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May 7 2013

Two USMC squadron commanders dismissed for 'loss of confidence'

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2013-05-07 19:26
The commanding officers of two Marine Corps helicopter squadrons were removed from their jobs in recent weeks after senior leaders lost confidence in them, Marine Corps Times has learned.
May 7 2013

Greenert: Shift to Asia on Track Despite Budget Cuts

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2013-05-07 15:15
Plans to expand the American naval presence in the Pacific with new ships and hi-tech weaponry will go ahead despite steep budget cuts, the Navy's top officer said before a trip to the region.
May 7 2013

VA to expedite fewer claims than first announced

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2013-05-07 09:46
A VA initiative to quickly and dramatically reduce the disability claims backlog will concentrate for at least two months on a smaller number of claims than previously indicated.
May 7 2013

Marines successfully employ drone copters in Afghan war

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2013-05-07 07:44
The K-MAX unmanned drone helicopter is proving invaluable to U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, according to a report on Tuesday.
May 6 2013

France OKs Joint Missile Development with UK

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2013-05-06 20:15
France will develop and build a new anti-ship missile with the UK, taking a big step in bilateral cooperation that allows European missile maker MBDA to consolidate industrial capabilities.
May 6 2013

Annual DOD Report Sees Steady Chinese Military Expansion

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2013-05-06 18:15
China continues to rapidly modernize and expand its military and has deployed an anti-ship missile that could attack vessels more than 1,500 kilometers away, a new Pentagon report says.
May 6 2013

Launch of Carrier Ford Pushed Back 4 Months

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2013-05-06 18:15
The launch of the US aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford has been moved from July to November, a consequence of production delays identified two years ago.
May 6 2013

U.S. Officials: N. Korea missiles moved from launch site

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2013-05-06 17:53
North Korea has taken two Musudan missiles off launch-ready status and moved them from their position on the country's east coast, U.S. officials said Monday.
May 6 2013

Pentagon: Chinese government waging cyberattacks

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-05-06 14:35
The Pentagon for the first time used its annual report on China to directly assert that Beijing's government and military have conducted computer-based attacks against the United States.
May 6 2013

U.S.-led Gulf naval exercises under way

Top Headlines - Mon, 2013-05-06 06:39
The Navy says envoys from 41 nations have gathered in Bahrain to begin anti-mine drills in the Persian Gulf amid efforts by Iran to expand its naval presence there.


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