Top Daily Stories for December 2010

Dec 15 2010

Border Patrol agent killed in Southern Arizona

The Washington Times - Wed, 2010-12-15 11:20
The U.S. Border Patrol has confirmed that one of its agents has been killed in Southern Arizona.
Dec 14 2010

Spending Bill Would Fund Extra Engine for Joint Strike Fighter

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Tue, 2010-12-14 19:56
The multimillion-dollar second engine for the Pentagon's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter lives on in the 1,900-page omnibus spending bill released Tuesday afternoon by the Senate.
Dec 14 2010

China: Diplomat went to N. Korea to cool tensions

The Washington Times - Tue, 2010-12-14 13:37
China's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday a recent visit to North Korea its top diplomat marks a significant effort by Beijing to tamp down regional tensions--an apparent attempt to show it is responding to international calls to rein in its longtime ally.
Dec 13 2010

Marines to split new jets between Miramar, Yuma

San Diego Union - Mon, 2010-12-13 23:52
Amid community concerns over noise and safety issues, the Navy Department is moving ahead with plans to evenly split its West Coast fleet of the new F-35B Joint Strike Fighter jets between Miramar Marine Corp Air Station and Yuma, Ariz.
Dec 12 2010

Pirated MV Eleni P Released

Maritime News - Security - Sun, 2010-12-12 23:41
On 11 December 2010, the Liberian-flagged MV ELENI P was released from pirate control.
Dec 12 2010

Rumsfeld: Memoir not like WikiLeaks

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 2010-12-12 21:08
One of the best known -- and most controversial -- public figures of recent years, who said he never used e-mail, is now a devotee of social media, and is using it as a means of re-emerging in public after several years of low-profile life.
Dec 11 2010

Navy, Marine Corps Begin Bold Alligator 2011

Navy.mil Top Stories - Sat, 2010-12-11 09:01
Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 2 and Commander, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB), in coordination with ships assigned to the U.S. 2nd Fleet, will begin Bold Alligator 2011 today, commencing the largest joint fleet simulated amphibious exercise in the past 10 years.
Dec 9 2010

Navy fires San Diego skipper, 17th C.O. ousted this year

San Diego Union - Thu, 2010-12-09 20:43
The announcement comes toward the end of what’s been an extraordinary year for Navy officer firings -– though not the record year. In 2003, the Navy ousted 26 commanding officers, the highest count in modern history.
Dec 9 2010

Nimitz is not coming back to San Diego

San Diego Union - Thu, 2010-12-09 15:22
Now the Nimitz will stay in Everett, Wash., and the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln will head into a Virginia shipyard for a major overhaul.
Dec 9 2010

In U.S., 67% Support Repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Gallup - Thu, 2010-12-09 09:15
If they had an opportunity to vote on it, 67% of Americans say they would vote for a law that would allow gays and lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. military. The most opposition comes from conservative Republicans.

 
 

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