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Sep 28 2015

Naval Academy head says school could produce female SEALs

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2015-09-28 13:47
The superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy is confident the school could produce female Navy SEALs, if the military changes its policy to allow them to serve in that special operations role.
Sep 25 2015

Navy SEALs ready to open doors to women

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2015-09-25 10:19
The commander of the Navy SEALs is recommending that the naval special warfare units be opened to women, but warns that women will have greater risks of injury and the service will be pressured to adjust or lower standards.
Sep 24 2015

Russia announces naval drills in Mediterranean Sea

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2015-09-24 06:13
Moscow has said it would hold "combat exercises" in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. The maneuvers in the region could raise tensions with the United States, which accuses Russia of military buildup in Syria.
Sep 23 2015

Aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford sea trials delayed up to 2 months

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-09-23 11:02
The Navy says sea trials for its next generation aircraft carrier could be delayed up to two months.
Sep 23 2015

Russia expands military buildup in Syria with two new bases

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2015-09-23 07:58
New satellite images released Tuesday reveal what appears to be new construction at two Syrian military facilities, the latest indicator that Russia may soon deploy its military forces into the country's civil war.
Sep 23 2015

New CNO listens to sailors' concerns at Norfolk Naval Station

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-09-22 23:00
Tuesday marked Adm. John Richardson's second working day as chief of naval operations, and he chose to spend it with the fleet in Norfolk hearing from sailors about what issues concern them.
Sep 22 2015

U.S. military indifference to Afghan sex abuse led boy to kill Marines, lawsuit claims

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2015-09-22 18:31
A lawsuit charges that the U.S. military's indifference to the crime of Afghan officials sexually abusing boys led to the killings of three Marines in 2012 by the youthful companion of a corrupt Afghan police chief.
Sep 21 2015

Navy opens anti-submarine warfare training center in Groton, Conn.

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2015-09-21 22:33
The U.S. Navy on Monday formally opened a new training center at the Connecticut submarine base, which now once again has an admiral in residence.
Sep 21 2015

Navy fighter jet crashes in California; pilot ejected safely

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2015-09-21 21:45
A Navy fighter jet crashed near a California military base Monday, but the pilot ejected and safely parachuted to the ground, authorities said.
Sep 19 2015

Military operations begin at expanded bomber training site

Fox News - Sat, 2015-09-19 04:16
The first military flying operations took to the air Friday at an enormous bomber training area over the northern Plains that was approved this spring after years of consideration.


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