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Feb 18 2013

Reports: Sudan-Saudi Navies in First Exercises

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2013-02-18 09:29
The navies of Sudan and Saudi Arabia have launched their first joint military exercises in the Red Sea, the official SUNA news agency reported Sunday.
Feb 17 2013

Marines Look to Infantry Course for Insight on Women

The New York Times - Global - Sun, 2013-02-17 20:44
The Marine Corps is assessing female volunteers in a grueling training course to see whether women can make it in the infantry.
Feb 17 2013

Sailors to brass: 'Let us wear ball caps'

Navy Times - Sun, 2013-02-17 11:29
Despite a controversial decision four years ago, ball caps remain a fleet favorite — so could they be set for a comeback?
Feb 17 2013

Top U.S. general says he can work with airstrike ban

Yahoo Top News - Sun, 2013-02-17 07:07
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan believes the NATO coalition can operate effectively despite the Afghan president's decision to ban Afghan forces from requesting airstrikes in residential areas.
Feb 17 2013

Iran plans to establish new navy base

Fox News - World - Sun, 2013-02-17 04:27
Iran's official news agency says the country's navy plans to establish a new base near Pakistan's border in the Sea of Oman.
Feb 16 2013

Experts say DoD cyber workers undertrained

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2013-02-16 14:15
Many of those tasked with protecting Pentagon cyber networks are undertrained and unqualified, creating dangerous vulnerabilities, experts both in and out of government say.
Feb 16 2013

Lawmaker again launches Navy renaming bid

Navy Times - Sat, 2013-02-16 11:23
A North Carolina congressman’s battle to change the Navy Department’s name has entered its 13th year—and this time he’s “cautiously optimistic” the effort will succeed.
Feb 15 2013

U.S. Troops Leave Afghan Outposts, Still Facing Fire

The New York Times - Global - Fri, 2013-02-15 22:19
As American troops prepare to speed up their withdrawal, it is clear some of it will happen under fire, as Taliban fighters try to strike at departing soldiers.
Feb 15 2013

Purple Heart group: New medal ‘insulting’

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2013-02-15 18:15
The Military Order of the Purple Heart wants the Pentagon to reconsider a new medal honoring drone pilots and others not serving in combat, calling it “degrading and insulting” to those who have.
Feb 15 2013

Obama giving Gen. Allen time to decide posting

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2013-02-15 18:15
The White House says President Barack Obama wants to give Marine Gen. John Allen time to consider his next assignment before deciding whether to proceed with his nomination to lead U.S. and NATO forces in Europe.


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