Top Daily Stories

Jan 5 2011

Marine Corps suicides plunge

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-01-05 13:46
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 12:17
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 11:43
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 19:39
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 16:15
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.

Dec 27 2010

China deploying carrier-sinking missile

The Washington Times - Mon, 2010-12-27 15:26
China's military is deploying a new anti-ship ballistic missile that can sink U.S. aircraft carriers, a weapon that specialists say gives Beijing new power-projection capabilities that will affect U.S. support for Pacific allies.
Dec 22 2010

Foundation Plans Memorial Restoration

The Marine Corps War Memorial Foundation is planning the restoration and preservation of the Corps’ beloved Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va.
Dec 21 2010

Israeli fighter jets attack Gaza

AlJazeera - Tue, 2010-12-21 01:01
Air raids appear to target fighters in several parts of the Hamas-ruled Palestinian territory.
Dec 19 2010

Somalia rebel groups 'plan merger'

AlJazeera - Sun, 2010-12-19 16:51
Al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab and Islamic Party insurgents plan merger to try to topple United Nations-backed government.


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