Top Daily Stories

Apr 28 2013

Afghan commanders worry over loss of American air power

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2013-04-28 14:37
The Pentagon is accelerating deployment of mortars and artillery to Afghanistan's fledgling army in an effort to offset the loss of U.S. air power, which has proved devastating against the Taliban.
Apr 26 2013

Turkey becomes partner of China/Russia-led security bloc

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2013-04-26 14:31
NATO member Turkey signed up on Friday to became a "dialogue partner" of a security bloc dominated by China and Russia, and declared that its destiny is in Asia.
Apr 26 2013

Air Force secretary stepping down after 5 years

Top Headlines - Fri, 2013-04-26 13:45
Air Force Secretary Michael Donley is stepping down after five years in the job marked by scandals surrounding its aircraft contracts, sexual assaults and the mishandling of war dead.
Apr 26 2013

Marine Corps adds new embassy security reinforcement teams

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2013-04-26 12:55
The Marine Corps will soon be able to dispatch squad-level teams for immediate embassy security reinforcement as the service responds to calls to better protect diplomatic facilities.
Apr 26 2013

China's first carrier to get blue-water test voyage

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2013-04-26 11:25

China's first aircraft carrier will get its first test on the high seas, as officials announced that Beijing will get a second, and even third, carrier soon, Chinese state media reported.

Apr 26 2013

Military grooms new officers for war in cyberspace

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2013-04-26 10:31
The U.S. service academies are ramping up efforts to groom a new breed of cyberspace warriors to confront increasing threats to the nation's military and civilian computer networks.
Apr 26 2013

F-35 office sees improved relations with contractor

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-04-26 08:24
The head of the F-35 Joint Program Office told Congress that the program is continuing to improve, in part because of turnover at primary contractor Lockheed Martin.
Apr 25 2013

Changes to Marine uniform regulations may allow religious apparel

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-04-25 11:58
The Marine Corps has announced changes to uniform and grooming regulations that will allow for the wearing of certain religious apparel that might, in some cases, be visible on Marines in uniform.
Apr 25 2013

Commandant relieves OCS commander

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-04-25 06:50
The commander of the Marine Corps' Officer Candidates School, where last month three Marines died in an apparent murder-suicide, was removed from his job this week by the service's top officer.
Apr 24 2013

Pakistan's Dream Navy?

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2013-04-24 20:15
Beset with monetary woes and a tenuous relationship with the United States, Pakistan's naval modernization plans appear to be faltering; acquisition of further surplus U.S. equipment now is unlikely.


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