Top Daily Stories

Aug 24 2010

Why are more troops killing selves?

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2010-08-24 16:52
A task force has spelled out what many people have suspected for a long time: Multiple deployments to multiple wars are partly to blame for the sharp increase in suicides in the military.
Aug 23 2010

II MEF (Forward) Set to Deploy

At a recent ceremony aboard Camp Lejeune, the II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) was officially activated to spearhead Marine Corps efforts in Afghanistan early next year.
Aug 21 2010

Iran's first nuclear plant begins fueling

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 2010-08-21 01:35
Iran began fueling its first nuclear energy plant in the southern city of Bushehr Saturday, the nation's state media reported. The effort will help the country create nuclear-generated electricity, Press TV said.
Aug 19 2010

New EFV Prototype Tests at Pendleton

The newest variant of the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle boasts 2,700 horsepower that propel it at speeds of up to 30 mph.
Aug 19 2010

Ears in the Sky: Military Tests Airborne Gunshot Detection

The Wall Street Journal - - Thu, 2010-08-19 16:53
The Department of Defense plans to test a helicopter-mounted system to pinpoint gunfire fire in places like Afghanistan.
Aug 17 2010

Federal judge throws out piracy charges against 6 Somalis

The Washington Times - Tue, 2010-08-17 13:26
A federal judge has dismissed piracy charges against six Somali nationals accused of attacking a Navy ship off the coast of Africa.
Aug 17 2010

Vietnam, U.S. hold first-ever defense talks

The Washington Times - Tue, 2010-08-17 10:39
Former foes Vietnam and the United States held their first defense talks on Tuesday, which a senior U.S. official called extremely productive and successful.
Aug 17 2010

Suspect ship seen before Japan tanker blast: report

Reuters - Tue, 2010-08-17 01:09
The radar of a Japanese supertanker that was damaged by an explosion near the Strait of Hormuz last month showed a small ship making suspicious movements near it at the time of the incident, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Tuesday.
Aug 16 2010

China targets U.S. troops with arms buildup

The Washington Times - Mon, 2010-08-16 20:42

China is aggressively building up military forces to strike U.S. forces in the western Pacific and elsewhere as part of what the Pentagon calls an array of high-tech "anti-access" missiles, submarines and warplanes in its latest annual report.

Aug 15 2010

China report to be released by Pentagon

The Washington Times - Sun, 2010-08-15 17:32
The Pentagon this week will release its long-delayed annual report to Congress on China's military with a new title that officials say reflects the Obama administration's conciliatory, "soft power" approach to world affairs.


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