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Aug 10 2014

MARSOC bridging divide between special ops and the Marine Corps, says outgoing commander

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-08-10 09:40
A unit newly matured in regional operations around the globe and focused on a post-Afghanistan mission greets incoming MARSOC commander, Maj. Gen. Joseph Osterman.
Aug 10 2014

Kerry urges talks to ease China Sea tensions

Washington Examiner World News - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:46
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to head off another international crisis, urging China and its smaller neighbors to resolve mounting tensions over maritime disputes in Asian waters
Aug 9 2014

With IG ruling clearing Marine commandant, observers say openness will bring closure

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2014-08-09 08:51
A top Pentagon official supports the decision to clear Gen. Amos of allegations he abused the military justice process, but some argue the full investigation should be disclosed in order to maintain public trust.
Aug 8 2014

Vets say goodbye to aircraft carrier Saratoga

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2014-08-08 22:27
Veterans who served on the Saratoga said goodbye Friday to the aircraft carrier that was their home.
Aug 8 2014

Why Obama's campaign in Iraq could require 15,000 troops

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-08-08 17:17
Many experts believe it will be extremely hard to achieve President Obama’s newly expanded military mission in Iraq without more Americans on the ground.
Aug 8 2014

104 aircraft and 8 ships ready for Iraq air campaign

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-08-08 14:48
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 10:36
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 22:48
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 21:26
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 12:52
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday rejected suggestions that the military should have greater flexibility to rethink its withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2016.


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