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Oct 8 2014

Pentagon sees Baghdad at risk of Islamic State takeover, expects Kobani to fall

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2014-10-08 20:15
The Pentagon on Wednesday predicted that more towns in Syria and Iraq will fall to the Islamic State in the coming weeks, and that air power alone will not prevent the fall of the Syrian city of Kobani.
Oct 8 2014

Marines deploy from Spain for Ebola fight

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-10-08 12:44
About 100 Marines based in Spain will deploy temporarily to West Africa to join the fight to contain the Ebola virus, a Pentagon official said.
Oct 5 2014

Navy To Deploy Armed, Robotic Patrol Boats

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2014-10-05 13:29
The Navy says it will soon use armed, robotic patrol boats with no sailors on board to escort and defend warships moving through sensitive sea lanes.
Oct 5 2014

Navy's No. 2 Nominee: Missing and Unaccounted For

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2014-10-05 13:19
So whatever happened to Jo Ann Rooney?
Oct 3 2014

Destroyer Stout's CMC relieved

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-10-03 17:13
The destroyer Stout's command master chief was fired on Friday following non-judicial punishment proceedings.
Oct 3 2014

Marine lost at sea identified

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-10-03 15:52
The Marine missing at sea from an Osprey mishap over the Persian Gulf Wednesday has been identified as 21-year-old Cpl. Jordan L. Spears of Memphis, Indiana.
Oct 2 2014

U.S. Eases Embargo on Arms to Vietnam

The New York Times - Thu, 2014-10-02 20:24
The United States partially lifted its longtime ban on the provision of lethal arms to Vietnam, a move intended to help Hanoi strengthen its maritime security.
Oct 2 2014

Report: LCS costs 3 times original estimate

San Diego Union - Thu, 2014-10-02 20:04
The first two littoral combat ships cost hundreds of millions of dollars more than initially budgeted and were rushed into service not fully tested for problems, a new government report says
Oct 2 2014

Commandant says no to proposed uniform changes

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-10-02 18:38
Junior enlisted Marines will just have to keep squinting when a staff non-commissioned officer walks by.
Oct 2 2014

Navy calls off search for missing Osprey crew member

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-10-02 18:24
A Marine who jumped from a MV-22 Osprey helicopter that lost power over the Arabian Gulf Wednesday is presumed dead and the Navy has called off the search.


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