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Apr 6 2015

Pentagon chief heads east as US tries to maintain Asia focus

The Washington Times - World - Mon, 2015-04-06 03:30
At a time of crisis across the Middle East and beyond, the Obama administration is trying to keep its focus on a widely advertised shift to Asia.
Apr 5 2015

North Korea declares no-sail zone, missile launch seen as possible: reports

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2015-04-05 23:06
North Korea has declared a no-sail zone for its ships off its east coast, South Korean media reported, suggesting more missile launches are possible before the U.S. defense chief visits Seoul this week.
Mar 31 2015

Iran, Sudan ordered to pay $75M to Cole victim's family

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-03-31 22:06
A federal judge found the governments of Iran and Sudan responsible for the 2000 bombing of the destroyer Cole, awarding $75 million in damages to the family of one of 17 sailors killed in the attack.
Mar 30 2015

Pentagon chief may ease military enlistment standards

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2015-03-30 05:39
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service members and civilians.
Mar 30 2015

Lt. Col. Robert Hite of 'Doolittle Tokyo Raiders' dead at 95

USA Today - Mon, 2015-03-30 03:52
Lt. Col. Robert Hite, one of the famed World War II "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders," has died. He was 95.
Mar 25 2015

7 sailors charged in video scandal on sub Wyoming

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-03-25 19:50
The Navy has charged seven sailors in connection with the recording and sharing of videos that showed female officers and student trainees in stages of undress aboard a U.S. submarine.
Mar 25 2015

Bowe Bergdahl charged with desertion

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:05
The Army charged Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion Wednesday for abandoning his post in Afghanistan and for misbehavior before the enemy that endangered his unit.
Mar 17 2015

Navy's use of war funds to repair sub propellers questioned

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-03-17 19:57
The U.S. Navy has been spending funds that are supposed to be dedicated to war-fighting to repair and overhaul submarine propellers since 2010.
Mar 16 2015

Air Force suspected of intentionally delaying rocket to thwart lawmakers

The Washington Times - World - Mon, 2015-03-16 20:58
Top lawmakers are angrily accusing the Air Force of slow-walking a congressional mandate to stop using Russian rocket engines for spy satellite launches up through 2019.
Mar 16 2015

U.S. is destroying its chemical weapons

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2015-03-16 06:59
The United States is about to destroy the last of its chemical agent stored in Pueblo, Colorado.


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