Top Daily Stories for November 2010

Nov 16 2010

Medal of Honor to go to first living recipient since Vietnam

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2010-11-16 03:29
President Obama on Tuesday will award the nation's highest medal of valor to the first living recipient since 1976, when three service members from the Vietnam War were honored.
Nov 15 2010

Billions can be saved in defense budget: McCain

Reuters - Mon, 2010-11-15 18:00
Sen. John McCain, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, said billions of dollars could be saved from the defense budget by cutting lawmakers' pet projects, known as earmarks, and fixing troubled arms programs.
Nov 15 2010

Camp Pendleton expands Infantry Immersion Trainer

San Diego Union - Mon, 2010-11-15 17:16
The Marine Corps plans to unveil a $30 million, 120,000 square-foot outdoor expansion of its Infantry Immersion Trainer at Camp Pendleton on Tuesday, giving small units heading to Afghanistan more room to maneuver as they inoculate themselves against the chaos and stress of combat.
Nov 11 2010

Targeted CRA Closes Compensation Gap

Navy News from - Thu, 2010-11-11 20:11
The Navy is making good on its commitment to fully and equally compensate Sailors for the purchase of a full complement of Navy Working Uniforms (NWU).
Nov 11 2010

MV Hannibal II Pirated in Somali Basin

Maritime News - Security - Thu, 2010-11-11 19:18
Early on the morning of Nov. 11, the MV Hannibal II, a Panamanian-flagged vessel, was pirated while en route from Malaysia to Suez.
Nov 9 2010

Report: Gun flow to Mexico unabated

The Washington Times - Tue, 2010-11-09 20:34
An ATF initiative to reduce the flow of weapons from the United States to Mexico has "significant weaknesses" that undermine its effectiveness, including ATF's failure to share intelligence with Mexican authorities and some of its U.S. law enforcement partners.
Nov 9 2010

CNO Releases Corps Birthday Message

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead released his Marine Corps birthday message to the fleet.
Nov 9 2010

DOD Announces the Services' Final Fort Hood Reviews Top Stories - Tue, 2010-11-09 17:01
The Department of Defense announced Nov. 9 the release of the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps final reviews of the recommendations from the independent report "Protecting the Force: Lessons Learned from Fort Hood."
Nov 9 2010

Gates says U.S. open to request from Iraq to stay

The Washington Times - Tue, 2010-11-09 07:35
The United States is open to the idea of keeping troops in Iraq past a deadline to leave next year if Iraq asks for it, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday.
Nov 8 2010

Navy To Commission NROTC Midshipmen Into IRR Upon Graduation Top Stories - Mon, 2010-11-08 12:01
The Navy is implementing a plan to commission Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) accessions into the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) starting Dec. 1.


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