Top Daily Stories for October 2011

Oct 31 2011

4th Fleet Commander Gets France's Highest Award

Navy News from Military.com - Mon, 2011-10-31 21:00
The commander of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command and U.S. 4th Fleet has received the National Order of the Legion of Honor by decree of the president of France.
Oct 31 2011

Medgar Evers' former wife to christen Navy ship

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-10-31 13:51
Myrlie Evers-Williams, who continued her husband's work in the civil rights movement, will christen the dry cargo ship USNS Medgar Evers on Nov. 12.
Oct 31 2011

Mission accomplished? Taking stock of NATO's Libya legacy

Deutsche Welle - Mon, 2011-10-31 03:56
With Gadhafi and his troops now defeated, NATO's intervention in the skies above Libya appears to have been a success. But the mission was risky, and may not be a good model for the future.
Oct 30 2011

Stress-control training is in Corps’ plans

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-10-30 08:43
The Marine Corps wants deploying units and some stateside commands to train and certify Marines in operational stress control.
Oct 29 2011

Navy's Newest Submarine—California—Joins Fleet

Navy.mil Top Stories - Sat, 2011-10-29 17:01
The Navy commissioned its eighth Virginia-class submarine, USS California (SSN-781), in a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk on Saturday.
Oct 29 2011

Navy commander sentenced to 3 years in prison

Washington Post - Sat, 2011-10-29 00:32
A Navy ship commander pleaded guilty Friday to sexual assault and rape, and a military judge ordered his dismissal and sentenced him to more than three years in prison.
Oct 28 2011

Rep. McKeon won't support cuts to carrier force

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2011-10-28 21:05
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Friday he won't support reducing the number of aircraft carriers as the Pentagon considers where to trim hundreds of billions from its budget.
Oct 28 2011

MCM crew’s CO is 21st to be fired this year

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-10-28 17:31
The commanding officer of mine countermeasures crew Fearless was fired Thursday for “demonstrated poor personnel management,” according to a statement from Naval Surface Force Pacific.
Oct 28 2011

Pakistan havens challenge U.S. Afghan effort

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2011-10-28 16:58
Even as the United States begins to withdraw from Afghanistan, insurgents abetted by Pakistan pose the major threat to U.S.-led forces, the Pentagon said on Friday.
Oct 28 2011

Defense Whiz to Pentagon: Your Predictions Destined to Fail

Wired.com - Fri, 2011-10-28 14:54
The U.S. military has a perfectly awful track record of predicting future events. And there's a good reason why, says the chairman of an influential think tank: it's impossible.

 
 

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