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Jul 15 2014

VA cites progress on backlog; Congress disagrees

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:38
The VA says it has made "tremendous progress" in reducing a disability claims backlog that topped 600,000 early last year. But members of Congress and the VA's assistant inspector general don't believe it.
Jul 14 2014

U.S. selling $11B in arms to Qatar

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-07-14 18:37
The Pentagon is making an $11 billion sale of Apache attack helicopters and Patriot and Javelin air-defense weapons to the Gulf state of Qatar.
Jul 14 2014

Japan, U.S. admirals say naval cooperation deepening

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-07-14 17:50
U.S-Japan naval cooperation is deepening, top U.S. and Japanese admirals said Monday as they met on the sidelines of the world's largest maritime exercises.
Jul 13 2014

Fan-blade rubbing said to be cause of F-35 fire

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-07-13 17:33
Inspectors now believe they know the cause of the fire that damaged an F-35A the morning of June 23, but remain unclear on why the incident occurred.
Jul 13 2014

Prosthetics for the brain could restore memory after TBI

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-07-13 11:29
Pentagon researchers are exploring the development of brain implants that might one day reverse memory loss caused by traumatic brain injuries, the signature wound of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
Jul 13 2014

Navy pushes ahead with 3-D printing

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-07-13 11:13
The Fleet's 3-D printing experiments have produced everything from tools and phone-jack plates in the past year—and done so in hours, rather than the days, weeks or months sailors wait for some parts.
Jul 13 2014

North Korea launches missiles ahead of U.S.-Seoul drills

Deutsche Welle - Sun, 2014-07-13 02:53
Pyongyang fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Sunday, a day after the North condemned a planned joint naval exercise between the U.S. and South Korea.
Jul 11 2014

Officers say no 'stand-down order' for Benghazi

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:49
Military officers testified that there was no "stand-down order" that held back assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans killed in Benghazi, Libya.
Jul 10 2014

Navy Grilled on Cruiser Plan

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2014-07-10 21:36
Sometimes it's all about trust, and right now, the Navy is struggling to convince Congress it's on the level about a plan to take half the fleet's 22 cruisers out of service and gradually return them to active duty.
Jul 10 2014

New judge for Guantanamo trial in USS Cole attack

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-07-10 17:46
A U.S. military judge removed himself Thursday from the death penalty trial at Guantanamo Bay for the prisoner accused of orchestrating the deadly attack on the USS Cole.

 
 

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