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Jan 23 2015

Navy container ship carrying troops runs aground

USA Today - Fri, 2015-01-23 08:41
The maritime prepositioning ship Sgt. Matej Kocak ran aground six miles off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, 7th Fleet said.
Jan 20 2015

Lawmakers: Carrier fleet should be exempt from cuts

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-01-20 20:53
Lawmakers representing Virginia say the nation's fleet of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers—and the massive industry required to support them—should be exempt from defense cuts.
Jan 15 2015

2nd Navy captain pleads guilty in bribery scheme

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2015-01-15 16:47
A second Navy captain pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery Thursday in a scheme involving a Malaysian defense contractor accused of bilking the U.S. military out of at least $20 million.
Jan 13 2015

Military suicides up slightly in 2014

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-01-13 23:06
Suicides among members of the active-duty military personnel rose slightly in 2014, led by increases in the number of sailors and airmen who took their own lives, new DOD figures show.
Jan 13 2015

First Marine to head Defense Intelligence Agency

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-01-13 20:23
A Marine three-star general will take control of the Defense Intelligence Agency later this month, marking the first time an African American or a Marine has held that post, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Jan 11 2015

Joint Chiefs chairman distances himself from Obama promise on Afghanistan

The Washington Times - World - Sun, 2015-01-11 19:13
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff doesn't entirely share his boss's unbridled optimism about the future of Afghanistan.
Jan 9 2015

Pentagon takes steps to open POW-MIA office

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2015-01-09 17:51
The Pentagon took initial steps Friday to set up a new agency to direct the troubled effort to search for America’s missing war dead, two years after a report found the current program mismanaged and wasteful.
Jan 9 2015

U.S. seeks permanent Marine base in Spain: report

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2015-01-09 17:29
A deal that would create a permanent Marine base in Morón, Spain, may come to fruition this year.
Jan 8 2015

U.S. military to base new stealth jets in U.K.

The Washington Times - World - Thu, 2015-01-08 13:21
The U.S. military is pulling refueling aircraft and intelligence-collection airplanes out of three bases in east Britain in the next few years and turning the region into a permanent home for its newest stealth jet.
Jan 8 2015

Navy to Christen Fifth Joint High Speed Vessel

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2015-01-08 11:18
The Navy will christen the future USNS Trenton (JHSV-5) on 10 January during a ceremony in Mobile, Alabama.

 
 

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