Top Daily Stories for December 2015

Dec 29 2015

Navy Fitness Policy Changes to Take Effect Jan. 1

Military.com Navy - Tue, 2015-12-29 05:58
Sailors will have more opportunities to prove they are fit for duty with a slew of fitness policy changes that take effect at the start of next year.
Dec 27 2015

More Marines Will Deploy Aboard USNS, Even Foreign Ships

Military.com Navy - Sun, 2015-12-27 08:31
The increasing likelihood of littoral conflict has fueled the return of Marines to their naval roots.
Dec 27 2015

USS Harry S. Truman Creates Spare Parts at Sea with 3-D Printer

Military.com Navy - Sun, 2015-12-27 07:13
The Navy is turning to technology to enable sailors to produce custom parts aboard their ships using 3-D printers.
Dec 20 2015

Jets believed to be Russian kill scores in Syrian city: rescue workers

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2015-12-20 09:54
Air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian warplanes killed scores of people in the center of the rebel-held city of Idlib in northwest Syria on Sunday, rescue workers and residents said.
Dec 16 2015

Obama administration sets $1.83 billion arms sale to Taiwan

Reuters - Wed, 2015-12-16 13:00
The administration notified Congress on Wednesday of a $1.83 billion arms sale package for Taiwan including two frigates, anti-tank missiles, amphibious assault vehicles and other equipment.
Dec 16 2015

Iran says it will not accept any restrictions on missile program

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2015-12-16 12:49
Iran's defense minister Hossein Dehghan said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic would not accept any restrictions on its missile program and would continue its tests.
Dec 16 2015

U.S. military to pull 12 fighter jets from base in Turkey

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2015-12-16 12:41
The U.S. military said on Wednesday it was pulling 12 F-15 Eagles and Strike Eagle fighter jets from Incirlik air base in Turkey after deploying them there last month.
Dec 14 2015

U.S., allies conduct 16 strikes against Islamic State - U.S. military

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2015-12-14 08:26
The United States and its allies conducted 16 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Sunday, according to the coalition leading the operations.
Dec 13 2015

Navy's Newest Ship, USS Milwaukee, Breaks Down at Sea

Military.com Navy - Sun, 2015-12-13 04:26
The littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee, the Navy's newest ship that was commissioned in November, broke down at sea on Dec. 11.
Dec 11 2015

Navy Personnel Chief: Service may Face Recruiting, Retention Drop-Off

Military.com Navy - Fri, 2015-12-11 13:29
Vice Adm. Bill Moran has been studying the numbers, and they're troubling.

 
 

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