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Feb 25 2014

Philippines protests over South China Sea water cannon incident

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-02-25 04:53
The Philippines protested on Tuesday against China's use of a water cannon on Filipino fishermen in disputed waters of the South China Sea warning that the incident would escalate tension.
Feb 24 2014

DOD seeks to raise Tricare fees for active-duty family members

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-02-24 14:51
The Pentagon's proposed 2015 budget, unveiled Monday, includes a surprise proposal to raise health care fees for active-duty family members.
Feb 24 2014

DOD plan would slash commissary budget, raise prices

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-02-24 14:48
The often-touted 30 percent average savings that troops and families enjoy in commissaries would shrink considerably under the Pentagon's plan to slash taxpayer subsidies for the stores by two-thirds.
Feb 23 2014

Pentagon Plans to Shrink Army to Pre-World War II Level

The New York Times - Sun, 2014-02-23 22:41
Officials describe Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s proposal as the first Pentagon budget to aggressively push the military off the war footing adopted after the terror attacks of 2001.
Feb 23 2014

Emails reveal Marine Corps commandant's early attempt to ban independent newspaper

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-02-23 17:08
The initiative to ban or bury the independent newspaper Marine Corps Times originated in May at the behest of Gen. Jim Amos, the service's commandant, newly obtained emails show.
Feb 23 2014

Navy develops 'world's smallest guided missile'

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-02-23 12:08
As the military relies more and more on unmanned aerial vehicles to carry out pinpoint strikes, the services need smaller munitions to arm them.
Feb 23 2014

Marines' new unmanned vehicle could patrol bases in Afghanistan

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-02-23 11:59
The Marine Corps is experimenting with a new unmanned ground vehicle that can patrol installations and detect intruders or potential enemy forces nearly a mile away.
Feb 22 2014

Can the carrier Ranger be saved?

San Diego Union - Sun, 2014-02-23 00:19
Supporters of the former San Diego-based carrier launch online petition to convince Navy not to release Ranger for dismantling.
Feb 22 2014

Militants shoot down Iraqi helicopter and occupy northern town

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2014-02-22 16:14
Sunni Islamists shot down a helicopter on Saturday and briefly occupied a town overnight, in an escalating turf war with Iraq's Shi'ite-led government.
Feb 22 2014

War’s New Frontier: DOD presses for EMF spectrum

The Washington Times - Sat, 2014-02-22 10:50
The Pentagon is pressing federal and commercial players to yield space on the electromagnetic radiation frequency spectrum to help meet the voracious appetite of the current fleet of drones and the F-35.


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