Top Daily Stories for October 2011

Oct 17 2011

U.S., North Korea open talks on war remains

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2011-10-17 17:03
U.S. and North Korean officials hold talks in Thailand on Tuesday on resuming recovery of the remains of American soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, the Pentagon says.
Oct 17 2011

Navy weighs moving Sealift Command HQ to Norfolk

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2011-10-17 15:14
Admiral John C. Harvey wants a business analysis done to see if it makes sense to relocate the Military Sealift Command and its 650-plus jobs from Washington to Norfolk.
Oct 17 2011

U.S. Warship Visits Georgia Despite Russian Ire

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-10-17 13:34
A U.S warship arrived in Georgia's Black Sea port of Batumi for exercises with the country's coast guard in the latest of a series of such calls that have angered Russia.
Oct 17 2011

USMC Continues Push for Armored 8-Wheeler

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-10-17 13:06
The U.S. Marine Corps is pushing forward with development of the Marine Personnel Carrier, an armored eight-wheel vehicle that will be able to swim, but not required to travel from ship to shore.
Oct 17 2011

Supreme Court to rule on 'Stolen Valor' issue

Washington Post - Mon, 2011-10-17 09:41
The Supreme Court will decide whether a law making it a crime to lie about having received military medals is constitutional.
Oct 17 2011

Chinese succession highlights military's role

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-10-17 08:33
Maneuvering over China's leadership succession is providing an opportunity for the military to exert greater influence, potentially leading to a more confrontational stance with neighbors and the United States.
Oct 16 2011

Navy's drone pilots to come from similar platforms

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-10-16 08:06
When the Navy rolls out new unmanned aerial vehicles, aviators and others who have already worked with similar aircraft will be first in line to operate the cutting-edge weapons, the Navy says.
Oct 15 2011

Gay troops say coming out has brought cheers, shrugs

Washington Post - Sat, 2011-10-15 18:43
Service members attending the first-ever convention for gay military personnel say they have received nothing but support or shrugs since coming out at work.
Oct 15 2011

Navy drops 4th consecutive game, 21-20

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-10-15 16:59
Rutgers blocked a go-ahead 34-yard field goal attempt by Navy's Jon Teague with 4:43 to play for its fourth consecutive win, a 21-20 triumph over struggling Navy.
Oct 15 2011

Submarine Mississippi floats in Groton dock

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-10-15 10:14
One of the next submarines to join the U.S. Fleet is a step closer to completion.


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