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Sep 25 2014

China to send 700 troops to South Sudan to assist U.N. mission

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2014-09-25 04:23
China said on Thursday it will send 700 troops to join a U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, where fighting has threatened Beijing's oil investments.
Sep 24 2014

Marines emphasize advantage of sea basing

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-09-24 19:58
Marine Corps' officials told reporters they are very focused on sea basing, particularly as a means of dealing with the 'anti-access, area denial' problem.
Sep 24 2014

'Complete transformation' in Marine aviation: Ospreys send Vietnam classic to 'The Boneyard'

The Washington Times - Wed, 2014-09-24 14:14
Marine aviators expect big changes in 2015. The MV-22B Osprey will push out the historic CH-46E transport helicopters that have held a place in the hearts of Marines for more than half a century.
Sep 24 2014

VA to unveil new standardized disability claims forms

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-09-24 10:15
The Veterans Affairs Department is introducing new, standardized disability claims forms that officials say will make it easier for veterans and their survivors to clearly state what benefits they're seeking.
Sep 21 2014

Chinese destroyer docks in Iran, first such visit

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-09-21 12:18
A Chinese destroyer has docked in a southern Iranian port in the first such visit to the country by the Chinese navy, Iran's state television reported on Sunday.
Sep 17 2014

House votes to arm Syrian rebels

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2014-09-17 19:42
he House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's plan on Wednesday to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels, but questions remain.
Sep 17 2014

Ex-VA doctor: Phoenix report a 'whitewash'

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:58
A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix VA hospital said Wednesday a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash."
Sep 17 2014

Air Force nixes 'so help me God' requirement in oaths

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:51
The Air Force has withdrawn a requirement that all airmen who take the oath of enlistment and officer appointment conclude with "so help me God," the service announced Wednesday.
Sep 17 2014

U.S. welcomes China's first-time attendance at naval forum

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:27
Top U.S. Navy officials welcomed China's first-time attendance at a 113-nation naval forum on Wednesday.
Sep 17 2014

Obama vows no ground war in Iraq

Reuters - Wed, 2014-09-17 13:10
President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure Americans about the level of U.S. involvement.


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