Top Daily Stories for October 2011

Oct 13 2011

Tackling Piracy: U.K. Government's Response

Maritime News - Security - Thu, 2011-10-13 08:21
Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham's remarks to the British Chamber of Shipping on the U.K. response to counterpiracy.
Oct 13 2011

Navy to Open NROTC Unit at Rutgers

Navy News from - Thu, 2011-10-13 07:33
The Navy will establish a new Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps unit at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, beginning in academic year 2012-2013.
Oct 12 2011

House easily passes veterans employment bill

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-10-12 20:26
The House of Representatives on Wednesday night overwhelmingly passed a veterans’ employment bill that hopes to put 400,000 or more veterans to work in the next two years.
Oct 12 2011

Fight Over Air Sea Battle Concept Looms

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-10-12 19:56
The Pentagon is engaged in a behind-the-scenes political fight over efforts to soften, or entirely block, a new military-approved program to bolster U.S. forces in Asia.
Oct 12 2011

Panetta to visit Asia later this month

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-10-12 14:08
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will make his first trip to Asia as Pentagon chief later this month as the United States works to bolster its relations with countries in the region.
Oct 12 2011

Panetta to U.S. Army: Branches Must Cooperate on Cuts

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-10-12 11:12
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told top U.S. Army officials to resist "parochialism" as the Pentagon seeks to cut costs and told soldiers to expect a future with a smaller force in which reserve components play a vital and operational role.
Oct 11 2011

Chinese telecom firm tied to spy ministry

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-10-11 19:38
A U.S. intelligence report links China's largest telecommunications company to Beijing's KGB-like intelligence service and says the company recently got a quarter-billion dollars from the government.
Oct 11 2011

House to VA: Improve sexual assault reporting

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-10-11 15:55
The House of Representatives wants a March 1 deadline for the Veterans Affairs Department to improve how it tracks sexual assaults in its hospitals and clinics.
Oct 11 2011

Get Hacked, Don't Tell: Drone Base Didn't Report Virus - Tue, 2011-10-11 14:43
Officials at Creech Air Force Base knew for weeks about a virus infecting drones. But they it to themselves—and kept the unit that's supposed to be the Air Force's cybersecurity specialists in the dark.
Oct 11 2011

Barge With Navy Ammo Runs 'Hard Aground'

Coast Guard News - Tue, 2011-10-11 05:37
A container barge carrying thousands of pounds of Navy munitions ran "hard aground" early Monday morning near Anacortes, Washington, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.


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