Top Daily Stories

Sep 19 2015

Military operations begin at expanded bomber training site

Fox News - Sat, 2015-09-19 05:16
The first military flying operations took to the air Friday at an enormous bomber training area over the northern Plains that was approved this spring after years of consideration.
Sep 16 2015

Mabus: Navy opening all jobs to women despite Marine experiment

San Diego Union - Wed, 2015-09-16 00:18
Some fume when Marine research overruled, while others cheer.
Sep 15 2015

North Korea Says It Is Bolstering Its Nuclear Arsenal

The New York Times - Tue, 2015-09-15 05:05
The country reaffirmed Tuesday that its main nuclear complex at Yongbyon, north of the capital, was in full operation.
Sep 14 2015

Navy agrees to restrict offshore training to protect marine mammals

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2015-09-14 21:35
To settle litigation brought by environmental groups, the Navy has agreed to curtail use of sonar and underwater explosives during training to protect marine mammals off Southern California and Hawaii.
Sep 14 2015

Coast Guard Academy Ranked One Of The Top Colleges In The Nation

Coast Guard News - Mon, 2015-09-14 17:20
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy has again been named one of the best institutions of higher learning in the U.S.
Sep 14 2015

Pentagon considers canceling destroyer already under construction

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2015-09-14 11:33
Pentagon officials are weighing whether to cancel the last of three ships in General Dynamics Corp.'s $22 billion program to build new destroyers even though the vessel is already under construction.
Sep 11 2015

Ray Mabus rejects Marine report showing women perform worse than men in combat roles

The Washington Times - Fri, 2015-09-11 12:17
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus criticized Friday the findings of a new Marine report that all-male combat units perform better on a number of tactical tasks than mixed-gender units.
Sep 9 2015

Russian troops join combat in Syria amid U.S. concern over military buildup

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2015-09-09 13:10
Russian forces have begun participating in military operations in Syria in support of government forces, three Lebanese sources familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
Sep 8 2015

Marines’ mixing of men and women in combat experiment gets mixed results

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-09-08 21:06
Over the past nine months, the Marine Corps tested a gender-integrated task force in an attempt to gauge what the Marine Corps might look like with women in combat roles.
Sep 8 2015

Russian drone submarine would threaten U.S. coast; nuclear vessel in development

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2015-09-08 10:11
Russia is building a drone submarine designed to launch nuclear weapons against U.S. harbors and coastal cities, according to Pentagon officials.


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