Top Daily Stories

Apr 12 2014

New destroyer Zumwalt christened in Maine

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-04-12 14:55
The Navy has christened the first ship of its newest class of destroyers, a 610-foot-long warship with advanced technologies and a stealthy design that will reduce its visibility on enemy radars.
Apr 11 2014

Sgt. Maj. Barrett writes open letter to Marines following backlash

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-04-11 13:36
Following backlash from his statements in front of a Senate subcommittee on personnel, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Mike Barrett is working to clarify his position in a written letter to Marines.
Apr 10 2014

Satellites Show Russia Mobilizing Near Ukraine, NATO Says

The New York Times - Thu, 2014-04-10 20:54
A top NATO commander said the satellite photographs showed a menacing force of Russian fighter jets and tanks, along with as many as 40,000 troops, near the border with Ukraine.
Apr 10 2014

Navy to test new railgun weapon aboard ships in 2016

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2014-04-10 09:09
The Navy is planning to install and test a gun that uses electromagnetic force – a railgun – aboard a high speed vessel in fiscal 2016.
Apr 10 2014

Navy’s New 80-MPH Mini Combat Vehicle Can Drop From the Sky - Thu, 2014-04-10 06:41
The Phantom Badger is a 240-horsepower combat support vehicle that’s about the size of a Mini and tough enough to traverse damn near anything.
Apr 10 2014

Hagel moves to increase military ties with Mongolia

Fox News - World - Thu, 2014-04-10 00:05
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is seeking to bolster U.S. military relations with Mongolia on Thursday as he wraps up a 10-day trip to the Asia-Pacific.
Apr 9 2014

Navy base on the line as Mauritius tries to pit U.S., U.K. in island's sovereignty bid

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2014-04-09 20:31
Mauritius is trying to wedge itself between Washington and London in a diplomatic drive for control of a group of British-ruled islands—one of which has been leased to the U.S. military for nearly 50 years.
Apr 9 2014

Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps: Less pay raises discipline

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:47
Lower pay and slimmed-down benefits will make Marines more disciplined and less wasteful, according to the Corps' top enlisted Marine.
Apr 9 2014

Marine Corps Reserve opens more combat units to women

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-04-09 14:55
The Marine Corps has opened more roles in combat units to women—this time in the Reserve.
Apr 9 2014

DOD appears to expect fewer jobless vets by 2015

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-04-09 13:13
If the Pentagon's latest budget projections are any indication, the issue of veterans' unemployment may be easing.


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2014 U.S. Naval Institute Annual Meeting

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