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Mar 11 2012

Afghans show 15 bodies allegedly shot by American

The Washington Times - Sun, 2012-03-11 08:34

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. service member walked out of his base in southern Afghanistan before dawn Sunday and started shooting Afghan civilians, Afghan and NATO officials said. There were varying reports of casualties.

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Mar 10 2012

Marines’ Marketing Campaign Uses Chaos as a Selling Point

The New York Times - Sat, 2012-03-10 02:11
The Marine Corps’ latest marketing effort will underscore two points: That while no one knows where the next global hot spot will be, the Marines are ready to charge there.
Mar 9 2012

Sen. Webb: Limit GI Bill at for-profit schools

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-03-09 12:20
The father of the Post-9/11 GI Bill has launched a battle to preserve the benefit by proposing new restrictions on tuition payments to for-profit schools.
Mar 9 2012

Coast Guard in Deal for Museum, Academy Expansion

Coast Guard News - Fri, 2012-03-09 11:30
Following months of uncertainty, the Coast Guard and New London, Conn., have agreed to find a location for both the National Coast Guard Museum and future Coast Guard Academy expansion.
Mar 9 2012

Vets’ jobless rate takes big drop in February

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-03-09 10:30
Programs aimed at helping Iraq and Afghanistan veterans find jobs may be paying off. The February unemployment rate for people who separated from the service since 2001 dropped dramatically.
Mar 9 2012

Panetta: U.S. keeping troops in South Korea

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-03-09 09:07
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says Washington needs troops in South Korea even amid budget cuts as a means to deter North Korea and to signal the importance of the Asia-Pacific region.
Mar 9 2012

Adm. Locklear takes over Pacific Command

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-03-09 09:04
The commander of NATO-led operations that helped Libyan rebels overthrow Moammar Gadhafi is taking over as the top U.S. military commander in Asia and the Pacific.
Mar 9 2012

Leaked Memo Says U.S. SOF in Syria

Military.com - Headlines - Fri, 2012-03-09 08:36
U.S. Special Operation Forces reportedly have been in Syria since December training groups to bring down Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a leaked Stratfor memo published by WikiLeaks says.
Mar 8 2012

Asian Military Spending Overtakes Europe's

The Chosun Ilbo - Fri, 2012-03-09 00:03
Asia's military spending will exceed Europe's for the first time this year, according to a study released by the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
Mar 8 2012

Navy Announces New Drug Testing Parameters

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-03-08 16:15
To align with new DOD policy the Navy will begin testing for more commonly abused prescription drugs during random urinalysis starting May 1. This follows a record low in sailors testing positive for illicit drug use.

 
 

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