Top Daily Stories

Mar 12 2012

Camp Pendleton CG nominated for DOD post

San Diego Union - Mon, 2012-03-12 18:54
Lt. Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, the officer in charge of the 57,000-Marine force based at Camp Pendleton, has been nominated to serve as senior military assistant to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.
Mar 12 2012

Mabus defends biofuels at energy hearing

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-03-12 17:20
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus defended the service’s investment on biofuels Monday, saying it is a “false choice” for critics to suggest the Navy should focus on building more ships instead of finding alternative fuels.
Mar 12 2012

White House: No change in Afghan strategy

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-03-12 15:51
The Obama administration said Monday the war strategy in Afghanistan remains intact despite the mass killing of Afghan civilians on Sunday, allegedly by an American soldier.
Mar 12 2012

Navy to Begin Testing for Synthetic Chemical Compounds

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2012-03-12 15:15
The Navy announced Monday that it will begin random testing of urine samples for synthetic chemical compounds like Spice this month.
Mar 12 2012

Fewer Americans Say U.S. Is Top Military Power

Gallup - Mon, 2012-03-12 04:00
Fifty-four percent of Americans believe the United States is the No. 1 military power in the world, fewer than what Gallup has typically found. A slim majority say U.S. military strength is "about right."
Mar 12 2012

China Boosts Naval Presence Near Korean Peninsula

The Chosun Ilbo - Mon, 2012-03-12 00:00
Alarm bells are ringing in some quarters of South Korea as China becomes more assertive in waters near the Korean Peninsula.
Mar 11 2012

Storied aircraft carrier makes final deployment

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-03-11 16:22
The Enterprise has set sail on her final voyage.
Mar 11 2012

Coast Guard, Air Force talk C-27J deal

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-03-11 10:14
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert Papp told lawmakers last week that he has talked with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz about the feasibility of transferring C-27Js to the sea service.
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.

An AP photographer

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.

 
 

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