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Sep 17 2014

Air Force nixes 'so help me God' requirement in oaths

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:51
The Air Force has withdrawn a requirement that all airmen who take the oath of enlistment and officer appointment conclude with "so help me God," the service announced Wednesday.
Sep 17 2014

U.S. welcomes China's first-time attendance at naval forum

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:27
Top U.S. Navy officials welcomed China's first-time attendance at a 113-nation naval forum on Wednesday.
Sep 17 2014

Obama vows no ground war in Iraq

Reuters - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:10
President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure Americans about the level of U.S. involvement.
Sep 17 2014

Submariner tapped to lead 6th Fleet

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:08
Rear Adm. James Foggo has been tapped to lead 6th Fleet and get a third star, the Defense Department announced Wednesday.
Sep 16 2014

Destroyer Williams' commanding officer, CMC and former XO reassigned amid investigation

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-09-16 21:57
The commanding officer, command master chief and former XO of the destroyer James E. Williams have been reassigned as Destroyer Squadron 2 investigates the command climate aboard the ship.
Sep 15 2014

U.S. expands Iraq campaign with strike against Islamic State near Baghdad

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2014-09-15 19:57
The U.S. military struck an Islamic State target southwest of Baghdad, U.S. Central Command said on Monday, in an expansion of the Obama administration's campaign against the militant group.
Sep 15 2014

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, Fourth National Security Cutter delivered to Coast Guard

Coast Guard News - Mon, 2014-09-15 18:08
The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the fourth National Security Cutter, Hamilton, in Pascagoula, Mississippi, Monday.
Sep 14 2014

Navy identifies Hornet pilot presumed dead after collision

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-09-14 20:07
The Navy has identified the F/A-18C Hornet pilot who is presumed dead after his aircraft collided with another Hornet on Friday as Lt. Nathan Poloski.
Sep 14 2014

USS Saratoga arrives in Texas to be scrapped

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-09-14 12:18
The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga has arrived at its final destination in South Texas where it will be scrapped.
Sep 14 2014

Navy overhauls spot promotions

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-09-14 10:26
Thousands more sailors will soon be eligible to advance without the hassle of an advancement exam, and make the move up to 12 months early.


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