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Dec 14 2015

U.S., allies conduct 16 strikes against Islamic State - U.S. military

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2015-12-14 07:26
The United States and its allies conducted 16 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Sunday, according to the coalition leading the operations.
Dec 13 2015

Sikh Soldier Allowed to Keep Beard in Rare Army Exception

The New York Times - Sun, 2015-12-13 20:09
For the first time in decades, the military has granted a religious accommodation to allow an active-duty combat soldier to keep his beard, at least for now.
Dec 13 2015

Navy's Newest Ship, USS Milwaukee, Breaks Down at Sea Navy - Sun, 2015-12-13 03:26
The littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee, the Navy's newest ship that was commissioned in November, broke down at sea on Dec. 11.
Dec 11 2015

Navy Personnel Chief: Service may Face Recruiting, Retention Drop-Off Navy - Fri, 2015-12-11 12:29
Vice Adm. Bill Moran has been studying the numbers, and they're troubling.
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 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 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.


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