Top Daily Stories for December 2010

Dec 28 2010

MV EMS River Pirated in Indian Ocean

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2010-12-28 10:43
In the early hours of 27 December, the MV EMS River was pirated approximately 175 nautical miles North East of the port of Salalah, Oman.
Dec 27 2010

Amos: Corps Set to Follow DADT Repeal

Marine Commandant General James Amos says the Corps will “step out smartly to faithfully implement" the new policy allows gays to serve openly in the military.
Dec 27 2010

Special forces wary of 'don't ask' repeal

The Washington Times - Mon, 2010-12-27 18:39
Special-operations troops think the elite force is facing difficulties by accepting open gays into one of the military's more politically conservative communities.
Dec 27 2010

Congress Shores Up Military Health Care

The Wall Street Journal - - Mon, 2010-12-27 15:15
Tucked inside the defense-authorization bill passed last week in a lame-duck session are a few provisions that would expand Tricare coverage, and protect some beneficiaries from potential premium increases.

Dec 27 2010

China deploying carrier-sinking missile

The Washington Times - Mon, 2010-12-27 14:26
China's military is deploying a new anti-ship ballistic missile that can sink U.S. aircraft carriers, a weapon that specialists say gives Beijing new power-projection capabilities that will affect U.S. support for Pacific allies.
Dec 22 2010

Foundation Plans Memorial Restoration

The Marine Corps War Memorial Foundation is planning the restoration and preservation of the Corps’ beloved Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va.
Dec 21 2010

Israeli fighter jets attack Gaza

AlJazeera - Tue, 2010-12-21 00:01
Air raids appear to target fighters in several parts of the Hamas-ruled Palestinian territory.
Dec 19 2010

Somalia rebel groups 'plan merger'

AlJazeera - Sun, 2010-12-19 15:51
Al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab and Islamic Party insurgents plan merger to try to topple United Nations-backed government.
Dec 15 2010

Navy planes taking trip back in time

San Diego Union - Wed, 2010-12-15 23:35
About 25 modern-day Navy aircraft are getting special paint jobs as part of the Navy’s celebration of 100 years of aviation, a yearlong party that kicks off in February with a massive military flyover of San Diego Bay.
Dec 15 2010

SECNAV Releases Holiday Message to the Fleet Top Stories - Wed, 2010-12-15 15:01
The secretary of the Navy released his holiday message to the fleet on 14 December.


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