowning

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-05-29 15:10
Marine officials have relieved the commanding officer of the Reconnaissance Training Company and ordered an overhaul of training after a drowning during a recon swim test earlier this year.
May 29 2014

Mattis: Withdrawal plan gives enemy hope, sends wrong message to allies

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-05-29 10:24
James Mattis, a retired Marine four-star, said announcing a lower troop number and setting a specific withdrawal date from Afghanistan "sends a message'" that the U.S. is not fully committed to fight the Taliban.
May 28 2014

Accusations, renewed calls for Shinseki resignation at House VA panel

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-05-28 21:01
Angry House members accused Veterans Affairs officials of hiding subpoenaed documents and trying to cover up the depth of the veterans care delay scandal at an unusual evening hearing Wednesday.
May 28 2014

Budget proposes pay freeze for higher-ranking officers

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-05-28 09:32
The Pentagon brass has spent months urging lawmakers to support pay and benefits changes that could hurt troops' wallets. But those same top brass are also in line to take a hit to the wallet.

 
 

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