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May 27 2014

New study will measure dogs' usefulness to vets with PTSD

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-05-27 12:13
A much-anticipated VA study into the effectiveness of service dogs for treating post-traumatic stress disorder will restart in the coming months.
May 27 2014

Vietnam, China trade accusations after Vietnamese fishing boat sinks

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-05-27 02:42
Vietnam and China traded accusations on Tuesday over the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat not far from where China has placed an oil rig in the disputed South China Sea.
May 26 2014

China says Vietnam claims to disputed islets 'ridiculous'

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2014-05-26 06:55
China described Vietnam's claim to disputed South China Sea islands as "ridiculous" on Monday, as tension rises over competing claims of sovereignty in waters believed to be rich in oil and natural gas.
May 25 2014

Gen. John Kelly's mission to defend Marines: 'I'll never stop'

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-05-25 11:08
One of the military's most respected leaders has taken aim at an amorphous 'chattering class' within the Pentagon and beyond who've questioned the mettle of today's Marines.
May 24 2014

VA OKs more private care for veterans

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2014-05-24 15:20
The Obama administration said Saturday it will allow more veterans to obtain health care at private hospitals and clinics in an effort to improve their treatment.
May 24 2014

Pentagon halts exercises after Thai coup

USA Today - Sat, 2014-05-24 08:55
Defense Department also canceled a series of events planned with the Thai military.
May 23 2014

France Might Withhold 2nd Mistral Ship From Russia

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2014-05-23 10:13
French defense officials are exploring ideas to avoid delivering a second helicopter carrier to Russia, including looking for an alternative client, analysts and an industry executive said.
May 23 2014

SecDef: Accountability needed in VA system

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-05-23 09:18
Chuck Hagel says that the focus of an investigation into alleged delayed treatments and deaths in the VA health-care system should be to "fix the problem" rather than fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.
May 23 2014

Americans Say Army Most Important Branch to U.S. Defense

Gallup - Fri, 2014-05-23 04:00
Americans consider the Army the most important branch in the U.S. military, followed by the Air Force. The Marines are seen as the most prestigious branch, with the fewest saying that about the Coast Guard.
May 21 2014

Shots fired as N. Korean boats cross into S. Korean waters

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:05
Naval patrollers from South Korea sent some warning gunshots across the water at North Korean military vessels that dared to cross the maritime border.


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