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May 16 2013

Navy official removed for flirty texts

San Diego Union - Thu, 2013-05-16 15:04
The second-in-command of a San Diego Beachmaster unit has been removed from his job because of alleged inappropriate emails and texts sent to female sailors under his command, Navy officials said today.
May 16 2013

Joint Chiefs chairman cites 'crisis' over assaults

Fox News - Thu, 2013-05-16 03:06
Gen. Martin Dempsey is warning that women in uniform are losing confidence that sexual assault in the armed services is a problem that can be solved.
May 15 2013

Crisis-response Marines moved to Italy as Libya unrest heightens

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-05-15 15:28
The U.S. military has moved Marines from a newly formed crisis-response force to Italy in anticipation that it could be needed to respond to growing unrest in Libya.
May 15 2013

DOD health care money could run out in August

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-05-15 13:36
The Defense Department could run out of health care money in August, with a risk of disruption in Tricare coverage, according to a new congressional report.
May 15 2013

Navy tests anti-mine drones in Gulf drills

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-05-15 09:17
The U.S. Navy is putting underwater drones through wartime-style drills as part of international mine-clearing exercises in the Persian Gulf following similar maneuvers by Iran.
May 15 2013

Will the Navy's New Killer Drones Hunt Terrorists or Fight China? - Wed, 2013-05-15 07:15
The Navy is about to place a major bet on the future of U.S. air power.
May 14 2013

Navy Successfully Launches UAV From Aircraft Carrier

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2013-05-14 13:16
The Navy successfully launched an unmanned plane off the deck of an aircraft carrier for the first time Tuesday in what officials called a breakthrough for robotic aviation.
May 14 2013

Pirates release five Polish, Russian crew taken from ship off Nigeria

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2013-05-14 03:37
Pirates have released five Polish and Russian crew members they kidnapped from a cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria last month, the vessel's management company said.
May 14 2013

Navy to launch unmanned aircraft from carrier for first time

Fox News - Tue, 2013-05-14 02:54
The Navy is preparing to launch an unmanned aircraft—the X-47B—from the deck of an aircraft carrier for the first time.
May 13 2013

N. Korea replaces hard-line defense minister

Top Headlines - Mon, 2013-05-13 04:47
North Korea has replaced its hard-line defense minister with a little-known army general, according to a state media report on Monday.


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