Top Daily Stories

Oct 8 2014

Marines deploy from Spain for Ebola fight

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-10-08 13:44
About 100 Marines based in Spain will deploy temporarily to West Africa to join the fight to contain the Ebola virus, a Pentagon official said.
Oct 5 2014

Navy To Deploy Armed, Robotic Patrol Boats

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2014-10-05 14:29
The Navy says it will soon use armed, robotic patrol boats with no sailors on board to escort and defend warships moving through sensitive sea lanes.
Oct 5 2014

Navy's No. 2 Nominee: Missing and Unaccounted For

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2014-10-05 14:19
So whatever happened to Jo Ann Rooney?
Oct 3 2014

Destroyer Stout's CMC relieved

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-10-03 18:13
The destroyer Stout's command master chief was fired on Friday following non-judicial punishment proceedings.
Oct 3 2014

Marine lost at sea identified

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-10-03 16:52
The Marine missing at sea from an Osprey mishap over the Persian Gulf Wednesday has been identified as 21-year-old Cpl. Jordan L. Spears of Memphis, Indiana.
Oct 2 2014

U.S. Eases Embargo on Arms to Vietnam

The New York Times - Thu, 2014-10-02 21:24
The United States partially lifted its longtime ban on the provision of lethal arms to Vietnam, a move intended to help Hanoi strengthen its maritime security.
Oct 2 2014

Report: LCS costs 3 times original estimate

San Diego Union - Thu, 2014-10-02 21:04
The first two littoral combat ships cost hundreds of millions of dollars more than initially budgeted and were rushed into service not fully tested for problems, a new government report says
Oct 2 2014

Commandant says no to proposed uniform changes

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-10-02 19:38
Junior enlisted Marines will just have to keep squinting when a staff non-commissioned officer walks by.
Oct 2 2014

Navy calls off search for missing Osprey crew member

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-10-02 19:24
A Marine who jumped from a MV-22 Osprey helicopter that lost power over the Arabian Gulf Wednesday is presumed dead and the Navy has called off the search.
Oct 2 2014

Pentagon: Medals for new Iraq mission to fall under Operation Enduring Freedom

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-10-02 16:07
The new U.S. mission in Iraq is part of Operation Enduring Freedom, at least according to the Pentagon's medals and awards division.

 
 

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