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Jul 1 2014

Navy eyes overhaul of George Washington

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-07-01 10:49
Indications are growing that the Navy, facing Congressional opposition to its plan to decommission the carrier George Washington, is preparing to begin the process to refuel and modernize the ship.
Jul 1 2014

Russian Navy To Acquire New Minesweepers, Boost Military Presence in Arctic

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2014-07-01 09:33
Russia is planning to acquire four new naval minesweepers with delivery of the first ship scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2015 and the remaining three from 2016 to 2018.
Jul 1 2014

Philippines to get 1st new fighter jets next year

Yahoo Top News - Tue, 2014-07-01 06:04
The Philippine president said Tuesday his country's ill-equipped military will receive its first new fighter jets in nearly a decade next year to help defend the country's territory.
Jul 1 2014

US ship arrives in Italy port for Syria weapons

Washington Examiner World News - Tue, 2014-07-01 05:30
The U.S. ship MV Cape Ray arrived Tuesday in the southern Italian port of Gioia Tauro for the unprecedented transfer and destruction of about 1,300 tons of Syrian chemical weapons.
Jul 1 2014

Japan's Government Approves Larger Military Role

The New York Times - Tue, 2014-07-01 04:59
Japan took a step away Tuesday from an American-drafted constitution that has long kept its military shackled, approving a plan to allow greater use of a force that was vanquished at the end of World War II.
Jul 1 2014

In U.S., Veterans Report Less Stress, Worry Than Civilians

Gallup - Tue, 2014-07-01 01:00
Working veterans and active-duty service members have lower levels of worry and stress compared with their civilian counterparts. Older active-duty service members report the lowest levels of worry and stress.
Jun 30 2014

Iwo Jima-style landings are a relic of the past, says top Marine general

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-06-30 19:57
World War II-style full-frontal amphibious assaults are relegated to the annals of history, a top Marine general told reporters Thursday in Washington.
Jun 30 2014

Howard to receive history-making 4th star Tuesday

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-06-30 19:53
For the first time in the Navy's 236-year history, a woman will be pinned with a fourth star.
Jun 30 2014

U.S. sends 300 more troops, drones, helicopters to Iraq

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2014-06-30 17:41
The United States is again ramping up its military presence in Iraq, sending 300 additional troops into the country as well as a detachment of helicopters and drone aircraft, the Pentagon said Monday.
Jun 30 2014

MCPON wants every sailor to have a tablet

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-06-30 08:19
It may be 2014, but Fleet sailors know it takes way too long to get access to a shipboard computer. Waits are often like the doctor's office—or a Soviet breadline.

 
 

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