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.
1Body of missing Marine wife Erin Corwin found; Christopher Lee arrested
2Marines call on CMC to bring back silkies and tattoos
3Six Flags apologizes to Marine vet for gun shirt error
4Islamic State claims execution of American as retaliation for Iraq airstrikes
5Investigative hearing set for alleged Marine deserter
- Terminal Lance creator sends ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ to commandant
- Sacred text from the ‘Church of the Silkie’ found
- Parents of former Marine still missing in Syria write impassioned ‘birthday card’ to their son