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Dec 10 2015

Navy catching heat for name of new ship

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 2015-12-10 06:31
The commissioning of the USS Jackson, a littoral combat ship, has angered activists who don't want to see President Andrew Jackson honored.
Dec 10 2015

Pentagon Seeks String of Overseas Bases to Contain ISIS

The New York Times - Thu, 2015-12-10 05:00
The bases would serve as hubs for Special Operations troops and intelligence agents who would conduct counterterrorism missions for the foreseeable future.
Dec 10 2015

Afghan forces repel Taliban insurgents at Kandahar airport

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2015-12-10 04:03
Afghan security forces have ended a siege launched by Taliban at an airport in Kandahar. Besides the 11 insurgents, the fight claimed the lives of around 50 people—soldiers, police and mainly civilians.
Dec 9 2015

Navy Revamps Ethics Training in Wake of Submarine Shower Scandal

Military.com Navy - Wed, 2015-12-09 19:52
The Navy is making an effort to make the training package, centered on small-group discussions, relevant to the young sailors of today and the ethical dilemmas they encounter.
Dec 9 2015

NAS Whidbey Best Naval Base in the World, Navy Says

Military.com Navy - Wed, 2015-12-09 13:05
It's official: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is the number one naval base in the world.
Dec 8 2015

Russian sub equipped with cruise missiles reported off Syria coast

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2015-12-08 04:09
A Russian submarine equipped with cruise missiles has entered the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea and is near the coast of Syria, Interfax news agency quoted a source as saying on Tuesday.
Dec 7 2015

Navy Preparing to Open SEAL Screening Process to Women

Military.com Navy - Mon, 2015-12-07 13:10
The U.S. Naval Academy is preparing to open its screening process for Navy SEAL training next year to women who are juniors at the academy, the superintendent said Monday.
Dec 7 2015

France Takes Command of NAVCENT Task Force 50

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2015-12-07 11:38
A French flag officer embarked in the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle took command of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command's Task Force 50 on Dec. 7.
Dec 7 2015

Largest Destroyer Built for Navy Headed to Sea for Testing

Military.com Navy - Mon, 2015-12-07 09:45
The USS Zumwalt headed out to sea for the first time Monday, where she will undergo sea trials on the open ocean.
Dec 6 2015

U.S. military's millennials at greatest risk for suicide

The Washington Times - Sun, 2015-12-06 20:23
The U.S. military's historically high suicide rate is more a generational trait than a wartime offshoot, as millennial recruits join up carrying emotional baggage, a new research paper says.

 
 

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