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May 8 2015

U.S. military bumps up threat level at bases in North America

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2015-05-08 12:14
The U.S. military has increased the threat level at bases across North America. Officials say the incremental boost will likely mean heightened vigilance and more random bag or vehicle checks.
May 8 2015

N. Korea says it test-fired submarine ballistic missile

USA Today - Fri, 2015-05-08 02:31
Reported underwater launch comes a day after Pyongyang warned it would fire on S. Korean ships crossing border.
May 5 2015

These generals could be the next top Marine

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-05-05 22:40
Four are considered to be front-runners to replace Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford if he is confirmed as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
May 5 2015

Russia's new tank, Armata, publicly unveiled prior to Victory Day parade

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:18
The final rehearsal for Russia's Victory Day parade featured a new edition to the country's defense arsenal: the Armata tank.
May 5 2015

Top NATO commander: alliance to move command HQ temporarily to Romania for military exercise

Fox News - World - Tue, 2015-05-05 05:10
A top NATO commander says the alliance will briefly move its allied joint force command from Italy to Romania as NATO continues to react to Russia's moves in Ukraine.
May 4 2015

Marine Selected to Head Joint Chiefs

The New York Times - Mon, 2015-05-04 20:46
President Obama’s choice of Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, a former commander in Afghanistan, must be confirmed by the Senate.
Apr 30 2015

Study: Not all veterans struggle when they come home

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2015-04-30 22:14
The first examination of civic involvement of veterans, released Thursday, shows results that debunk stereotypes of the wounded former service members struggling to adjust to civilian life.
Apr 30 2015

U.S. Navy to accompany U.S. ships passing through Strait of Hormuz

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2015-04-30 14:51
U.S. Navy ships will start accompanying U.S.-flagged commercial vessels passing through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran's seizure of a Marshall Islands-flagged vessel two days ago, a U.S. defense official said.
Apr 30 2015

Chinese and Russian Navies to Hold Joint Drills in Mediterranean

The New York Times - Thu, 2015-04-30 12:21
The announcement of joint military exercises was a further sign of deepening ties between China and Russia, and of the Chinese navy’s increasing ambitions.
Apr 29 2015

Navy considering Newport News Shipbuilding's future

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-04-29 23:01
Is the day coming when Newport News Shipbuilding will no longer have a monopoly on building the Navy's aircraft carriers?

 
 

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