Top Daily Stories

Aug 2 2014

Indian Navy Wants To Fast-Track Purchase of Russian Subs

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2014-08-02 14:42
The Defence Ministry's delay in floating a tender for six conventional submarines appears to be helping Russia, as India's Navy is now asking the MoD to buy two Russian-built Amur-class subs to help bolster the force.
Aug 2 2014

Tricare appeals lengthy but not unfair, report finds

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2014-08-02 13:49
Appealing a Tricare decision to the highest level within the Defense Health Agency may take nearly a year but that doesn't necessarily mean those decisions go against beneficiaries, according to a new report.
Aug 2 2014

Poseidon completes debut deployment

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-08-02 10:02
The inaugural deployment of the P-8A Poseidon is now in the books.
Aug 1 2014

Chief of Chaplains Retires after 31 Years of Faithful Ministry, Service

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2014-08-01 19:28
Rear Adm. Margaret G. Kibben relieved Rear Adm. Mark L. Tidd as the chief of Navy chaplains during a change of office and retirement ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard, August 1.
Aug 1 2014

DOD may send personnel to Africa to help fight Ebola epidemic

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-08-01 15:51
Defense Department officials are discussing the possibility of sending personnel to western Africa to assist with the Ebola epidemic there.
Aug 1 2014

Japan offers vessels to Vietnam to boost its sea strength

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2014-08-01 02:25
Japan will give six navy boats to Vietnam to boost its patrols and surveillance in the South China Sea, Japan's foreign minister said on Friday.
Jul 31 2014

$16.3B VA reform bill passes Senate; Obama expected to sign

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-07-31 20:08
The Senate overwhelmingly gave final approval to a $16.3 billion Veterans Affairs reform bill on Thursday night, sending the measure to the White House.
Jul 31 2014

German general assigned as U.S. Army Europe's new chief of staff

The Washington Times - Thu, 2014-07-31 15:27
Brig. Gen. Markus Laubenthal was announced by the German Federal Ministry of Defense as the next USAREUR chief of staff on Thursday.
Jul 31 2014

Chiefs list coming next week

Navy Times - Thu, 2014-07-31 13:51
The wait is nearly over for more than 16,000 first class petty officers eager to see if they made chief.
Jul 31 2014

Marines developing gender-neutral MOS tests as 11 new jobs open to women

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-07-31 13:40
The Corps' top general said the service plans to adopt a gender-neutral screening test that would assess Marines' physical qualifications for various military specialties.

 
 

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