Top Daily Stories for November 2011

Nov 12 2011

Medgar Evers' widow christens Navy ship

San Diego Union - Sat, 2011-11-12 16:15
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus fulfills an old promise, finding a way to preserve the memory of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
Nov 12 2011

Post Afghanistan, what next for Air Force UAV Ops?

Aviation Week - Sat, 2011-11-12 02:02
The Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts have forced the Air Force to bolster its unmanned aircraft fleet and activities to a massive extent. But what happens once those conflicts draw down or end?
Nov 11 2011

Carrier Classic a hit with players, sailors

San Diego Union - Fri, 2011-11-11 23:56
The Coronado-based Carl Vinson turned its flight deck into a believable basketball stadium Friday evening, in honor of Veterans Day. Sailors who work there marveled at the transformation.
Nov 11 2011

Obama observes Veterans Day at Arlington

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-11-11 12:52
Heralding the end of one war and the drawdown of another, President Obama observed Veterans Day on Friday by urging Americans to hire the thousands of servicemen and women coming home.
Nov 11 2011

Report Says UAE Will Receive 'Bunker Busters'

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-11-11 12:42
The United States has plans to provide thousands of advanced "bunker-busting" bombs to the United Arab Emirates as part of efforts to contain Iran, The Wall Street Journal reported Nov. 11.
Nov 10 2011

Navy inks deal to put laser-guided missiles on drones

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-11-10 21:48
With a $17 million contract, the Navy has taken the first step in arming its fleet of drone helicopters with laser-guided missiles to blast enemy targets.
Nov 10 2011

U.S. Marines to Be Based in Darwin: Report

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-11-10 19:38
U.S. President Barack Obama will use a visit to Australia next week to announce that America will begin stationing Marines at a base in Darwin, reports said on Nov. 11.
Nov 10 2011

Pentagon audit says Naval Academy wasted $3.5M

Washington Post - Thu, 2011-11-10 19:35
The U.S. Naval Academy wasted $3.5 million by improperly contracting for the production of a short film and six commercials, according to an audit by the Defense Department’s inspector general’s office.
Nov 10 2011

Navy Ship Set for Alt Fuel Demo

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-11-10 17:53
The Navy will conduct its largest-yet alternative fuels demonstration next week when a former destroyer takes to sea with a mixture of algal oil and diesel fuel.
Nov 10 2011

Military dedicates Walter Reed’s new Md. home

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-11-10 16:49
U.S. military officials are celebrating the opening of the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.


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