Top Daily Stories

Jun 8 2013

New Marine gear: Body armor, IED jammers, and optics

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2013-06-08 10:25
The Marine Corps has taken steps to address three pressing gear concerns: lighter, stronger body armor, improved sights for grenade launchers, and more sophisticated jammers for improvised explosive devices.
Jun 8 2013

New Coast Guard HQ set for August move-in

Navy Times - Sat, 2013-06-08 09:44
The U.S. Coast Guard will begin moving 3,700 personnel into its new Washington, D.C., headquarters on Aug. 1.
Jun 8 2013

Army general suspended over sex assault claim

MSNBC - Sat, 2013-06-08 03:15
An Army major general has been suspended from duties as commander of forces in Japan over accusations he failed to “report or properly investigate an allegation of sexual assault,” DOD says.
Jun 7 2013

China encircles U.S., sailing warships into its waters, arming neighbors

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2013-06-07 07:57
China has quietly taken steps to encircle the United States by arming western hemisphere states, seeking closer military, economic, and diplomatic ties to U.S. neighbors, and sailing warships into U.S. maritime zones.
Jun 7 2013

Navy Looks to Relieve Administrative Burdens from Fleet Top Stories - Fri, 2013-06-07 02:29
The Chief of Naval Operations has developed a working group focused on reducing the administrative overhead on commands, allowing sailors to spend more time and energy on "Warfighting First."
Jun 6 2013

New Virginia-class submarine delivered

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-06-06 18:10
The newest Virginia-class submarine built at Newport News Shipbuilding has been delivered to the Navy.
Jun 6 2013

Coast Guard hero of Guadalcanal laid to rest

Coast Guard News - Thu, 2013-06-06 18:02
Retired U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Ray Evans, 92, was laid to rest Wednesday with full military honors.
Jun 6 2013

LCS names coming up: Billings and Tulsa

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-06-06 17:27
The Navy will name its two newest littoral combat ships after Billings, Montana, and Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Jun 6 2013

Almost half-million VA loan, grant files mistakenly deleted

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-06-06 17:09
Roughly 464,000 electronic files, including active loan files, were mistakenly deleted from a VA computer system last month, the department confirmed.
Jun 6 2013

Russia announces permanent Mediterranean naval presence

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2013-06-06 13:34
Russia has deployed a naval unit to the Mediterranean Sea, a move President Vladimir Putin said was to defend Russian security but which comes during a face-off with the West over Syria.


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