Top Daily Stories

Jan 6 2011

Iwo Jima memorial in need of rescue mission

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-01-06 21:12
A nonprofit "friends" group has formed to work with the National Park Service and Marine Corps representatives to raise funds to improve the aging and weathered Marine Corps War Memorial,
Jan 6 2011

Surge fails to reduce number of Taliban fighters

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-01-06 17:20
A massive effort by U.S. and NATO forces — including offensives in the insurgent heartland and targeted assassinations of rebel leaders — has failed to dent Taliban numerical strength over the past year, according to military and diplomatic officials.
Jan 6 2011

Statement by SECNAV, CNO on Efficiencies Top Stories - Thu, 2011-01-06 17:01
Statements from the Secretary of the Navy and the Chief of Naval Operations Jan. 6 regarding efficiencies.
Jan 6 2011

Gates wants Dempsey as new Army chief of staff

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-01-06 15:39
The general now heading Army training is Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates' choice to be the next Army chief of staff.
Jan 5 2011

Marine Corps suicides plunge

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-01-05 12:46
The number of suicides among active-duty Marines dropped last year for the first time since 2006, plunging 29 percent below 2009's record high. But suicide attempts climbed to their highest level since wars in Afghanistan and Iraq began.
Jan 5 2011

Top Navy Officer: U.S. Misjudges China’s Arms Technology

The Wall Street Journal - - Wed, 2011-01-05 11:17
The U.S. has underestimated the pace of China's development of some cutting edge weapons, but China still lags in its ability to effectively deploy and use sophisticated systems, a top Naval Intelligence officer said today.
Dec 28 2010

MV EMS River Pirated in Indian Ocean

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2010-12-28 10:43
In the early hours of 27 December, the MV EMS River was pirated approximately 175 nautical miles North East of the port of Salalah, Oman.
Dec 27 2010

Amos: Corps Set to Follow DADT Repeal

Marine Commandant General James Amos says the Corps will “step out smartly to faithfully implement" the new policy allows gays to serve openly in the military.
Dec 27 2010

Special forces wary of 'don't ask' repeal

The Washington Times - Mon, 2010-12-27 18:39
Special-operations troops think the elite force is facing difficulties by accepting open gays into one of the military's more politically conservative communities.
Dec 27 2010

Congress Shores Up Military Health Care

The Wall Street Journal - - Mon, 2010-12-27 15:15
Tucked inside the defense-authorization bill passed last week in a lame-duck session are a few provisions that would expand Tricare coverage, and protect some beneficiaries from potential premium increases.


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