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Jul 18 2014

S. Korea military chiefs endorse $8.2B plan for home-built fighters

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2014-07-18 03:00
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff endorsed a plan on Friday for the country to design its own mid-level fighter jet, which a state think tank estimated will cost up to $8.24 billion.
Jul 17 2014

NATO troop commander questions Obama's Afghan war strategy at Senate hearing

The Washington Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 19:22
Gen Joe Dunford, the commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, questioned President Obama's decision to telegraph an end-date for U.S. service members in Afghanistan.
Jul 17 2014

China joins counter-piracy part of Hawaii drills

Washington Examiner World News - Thu, 2014-07-17 05:30
China has been boarding ships looking for mock pirates and contraband as it joins the world's largest maritime exercises for the first time.
Jul 16 2014

Pentagon plans to transfer 6 from Gitmo to Uruguay

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-07-16 17:59
U.S. officials say the Pentagon has notified Congress of its intent to transfer six Guantanamo Bay detainees to Uruguay.
Jul 16 2014

Royal Navy carrier to be retired

BBC News - Wed, 2014-07-16 17:06
The Royal Navy's helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious is to be retired next month after 32 years of service.
Jul 16 2014

Study: New combat treatment guidelines saved troops' lives

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-07-16 16:13
New procedures to treat massive blood loss from combat injuries are saving lives, according to a new study in JAMA Surgery.
Jul 16 2014

Navy releases results of June courts-martial

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-07-16 13:27
The following special and general courts-martial were decided in June, according to a Navy news release.
Jul 16 2014

VA asks for $18B to hire medical staff, lease space

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-07-16 12:54
Veterans Affairs Department officials want nearly $18 billion more in funding over the next three years to hire more clinicians, lease more space and cut down on wait times for medical appointments.
Jul 16 2014

Former Coast Guard chief tapped as Arctic diplomat

Yahoo Top News - Wed, 2014-07-16 12:49
A retired Coast Guard admiral was named Wednesday as the first U.S. special representative for Arctic issues, overseeing American policy in the icy region.
Jul 16 2014

‘U.S. mulling pivot back to Europe’

Deutsche Welle - Wed, 2014-07-16 10:53
Events in Ukraine and the falling-out with Germany underscore why the Obama administration’s pivot to Asia was a bad idea, William Drozdiak, president of the American Council on Germany says.

 
 

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