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Jun 5 2015

Philippines may allow Japan's military to use bases

AlJazeera - Fri, 2015-06-05 04:31
Philippines president says talks to start on allowing Tokyo to extend air and naval patrols deeper into South China Sea.
Jun 4 2015

Vietnam eyes Western warplanes, patrol aircraft to counter China

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2015-06-04 21:08
Vietnam is in talks with European and U.S. contractors to buy fighter jets, maritime patrol planes and unarmed drones, sources said, as it looks to beef up its aerial defenses in the face of China's growing assertiveness.
Jun 4 2015

US might deploy missiles in Europe to counter Russia

The Washington Times - World - Thu, 2015-06-04 13:50
The Obama administration is weighing a range of responses to Russia's alleged violation of a Cold War-era nuclear treaty, including deploying land-based missiles in Europe that could pre-emptively destroy the Russian weapons.
Jun 1 2015

Study: Bomb blasts may cause early aging in brains of troops

USA Today - Mon, 2015-06-01 07:08
Progressive damage to brain wiring found among troops who were exposed to blasts in combat.
Jun 1 2015

Vietnam, U.S. discuss military cooperation, South China Sea islands

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2015-06-01 02:22
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter discussed his call for an end to island-building in the South China Sea in talks on Monday with his Vietnamese counterpart, who said Vietnam had not been expanding its islands.
Jun 1 2015

China to hold live-fire military drills along volatile Myanmar border

Fox News - World - Mon, 2015-06-01 00:49
China's military will hold live-firing exercises along its volatile border with Myanmar where Chinese civilians were killed by stray bombs from a conflict between rebels and Myanmar's government.
May 30 2015

Report: Russian aircraft head off U.S. destroyer

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2015-05-30 21:57
Russian military aircraft were scrambled to head off a U.S. warship that was acting "aggressively" in the Black Sea, state news agency RIA reported on Saturday, but the Pentagon denied any unusual behavior.
May 30 2015

McCain: US should allow sale of defensive weapons to Vietnam

The Washington Times - World - Sat, 2015-05-30 04:13
America needs to provide Vietnam with more defensive weapons, Sen. John McCain said Saturday as tensions in the Asia Pacific region heightened over China's expanding land reclamation projects in the South China Sea.
May 29 2015

Women in Ranger School not passed to next phase of grueling course

USA Today - Fri, 2015-05-29 21:54
All eight women participating in the first class of Ranger School open to women did not complete the requirements to go on the next phase of the class, the Army reported Friday.
May 29 2015

Ray Odierno opens door to U.S. troops embedding with Iraqi security forces

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2015-05-29 10:30
Gen. Raymond Odierno, the U.S. Army chief of staff, introduced the possibility of U.S. military personnel embedding with Iraqi security forces during battle.


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