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Aug 5 2014

U.S. general dead, German general wounded in Afghan attack

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-08-05 20:38
A U.S. general was killed and more than a dozen people were wounded Tuesday in the latest insider attack by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier.
Aug 3 2014

Air Force Academy investigating athletic programs

Virginian-Pilot - Sun, 2014-08-03 19:15
The school said it has launched a probe of its athletic department and is demanding more accountability from coaches after a newspaper reported allegations of lax oversight and athlete misconduct.
Aug 3 2014

South America's Growing Interest in Antarctica Drives Polar Ship Buys

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2014-08-03 13:31
Colombia is set to join its South American neighbors in their plans to upgrade Antarctic assets and establishments, which are opening bases and buying polar ships.
Aug 3 2014

Corps to combine drug, alcohol screenings

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-08-03 12:57
Commanders will now test Marines for alcohol and drug use during the same screening, a shift that replaces the previous policy requiring all members of a unit to take a breathalyzer twice a year.
Aug 3 2014

Coast Guard's early retirement could expand to enlisted ranks

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-08-03 12:33
Officers nearing 15 years in service next year have an opportunity to retire sooner than usual thanks to the latest early retirement program.
Aug 2 2014

Indian Navy Wants To Fast-Track Purchase of Russian Subs

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2014-08-02 14:42
The Defence Ministry's delay in floating a tender for six conventional submarines appears to be helping Russia, as India's Navy is now asking the MoD to buy two Russian-built Amur-class subs to help bolster the force.
Aug 2 2014

Tricare appeals lengthy but not unfair, report finds

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2014-08-02 13:49
Appealing a Tricare decision to the highest level within the Defense Health Agency may take nearly a year but that doesn't necessarily mean those decisions go against beneficiaries, according to a new report.
Aug 2 2014

Poseidon completes debut deployment

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-08-02 10:02
The inaugural deployment of the P-8A Poseidon is now in the books.
Aug 1 2014

Chief of Chaplains Retires after 31 Years of Faithful Ministry, Service Top Stories - Fri, 2014-08-01 19:28
Rear Adm. Margaret G. Kibben relieved Rear Adm. Mark L. Tidd as the chief of Navy chaplains during a change of office and retirement ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard, August 1.
Aug 1 2014

DOD may send personnel to Africa to help fight Ebola epidemic

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-08-01 15:51
Defense Department officials are discussing the possibility of sending personnel to western Africa to assist with the Ebola epidemic there.


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