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Sep 9 2014

Frigate Halyburton decommissioned after 30 years of service

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 16:09
After more than 30 years of naval service, the frigate Halyburton was decommissioned in Mayport, Florida, in a ceremony attended by crew members, plankowners, family, and friends.
Sep 9 2014

DDG and Hornet squadron COs win top leadership award

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 14:37
The skippers of a destroyer and a fighter squadron are this year's recipients of the Navy's top leadership prize.
Sep 9 2014

U.S. airstrikes in Iraq hit Islamic State vehicles

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 13:09
The U.S. military says it launched five more airstrikes in support of Iraqi government troops and Sunni tribesmen protecting the Haditha Dam against fighters of the Islamic State group.
Sep 9 2014

Base commander faces sex assault charge

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 07:44
The commanding officer of Naval Station Everett has been removed from his post, pending a preliminary hearing to face a charge of sexual assault, Navy Region Northwest said Monday.
Sep 8 2014

Obama Will Outline Plans to 'Destroy' the Islamic State

Foreign Policy - Mon, 2014-09-08 07:38
President Obama on Wednesday will outline his strategy for military operations designed to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State.
Sep 2 2014

White House: 350 more troops assigned to U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-09-02 20:32
President Obama has approved sending roughly 350 more U.S. troops to Iraq, the White House announced on Tuesday.
Sep 1 2014

USMC Super Stallion crashes in Gulf of Aden; all 25 personnel rescued

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:49
A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the 22d Marine Expeditionary Unit crashed at sea today in the Central Command area of operations, an official press release stated.
Sep 1 2014

Australia leans toward buying Japan subs to upgrade fleet: sources

Reuters - Mon, 2014-09-01 03:55
Japan and Australia reportedly are leaning towards a multibillion-dollar sale by Tokyo of a fleet of stealth submarines to Canberra's military—a move that could rile China.
Aug 31 2014

Diving legend Walter Mazzone dies at 96

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-08-31 09:12
Retired Capt. Walter Mazzone, a decorated WW II submariner who later became legend as a pioneering medical officer in deep dive experiments, died in San Diego. He was 96.
Aug 31 2014

DOD makes advances toward blood test to diagnose concussion

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-08-31 09:08
The Defense Department is closing in on a blood test to detect concussion.


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