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Aug 22 2014

Destroyer CMC fired for loss of confidence

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-08-22 17:20
The command master chief of the San Diego-based destroyer Dewey was fired Friday, Naval Surface Force Pacific said.
Aug 22 2014

USNA chief says no double standard for athletes

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2014-08-22 04:48
The new superintendent of the said he does not now believe there is "a cultural issue" in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Aug 20 2014

U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-08-20 14:51
American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad.
Aug 20 2014

Navy kicks out 34 for cheating at nuclear training site

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-08-20 12:46
At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site; 10 others are under criminal investigation.
Aug 19 2014

Army's quits tests after competing rifle outperforms M4A1 carbine

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2014-08-19 20:39
A competing rifle outperformed the Army's favored M4A1 carbine during a competition last year before the service abruptly called off the tests and stuck with its gun, according to a new report.
Aug 18 2014

Sunken vessel is World War II-era USS Houston

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2014-08-18 20:57
Navy divers confirmed that a sunken vessel in the Java Sea is the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston, which serves as the final resting place for about 700 sailors and Marines.
Aug 18 2014

Navy Flies Manned, Unmanned Carrier Jets Together For First Time

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2014-08-18 16:44
It was one small button push for man and one giant catapult launch for the Navy's unmanned air combat program as the X-47B flew its first takeoffs and landings with F/A-18s on the aircraft carrier Roosevelt.
Aug 18 2014

Chinese military's ability to wage war eroded by graft, generals warn

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2014-08-18 16:15
Serving and retired Chinese military officers, as well as state media, are questioning whether China's armed forces are too corrupt to fight and win a war.
Aug 18 2014

15 new U.S. airstrikes hit northern Iraq

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-08-18 12:18
A new round of U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq on Monday was aimed at helping Iraqi forces regain control of the Mosul dam and averting a potential dam failure, the Pentagon said.
Aug 16 2014

Navy fighter jets ended Afghan sorties to go to Iraq

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:35
Navy jets are again at the tip of the spear, striking targets inside Iraq. But they had to break off air support operations over Afghanistan to do it, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jon Greenert said.

 
 

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