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Jul 23 2012

China Sends Troops to Disputed Islands

The New York Times - Global - Mon, 2012-07-23 09:13
The move appeared designed to reinforce China’s claims over the South China Sea a week after a meeting of foreign ministers of the Association of South East Asian Nations.
Jul 23 2012

Maintenance Hurdles Mount for Navy's LCS

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2012-07-23 08:15
When the littoral combat ship Freedom needs scheduled maintenance overseas, the workers who step onboard had better be Americans.
Jul 23 2012

Philippines refuses to budge on South China Sea row

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2012-07-23 05:58
The Philippines refused to budge on Monday on a territorial dispute with China, asking Beijing to respect Manila's rights in the South China Sea and announcing plans to upgrade military capabilities.
Jul 22 2012

Marine Corps creates law enforcement battalions

Virginian-Pilot - Sun, 2012-07-22 19:46
The Marine Corps has created its first law enforcement battalions—a lean, specialized force of military police officers that it hopes can quickly deploy worldwide to help investigate crimes.
Jul 22 2012

US Navy: 2 dead from Oman helicopter crash

Washington Examiner World News - Sun, 2012-07-22 06:46
The Navy says the death toll from a helicopter crash last week in the Arabian peninsula nation of Oman is two.
Jul 20 2012

U.S. Missile Shield May Make China Build Better Missiles - Fri, 2012-07-20 05:30
China has bet the security of its citizens largely around one weapon system: missiles. Which is why planned U.S. advancements to Washington's mobile missile shield is freaking out Beijing's military chiefs.
Jul 19 2012

DOD to bolster Yemen’s counterterrorism forces

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-07-19 18:11
The Pentagon is pouring new funds into Yemen to help bolster the embattled country’s counterterrorism forces, amid growing concerns about Iranian spying and meddling there.
Jul 19 2012

Marine Lt. Gen. John Kelly testifies to lead Southern Command

McClatchy News Service - Thu, 2012-07-19 17:29
The Marine poised to run U.S. military operations in Latin America and the Caribbean said he’s ready to combat drug-trafficking, one of the main duties of any commander of the Miami-based Southern Command.
Jul 19 2012

Elite Marine Corps units to field new pistols

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-07-19 15:15
The Marine Corps’ elite special operations and reconnaissance units will field thousands of new .45-caliber pistols over the next four years, military acquisition officials confirmed Thursday.
Jul 19 2012

MH-53 Helicopter Crashes off Oman Top Stories - Thu, 2012-07-19 11:16
An MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasure Squadron (HM) 15 crashed 58 miles southwest of Muscat, Oman, while conducting heavy lift support operations.


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