Top Daily Stories

Aug 8 2014

104 aircraft and 8 ships ready for Iraq air campaign

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-08-08 15:48
The U.S. has a massive force of ships and aircraft in the Persian Gulf for the air campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq.
Aug 8 2014

USS Montgomery floated from Ala. shipyard

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-08-08 11:36
The second in a new line of U.S. warships has been launched from a Mobile shipyard.
Aug 6 2014

Cursed ship, deployment?

San Diego Union - Wed, 2014-08-06 23:48
The ailing skipper of a San Diego-based Navy cruiser retreated to his cabin for several weeks in the middle of a recent deployment, leaving the crew to largely fend for itself.
Aug 6 2014

Retired rear admiral, Pearl Harbor survivor, dies at 100

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2014-08-06 22:26
Robert Erly, a retired Navy rear admiral upper half who was a decorated survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, died July 3 in San Diego. He was 100.
Aug 6 2014

Hagel rejects idea of Afghan drawdown flexibility

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-08-06 13:52
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday rejected suggestions that the military should have greater flexibility to rethink its withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2016.
Aug 6 2014

VA deputy chief: More employees face punishment

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-08-06 10:46
More VA employees will be disciplined as the department sorts out a scandal over long waits for health care and falsified data, Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson said.
Aug 5 2014

U.S. general dead, German general wounded in Afghan attack

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-08-05 21:38
A U.S. general was killed and more than a dozen people were wounded Tuesday in the latest insider attack by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier.
Aug 3 2014

Air Force Academy investigating athletic programs

Virginian-Pilot - Sun, 2014-08-03 20:15
The school said it has launched a probe of its athletic department and is demanding more accountability from coaches after a newspaper reported allegations of lax oversight and athlete misconduct.
Aug 3 2014

South America's Growing Interest in Antarctica Drives Polar Ship Buys

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2014-08-03 14:31
Colombia is set to join its South American neighbors in their plans to upgrade Antarctic assets and establishments, which are opening bases and buying polar ships.
Aug 3 2014

Corps to combine drug, alcohol screenings

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-08-03 13:57
Commanders will now test Marines for alcohol and drug use during the same screening, a shift that replaces the previous policy requiring all members of a unit to take a breathalyzer twice a year.

 
 

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