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Daily Report: Would-Be Underwear Bomber CIA Double Agent, US Resumes Training In Yemen, Oz Offers Jobs To U.S. Troops

USS The Sullivans
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USS The Sullivans

USS The Sullivans' Armstrong is 10th commanding officer fired this year - Stars and Stripes "The Navy fired its 10th commanding officer of the calendar year Tuesday."

Bomber in Plot on U.S. Airliner Said to Be a Double Agent - The New York Times "The would-be suicide bomber dispatched by the Yemen branch of Al Qaeda last month to blow up a United States-bound airliner was actually a double agent who infiltrated the terrorist group and volunteered for the suicide mission, American and foreign officials said Tuesday.

U.S. to resume military training aimed at al Qaeda in Yemen - Reuters "The United States has resumed on-the-ground military training aimed at bolstering Yemen's fight against al Qaeda, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, following a suspension during a period of intense political upheaval."


Serving Down Under: Australia offers military jobs to US troops facing separation - Stars and Stripes "U.S. servicemembers looking at career options in this era of shrinking military budgets and force drawdowns might want to take a look Down Under."

In memo, top Marine blasts sex-assault crisis - Marine Corps Times "The Marine Corps is poised to unveil an aggressive campaign targeting sexual assault within its ranks, the service’s top general announced last week in an internal memo."