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Aug 14 2015

Philippines to open base near disputed sea even without US

Yahoo Top News - Fri, 2015-08-14 04:46
The Philippine air force and navy will go ahead with a plan to open camps in a bustling freeport facing the disputed South China Sea even if a proposed American military presence doesn't happen.
Aug 14 2015

Russia calls on U.S. to drop missile shield plans

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2015-08-14 04:27
Russia sees no reason for the United States to push forward with plans to deploy a missile shield in Europe following the nuclear deal with Iran, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says.
Aug 14 2015

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

The New York Times - Fri, 2015-08-14 04:00
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 03:24
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 20:24
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 18:12
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 13:04
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 09:21
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 07:53
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 21:38
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.


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