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Aug 14 2015

Decades After Pearl Harbor, a Mission to Honor ‘the Unknowns’ Gains Urgency

The New York Times - Fri, 2015-08-14 05:00
In an effort to identify sailors who died aboard the battleship Oklahoma, remains from 45 grave sites will be disinterred and taken to laboratories for analysis.
Aug 14 2015

North Korea denies laying landmines in DMZ that wounded South soldiers

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2015-08-14 04:24
North Korea rejected on Friday accusations that it was responsible for landmine explosions last week inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that wounded two South Korean soldiers.
Aug 12 2015

Local firefighters working for the Navy say manpower shortage has exhausted them

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-08-12 21:24
Firefighters working for the Navy in Hampton Roads say a manpower shortage is forcing them to work mandatory overtime that often means shifts of 72 or 96 hours straight with just a 24-hour break.
Aug 12 2015

Top general: U.S. should consider embedding troops in Iraq

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-08-12 19:12
If Iraqi forces aren't making good progress against Islamic State militants in the next several months, the U.S. should consider embedding American troops with the Iraqis, Gen. Raymond Odierno says.
Aug 12 2015

Naval Air Station neighbors lose court case to stop noisy fighter jet flights

The Washington Times - Wed, 2015-08-12 14:04
A federal judge refused Tuesday to order an injunction to stop fighter jets from practicing carrier landings at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington after neighbors complained of noise.
Aug 12 2015

Third Austal-built LCS Delivered to the Navy

Maritime News - Vessels - Wed, 2015-08-12 10:21
Shipbuilder Austal reports it has delivered the third littoral combat ship (LCS) built at its Mobile, Ala. shipyard to the U.S. Navy on August 11.
Aug 12 2015

Fire erupts aboard carrier Truman off Virginia coast; 2 injured

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-08-12 08:53
Two sailors were injured Tuesday night when a fire erupted while an F/A-18C was being refueled on the flight deck aboard the carrier Harry S. Truman off the coast.
Aug 8 2015

Japanese sub likely lost in World War II has been found

Virginian-Pilot - Sat, 2015-08-08 22:38
A vessel believed to be the Imperial Japanese Navy's I-402 submarine has been discovered on the seafloor off the Goto Islands, Nagasaki Prefecture.
Aug 7 2015

Army Trains Women as Rangers, Unsure It Wants Them

The New York Times - Fri, 2015-08-07 11:52
Two officers are close to becoming the first women to graduate from the Army’s top leadership course, which may influence how far women are integrated into combat roles.
Aug 7 2015

Iranian Quds Force commander met with Putin in Russia, broke travel sanctions

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2015-08-07 09:26
Qassem Soleimani, the leader of the Iranian Quds Force that is tied to terrorist activity and reports directly to the supreme leader, recently visited Moscow to meet with Russian leaders.

 
 

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