Top Daily Stories

Mar 26 2012

U.S., Australia deepen military ties amid pivot to SE Asia

Washington Post - World - Mon, 2012-03-26 17:13
The United States and Australia are planning a major expansion of military ties, including possible drone flights from a coral atoll in the Indian Ocean and increased U.S. naval access to Australian ports.
Mar 26 2012

Gen. Allen admits 'green-on-blue' attacks erode trust

The Washington Times - Mon, 2012-03-26 15:28
The top allied commander in Afghanistan said the recent killings of U.S. and coalition troops by Afghan soldiers have created an "erosion of trust" between international and Afghan forces.
Mar 26 2012

Coast Guard Opens New Station on Cape May

Coast Guard News - Mon, 2012-03-26 11:02
The U.S. Coast Guard has opened a new $11.4 million station at Training Center Cape May, New Jersey, that will help prevent and respond to maritime events.
Mar 26 2012

Disabled Soldier Backlog Puts Army at Risk

Military.com - Headlines - Mon, 2012-03-26 06:21
The backlog of soldiers too injured to serve is growing so large that it could affect the Army’s ability to go to war.
Mar 24 2012

80% of wounded veterans cite mental health woes

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-03-24 08:24
In a survey of wounded Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, nearly 80 percent reported having symptoms of a combat-related mental health condition, and roughly half said they had a traumatic brain injury.
Mar 23 2012

Post-Traumatic Stress’s Surprisingly Positive Flip Side

The New York Times - Fri, 2012-03-23 05:10
Some soldiers respond to the trauma of combat with a new sense of hope. How crazy is that?
Mar 22 2012

Retirement sets off search for new MCPON

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-03-22 17:31
The Navy’s top enlisted sailor says he’ll retire this year, triggering a search for his successor under a new set of rules limiting who is eligible to apply.
Mar 22 2012

EU anti-piracy mission set for land bombardments

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2012-03-22 14:46
European Union forces are set to step up their mission countering piracy off the Horn of Africa, with EU ministers likely to sign off on beach bombardments and attacks on other land-based targets.
Mar 22 2012

Allen calls for solid U.S. force in Afghanistan in 2013

The Washington Times - Thu, 2012-03-22 09:58
The United States still will need "significant combat power" in Afghanistan in 2013 despite the call for reducing the force, the top U.S. commander there said Thursday.
Mar 22 2012

Deal May Spread Okinawa Marines Across Pacific

Military.com - Headlines - Thu, 2012-03-22 06:09
U.S. Marines based on Okinawa would be spread out across the Pacific as part of a strategic realignment being worked out with Japan, according to sources quoted in the Yomiuri newspaper.

 
 

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