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Apr 9 2014

Navy base on the line as Mauritius tries to pit U.S., U.K. in island's sovereignty bid

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2014-04-09 20:31
Mauritius is trying to wedge itself between Washington and London in a diplomatic drive for control of a group of British-ruled islands—one of which has been leased to the U.S. military for nearly 50 years.
Apr 9 2014

Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps: Less pay raises discipline

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:47
Lower pay and slimmed-down benefits will make Marines more disciplined and less wasteful, according to the Corps' top enlisted Marine.
Apr 9 2014

Marine Corps Reserve opens more combat units to women

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-04-09 14:55
The Marine Corps has opened more roles in combat units to women—this time in the Reserve.
Apr 9 2014

DOD appears to expect fewer jobless vets by 2015

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-04-09 13:13
If the Pentagon's latest budget projections are any indication, the issue of veterans' unemployment may be easing.
Apr 8 2014

China calls on U.S. to restrain ally Japan as tension simmers

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-04-08 06:16
China called on the United States to restrain Japan and chided the Philippines at the end of talks Tuesday between U.S. and Chinese defense chiefs, which showed the strain of regional disputes on Sino-U.S. ties.
Apr 7 2014

CNO: Cutbacks reducing Navy's surge readiness

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-04-07 12:27
The Navy's top officer warned that budget cuts have hampered the Navy's ability to surge in a crisis, saying it could only surge-deploy one carrier strike group and one amphibious ready group at current levels.
Apr 7 2014

U.S. defense chief, in first, to visit China's aircraft carrier

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2014-04-07 00:34
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will visit China's sole aircraft carrier when he arrives in the country Monday in an unprecedented opening by Beijing to a potent symbol of its military buildup.
Apr 6 2014

Officers can cash in big for getting out early

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-04-06 10:45
Some Marine officers will be eligible for an early retirement or a lump sum payout of nearly $200,000 under the service's recently announced fiscal 2015 early out incentives.
Apr 6 2014

Navies of Iran, Pakistan to hold joint drill in Hormuz strait

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:17
The navies of Iran and Pakistan plan to hold joint military exercises in the eastern part of the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, Iran's state news agency said on Sunday.
Apr 6 2014

Navy unveils new program to create drone-like autonomous aircraft

Fox News - Sun, 2014-04-06 06:00
The U.S. Navy has unveiled a five-year, $100 million program to create unmanned helicopters capable of resupplying troops and rescuing injured soldiers from the battlefield. 

 
 

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