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F-35 forcing Navy to develop new hearing protection for flight deck crews

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 12:15
The Navy is developing new hearing protection for flight deck crews to block out the roar of new and noisy jets.
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Sailors recall rough seas during rescue of family

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:46
Six days after a family of four found themselves helpless and adrift in a sailboat far into the Pacific with a vomiting, feverish 1-year-old, a Navy warship delivered them safely Wednesday to San Diego, where they began their attempted around-the world vo
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Senate bill would expand benefits for caregivers

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:34
Responding to a Rand Corp. report issued last week on challenges facing those who care for ill or injured veterans, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., on Thursday introduced a bill that would increase federal support for this largely invisible group.
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Call of cyber duty: Military academies take on the NSA

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:58
If Douglas MacArthur or Ulysses S. Grant went to the U.S. Military Academy today, they might be testing their defensive skills hunched in front of a computer screen.
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Hayden on pay and benefits reform: Repeat mistakes, break the force

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:31
The goal of the Military Officers Association of America is to promote the common defense by sustaining a strong all-volunteer force and ensure our nation keeps its reciprocal commitments to current and previous generations of career troops and families.
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Korb on pay and benefits reform: Inaction carries heavy cost

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:29
I am proud to be one of the 23 million living American men and women who have earned the title of veteran by serving our country in the nation's armed forces.
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Key senator opposes commissary budget cut

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:52
The chair of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee strongly opposes a Pentagon plan to cut funding for commissaries, another signal that the drastic $1 billion proposed reduction will not survive the congressional budget process.
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Hagel seeks to increase ties with Mongolia

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:32
After days of high-profile, pressure-filled meetings, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got to horse around a bit during a short stop in Mongolia on Thursday.
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Afghan probe begins in attack on AP journalists

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 07:06
Afghan central government authorities on Wednesday began questioning the police commander who killed an Associated Press photographer and wounded an AP reporter, a day after he was transferred by helicopter to the capital - a rare case in which an Afghan
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