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Nov 25 2012

Few female Marines step forward for infantry

The Washington Times - World - Sun, 2012-11-25 20:53
Female Marine officers are unlikely to join the infantry anytime soon, in part because of a lack of volunteers for the Infantry Officer Course, which was opened to women in September.
Nov 24 2012

China lands jet on its aircraft carrier

Washington Examiner World News - Sat, 2012-11-24 22:00
China's official news agency says the country has successfully landed a fighter jet on its first aircraft carrier.
Nov 24 2012

Navy to stop training military dolphins in San Diego

San Diego Union - Sat, 2012-11-24 21:39
A long-established program in San Diego to train dolphins to detect mines will be phased out as the military relies more heavily on new technologies.
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.

 
 

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