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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.
Sep 1 2014

Australia leans toward buying Japan subs to upgrade fleet: sources

Reuters - Mon, 2014-09-01 04:55
Japan and Australia reportedly are leaning towards a multibillion-dollar sale by Tokyo of a fleet of stealth submarines to Canberra's military—a move that could rile China.
Aug 31 2014

Diving legend Walter Mazzone dies at 96

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-08-31 10:12
Retired Capt. Walter Mazzone, a decorated WW II submariner who later became legend as a pioneering medical officer in deep dive experiments, died in San Diego. He was 96.
Aug 31 2014

DOD makes advances toward blood test to diagnose concussion

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-08-31 10:08
The Defense Department is closing in on a blood test to detect concussion.
Aug 29 2014

John Walker, a former sailor who spied for the Soviets, dies in prison

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-08-29 14:08
A former American sailor convicted during the Cold War of leading a family spy ring for the Soviet Union has died in a prison hospital in North Carolina.
Aug 29 2014

Fort Hood shooter asks to be 'citizen' of Islamic State

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-08-29 12:26
The man convicted in the shooting rampage at Fort Hood in 2009 that left 13 dead is asking to become a "citizen" of the Islamic State in a letter to the militant group's leader.
Aug 27 2014

U.S. Coast Guard fires at Iranian boat in Gulf

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2014-08-27 17:57
A U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired in self-defense on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, the Navy said Wednesday.
Aug 27 2014

SOCOM orders more 84mm recoilless rifles

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-08-27 17:14
Special Operations Command has signed a contract worth up to $187 million for the purchase of more Carl Gustav recoilless rifles and ammunition from Swedish defense firm Saab.
Aug 27 2014

Army general loses rank, forced out

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 2014-08-27 17:04
A major general who formerly headed U.S. Army operations in Japan will be forced to retire at a lower rank for failing to "properly address" sexual assault allegations in his command, the Army said on Wednesday.

 
 

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