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Abdullah's lead grows in new Afghan vote results

Navy Times - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:51
Former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah's lead slightly increased in partial results for Afghanistan's presidential election released Sunday, but he and rival Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai still seem to be heading for a runoff next month.

Navy OKs changes for submariners' sleep schedules

Navy Times - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:43
With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the Navy for decades has staggered sailors' working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean's surface.

Fla. vets say vandalism of military memorials should stir revulsion

Navy Times - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:38
The vandalizing of military veterans' memorials in Milton and Pensacola during the past year or so is prompting the stewards of those monuments to plan security measures, but they're saddened at the need to do so.

Equipment changes coming after fatal mishap

Navy Times - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 09:26
Dangerous conditions and complacency led to the death of a Coast Guardsman following a rescue mission north of Alaska last year, according to a recently released Coast Guard investigation.

On newsstands this week

Navy Times - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 09:21
In this week's issue of Navy Times, find out about the CNO's plan to reward sailors on long deployments - and the average sailor could see an additional $500 to $1,000 in his pocket for each overseas cruise.

U.S. weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe

Navy Times - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 06:41
The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday.

CG tuition assistance cap boosted to $4,500

Navy Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 13:00
Coast Guardsmen pursuing degrees can take advantage of up to $4,500 in tuition assistance for the rest of this year, nearly doubling the previous $2,500 cap.

Naval Academy breaks ground on new clinic

Navy Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:52
The U.S. Naval Academy has broken ground on a new $41 million health clinic.

Crews hunt 'enemy' subs in latest patrol airplane

Navy Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:20
Flying at less than 500 feet over the Atlantic Ocean, the Navy P-8A Poseidon took a hard 180-degree turn to starboard, nearly standing the aircraft on it's wing as it doubled back along the search track.

Navy surveys female sailors for sub duty

Navy Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 08:46
A survey meant to gauge interest among enlisted women for submarine service is going out to the fleet.

Navy's European missile sites move forward

Navy Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 07:46
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.

On-base fast food outlets get temporary reprieve from new wage rules

Navy Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:00
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.

Army, National Guard ready to leverage, expand Eastern European alliances

Navy Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:18
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.

XO fired for issues while leading Blue Angels

Navy Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:48
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.

Truman CSG returns home from 9-mo cruise

Navy Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:28
The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group on Friday returned to unseasonably cold weather, but a warm welcome from thousands following a nine-month deployment. The carrier covered nearly 68,000 nautical miles and 18 chokepoint transits, to include 12 through the Strait of Hormuz.

U.S. military shifting gears in Europe

Navy Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 09:47
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.

USS Harry S. Truman, strike group returns to Va.

Navy Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 09:45
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.

Pakistani girl's seminary names library after OBL

Navy Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:46
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.'

N.C. community college rate break for vets proposed

Navy Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 06:08
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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