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Sep 9 2014

Japan, U.S. discussing offensive military capability for Tokyo - Japan officials

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-09-09 20:07
Japan and the United States are exploring the possibility of Tokyo acquiring offensive weapons that would allow Japan to project power far beyond its borders, Japanese officials said.
Sep 9 2014

WSJ/NBC Poll: Americans Turn Hawkish on ISIS – The Short Answer

The Wall Street Journal - - Tue, 2014-09-09 18:40
A solid majority of Americans support military action against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.
Sep 9 2014

House of Representatives condemns Obama for Bergdahl swap

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 18:28
House members on Tuesday voted to condemn President Obama for failing to notify Congress about plans to exchange five Taliban detainees for prisoner of war Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Sep 9 2014

Frigate Halyburton decommissioned after 30 years of service

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 17:09
After more than 30 years of naval service, the frigate Halyburton was decommissioned in Mayport, Florida, in a ceremony attended by crew members, plankowners, family, and friends.
Sep 9 2014

DDG and Hornet squadron COs win top leadership award

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 15:37
The skippers of a destroyer and a fighter squadron are this year's recipients of the Navy's top leadership prize.
Sep 9 2014

U.S. airstrikes in Iraq hit Islamic State vehicles

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 14:09
The U.S. military says it launched five more airstrikes in support of Iraqi government troops and Sunni tribesmen protecting the Haditha Dam against fighters of the Islamic State group.
Sep 9 2014

Base commander faces sex assault charge

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 08:44
The commanding officer of Naval Station Everett has been removed from his post, pending a preliminary hearing to face a charge of sexual assault, Navy Region Northwest said Monday.
Sep 8 2014

Obama Will Outline Plans to 'Destroy' the Islamic State

Foreign Policy - Mon, 2014-09-08 08:38
President Obama on Wednesday will outline his strategy for military operations designed to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State.
Sep 2 2014

White House: 350 more troops assigned to U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-09-02 21:32
President Obama has approved sending roughly 350 more U.S. troops to Iraq, the White House announced on Tuesday.
Sep 1 2014

USMC Super Stallion crashes in Gulf of Aden; all 25 personnel rescued

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:49
A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the 22d Marine Expeditionary Unit crashed at sea today in the Central Command area of operations, an official press release stated.


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