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May 12 2015

Navy Super Hornet crashes in Arabian Gulf, crew OK

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-05-12 12:59
A U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 211 crashed this morning shortly after launching from the Theodore Roosevelt in the Arabian Gulf, according to a Navy news release.
May 12 2015

Leon Panetta denies Seymour Hersh on bin Laden raid

CNN.com - Tue, 2015-05-12 12:00
Former CIA Director Leon Panetta says journalist Seymour Hersh is wrong in saying the Pakistani government knew in advance about the U.S. raid on Osama bin Laden's compound.
May 11 2015

Navy Pilot’s Death Reveals Everyday Perils of Military Aviation

The New York Times - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:09
An investigation into the crash that killed Lt. Nathan Poloski assigned no blame but concluded that it might have been prevented by more “situational awareness.”
May 11 2015

In boost for navy, Israel purchases 4 advanced 'Corvette' surface vessels from Germany

Fox News - World - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:08
Israel's Defense Ministry says it has purchased four advanced surface vessels from Germany for 430 million euro ($480 million).
May 10 2015

New Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman to make the call on women in combat

The Washington Times - Sun, 2015-05-10 20:47
One of the immediate challenges to face Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford this fall as the new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman will be the social change sweeping the armed forces.
May 10 2015

About 280 U.S. Marines headed to Central America

Virginian-Pilot - Sun, 2015-05-10 19:17
About 280 U.S. Marines will be sent to Central America any day now.
May 9 2015

More than 100 Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemen: Houthis

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2015-05-09 05:38
A Saudi-led coalition struck northern provinces of Yemen on Saturday in a third consecutive night of heavy air strikes, the Houthi rebels said, following their shelling this week of Saudi border areas.
May 8 2015

Navy to Christen Sixth Joint High Speed Vessel

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2015-05-08 16:17
The Navy will christen the future joint high speed vessel USNS Brunswick (JHSV 6) today (May 9) during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony in Mobile, Alabama.
May 8 2015

U.S. military bumps up threat level at bases in North America

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2015-05-08 12:14
The U.S. military has increased the threat level at bases across North America. Officials say the incremental boost will likely mean heightened vigilance and more random bag or vehicle checks.
May 8 2015

N. Korea says it test-fired submarine ballistic missile

USA Today - Fri, 2015-05-08 02:31
Reported underwater launch comes a day after Pyongyang warned it would fire on S. Korean ships crossing border.

 
 

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