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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.
Jun 12 2015

Navy to christen USS Gabrielle Giffords: 'Semper Fortis—Always Courageous'

The Washington Times - Fri, 2015-06-12 12:27
A U.S. Navy littoral combat ship will be christened in honor of former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords this weekend.
Jun 12 2015

Dunford pressured to vindicate 'unforgiven' Marines

USA Today - Fri, 2015-06-12 08:06
Joint Chiefs nominee is obligated to help Marines, congressman says.
Jun 10 2015

China military conducts drills near Taiwan, Philippines

Yahoo Top News - Wed, 2015-06-10 06:40
Chinese warships and aircraft on Wednesday passed through the Bashi Channel between Taiwan and the Philippines to carry out routine planned exercises in the Western Pacific, China's Defense Ministry said.
Jun 9 2015

Administration nearing decision on improving Iraqi training

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-06-09 22:43
The Obama administration is nearing a decision on how to improve and accelerate the training of Iraqi security forces in light of recent setbacks against the Islamic State.
Jun 9 2015

Denial of top medal for Green Beret raises questions over selection process

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-06-09 22:22
The Army's decision to deny a soldier the Medal of Honor has prompted allegations that service leaders only want squeaky-clean soldiers to receive the award.

 
 

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