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Navy surveys female sailors for sub duty

1 hour 17 min ago
A survey meant to gauge interest among enlisted women for submarine service is going out to the fleet.
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Truman CSG returns home from 9-month cruise

1 hour 55 min ago
The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group on April 18 returned to unseasonably cold weather, but a warm welcome from thousands following a nine-month deployment.
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Navy's European missile sites move forward

2 hours 17 min ago
The military could speed up deployment of a land-based missile defense shield in Europe to hem in a resurgent Russia, the Navy 3-star in charge of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency said in early April.
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Petty officer charged in 'Fat Leonard' bribery scandal

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:04
A fourth member of the Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of providing cash, vacations, electronics and prostitutes in exchange for classified info
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On-base fast food outlets get temporary reprieve from new wage rules

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:00
The Labor Department has pulled back - at least temporarily - from new minimum wage rules that had led several fast-food restaurants to end their contracts on military installations and prompted others to possibly follow suit.
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U.S. military shifting gears in Europe

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:52
The footprint of U.S forces in Europe is poised for major change, with two decades of peace and calm seemingly headed toward a jarring end as NATO's perspective on Russia transforms from partner to adversary.
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4-star: Armed attackers in Ukraine are Russian troops in disguise

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:34
The Russians aren't fooling anyone.
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Poland wants larger U.S., NATO troop presence

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:34
Poland's defense minister is calling for a larger U.S. and NATO military presence in his country to deter the type of Russian aggression occurring in eastern Ukraine.
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Army, National Guard ready to leverage, expand Eastern European alliances

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:18
Pending any orders to ramp up its forces or engagements, U.S. Army Europe and the National Guard are focused on reassuring their allies and partners.
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Group calls for DoD to withdraw from Prayer Day event

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:54
Longtime critics of Christian conservatives' influence in military culture are demanding the Pentagon back away from involvement in a National Day of Prayer event on Capitol Hill next month, saying it's a thinly veiled rally for far-right fundamentalists.
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XO fired for issues while leading Blue Angels

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:48
The Navy fired the No. 2 officer at Naval Base Coronado Friday after allegations arose into his conduct while in command of the Blue Angels.
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Bonhomme Richard, 31st MEU search for missing ferry passengers

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:28
The amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard is helping search for hundreds of passengers missing from the Sewol, a South Korean ferry that capsized and sank Wednesday.
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USS Harry S. Truman, strike group returns to Va.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:45
Thousands of sailors were greeted Friday by cheerful friends and family who packed a pier at Naval Station Norfolk to welcome them home from a nine-month deployment.
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Pakistani girl's seminary names library after OBL

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:46
Most didn't notice the new library at this Islamic seminary for girls near Pakistan's capital, until locals saw the paper sign in Urdu posted on its wooden door: 'Library of Osama bin Laden, the Martyr.'
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Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions - for now

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:28
In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.
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U.S. sending nonlethal aid to Ukraine military

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:16
The U.S. will send medical supplies, helmets and other nonlethal aid to the Ukrainian military in response to Russia's 'dangerously irresponsible' efforts to destabilize the country, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.
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N.C. community college rate break for vets proposed

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:08
Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges.
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Coast Guard cutter heading home to Va. waters

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:02
A Coast Guard cutter is heading back to Virginia waters after intercepting more than $100 million in cocaine in the Caribbean.
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U.S.: Forfeiture deal over Iran assets sets record

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:24
A federal judge has approved plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other properties owned by Iran nationwide in what will be the largest terrorism-related forfeiture ever, a prosecutor said Thursday.
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