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Jun 23 2015

DOD: China aims to challenge U.S. air dominance

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2015-06-23 01:04
China is mounting a serious effort to challenge U.S. military superiority in air and space, forcing the Pentagon to seek new technologies and systems to stay ahead of its rival, Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work says.
Jun 22 2015

China may be trying to hide its submarines in the South China Sea

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2015-06-22 23:10
For months, China’s visible construction of artificial islands and military facilities in the South China Sea has alarmed U.S. officials and many of China’s neighbors.
Jun 22 2015

Explosion Shatters Windows of Sitting Afghan Parliament, Gunfire Heard

The New York Times - Mon, 2015-06-22 02:28
A loud explosion rocked the Afghan parliament and shattered windows on Monday as members were in session and gunfire was heard shortly afterward.
Jun 21 2015

Veterans' wait time for health care at VA longer than a year ago

The Washington Times - Sun, 2015-06-21 22:33
The number of veterans seeking health care but ending up on waiting lists of a month or more is 50 percent higher now than a year ago when a scandal over false records and long wait times wracked the VA.
Jun 21 2015

Military manual declares war on spies, propagandists among journalists

The Washington Times - Sun, 2015-06-21 21:13
The Pentagon's new thick book of instructions for waging war the legal way says that terrorists also can be journalists.
Jun 19 2015

Rangers, SEALs, now Raiders: Marines resurrect historic name

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2015-06-19 05:20
The Army has the Green Berets, while the Navy is known for the SEALs. Now, an elite branch of the U.S. Marine Corps will officially be known as Raiders.
Jun 18 2015

Al Qaeda Denies U.S. Strike Killed Key Jihadist in Libya

The New York Times - Thu, 2015-06-18 22:52
It was the second such statement denying that Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the man behind the 2013 seizure of an Algerian gas plant that left 38 hostages dead, had been killed.
Jun 17 2015

Marine found guilty of murder in retrial for 2006 Iraqi civilian killing

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-06-17 20:44
A military jury has found a Marine sergeant guilty of murder in the retrial of a major Iraq war-crimes case involving the 2006 killing of a retired Iraqi policeman.
Jun 16 2015

Catapult test on new Navy carrier abruptly canceled

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-06-16 13:02
A test launch on a new catapult system on the Navy's next carrier, the Gerald R. Ford, was abruptly canceled Tuesday morning as more than a dozen members of the media invited to the event looked on.
Jun 12 2015

Damaged submarine Miami departs for final trip

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2015-06-12 20:37
The submarine heavily damaged by a fire set by a shipyard worker three years ago departed Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on Friday for a final journey to the West Coast, where she’ll be cut up for scrap.

 
 

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