Top Daily Stories

Nov 21 2012

Fewest veterans in Congress since WWII

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2012-11-21 09:15
A decade of wars abroad has not reversed the decline in military veterans serving in Congress.
Nov 20 2012

France ends Afghan combat role

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-11-20 09:15
France on Tuesday ended its combat operations in Afghanistan, pulling troops from a base northeast of Kabul and fulfilling promises to end its combat role on a faster track than other NATO allies.
Nov 19 2012

3 ships extend deployment amid Israel-Gaza conflict

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-11-19 16:56
Three ships that had been scheduled to return home this month are instead returning to the eastern Mediterranean, according to a Navy spokesman.
Nov 19 2012

Two skippers fired for alleged misconduct

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-11-19 15:52
Two commanding officers have been fired for misconduct in unrelated incidents, the Navy announced Monday.
Nov 19 2012

VA outreach lags as many veterans unaware of benefits

McClatchy News Service - Mon, 2012-11-19 15:14
More than half of America’s veterans say they have little or no understanding of the benefits due them, despite efforts over recent years to match returning soldiers with the help and services they need.
Nov 19 2012

New submarine will be named Delaware

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-11-19 13:31
The Navy is putting Delaware’s name on a new submarine.
Nov 19 2012

Army, Navy see record year for suicides

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-11-19 11:15
With six weeks left in the year, the Army and Navy are reporting record numbers of suicides, with the Air Force and Marine Corps close to doing the same, making 2012 the worst year since careful tracking began in 2001.
Nov 19 2012

Re-up bonuses fading in many MOSs

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-11-19 09:15
Barely one month into the new fiscal year, bonus money to re-enlist is drying up quickly. Those wanting to take home cash must act now.
Nov 19 2012

Marine Corps forms squadron to fly the new next-generation strike fighter jet

Fox News - Mon, 2012-11-19 03:30
The Marine Corps is forming the first squadron of pilots to fly the next-generation strike fighter jet, months after lawmakers raised concern that there was a rush to end the testing of an aircraft hit with technical problems.
Nov 18 2012

Pakistan struggles to develop armed drones

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2012-11-18 13:15
Pakistan is secretly racing to develop its own armed drones, frustrated with U.S. refusals to provide them, but is struggling with a lack of precision munitions and advanced targeting technology.


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