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Oct 12 2015

U.S. Briefing Asian Allies on Plans for Naval Patrols in South China Sea

The New York Times - Mon, 2015-10-12 08:15
The moves are intended to challenge China’s efforts to claim large parts of the strategic waterway, American and Asian officials have said.
Oct 11 2015

Islamic State grows in Afghanistan, encroaches on Kabul as U.S. remains 'passive observer'

The Washington Times - World - Sun, 2015-10-11 20:12
The Islamic State is growing at an alarming rate in Afghanistan, within striking distance of the capital, and there does not seem to be a concerted U.S. effort to strike the terrorists as there is in the Syria-Iraq theater.
Oct 11 2015

Iran Tests Long-Range Missile, Possibly Violating Nuclear Accord

The New York Times - Sun, 2015-10-11 10:16
Iran tested the guided missile hours before its Parliament approved the generalities of the nuclear agreement reached with six world powers in July.
Oct 9 2015

Obama Administration Ends Pentagon Program to Train Syrian Rebels

The New York Times - Fri, 2015-10-09 07:01
The move served as an acknowledgement that the beleaguered effort had failed to produce any kind of ground combat forces capable of taking on the Islamic State.
Oct 9 2015

Request denied to make Bergdahl interrogation public

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2015-10-08 23:00
A military court has denied a request to make public documents the Army is using to determine if Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl should face court-martial for leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009.
Oct 8 2015

Super Stallion helicopter crash blamed on engine with history of problems

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2015-10-08 14:49
Marine pilots identified the source of the problem almost immediately: "No. 2 again!" one of them yelled, just before the aircraft's rotor blades clipped the flight deck and sent the helicopter into the sea.
Oct 8 2015

Congress agrees on defense plan that would raise Navy pay, fund projects in Hampton Roads

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-10-07 23:00
A complex 2016 defense spending bill that includes major Hampton Roads military projects and changes to sailors' pay and benefits was approved by Congress and sent to President Barack Obama on Wednesday.
Oct 6 2015

NATO Chief: Russian Jets in Turkish Airspace No Accident

The New York Times - Tue, 2015-10-06 04:48
NATO's secretary-general has rejected Moscow's claim that its military incursion into alliance airspace over Turkey wasn't intentional or important, saying there were two incidents and "the violation lasted for a long time."
Oct 5 2015

Commandant on women in combat: they are your teammates

San Diego Union - Mon, 2015-10-05 13:09
Marines' new leader speaks to infantrymen at Camp Pendleton.
Oct 4 2015

Russia says its planes struck 10 Islamic State targets in Syria

Yahoo Top News - Sun, 2015-10-04 06:00
Russian planes have flown 20 sorties in Syria and struck 10 Islamic State targets in the past 24 hours, the country's defense ministry said in a statement on Sunday.


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