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Nov 9 2014

Pentagon sex assault survey raises doubts of accuracy

The Washington Times - World - Sun, 2014-11-09 21:36
Critics say the upcoming results of a sexual-assault survey of active-duty personnel will be skewed to show a higher number of victims than actually exist.
Nov 9 2014

Joint High-Speed Vessel turns heads during Bold Alligator

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-11-09 10:31
The joint high-speed vessel is a sight to behold, but that's not why this newest member of the blue-green team has heads turning.
Nov 8 2014

Expanded U.S. role in Iraq? Not without Congress' OK

Yahoo Top News - Sat, 2014-11-08 03:28
Congress next week will face a debate over President Obama's new $5.6 billion plan to expand the U.S. mission in Iraq and send up to 1,500 more American troops to the war-torn nation.
Nov 7 2014

JSOC accused of botched ransom attempt for Bergdahl

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-11-07 16:55
U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, in a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has accused Joint Special Operations Command of leading a botched effort to pay a ransom to bring Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home.
Nov 3 2014

Navy cancels port calls amid Philippine anger over killing

Yahoo Top News - Mon, 2014-11-03 05:02
The U.S. Navy has canceled visits to the Philippine port of Subic amid public anger over accusations that a U.S. Marine killed a Filipino.
Nov 2 2014

Chinese submarine docks in Sri Lanka despite Indian concerns

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2014-11-02 11:32
Sri Lanka has allowed a Chinese submarine and a warship to dock at its port in the capital Colombo, officials said on Sunday, despite concerns raised by India.
Nov 2 2014

China says it has developed drone defense system

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2014-11-02 11:30
China has successfully tested a self-developed laser defense system against small-scale low-altitude drones, state media said on Sunday.
Nov 2 2014

SMAW upgrade will put rounds on targets faster

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-11-02 10:20
Procurement officials are working to make the Corps' Shoulder-launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon lighter and more lethal, but safer for Marines.
Nov 2 2014

Seats would deliver shock-free, safer ride in vehicles and helos

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-11-02 10:18
The Office of Naval Research is developing a new seat suspension system that can help protect Marines riding in ground vehicles or flying in helicopters.
Nov 2 2014

Submarine boss urges better rest for crews

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-11-02 10:10
The Fleet's top submariner said getting sub crews the sleep they need is a necessary culture change inside a force that has long viewed sleep as a luxury.


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