Top Daily Stories

May 24 2014

Pentagon halts exercises after Thai coup

USA Today - Sat, 2014-05-24 08:55
Defense Department also canceled a series of events planned with the Thai military.
May 23 2014

France Might Withhold 2nd Mistral Ship From Russia

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2014-05-23 10:13
French defense officials are exploring ideas to avoid delivering a second helicopter carrier to Russia, including looking for an alternative client, analysts and an industry executive said.
May 23 2014

SecDef: Accountability needed in VA system

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-05-23 09:18
Chuck Hagel says that the focus of an investigation into alleged delayed treatments and deaths in the VA health-care system should be to "fix the problem" rather than fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.
May 23 2014

Americans Say Army Most Important Branch to U.S. Defense

Gallup - Fri, 2014-05-23 04:00
Americans consider the Army the most important branch in the U.S. military, followed by the Air Force. The Marines are seen as the most prestigious branch, with the fewest saying that about the Coast Guard.
May 21 2014

Shots fired as N. Korean boats cross into S. Korean waters

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:05
Naval patrollers from South Korea sent some warning gunshots across the water at North Korean military vessels that dared to cross the maritime border.
May 20 2014

S.C. law criminalizes lying about military service

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-05-20 20:32
A new South Carolina law makes it a crime for someone to falsely claim military service to personally profit.
May 20 2014

Third person pleads guilty in Navy bribery probe

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-05-20 19:13
A third defendant has pleaded guilty in a Navy bribery investigation involving a Singapore-based defense contractor.
May 20 2014

2010 VA memo targeted 'inappropriate' patient scheduling practices

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-05-20 15:57
A memo sent to all VA health directors in 2010 warning them against using "gaming strategies" to improve scores on patient appointment reports has resurfaced as part of an ongoing probe.
May 20 2014

Neffenger relieves Currier as vice commandant of Coast Guard

Coast Guard News - Tue, 2014-05-20 15:18
Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger relieved Vice Adm. John Currier as Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard during a change of watch ceremony in Washington, D.C., Tuesday.
May 19 2014

Navy skipper faulted in fatal helo crash

San Diego Union - Mon, 2014-05-19 23:26
A Navy investigation released Monday lays some blame on the former skipper of a San Diego destroyer for a September helicopter crash that killed two pilots.


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