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May 13 2016

Navy officer fired over Iran's detention of 10 sailors

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2016-05-13 03:07
The Navy has fired the commander of the 10 American sailors who wandered into Iranian territorial waters in the Persian Gulf and were captured and held by Iran for about 15 hours.
Apr 12 2016

U.S. and Philippines, United by China, Ramp Up Military Alliance

The New York Times - Tue, 2016-04-12 05:41
A new agreement will allow the United States to spread more American troops, planes and ships across the island nation than have been here in decades.
Apr 12 2016

U.S., India militaries to improve disaster coordination

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2016-04-12 03:34
The U.S and India have reached a preliminary agreement that will make it easier for the two countries' militaries to work together in disasters or other emergencies, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday.
Apr 11 2016

North Korean colonel, diplomat defect to South Korea

The Washington Times - World - Mon, 2016-04-11 12:35
South Korea says two senior officials from North Korea defected during 2015, including an army colonel described by Seoul as the highest-level military official ever to abandon Pyongyang.
Apr 11 2016

Secretary Mabus Names Next Destroyer Carl M. Levin Top Stories - Mon, 2016-04-11 11:12
During a ceremony in Detroit, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the next Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, DDG-120, will be named Carl M. Levin in honor of the longest serving senator in Michigan history.
Apr 6 2016

Female Navy Recruits Get First 'Dixie Cup' Hats at Boot Camp Navy - Wed, 2016-04-06 05:56
The Navy's Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes Illinois marked another milestone in efforts to make uniforms more gender-specific Monday when female recruits received their first enlisted white hats, informally known as Dixie cups.
Mar 28 2016

China aims to prepare military for battle by ending paid contract work

Fox News - World - Mon, 2016-03-28 10:00
China has ordered its armed forces to end all paid outside work within three years as part of a push to make the world's largest standing military more professional and battle ready.
Mar 18 2016

Navy: 8 Sailors Aboard Carrier USS Eisenhower Hurt During Landing Navy - Fri, 2016-03-18 17:03
Eight sailors were injured aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower during an aircraft landing off Virginia's coast, the Navy said.
Mar 18 2016

Lt. Gen. John Hesterman removed over 'unprofessional relationship' with married officer

The Washington Times - Fri, 2016-03-18 11:07
The U.S. Air Force has removed its assistant vice chief of staff, Lt. Gen. John Hesterman, after an investigation revealed he had engaged in an "unprofessional relationship" with a married female officer.
Mar 18 2016

Lori Robinson, Air Force general, nominated to become first woman combatant commander

The Washington Times - Fri, 2016-03-18 09:39
Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson will be named to be the head of U.S. Northern Command, making her the nation's first female combatant commander, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Friday.


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