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May 19 2014

Dempsey to urge NATO chiefs to step up Mediterranean security

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-05-19 09:19
America's top general plans to push his NATO counterparts to increase security contributions in southern Europe along the Mediterranean at a meeting of the alliance's uniformed leaders this week.
May 19 2014

South Korea to Disband Coast Guard, Leader Says

The New York Times - Mon, 2014-05-19 05:39
President Park Geun-hye of South Korea vowed on Monday to dismantle her country’s coast guard because of its failures in responding to a ferry disaster.
May 16 2014

Robert Petzel resigns as VA undersecretary amid hospital scandal

The Washington Times - Fri, 2014-05-16 14:50
A senior official in the Department of Veterans Affairs resigned Friday, just one day after lawmakers called for more accountability in the Phoenix VA wait list scandal.
May 16 2014

Hagel vows U.S. will stand with Israel and deny Iran nuclear weapons

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2014-05-16 06:28
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday pledged that the United States would do whatever it take to keep at bay Israel's biggest threat — an Iran with nuclear capabilities.
May 15 2014

U.S. warns China its actions in sea disputes are straining relations

Reuters - Thu, 2014-05-15 23:26
China's "provocative" actions in maritime disputes with neighbors are straining ties with the United States, raising questions over how the world's two biggest economies can work together, a U.S. official said.
May 15 2014

1,366 sexual harassment complaints in 2013

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-05-15 17:51
Across the force, service members lodged 1,366 complaints of sexual harassment last year, according to a first-of-its-kind report to Congress.
May 15 2014

Coast Guard to hold Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard change-of-watch ceremony

Coast Guard News - Thu, 2014-05-15 17:39
Master Chief Petty Officer Steven W. Cantrell is scheduled to assume the duties of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard during a change-of-watch ceremony on 22 May in Cape May, N.J.
May 15 2014

Congressman hits Marine commandant's response in whistleblower case

The Washington Times - Thu, 2014-05-15 15:39
A House Republican says he is offended by the written response he received from Gen. James Amos, Marine Corps commandant, over punishment meted out to a whistleblower.
May 14 2014

Somali pirate gets 41 1/2 years for attack on Navy ship

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2014-05-14 12:54
A federal judge today sentenced a convicted Somali pirate to 41 1/2 years in prison after rejecting a prosecutor’s call for a mandatory life prison term.
May 14 2014

U.S. positions forces in Sicily over N. Africa security fears

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2014-05-14 12:32
The Pentagon said on Wednesday it has temporarily moved nearly 200 Marines to Sicily from their base in Spain because of concerns about unrest in North Africa.


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