Wednesday, December 18
- Marine Corps: Guaranteed careers for staff sergeants at risk
- Marine Corps cracks down on how troops style their hair
- Lawmakers fail to stop COLA rollback plan
- White House task force urges limit on NSA snooping
- Senate OKs sequester-relief budget plan
- Mental health programs for troops, vets get star-power boost
- Pakistan: Review case for man in bin Laden search
- Groundbreaking set for Marine Corps complex in Va.
- After sea incident, China praises ties with U.S.
Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.
1Prowler aircraft damaged after leaving runway during landing at Cherry Point
2Sgt. Maj. Barrett writes open letter to Marines following backlash
3Report: Brad Pitt to play Gen. Stanley McChrystal in movie
4SMMC says tobacco ban is a 'shameful idea'
5U.K. lawmakers slam lax security in Bastion attack
- We made the mistake of asking readers who would play Mattis in a movie. The response was swift and decisive
- Four key graphics show the future face of Marine Corps operations
- Read the Bronze Star citation of this year’s Leftwich Trophy recipient