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1US Navy planning joint exercise with China

The bi-annual Exercise Rim of the Pacific ended barely a week ago, marking the first time ships from the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy have taken part in a US-hosted naval exercise, and already, the PRC and US Navy are planning their next practice session. The two sides met yesterday aboard the flagship of the US Seventh Fleet, the USS Blue Ridge (shown above, at dock in Shanghai), to discuss a joint search-and-rescue exercise.

AddFemale enlisted sailors to enter the Silent Service by 2016

The military's march towards gender equality could see a big improvement in the coming years as plans are unveiled to allow enlisted women to join female officers on the US Navy's Ohio-class missile boats and Virginia-class attack submarines.

1Blue Angels appoint new executive officer, refit selection process

A scandal among the ranks of the US Navy's flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels, has forced a significant overhaul in the squadron's command structure, which will filter down to the way it selects everything from the naval aviators that perform the precise demonstrations to the ground and support crew that keep the planes in the air.

30GM sweetens military discount for Buick, Chevy and GMC

American servicemen and women interested in a new vehicle from Chevrolet, Buick or GMC now have a bit more incentive to head down to their local dealer, as General Motors has announced plans to improve its military discount program.

26Scion's 2010 SEMA lineup: Sneak Peek

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