Top Daily Stories for February 2016

Feb 29 2016

Wounded Warrior charity downgraded

San Diego Union - Mon, 2016-02-29 19:44
A San Diego nonprofit that evaluates military charities and recommends them for support is criticizing spending practices at the Wounded Warrior Project.
Feb 19 2016

USS Wyoming Named Recipient of Omaha Award

Military.com Navy - Fri, 2016-02-19 11:32
The ballistic-missile submarine USS Wyoming has been named a recipient of the Omaha Trophy.
Feb 19 2016

U.S. May Sail More Ships in South China Sea, Navy Commander Says

Military.com Navy - Fri, 2016-02-19 08:28
Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. Scott Swift says Navy will be clearer with its intent for the mission in future.
Feb 18 2016

ISIS May be Capable of USS Cole-Style Bombing: Former NATO Commander

Military.com Navy - Thu, 2016-02-18 07:17
The next attack by Islamic State militants may be directed at a Navy ship, retired Adm. James Stavridis said Wednesday.
Feb 17 2016

North Korea ready for new nuclear test, analysts warn

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Wed, 2016-02-17 03:22
North Korea is capable of carrying out a fifth nuclear test "with little or no warning", analysts warn, and may do so in response to sanctions being discussed by the U.N. Security Council.
Feb 16 2016

U.S.-led coalition stages 30 strikes in Syria, Iraq against Islamic State

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2016-02-16 08:54
The United States and its allies targeted Islamic State with 30 strikes in Syria and Iraq on Monday, the Combined Joint Task Force leading the operations said in a statement.
Feb 14 2016

Navy May Install Railgun for Zumwalt-Class Destroyer

Military.com Navy - Sun, 2016-02-14 19:27
The U.S. Navy is considering whether to equip a Zumwalt-class destroyer with an electromagnetic railgun under development.
Feb 12 2016

CNO: Navy to Hit Seven-Month Deployments by End of Year

Military.com Navy - Fri, 2016-02-12 17:40
The Navy's top officer says the service is in shape to return to a seven-month deployment model by the end of 2016.
Feb 10 2016

Navy to Poll Fleet for Input on Ditching 'Seaman' Title, Among Others

Military.com Navy - Wed, 2016-02-10 14:09
The master chief petty officer of the Navy is bringing 10 other master chiefs to Washington, D.C. to assist in a mission to make ratings and titles gender-neutral.
Feb 3 2016

Army to Let Women Apply for Infantry and Armor Jobs by This Spring

Military.com Navy - Wed, 2016-02-03 08:05
The Army's chief of staff says that female soldiers could begin training to serve in direct combat arms jobs such as infantry and armor by this spring, but it could take up to three years to form gender-integrated units.

 
 

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