Top Daily Stories

Jan 7 2015

Pentagon wants to counter hypersonic missiles

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2015-01-07 19:02
The Missile Defense Agency has tasked a major defense contractor to develop missiles capable of knocking out maneuvering, ultrahigh-speed targets such as China's Wu-14 hypersonic glide vehicle.
Jan 6 2015

Navy commander pleads guilty in huge bribery case

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-01-06 20:21
A U.S. Navy commander pleaded guilty in a bribery scheme involving a military contractor in Asia who allegedly offered luxury travel, prostitutes and other bribes in exchange for confidential information.
Jan 6 2015

Obama poised to free two more Gitmo inmates

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:41
President Obama is due to release two more Guantanamo Bay inmates in the coming days, Fox News reported early Tuesday.
Jan 5 2015

VA failed to vet dubious contractors

The Washington Times - Mon, 2015-01-05 21:57
An internal VA study says that an East Coast office that handles about $4 billion in business each year didn't do enough checks on the backgrounds of companies that were awarded contracts.
Jan 5 2015

Vietnam POW Vice Adm. Edward Martin dies at 83

San Diego Union - Mon, 2015-01-05 10:00
Navy pilot was shot down on a bombing mission and spent six years in the "Hanoi Hilton."
Jan 3 2015

U.S. says terror suspect dies after long illness

The Washington Times - World - Sat, 2015-01-03 05:43
The United States says a suspected al Qaeda terrorist charged in the 1998 attacks on east Africa embassies that killed more than 200 people has died in federal custody.
Jan 2 2015

Vice admiral: Navy should expand sabbatical program

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2015-01-02 12:49
The chief of naval personnel says he wants to do everything he can to keep the best sailors in uniform longer—even if that means letting them go for a while.
Dec 31 2014

Veteran suicide tracking faulted

San Diego Union - Wed, 2014-12-31 21:54
Government report says VA data is being incorrectly reported.
Dec 31 2014

U.S.: Somalia terrorist leader killed

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 2014-12-31 12:49
The head of intelligence and security for the al-Shabaab terrorist organization in Somalia, Tahlil Abdishakur, has been killed in a U.S. airstrike, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
Dec 30 2014

Five Guantánamo Prisoners Are Released to Kazakhstan

The New York Times - Wed, 2014-12-31 00:49
Three detainees from Yemen and two from Tunisia were transferred from the military prison in Cuba. With the move, there are 127 prisoners left.

 
 

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