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Oct 24 2015

President chooses admiral as next Southern Command leader

Virginian-Pilot - Sat, 2015-10-24 00:00
President Obama has chosen a 37-year U.S. Navy officer whose career has focused on diplomacy and counterterrorism as the next commander of the U.S. Southern Command.
Oct 23 2015

US admiral: Policymakers to decide South China Sea patrols

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2015-10-23 01:02
The Navy's top commander in the Pacific says it's up to policymakers in Washington whether his sailors patrol within 12 nautical miles of newly constructed islands claimed by China in the South China Sea.
Oct 15 2015

Obama to keep troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2015-10-15 07:09
President Barack Obama will keep 5,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017, according to senior administration officials, casting aside his promise to end the war on his watch.
Oct 15 2015

Russian Strikes in Syria a Sort of Show-and-Tell of Unexpected Strength

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2015-10-15 00:00
Two weeks of air and missile strikes in Syria have given Western intelligence and military officials a deeper appreciation of the transformation that Russia’s military has undergone under President Vladimir Putin.
Oct 14 2015

China says has not militarized South China Sea

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2015-10-14 03:23
China has not militarized the South China Sea, but there are certain countries which keep flexing their muscles who should stop hyping up the issue, China's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
Oct 14 2015

Navy chief: Service considering expanding paternity leave

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-10-14 00:00
The Navy’s top officer says the service is considering extending paternity leave for new fathers.
Oct 13 2015

Sybil Stockdale, POW wife, dies

San Diego Union - Tue, 2015-10-13 15:03
Sybil Stockdale, widow of Vice Admiral James Stockdale, is dead at 90.
Oct 13 2015

Report: Iran test-fires advanced torpedo system capable of striking heavy vessels

Fox News - World - Tue, 2015-10-13 07:35
Iran's state TV says the country has successfully test-fired an advanced torpedo system.
Oct 13 2015

Okinawa Governor Revokes Permission for Construction of U.S. Base

The New York Times - Tue, 2015-10-13 06:13
The decision is the latest setback for a 20-year effort by Japanese and American military planners to move the base from its current location.
Oct 12 2015

U.S. Briefing Asian Allies on Plans for Naval Patrols in South China Sea

The New York Times - Mon, 2015-10-12 09:15
The moves are intended to challenge China’s efforts to claim large parts of the strategic waterway, American and Asian officials have said.


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