Top Daily Stories for November 2011

Nov 4 2011

Navy will consider alternate Guam wharf site

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-11-04 10:29
The Navy has renewed a promise to consider an alternative site for an Apra Harbor aircraft carrier wharf, bolstering hope that dozens of acres of coral reef could be saved from dredging.
Nov 4 2011

Midshipman faces Article 32 in rape case

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-11-04 10:18
A male Naval Academy midshipman is accused of raping a female midshipman, the second such charge involving a student this year, an academy spokesman said Friday.
Nov 4 2011

Jobless rate increases for young veterans

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-11-04 08:27
The job market is not getting better for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.
Nov 4 2011

Coast Guard Plans Advanced Ships off East Coast

Coast Guard News - Fri, 2011-11-04 08:13
The commandant of the Coast Guard, in Maryland this week to visit a newly launched national security cutter, said he expects to deploy two of the state-of-the-art vessels off the East Coast.
Nov 3 2011

DCNO for Ops, Plans, Strategy Addresses HASC Subcommittee Top Stories - Thu, 2011-11-03 19:01
The Navy's deputy chief of naval operations for operations, plans and strategy appeared before the House Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee Nov. 3.
Nov 3 2011

Lasers Power Pentagon's Next-Gen Artificial Limbs - Thu, 2011-11-03 05:30
After decades of sluggish progress, the military's prosthetic research has finally seen the light: Experts are making rapid progress on ultra-sensitive prosthetic devices, all thanks to teeny, tiny laser beams.
Nov 2 2011

China-to-Iran Arms Sales Challenged in Report

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-11-02 18:58
China continues to provide advanced missiles and other arms to Iran, possibly in violation of U.N. sanctions against Tehran, according to a draft report by the congressional U.S.-China Commission.
Nov 2 2011

Service leaders defend MV-22, STOVL F-35B

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-11-02 18:03
The U.S. industrial base will be irreversibly damaged if unique aircraft such as the Marines’ short-takeoff-and-vertical-landing F-35B stealth fighter and MV-22 tiltrotor are terminated, top officers say.
Nov 2 2011

Air Force cutting 9,000 civilian jobs now, 4,500 later

Washington Post - Wed, 2011-11-02 17:48
The Air Force said Wednesday it plans to eliminate 9,000 civilian jobs, with more reductions to come later as part of a military-wide effort to adjust to a new era of defense spending cuts.
Nov 2 2011

Eligible vets to receive 3.6% COLA next year

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-11-02 17:29
Congress acted to make sure veterans don’t miss out on the 3.6 percent cost-of-living adjustment that is already coming Dec. 1 for Social Security recipients and military retirees.


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