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May 8 2014

Troops go to doctors more than ever, new survey shows

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-05-08 20:33
The brutal legacy of more than a decade of war on the U.S. military is made plain in a study released Thursday.
May 8 2014

VA orders national care review as critics' frustration grows

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-05-08 18:57
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki ordered a nationwide health care access review as frustration continued to mount over VA's response to allegations of care delays leading to patient deaths.
May 8 2014

VA chief subpoenaed in investigation of dying veterans

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-05-08 13:47
Congress issued a subpoena to VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, seeking e-mails and documents regarding allegations of destroyed documents linked to delays of medical care at a Phoenix VA hospital.
May 7 2014

Lawmakers move to block Navy plan to restrict tobacco sales

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-05-07 21:35
House lawmakers moved Wednesday to protect tobacco sales on military bases and ships, prohibiting Navy plans to drop the problematic products in the name of force health.
May 7 2014

Former Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin transferred to Nigerian Navy

Coast Guard News - Wed, 2014-05-07 20:30
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Nigerian Navy held a ceremony Wednesday in North Charleston to officially sign the decommissioned Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin over to the Nigerian Navy.
May 7 2014

USS Monitor lab reopens at Mariners' Museum

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2014-05-07 18:06
The Mariners' Museum has resumed operations in its wet lab, where large artifacts from the USS Monitor are being treated.
May 7 2014

General: Millennial Marines shun self-absorbed culture

The Washington Times - Wed, 2014-05-07 13:34
Kelly laments an American public that cannot comprehend why young Marines sacrifice to defend the country, saying millennial Marines shun a popular culture that celebrates the self-absorbed and materialistic.
May 6 2014

Should VA Secretary Eric Shinseki Resign? Lawmakers Split

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Tue, 2014-05-06 17:41
U.S. lawmakers split Tuesday on whether Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki should step down the day after the American Legion called for his resignation.
May 6 2014

DOD makes last-ditch plea for compensation cuts in 2015

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-05-06 12:46
The Pentagon brass made a last stand Tuesday in the long battle for military compensation reform, imploring senators to back plans to trim troops' pay raises and benefits in the fiscal 2015 budget.
May 6 2014

Frigate Rentz to be decommissioned

San Diego Union - Tue, 2014-05-06 10:06
The San Diego-based warship Rentz will be decommissioned Friday after nearly 30 years of service as the Navy continues to steadily remove Cold War-era frigates from the Fleet.

 
 

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