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Dec 8 2014

U.S. and NATO Ceremonially End Afghan Combat Mission

The New York Times - Mon, 2014-12-08 08:09
The combat mission in Afghanistan formally ended on Monday, 13 years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks sparked an invasion to topple the Taliban-led government.
Dec 7 2014

America's military: A force adrift

USA Today - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:32
Today's service members say they feel underpaid, under-equipped and under-appreciated.
Dec 6 2014

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton commissioned into active service for homeland security missions

Coast Guard News - Sat, 2014-12-06 21:56
Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, the first national security cutter homeported on the East Coast, entered into active service Saturday.
Dec 6 2014

Chuck Hagel: More U.S. troops than planned to stay in Afghanistan

The Washington Times - World - Sat, 2014-12-06 08:28
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday the United States will keep as many as 1,000 more troops in Afghanistan than planned for the first part of 2015.
Dec 6 2014

U.S., South African hostages in Yemen killed in rescue attempt

Reuters - Sat, 2014-12-06 05:58
A U.S. journalist and a South African teacher held by al Qaeda militants in Yemen were killed during a rescue attempt by U.S. and Yemeni forces, senior officials said on Saturday.
Dec 5 2014

Adm. Gortney formally takes charge of NORAD

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2014-12-05 18:27
Navy Adm. Bill Gortney formally took charge of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command on Friday.
Dec 4 2014

Stockdale Leadership Award Presented at Pentagon Ceremony Top Stories - Thu, 2014-12-04 16:01
Cmdr. Thomas J. Dickinson, a Whitehall, Michigan, native and Cmdr. Gavin Duff, of Toms River, New Jersey, receive the award.
Dec 3 2014

Navy investigating reports that women recorded in sub showers

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2014-12-03 22:11
The Navy is investigating reports that some of the first women ever assigned to a Navy submarine were secretly recorded on video while showering, a Navy official said.
Dec 3 2014

Despite Michelle Obama's vow to end vet homelessness, VA fails miserably

The Washington Times - Wed, 2014-12-03 17:20
Despite Michelle Obama's crusade to end veteran homelessness, the VA marquee program to address the problem has stumbled miserably, an internal investigation found.
Dec 3 2014

U.S. believes Iran launched air raids on Islamic State in Iraq

Reuters - Wed, 2014-12-03 06:06
The United States has indications that Iran has carried out air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq in recent days, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.


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