Military Headline News – Rick Rogers
Four veterans’ organizations are named among the 50 worst charities in America, according to a yearlong investigation by CNN and its media partners.
The National Veterans Service Fund, Vietnow National Headquarters, The Veterans Fund and the Veterans Assistance Foundation were all named by CNN.
The Marine Corps plans to drastically increase the number of its troops training in Australia. More than 1,000 Marines will train in Darwin next year, up from 250 this year. That number is forecast to grow to 2,500 by 2016.
Two sailors charged with sex crimes cannot be given punitive discharges because of comments made by President Obama.
A Navy judge said statements by the commander-in-chief regarding the need to prosecute military sex crimes had prejudiced the men’s cases.
The ruling could affect similar hearings as well.
After months of debate, the United States will now send Syrian rebels arms. In recent weeks, rebel forces appear to be losing to government troops in the two-year-old civil war.
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Rick Rogers is a defense reporter based in San Diego.