Top Daily Stories for June 2013

Jun 28 2013

China media warns Philippines of 'counterstrike'

Reuters - Fri, 2013-06-28 22:29
China's state media warned on Saturday that a "counterstrike" against the Philippines was inevitable if it continues to provoke Beijing in the South China Sea.
Jun 28 2013

Hagel: Cuts have begun to hurt military readiness

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-06-28 15:30
Mandatory budget cuts have begun to hurt military readiness, but the armed forces will continue to do their job, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday.
Jun 27 2013

8th U.S. Army Gets New Commander

The Chosun Ilbo - Thu, 2013-06-27 22:38
Lt. Gen. Bernard Champoux officially took office as commander of the Eighth U.S. Army in Korea on Thursday.
Jun 27 2013

Commandant: Marine adviser teams could come home early from Afghanistan

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-06-27 09:34
The Marine Corps is in position to bring home some of its military adviser teams this summer, earlier than planned, in light of improvements made by the Afghan units they are assisting.
Jun 27 2013

Manila plans bases at Subic with access for U.S., officials say

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2013-06-27 03:54
The Philippines have revived plans to build new air and naval bases at Subic Bay, which U.S. forces could use to counter China's creeping presence in the South China Sea, officials say.
Jun 26 2013

Obama to re-up Dempsey as Joint Chiefs chairman

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-06-26 14:07
President Obama says he's re-enlisting Gen. Martin Dempsey for another term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Jun 26 2013

Commandant: Marine Corps bracing to cut another 8,000 Marines

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-06-26 12:27
The Marine Corps is bracing to lose another 8,000 active-duty Marines on top of what already had been planned as it faces deep, federally mandated budget cuts, Gen. James Amos said Wednesday.
Jun 26 2013

Navy opening more jobs to women, but some might stay closed

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-06-26 06:33
Women will be able to serve in nearly every Navy billet by January 2016, according to the Navy's official plan to integrate female sailors into new jobs across the Fleet.
Jun 25 2013

Congressional agreement on common combat uniform

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2013-06-25 15:56
The days of service-specific combat and camouflage uniforms are clearly numbered: the Senate Armed Services Committee has joined its House counterpart in telling the services to stop spending on their own styles.
Jun 25 2013

Section of USS Indiana heading to IU stadium

Navy Times - Tue, 2013-06-25 14:44
A prominent portion of the World War II battleship USS Indiana will become part of a permanent display at Indiana University's Memorial Stadium.

 
 

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