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Mar 4 2013

Woman to lead Air Force Academy

Fox News - Mon, 2013-03-04 15:05
The appointment of the first woman to command the Air Force Academy marks another breach of what advocacy groups call the "brass ceiling" that keeps women from top assignments in the military.
Mar 4 2013

Obama to speak at Naval Academy graduation

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-03-04 13:15
President Obama will give the 2013 commencement address at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., a White House official said.
Mar 2 2013

Marines Quit Afghan Province Feeling the War Was Worth It

The New York Times - Global - Sat, 2013-03-02 20:28
In Helmand Province, the number of violent events, from gunshots to roadside bombs, has dropped in almost every district since 2010, Marine commanders say.
Mar 2 2013

USS Freedom Departs on Maiden Deployment Top Stories - Sat, 2013-03-02 02:15
The Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS01) departed her homeport of San Diego to venture to the Asia-Pacific region on her maiden deployment on Friday.
Mar 1 2013

China defense spending seen rising as territorial rows deepen

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2013-03-01 08:25
A series of territorial disputes with neighbors will ensure China boosts defense spending when it reveals this year's military budget ahead of the annual parliamentary sitting next week, security experts say.
Mar 1 2013

Navy to Christen First Mobile Landing Platform Top Stories - Fri, 2013-03-01 01:15
The Navy will christen the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) Montford Point during a Saturday ceremony in San Diego, Calif.
Feb 28 2013

Pentagon to resume F-35 jet flights

BBC News - Fri, 2013-03-01 00:43
The Pentagon says it will resume flying its F-35 fighter jets, days after the whole fleet was grounded when a crack was discovered on a turbine blade.
Feb 28 2013

Contractors push back on JSF criticism

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-02-28 15:48
Lockheed Martin and Pratt & Whitney are pushing back against criticisms leveled by Gen. Christopher Bogdan, the head of the Pentagon’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office.
Feb 28 2013

Commander in Norfolk to lead Naval War College

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2013-02-28 12:52
Navy officials announced Wednesday that Rear Adm. Walter E. Carter Jr. will be the college's 54th president.
Feb 27 2013

USMC 3-star to retired CNO: ‘Where’s the beef?’

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-02-27 20:15
The Marine Corps’ deputy commandant for manpower questions the analysis behind a new report suggesting the service should cut another 10,000 Marines, bluntly asking, “Where’s the beef?”


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