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Oct 13 2015

Sybil Stockdale, POW wife, dies

San Diego Union - Tue, 2015-10-13 14:03
Sybil Stockdale, widow of Vice Admiral James Stockdale, is dead at 90.
Oct 13 2015

Report: Iran test-fires advanced torpedo system capable of striking heavy vessels

Fox News - World - Tue, 2015-10-13 06:35
Iran's state TV says the country has successfully test-fired an advanced torpedo system.
Oct 13 2015

Okinawa Governor Revokes Permission for Construction of U.S. Base

The New York Times - Tue, 2015-10-13 05:13
The decision is the latest setback for a 20-year effort by Japanese and American military planners to move the base from its current location.
Oct 12 2015

U.S. Briefing Asian Allies on Plans for Naval Patrols in South China Sea

The New York Times - Mon, 2015-10-12 08:15
The moves are intended to challenge China’s efforts to claim large parts of the strategic waterway, American and Asian officials have said.
Oct 11 2015

Islamic State grows in Afghanistan, encroaches on Kabul as U.S. remains 'passive observer'

The Washington Times - World - Sun, 2015-10-11 20:12
The Islamic State is growing at an alarming rate in Afghanistan, within striking distance of the capital, and there does not seem to be a concerted U.S. effort to strike the terrorists as there is in the Syria-Iraq theater.
Oct 11 2015

Iran Tests Long-Range Missile, Possibly Violating Nuclear Accord

The New York Times - Sun, 2015-10-11 10:16
Iran tested the guided missile hours before its Parliament approved the generalities of the nuclear agreement reached with six world powers in July.
Oct 9 2015

Obama Administration Ends Pentagon Program to Train Syrian Rebels

The New York Times - Fri, 2015-10-09 07:01
The move served as an acknowledgement that the beleaguered effort had failed to produce any kind of ground combat forces capable of taking on the Islamic State.
Oct 9 2015

Request denied to make Bergdahl interrogation public

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2015-10-08 23:00
A military court has denied a request to make public documents the Army is using to determine if Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl should face court-martial for leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009.
Oct 8 2015

Super Stallion helicopter crash blamed on engine with history of problems

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2015-10-08 14:49
Marine pilots identified the source of the problem almost immediately: "No. 2 again!" one of them yelled, just before the aircraft's rotor blades clipped the flight deck and sent the helicopter into the sea.
Oct 8 2015

Congress agrees on defense plan that would raise Navy pay, fund projects in Hampton Roads

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-10-07 23:00
A complex 2016 defense spending bill that includes major Hampton Roads military projects and changes to sailors' pay and benefits was approved by Congress and sent to President Barack Obama on Wednesday.


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