Top Daily Stories for October 2010

Oct 29 2010

Petraeus Versus Obama - By Michael A. Cohen

Foreign Policy - Fri, 2010-10-29 19:10
What's lurking behind the Pentagon's overly optimistic spinning of the Afghan war?
Oct 27 2010

China's forces train with Thai's for first time

The Washington Times - Wed, 2010-10-27 19:46
China is expanding its military reach by sending, for the first time, a marine unit of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to train with another country in an upcoming exercise with Thailand's armed forces.
Oct 27 2010

Sen. Webb Wants Defense on Post-Election Agenda

The Wall Street Journal - - Wed, 2010-10-27 16:50
National defense may be on the back burner during the campaign season, but Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) seems determined to put it back on the agenda after the midterm elections.
Oct 27 2010

Commandant sets Marines on course for future

San Diego Union - Wed, 2010-10-27 14:17
The new commandant of the Marine Corps lays out his vision and priorities.
Oct 26 2010

Fleet Weather Center Established in Norfolk Top Stories - Tue, 2010-10-26 17:01
All Navy weather forecasting for fleet operations and training in the 2nd, 4th and 6th Fleet Areas of Responsibility will be consolidated in Norfolk, starting Oct. 29, when the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command establishes Fleet Weather Center Norfolk.
Oct 24 2010

Rescue a Testament to Value of Drills

Navy News from - Sun, 2010-10-24 15:30
The sailor plucked from the Atlantic Ocean after five hours last week wasn't wearing a life jacket and didn't have any radio beacons indicating his location. He was rescued the old-fashioned way -- after being spotted by a lookout on a nearby warship.
Oct 24 2010

Pakistan resists U.S. push to expand terror fight

The Washington Times - Sun, 2010-10-24 11:05
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday said the country's military will deal with a key Taliban sanctuary along the Afghan border on its own timeline, despite U.S. pressure.
Oct 22 2010

GAO says 'virtual fence' along Mexican border over budget

The Washington Times - Fri, 2010-10-22 13:06
The Department of Homeland Security has "largely defined but has not adequately implemented" controls over a "virtual fence" along the U.S.-Mexico border promised for completion in 2009 and, as a result, the multibillion-dollar project is behind schedule and over budget, a government report says.
Oct 21 2010

UAS to Replace Afghanistan Supply Trucks

Unmanned helicopters will deliver cargo to remote outposts in Afghanistan next year as part of a U.S. Navy trial that aims to reduce Marines’ exposure to roadside bombs during supply missions.
Oct 19 2010

NTSB erred about Coast Guard crew texting before fatal crash

San Diego Union - Tue, 2010-10-19 22:17
The problem: The agency based its conclusion on the wrong time zone, according to a corrected report that was quietly issued late last month.


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