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Jul 24 2015

Justice Department investigating Sikorsky, alleges overbilling of Navy

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2015-07-24 22:10
The Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation against Sikorsky, manufacturer of the Black Hawk helicopter, for allegedly overcharging the Navy for servicing two classes of aircraft.
Jul 23 2015

Last West Coast frigate—USS Gary—retired

San Diego Union - Thu, 2015-07-23 22:03
“This is the fighting frigate, and don’t you ever forget it,” says a former captain.
Jul 22 2015

Pentagon chief tells Saudi Arabia: Iran threat is shared concern

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2015-07-22 15:03
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said after talks in Saudi Arabia that Iran's "potential for aggression" was a shared concern as he moved to bolster ties with Riyadh following a nuclear agreement with its arch-foe.
Jul 21 2015

Military leaders name Russia as top threat to U.S.

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2015-07-21 10:35
Army Gen. Mark Milley joined other top military brass Tuesday in naming Russia as the top threat the U.S. faces today, as lawmakers questioned the wisdom of cutting an Army base in Alaska.
Jul 21 2015

U.S. commander: Patrols over South China Sea islands to continue

USA Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 06:52
Adm. Swift says Navy doesn't recognize China's territorial claims over Spratly Islands.
Jul 20 2015

Military orders U.S. recruiting centers to increase security

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2015-07-20 23:20
The military has ordered recruiting centers and all other facilities in the United States to increase their security after the shootings last week in Chattanooga, Tenn., that killed four Marines and a Navy petty officer.
Jul 20 2015

CNO Releases Annual Navigation Plan Top Stories - Mon, 2015-07-20 18:18
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert on Monday released a document that highlights the U.S. Navy's intended track and investments for the next five fiscal years.
Jul 17 2015

Three admirals rebuked in ‘Fat Leonard’ bribery probe

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2015-07-17 22:49
Three U.S. admirals were censured for dining at “extravagant” banquets in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore and accepting other gifts from an Asian defense contractor at the center of a bribery scandal.
Jul 17 2015

Rigell: Let military personnel carry concealed firearms to, from installations

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2015-07-17 18:55
In the wake of the killing of four Marines in Chattanooga, Tenn., U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell is pressing the Pentagon to allow military personnel to carry concealed firearms to and from defense installations.
Jul 16 2015

Fatal Tennessee military shootings investigated as possible terrorism

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2015-07-16 18:00
A gunman unleashed a barrage of fire at a recruiting center and another U.S. military site a few miles apart in Chattanooga on Thursday, killing at least four Marines.


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