Top Daily Stories

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.
Oct 6 2015

NATO Chief: Russian Jets in Turkish Airspace No Accident

The New York Times - Tue, 2015-10-06 04:48
NATO's secretary-general has rejected Moscow's claim that its military incursion into alliance airspace over Turkey wasn't intentional or important, saying there were two incidents and "the violation lasted for a long time."
Oct 5 2015

Commandant on women in combat: they are your teammates

San Diego Union - Mon, 2015-10-05 13:09
Marines' new leader speaks to infantrymen at Camp Pendleton.
Oct 4 2015

Russia says its planes struck 10 Islamic State targets in Syria

Yahoo Top News - Sun, 2015-10-04 06:00
Russian planes have flown 20 sorties in Syria and struck 10 Islamic State targets in the past 24 hours, the country's defense ministry said in a statement on Sunday.
Oct 1 2015

Air Force search-and-rescue crew deploys to Turkey

USA Today - Thu, 2015-10-01 07:33
Air Force deploys 300 airmen to find, rescue pilots who eject over Iraq or Syria.
Oct 1 2015

Russia launches new airstrikes in Syria, denies criticism

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2015-10-01 06:00
Moscow has insisted that its airstrikes in Syria are targeting the same groups as those being carried out by Washington and its allies. One Russian official has called the criticism part of a "war of disinformation."
Oct 1 2015

Khamenei calls for stronger Iranian military to deter enemies

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2015-10-01 05:58
Iran's armed forces should increase their preparedness to deter and defend against an attack by foreign enemies, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday.
Sep 30 2015

No consensus on women in combat deadline

San Diego Union - Wed, 2015-09-30 22:38
Army and Marines: same concerns, differing conclusions?
Sep 29 2015

Intel chief Clapper remains doubtful China-U.S. cyber pact will end hacking campaigns

The Washington Times - Tue, 2015-09-29 12:49
China and the U.S. have reached a cybersecurity agreement intended to put a pause on hack attacks being waged between the two nations, but American officials said Tuesday they aren't certain the pact will last.


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