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Sep 28 2014

Robots, drones may assist Marine logisticians with new missions

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-09-28 10:34
A postwar strategy dominated by the Expeditionary Force 21 concept and a return to small-unit, amphibious missions will put previously unheard of demands on the Marine logistics community.
Sep 25 2014

Miramar colonel under review for affair

San Diego Union - Thu, 2014-09-25 17:33
The top official in charge of rooting out misconduct at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar was removed from his post as he is under investigation regarding an extramarital affair with a subordinate.
Sep 25 2014

Army's 'Big Red One' HQ going to Iraq: 1st Infantry Division soldiers deploy in October

The Washington Times - Thu, 2014-09-25 15:16

Roughly 500 soldiers from the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division headquarters are headed to the Middle East, with 200 of them to end up in Iraq.

Sep 25 2014

U.S. Funds Studies of Nondrug Therapies for Military Personnel

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Thu, 2014-09-25 14:32
The federal government is spending nearly $22 million for 13 research projects into nondrug therapies to treat military personnel and vets with chronic pain.
Sep 25 2014

F-35 'on track' for carrier tests in November

Navy Times - Thu, 2014-09-25 13:57
The F-35 joint strike fighter is on track to conduct trials aboard an aircraft carrier in November, but there are still variables as to what may be tested, the program's top official said.
Sep 25 2014

China to send 700 troops to South Sudan to assist U.N. mission

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2014-09-25 05:23
China said on Thursday it will send 700 troops to join a U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, where fighting has threatened Beijing's oil investments.
Sep 24 2014

Marines emphasize advantage of sea basing

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-09-24 20:58
Marine Corps' officials told reporters they are very focused on sea basing, particularly as a means of dealing with the 'anti-access, area denial' problem.
Sep 24 2014

'Complete transformation' in Marine aviation: Ospreys send Vietnam classic to 'The Boneyard'

The Washington Times - Wed, 2014-09-24 15:14
Marine aviators expect big changes in 2015. The MV-22B Osprey will push out the historic CH-46E transport helicopters that have held a place in the hearts of Marines for more than half a century.
Sep 24 2014

VA to unveil new standardized disability claims forms

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-09-24 11:15
The Veterans Affairs Department is introducing new, standardized disability claims forms that officials say will make it easier for veterans and their survivors to clearly state what benefits they're seeking.
Sep 21 2014

Chinese destroyer docks in Iran, first such visit

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-09-21 13:18
A Chinese destroyer has docked in a southern Iranian port in the first such visit to the country by the Chinese navy, Iran's state television reported on Sunday.

 
 

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