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Jun 19 2014

Marine vet Kyle Carpenter receives highest award for valor

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-06-19 17:03
He never asked for this. And by rights, he wasn't supposed to be here.
Jun 19 2014

Philippines, U.S. to hold naval drills near disputed shoal in South China Sea

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2014-06-19 05:34
Philippine and American troops are set to hold naval exercises this month near a disputed shoal, which will almost certainly anger China with tension already high in the South China Sea.
Jun 19 2014

China says it is moving 2nd oil rig closer to Vietnam amid confrontations over 1st platform

Fox News - World - Thu, 2014-06-19 03:51
China says it is moving a second oil rig closer to the Vietnamese coast in disputed waters amid continuing tensions and confrontations between ships from the countries.
Jun 18 2014

VA wait list increases, as do referrals to private doctors

The Washington Times - Wed, 2014-06-18 20:50
Congress wants to speed up veterans' care by using private doctors and clinics, but VA officials said Wednesday their wait-lists data is so bad they can't even be sure who has been waiting long enough to be eligible.
Jun 18 2014

Marine one-star: We set Iraqis up for success, they're blowing it

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-06-18 14:48
A one-star general who led Marines in Fallujah and recently wrote a book about his experiences there said the U.S. military set Iraq up for success, but political leaders there have squandered those opportunities.
Jun 18 2014

White paper: The Corps' current strategy will likely result in its irrelevance

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-06-18 10:59
The Marine Corps' current procurement strategy risks the ability to "kick in the door" during an amphibious assault, according to two armored vehicle experts who served as career infantry officers.
Jun 17 2014

U.S. seizes Benghazi suspect in deadly Libya attack

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2014-06-17 19:06
U.S. special forces seized a "key leader" of the deadly Benghazi, Libya, attack and he is on his way to face trial in the United States.
Jun 17 2014

White House opposes House's $570B defense bill

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-06-17 18:21
The White House is objecting to the House's $570 billion defense bill, complaining about restrictions on handling detainees at Guantanamo Bay and obstacles to Pentagon cost-saving moves.
Jun 17 2014

Navy's top officer revising U.S. maritime strategy

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-06-17 16:07
The CNO asked officers, scholars, and students at the Naval War College for their help in updating the nation’s maritime strategy, last revised when the country was fighting land wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Jun 16 2014

O-6 named to command troubled cruiser

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-06-16 16:55
The Navy has chosen the next skipper of the San Diego-based cruiser Cowpens, sources confirmed to Navy Times, a selection that came in the days following the high-profile relief of its skipper.

 
 

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