Top Daily Stories for November 2011

Nov 2 2011

CNO warns that deep cuts will hollow fleet

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-11-02 13:12
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jon Greenert warned Tuesday that nearly $1 trillion in cuts over 10 years will “cause irreversible harm” to the Navy.
Nov 2 2011

New campaign star approved for OEF medal

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-11-02 10:37
A new phase has been approved for the Afghanistan Campaign Medal that will allow qualifying troops to add an additional campaign star, the Pentagon announced.
Nov 2 2011

Brass warn of dire results if defense budget cut deeper

Washington Post - Wed, 2011-11-02 09:40
The Army’s top general and other service chiefs are warning that if steeper defense spending cuts are imposed by failed congressional budget negotiations, it would mean an “unacceptable” risk to U.S. national security.
Nov 1 2011

Dempsey Tours CG’s Newest National Security Cutter

Coast Guard News - Tue, 2011-11-01 19:13
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Tuesday took a personal tour of the newest Coast Guard national security cutter.
Nov 1 2011

Big East to invite Navy, Air Force to join

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-11-01 18:02
Big East school presidents on Tuesday voted unanimously to extend invitations to six institutions, including Navy and Air Force, for membership in the conference.
Nov 1 2011

NAVSEA Sponsors Wounded-Warrior Hiring Session Top Stories - Tue, 2011-11-01 15:01
Military and civilian DOD officials will share information on the continued hiring of wounded warriors at the 2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference 9–10 November.
Nov 1 2011

Commandant's Birthday Message (Video)

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos and Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Micheal Barrett, with the 236th Marine Corps birthday message.
Nov 1 2011

CNO: Navy to reconsider Mayport carrier move

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-11-01 11:50
The Navy is reconsidering its plan to move an aircraft carrier from Norfolk, Va., to Mayport, Fla., according to a letter from Admiral Jon Greenert.
Nov 1 2011

Reshuffle of Chinese Military Leadership Nears

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-11-01 10:43
China's military still lags far behind the U.S., but a change in leadership next year could herald a new era for the People's Liberation Army (PLA).
Nov 1 2011

Kyrgyz president-elect wants U.S. air base closed

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2011-11-01 05:10
Kyrgyzstan's president-elect said Tuesday the United States should leave its air base in the Central Asian republic when its lease expires in 2014.


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