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Aug 23 2014

China: Criticism of U.S. Navy jet encounter 'groundless'

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2014-08-23 14:21
The Chinese Defense Ministry on Saturday called U.S. criticism of an encounter between one of its jets and a U.S. Navy surveillance plane 'totally groundless.'
Aug 23 2014

U.S. sends second carrier to Asia amid tensions with China; USS Carl Vinson departed Friday

The Washington Times - Sat, 2014-08-23 13:20
The Navy is sending a second aircraft carrier strike group to the Asia Pacific region amid new tensions with China over an aerial encounter between a Chinese interceptor and Navy P-8 surveillance craft.
Aug 23 2014

2-star accused of intimidation, compromising investigation

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-08-23 09:00
A two-star Army general impeded a Navy reservist's interaction with Defense Department investigators at a military hospital in Afghanistan in 2011, a recent DOD report found.
Aug 22 2014

Destroyer CMC fired for loss of confidence

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-08-22 17:20
The command master chief of the San Diego-based destroyer Dewey was fired Friday, Naval Surface Force Pacific said.
Aug 22 2014

USNA chief says no double standard for athletes

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2014-08-22 04:48
The new superintendent of the said he does not now believe there is "a cultural issue" in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Aug 20 2014

U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-08-20 14:51
American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad.
Aug 20 2014

Navy kicks out 34 for cheating at nuclear training site

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-08-20 12:46
At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site; 10 others are under criminal investigation.
Aug 19 2014

Army's quits tests after competing rifle outperforms M4A1 carbine

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2014-08-19 20:39
A competing rifle outperformed the Army's favored M4A1 carbine during a competition last year before the service abruptly called off the tests and stuck with its gun, according to a new report.
Aug 18 2014

Sunken vessel is World War II-era USS Houston

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2014-08-18 20:57
Navy divers confirmed that a sunken vessel in the Java Sea is the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston, which serves as the final resting place for about 700 sailors and Marines.
Aug 18 2014

Navy Flies Manned, Unmanned Carrier Jets Together For First Time

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2014-08-18 16:44
It was one small button push for man and one giant catapult launch for the Navy's unmanned air combat program as the X-47B flew its first takeoffs and landings with F/A-18s on the aircraft carrier Roosevelt.


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