Top Daily Stories for October 2011

Oct 23 2011

Key general calls Iraq pullout plan a 'disaster'

The Washington Times - Sun, 2011-10-23 18:50
President Obama's decision to pull all U.S. forces out of Iraq is an "absolute disaster" that puts the burgeoning Arab democracy at risk of an Iranian "strangling," says retired Army General John M. Keane.
Oct 23 2011

Navy falls to E. Carolina for 5th straight loss

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-10-23 10:31
Another agonizing defeat left Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo struggling to find words to describe the compassion he felt for his gritty team.
Oct 23 2011

Pakistan releases grounded Indian helicopter

AlJazeera - Sun, 2011-10-23 10:01
An Indian army helicopter and its crew, grounded in Pakistan for violating its airspace, have returned to India, Indian defense ministry officials have confirmed.
Oct 23 2011

U.S. lauds China's response to Taiwan arms deal

Reuters - Sun, 2011-10-23 06:17
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Sunday lauded China for its measured reaction to the latest U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, which triggered harsh words from Beijing but thus far nothing else.
Oct 21 2011

DOD, North Korea reach war-dead search deal

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-10-21 10:35
The Pentagon says it has agreed with North Korea to resume—after a six-year break—the search for remains of U.S. servicemen unaccounted for from the Korean War.
Oct 21 2011

Singapore Sets Up Marine Design Arm in China

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-10-21 06:58
Singapore Technologies Engineering's marine arm, ST Marine, has incorporated a wholly owned subsidiary, ST Marine (Wuhan) Engineering Design Consultancy, in Hubei Province, China.
Oct 21 2011

Pentagon chief on first trip to Asia

AP News - Fri, 2011-10-21 04:01
On his first trip to Asia as Defense secretary, Leon Panetta intends to stress a U.S. commitment to strengthening ties with key allies and partners while keeping a wary eye on China.
Oct 20 2011

NASA's Wallops facility possible site for Navy landings

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-10-20 22:15
The Navy has decided to study NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore as a potential site for practice landings by pilots based at Norfolk Naval Station.
Oct 20 2011

Coast Guard charges survivor in 2010 helo crash

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-10-20 18:09
The Coast Guard has filed negligent homicide charges against the lone survivor of a July 2010 helicopter crash in Washington state.
Oct 20 2011

Navy to oust 64 San Diego sailors for drugs

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-10-20 13:36
The Navy says it will discharge 64 sailors from the San Diego-based U.S. 3rd Fleet who have been caught for illegal drug use or distribution, mostly involving a synthetic drug that mimics marijuana.


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