Top Daily Stories for November 2014

Nov 25 2014

Vietnam warships visit Philippines amid South China Sea dispute

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-11-25 01:42
Vietnam on Tuesday showed off its two most powerful warships in the first port call to the Philippines, but an official said it was not meant as a challenge China's naval forces amid South China Sea tensions.
Nov 24 2014

Who Will Succeed Hagel? Three Potential Replacements as Defense Secretary

The Wall Street Journal - - Mon, 2014-11-24 10:21
Here are the three leading candidates to be President Obama's fourth defense secretary.
Nov 23 2014

U.S. troops to remain in Baltics, Poland next year

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2014-11-23 13:48
The United States will keep troops in Poland and the Baltic states for at least the next year as tensions with Russia remain, the commander of U.S. land forces in Europe said on Sunday.
Nov 16 2014

U.S. Navy Expects Decision Soon on LCS

Maritime News - Security - Sun, 2014-11-16 06:13
Defense Secretary Hagel is expected to make a decision soon on how to make a new class of smaller warships more lethal and survivable, the CNO said Saturday.
Nov 12 2014

Boxer skipper harassed, bullied crew

San Diego Union - Wed, 2014-11-12 21:30
A report from a Navy investigation reveals why Navy brass removed Capt. Wayne R. Brown from command of the USS Boxer on Sept. 29 citing “equal opportunity” concerns.
Nov 10 2014

Senior Navy intel officer removed for controversial comments on China

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-11-10 11:47
A senior Navy intelligence leader whose provocative comments about Chinese bellicosity stirred an international controversy has been shelved in the wake of an investigation into his conduct.
Nov 10 2014

Report says military encounters between Russia and West are rising, could lead to escalation

Fox News - World - Mon, 2014-11-10 04:15
A London-based think tank says Russian forces have been involved in dozens of close encounters with Western militaries since Moscow annexed Crimea—and that both sides risk losing control over events.
Nov 9 2014

Joint High-Speed Vessel turns heads during Bold Alligator

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-11-09 10:31
The joint high-speed vessel is a sight to behold, but that's not why this newest member of the blue-green team has heads turning.
Nov 7 2014

JSOC accused of botched ransom attempt for Bergdahl

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-11-07 16:55
U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, in a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has accused Joint Special Operations Command of leading a botched effort to pay a ransom to bring Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home.
Nov 2 2014

Chinese submarine docks in Sri Lanka despite Indian concerns

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2014-11-02 11:32
Sri Lanka has allowed a Chinese submarine and a warship to dock at its port in the capital Colombo, officials said on Sunday, despite concerns raised by India.


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