Top Daily Stories for March 2013

Mar 31 2013

U.S. Navy shifts destroyer in wake of North Korea missile threats

MSNBC - Sun, 2013-03-31 21:45
The Navy is shifting the guided-missile destroyer USS McCain to waters off the Korean peninsula in the wake of ongoing rhetoric from North Korea, U.S. defense officials said.
Mar 31 2013

Coasties can expect ‘explosive’ PT test

Navy Times - Sun, 2013-03-31 08:00
The Coast Guard is keeping a tight lid on the specifics, but a committee tasked with creating a possible servicewide physical training test is expected to report recommendations in mid-April.
Mar 29 2013

NOSC Fort Dix CO sacked following investigation

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-03-29 12:41
The commanding officer of a Navy operational support center was relieved Wednesday for “inappropriate behavior,” the second Reserve NOSC boss dismissed in March.
Mar 29 2013

Gen. Amos pushes for more diversity in leadership

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2013-03-29 12:17
A new white paper issued by Marine Commandant Gen. Jim Amos outlines an aggressive campaign to make the senior officers’ ranks more diverse in race and gender.
Mar 28 2013

Hagel: Take ‘bellicose’ North Korea seriously

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-03-28 17:15
North Korea's provocative and "bellicose" actions in recent weeks must be taken seriously, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.
Mar 28 2013

Hagel: B-2s not intended to provoke North Korea

Top Headlines - Thu, 2013-03-28 14:38
The secretary of Defense says the addition of nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers to military drills with South Korea was part of normal exercises, not intended to provoke a reaction from North Korea.
Mar 27 2013

Stennis leader censured over conduct

San Diego Union - Wed, 2013-03-27 22:14
The former commander of the Navy’s John C. Stennis aircraft carrier group will get a career-ending letter in his file after complaints about his leadership style apparently were confirmed by an investigation.
Mar 27 2013

Chinese navy makes waves in South China Sea

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-03-27 14:07
A Chinese navy flotilla is conducting military drills at an island chain that is claimed by nearby Malaysia in a rare and provocative visit to the southernmost part of the South China Sea.
Mar 27 2013

Carrier Nimitz deploying from Everett

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-03-27 11:31
The aircraft carrier Nimitz is scheduled to leave Naval Station Everett on Friday for a deployment of six to 10 months that is expected to include time in the Persian Gulf.
Mar 27 2013

N. Korea to cut all channels with South as 'war may be imminent'

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2013-03-27 04:10
Reclusive North Korea is to cut the last channel of communications with the South because war could break out at "any moment", it said on Wednesday.

 
 

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