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British military chiefs accuse underspending NATO members of getting 'free ride' ahead of summit

NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian aggression, the alliance's secretary general said Monday.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Politics, Barack Obama, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, US Military

6 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

George Will: Navy with a mission in mind, and why it matters

Russia's ongoing dismemberment of Ukraine and the Islamic State's erasing of Middle Eastern borders have distracted attention from the harassment of U.S. Navy aircraft by Chinese fighter jets over the South China Sea.


Related Topix: US Military, World News, China, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Michigan candy marker credits success to nostalgia

The company best known perhaps for its bumpy cake has had a recent journey to success that's been anything but.


Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI, Michigan, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Mackinac Island, MI, US Military

5 R.I. Homes on the Market with Spectacular Home Offices

Secretary of Defense will be in Newport next week and will host a live town hall discussion at the U.S. Naval War College.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Naval War College

Cybercast News Service

Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go

The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy, US Military

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner

Former U.S. Sen. John Warner speaks about receiving recognition as a namesake ahead of the christening of the USS John Warner in early September.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Warner, Newport News, VA, US Military, US Navy, W., George Bush

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Gateway Pundit

Obama's New Navy Ad a Reflection Of Multiculturalism, Inexperience, And Failed-Policy Visions

Have you seen the multicultural BS pushed in a new military ad for the Navy? Just wondering if taxpayers can demand a refund for the money spent on such a mess? Clearly this is OBAMA's Navy vision in which experienced and competent c ommanders are tossed out and transgenders promoted.


Related Topix: US Military, Conservative Political News, US News

Detroit News

Blue Angels set to fly at Selfridge air show

Selfridge Air National Guard Base - An open house and air show featuring the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels will be held next weekend at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base.


Related Topix: Selfridge Air National Guard Base, US Military, US Air Force

No. 5 Ohio State routs Navy in season opener

Baltimore, MD, United States - Redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett tossed two touchdown strikes as No.


Related Topix: US Military

The New Zealand Herald

Bahraini activist detained on arrival to kingdom

Police detained Bahraini human rights campaigner Maryam al-Khawaja after her arrival in the Gulf country on Saturday, her mother said.


Related Topix: US Military

US Air Force's Secretive X-37B Space Plane Passes 600 Days in Orbit

An artist's illustration of the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane in orbit. The solar-powered winged spacecraft has spent more than 620 days in orbit as part of the military's secret OTV-3 mission, which launched in December 2012.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, Vandenberg Air Force Base, US Air Force, Naval War College

News Max

Ex-Navy SEAL: Britain Sets the Tone for Fighting ISIS

British Prime Minister David Cameron's raising of his nation's terrorism alert to the second-highest level has set the somber tone for the world's fight against the Islamic State and other deadly extremist groups, says Jonathan Gilliam, a former Navy SEAL and FBI special agent.


Related Topix: US Military, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

The Washington Post

5Retiring top Navy SEAL: 'We are in the golden age of Special Operations'

Adm. William McRaven, the longtime and retiring commander of the U.S. military's Special Operations Command, said Thursday that the United States is in "the golden age of Special Operations," citing his troops' work around the globe not only in fighting "barbaric" militant groups but in stabilizing conflict areas and teaching human rights.


Related Topix: US Military, Terrorism, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Werner Franz, believed to be last surviving crew member of Hindenburg disaster, dies

File - This May 6, 1937 file photo, taken at almost the split second that the Hindenburg exploded, shows the 804-foot German zeppelin just before the second and third explosions send the ship crashing to the earth over the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, N.J. Werner Franz, believed to be the last surviving crew member of the German ... (more)


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Lakehurst, NJ, Air Accidents, US Military

The Virginian-Pilot

Finally, it's a Navy wife's chance to find home

Sally Carpenter and her husband, Lt. Cmdr. Steve Carpenter, have been through many deployments together in their 26 years together.


Related Topix: Chickenpox, Health, US Military, Wedding


Navy petty officer found 'not guilty' in Mayport rape trial

"Victim blaming 101" is how Lt. Judge Advocate Andrew Hofland characterized the defense arguments in the rape trial of Naval petty officer Alpha Navy petty officer found 'not guilty' in Mayport rape trial "Victim blaming 101" is how Lt.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News


Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies

John Walker, a former U.S. Navy officer convicted of spying decades ago for the Soviet Union, has died in federal prison, according to the U.S. government.


Related Topix: US Military, Prison, Federal Prisons, Butner, NC

Constitution to set sail for last time for 3 years

South Boston 08/22/14- In one of it's final turnarounds, the USS Constitution turned around and fired it's guns to salute the crowds at Castle Island, as hundred carried American flags in tribute.


Related Topix: US Military

The Lebanon Daily News

Iran: US Coast Guard fired at fishing boat

The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard navy confirmed in remarks published Friday that a U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired on an Iranian fishing boat in the Persian Gulf this week but insisted the incident was not a "clash."


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

The New Zealand Herald

Bahrain: No invitation to expelled US diplomat

Bahrain has denied that it offered an invitation to a top U.S. diplomat who was earlier expelled after he met with a leading Shiite opposition group, extending a rift between Washington and the tiny, strategic Gulf nation.


Related Topix: Middle East, Bahrain, World News, US Military