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Jun 16 2015

Catapult test on new Navy carrier abruptly canceled

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-06-16 13:02
A test launch on a new catapult system on the Navy's next carrier, the Gerald R. Ford, was abruptly canceled Tuesday morning as more than a dozen members of the media invited to the event looked on.
Jun 12 2015

Damaged submarine Miami departs for final trip

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2015-06-12 20:37
The submarine heavily damaged by a fire set by a shipyard worker three years ago departed Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on Friday for a final journey to the West Coast, where she’ll be cut up for scrap.
Jun 12 2015

Navy to christen USS Gabrielle Giffords: 'Semper Fortis—Always Courageous'

The Washington Times - Fri, 2015-06-12 12:27
A U.S. Navy littoral combat ship will be christened in honor of former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords this weekend.
Jun 12 2015

Dunford pressured to vindicate 'unforgiven' Marines

USA Today - Fri, 2015-06-12 08:06
Joint Chiefs nominee is obligated to help Marines, congressman says.
Jun 10 2015

China military conducts drills near Taiwan, Philippines

Yahoo Top News - Wed, 2015-06-10 06:40
Chinese warships and aircraft on Wednesday passed through the Bashi Channel between Taiwan and the Philippines to carry out routine planned exercises in the Western Pacific, China's Defense Ministry said.
Jun 9 2015

Administration nearing decision on improving Iraqi training

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-06-09 22:43
The Obama administration is nearing a decision on how to improve and accelerate the training of Iraqi security forces in light of recent setbacks against the Islamic State.
Jun 9 2015

Denial of top medal for Green Beret raises questions over selection process

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-06-09 22:22
The Army's decision to deny a soldier the Medal of Honor has prompted allegations that service leaders only want squeaky-clean soldiers to receive the award.
Jun 8 2015

Strain on Navy resources will cause Mideast carrier gap

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2015-06-08 22:56
A year after Navy aircraft carriers launched an ongoing U.S. air assault against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, the Navy plans to pull its carrier presence from the Middle East this fall for as long as two months.
Jun 7 2015

Air Force, Navy restocked with planes, missiles as Congress counters U.S. air power decline

The Washington Times - World - Sun, 2015-06-07 20:49
American air power is declining at the very moment U.S. warplanes have been thrust into a long war in the skies over Iraq and Syria and must contain aggressive militaries in Russia and the Pacific.
Jun 7 2015

Iraqi troops, militias advance against ISIS in key refinery town

Fox News - World - Sun, 2015-06-07 06:15
Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militias recaptured key areas of Beiji, a key refinery town, from the Islamic State militants Sunday, a general said.

 
 

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