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Top Stories 2019: US Coast Guard – USNI News

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL-755) crew members inspect a self-propelled semi-submersible on June 19, 2019, in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. US Coast Guard Photo This post is part of a series of review stories looking back at the top naval news from 2019. For the U.S. Coast Guard, 2019 was marked [...]

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Expeditionary Advanced Maritime Operations: How the Marine Corps Can Avoid Becoming a Second Land Army in the Pacific

The Marine Corps’ very existence rests upon the axiom that the sea is maneuver space — an arena for decisive combat operations. Although the service has been required to spend the last two decades operating as a second land army in Iraq and Afghanistan, these tasks have now changed. As the Marine Corps reorients towards [...]

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New in 2020: Marines move to greater naval integration, starting with training changes

“Today, we must ensure the Navy and Marine Corps visions of the future are synchronized and nested and ensure that our actions are complimentary to those of the Navy with respect to force design, doctrine, education and training, among other areas,” according to the statement. Article source: https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2019/12/29/new-in-2020-marines-move-to-greater-naval-integration-starting-with-training-changes/

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These 5 Weapons Make the US Marines Unbeatable

Key point: The Marines—as a specialized amphibious force—argue that they need unique hardware to conduct their unique missions. The U.S. Marine Corps prides itself on being America’s 911 force—a fire brigade that the president can call upon to fight the nation’s battles in an emergency. Though the Marines have largely been treated as a de facto [...]

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Why The Pentagon Is Warning US Military Not To Use Recreational Genetic Test Kits

US Pentagon in Washington DC. Getty For years, many of us in the genetics community have strongly suggested that consumers think long and hard before ordering recreational genetic test kits for Christmas – or any other occasion. But when the Pentagon sends a stern warning to its military members, even Santa needs to listen. Military Mission at dusk Getty [...]

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U.S. military base in South Korea sounds false alarm amid North Korea tensions

SEOUL, South Korea — It was the night after North Korea’s “Christmas gift” failed to materialize, but all through one U.S. military base a siren was blaring. Camp Casey, which sits near the border between North and South Korea, had a scare earlier this week when an alert siren was sounded by accident just as [...]

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Chinese national arrested trying to photograph US military site

Authorities arrested a Chinese national Thursday for taking pictures of a restricted area at a US Navy installation in Key West, Florida. The case mirrors a near-identical incident that occurred last December, in which a Chinese student was caught capturing images of buildings and antenna arrays at the same base. The base, Naval Air Station Key [...]

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The U.S. Navy Will Have Major Problems In a War If 1 Thing Is Not Fixed

The White House cast doubt on the U.S. Navy’s plan finally to modernize its aging fleet of sealift ships. The Office of Management and Budget, the executive branch’s spending agency, in a Dec. 16, 2019 memo directed the Department of Defense to draw up a cheaper plan for new vessels. The Navy planned to replace [...]

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Proposal for sweeping cuts to US Navy shipbuilding, force structure could herald a new strategy, experts say

A memo obtained by Defense News from the White House’s Office of Management and Budget to the Department of Defense outlined dramatic cuts to the Navy’s Flight III Arleigh Burke destroyer program, cutting five out of the 12 proposed over the five-year future year defense program, of FYDP. It also pushed a Block V Virginia-class [...]

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US Navy: Let’s Cut $94B From Our Fleet Budget

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