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Jun 16 2014

O-6 named to command troubled cruiser

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-06-16 16:55
The Navy has chosen the next skipper of the San Diego-based cruiser Cowpens, sources confirmed to Navy Times, a selection that came in the days following the high-profile relief of its skipper.
Jun 16 2014

2-star tapped to lead Bergdahl investigation

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-06-16 14:08
The Army has initiated its investigation of the "facts and circumstances surrounding the disappearance and capture" of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the service announced Monday.
Jun 16 2014

For Obama, fresh questions about how wars end

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-06-16 02:10
From the Rose Garden, President Obama outlined a timetable for the gradual withdrawal of the last U.S. troops in Afghanistan and said confidently, "This is how wars end in the 21st century."
Jun 16 2014

About 100 Marines and soldiers sent to Baghdad to help with embassy security

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-06-16 02:01
Security at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad was bolstered and some staff members were being moved out of Iraq's capital city as it was threatened by the advance of an al-Qaida inspired insurgency.
Jun 15 2014

U.S. to Evacuate Many Staff Members From Baghdad Embassy

The New York Times - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:54
The American Embassy in Baghdad plans to evacuate a substantial number of its personnel this week in the face of an advance by militants, the State Department announced on Sunday.
Jun 15 2014

U.S. military appoints general to probe Bergdahl disappearance

Reuters - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:37
The U.S. military has appointed a two-star general to investigate the circumstances under which Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared in eastern Afghanistan in 2009.
Jun 15 2014

Soldiers, Marines test Blue Force tracking system

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-06-15 10:26
It's the battlefield equivalent of Google Earth, smart phones and GPS rolled into one: Joint Battle Command-Platform may be the next-generation go-to system for situational awareness and friendly force tracking.
Jun 15 2014

Meet the Corps' new drone killers: Humvee mounted lasers

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-06-15 10:22
Naval researchers are working to provide Marines a vehicle-mounted laser that can zap unmanned aerial vehicles out of the sky.
Jun 13 2014

IG: Weirick did not face reprisal from Marine brass

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:30
The DOD inspector general did not substantiate the claims of a Marine major who filed a complaint after he was removed from his job following his criticism of how Corps leaders were handling the scout sniper case.
Jun 13 2014

Greek Navy To Fast-Track Long-Delayed Submarine Order

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2014-06-13 14:18
Greece's navy on Friday said it would complete a long-delayed submarine order that has sparked multi-billion-euro litigation between Athens and leading German and Arab shipyards in the next two years.


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