Top Daily Stories for September 2013

Sep 30 2013

Pentagon advisory panel: Strip commanders' ability to prosecute sexual assaults

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-09-30 13:18
The push to strip commanders of their authority to prosecute sexual assault cases got a boost from an official Pentagon advisory group that is calling on military leaders to support the proposed law.
Sep 30 2013

Pentagon chief says U.S. will not cut force in Korea

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2013-09-30 01:51
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel toured the Korean DMZ on Monday and said the Pentagon had no plan to reduce its 28,500-member force in the South despite budget constraints.
Sep 28 2013

Vice admiral suspended amid gambling probe

Navy Times - Sat, 2013-09-28 12:08
The No. 2 officer at the command in charge of all U.S. nuclear warfighting forces has been suspended and is under investigation for issues related to gambling, officials said Saturday.
Sep 27 2013

Report: Iranian hackers breach Navy intranet

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-09-27 17:28
Iran breached the U.S. Navy's unclassified computer network sometime during the past few weeks, according to a news report Friday.
Sep 26 2013

Marine Corps whistleblower relieved following allegations of email harassment

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-09-26 21:02
A staff judge advocate who publicly accused the Marine Corps commandant of unlawful command influence has been removed from his job.
Sep 25 2013

Commandant calls for new crackdown on barracks life, Marine behavior

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-09-25 18:41
The Marine Corps commandant wants tough new measures put in place in barracks across the service to 'reawaken' it morally and crack down on bad behavior.
Sep 25 2013

Training boss: Forcing recruits to sing nursery rhymes is hazing

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-09-25 12:43
The recruit division commander who forced his recruits to recite nursery rhymes abused his power and deserved to be punished, the head of Naval Service Training Command says.
Sep 25 2013

15 female Marines report for enlisted infantry training

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-09-25 10:14
Fifteen female Marines began enlisted infantry training this week as part of the Marine Corps' ongoing research into which additional jobs it should open to female personnel, officials said.
Sep 23 2013

DOD orders employees to prepare for shutdown

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-09-23 13:29
The Pentagon is bracing for a government shutdown that would potentially force troops to work without paychecks and send thousands of civilians home until Congress reaches a new budget agreement.
Sep 23 2013

Navy halts search for 2 missing airmen in Red Sea

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-09-23 12:07
The Navy says it has suspended the search for two missing airmen after a helicopter crash in the Red Sea. Three other crew members were rescued earlier.


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