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May 5 2014

Fired Navy admiral can remain on duty as staff officer

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:57
The admiral fired last fall as the No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces was given a letter of reprimand and ordered to forfeit $4,000 in pay but will be allowed to remain on duty as a Navy staff officer.
May 5 2014

Rowden tapped for surface Navy's top job

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-05-05 16:41
Rear Adm. Tom Rowden has been selected to become the head of Naval Surface Forces, a position that comes with a third star.
May 5 2014

American Legion says Shinseki should resign from VA

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-05-05 15:23
The American Legion is demanding the resignation of Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and two other top VA leaders, citing a pattern of 'poor oversight' and "failed leadership."
May 5 2014

Mattis: Veterans are not victims

USA Today - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:43
The retired Marine Corps general has tackled a concern for a number of combat leaders: A public that wants to paint veterans as victims and why that's potentially damaging to the fighting spirit of our warriors.
May 5 2014

Philippines, U.S. begin war games focusing on maritime threats

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:22
Thousands of Filipino and Americans began annual war games on Monday, the first under a new security pact with the United States, focusing on maritime security in the face of China's growing naval presence.
May 4 2014

Congressman pressures Marine commandant to account for whistle-blower fallout

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-05-04 16:53
Representative says he is frustrated that the Marine Corps' top general has not addressed questions put to him nearly two months ago about the fallout from a whistleblower complaint.
May 4 2014

Unofficial retention survey seeks sailors' unguarded opinions

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:03
A fighter pilot who recently argued that the Navy's officer corps is facing an exodus is taking his case one giant step further.
May 3 2014

Group protests use of psychiatric drugs for troops

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-05-03 17:30
A watchdog group turned out in force Saturday at the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting to protest the practice of medicating troops and veterans with psychiatric drugs.
May 2 2014

Navy aircraft grounded: Air boss orders 'pause' after latest crash

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-05-02 12:03
The aviation Navy's boss grounded all planes and squadrons except those deployed or under way Friday for a "tactical pause" after a T-34C trainer crashed into the ocean off the coast of Texas.
May 2 2014

Philippines to give U.S. forces access to up to five military bases

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2014-05-02 04:38
Up to five Philippine military bases will be made available for U.S. forces to rotate aircraft, ships, equipment and troops, Manila's chief negotiator of a new security pact said Friday.

 
 

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