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Nov 27 2012

32nd Annual Stockdale Leadership Awards Presented by CNO Top Stories - Tue, 2012-11-27 17:15
The chief of naval operations presented the Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale Leadership Award to two commanders at the Pentagon in the Hall of Heroes on Tuesday.
Nov 27 2012

Obama signs 1.7 percent veterans’ COLA hike

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-11-27 15:15
Four million veterans and survivors will receive the same 1.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment in their benefits that is going to Social Security recipients and military retirees.
Nov 27 2012

USMC changes fitness requirement for women

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-11-27 13:15
Female Marines soon will be required to perform pull-ups, just like male Marines do, as part of their annual physical fitness tests, the Marine Corps’ top general announced Tuesday.
Nov 27 2012

Navy secretary, Chinese minister discuss seas

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-11-27 06:44
China’s defense minister and the U.S. Navy secretary on Tuesday discussed security at sea and plans to bolster the U.S. military presence in the Asia-Pacific region that have been sharply criticized by Beijing.
Nov 27 2012

N. Korea may be near long-range missile test

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Tue, 2012-11-27 03:54
North Korea could carry out a long-range missile test in the next three weeks, new satellite images showing increased launch site activity have suggested.
Nov 27 2012

China defense chief: Military buildup no threat to the world

Reuters - Tue, 2012-11-27 02:53
China's military buildup poses no threat to the world, Defense Minister Liang Guanglie said on Tuesday, in an effort to allay fears among Asian neighbors amid long-running maritime disputes.
Nov 26 2012

Study provides more clues to Gulf War illness

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-11-26 21:15
Gulf War illness, the series of symptoms that plagues one of four veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf war, is due to damage to the autonomic nervous system, a study says.
Nov 26 2012

Truman Hosts X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Demonstrator for Carrier-Based Testing Top Stories - Mon, 2012-11-26 21:15
The Navy hoisted an X-47B unmanned combat air system (UCAS) demonstrator aboard the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) Monday in preparation for its first carrier-based testing.
Nov 26 2012

Marine Corps bans popular rifle magazines

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-11-26 19:15
Polymer rifle magazines, preferred by many combat troops for their durability, have been banned by the Marine Corps, according to a new administrative message published Monday.
Nov 26 2012

Japan Expands Its Regional Military Role

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-11-26 14:08
Japan’s quiet resolve to edge past its longstanding reluctance and become more of a regional player comes as the United States and China stake their own claims to power in Asia.


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