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Dec 9 2014

Taiwan eyes purchase of U.S. frigates despite China anger

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:52
Taiwan's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that it plans to buy two frigates from the United States, and that it hopes Washington will not be influenced by China's opposition to the sale.
Dec 8 2014

U.S. and NATO Ceremonially End Afghan Combat Mission

The New York Times - Mon, 2014-12-08 09:09
The combat mission in Afghanistan formally ended on Monday, 13 years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks sparked an invasion to topple the Taliban-led government.
Dec 7 2014

America's military: A force adrift

USA Today - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:32
Today's service members say they feel underpaid, under-equipped and under-appreciated.
Dec 6 2014

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton commissioned into active service for homeland security missions

Coast Guard News - Sat, 2014-12-06 22:56
Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, the first national security cutter homeported on the East Coast, entered into active service Saturday.
Dec 6 2014

Chuck Hagel: More U.S. troops than planned to stay in Afghanistan

The Washington Times - World - Sat, 2014-12-06 09:28
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday the United States will keep as many as 1,000 more troops in Afghanistan than planned for the first part of 2015.
Dec 6 2014

U.S., South African hostages in Yemen killed in rescue attempt

Reuters - Sat, 2014-12-06 06:58
A U.S. journalist and a South African teacher held by al Qaeda militants in Yemen were killed during a rescue attempt by U.S. and Yemeni forces, senior officials said on Saturday.
Dec 5 2014

Adm. Gortney formally takes charge of NORAD

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2014-12-05 19:27
Navy Adm. Bill Gortney formally took charge of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command on Friday.
Dec 4 2014

Stockdale Leadership Award Presented at Pentagon Ceremony Top Stories - Thu, 2014-12-04 17:01
Cmdr. Thomas J. Dickinson, a Whitehall, Michigan, native and Cmdr. Gavin Duff, of Toms River, New Jersey, receive the award.
Dec 3 2014

Navy investigating reports that women recorded in sub showers

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2014-12-03 23:11
The Navy is investigating reports that some of the first women ever assigned to a Navy submarine were secretly recorded on video while showering, a Navy official said.
Dec 3 2014

Despite Michelle Obama's vow to end vet homelessness, VA fails miserably

The Washington Times - Wed, 2014-12-03 18:20
Despite Michelle Obama's crusade to end veteran homelessness, the VA marquee program to address the problem has stumbled miserably, an internal investigation found.


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