Top Daily Stories for November 2011

Nov 10 2011

Former Enterprise CO named temporary Truman skipper

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-11-10 15:35
Captain Dee Mewbourne, who led the aircraft carrier Enterprise on its recent deployment to the Middle East, has been named interim commanding officer of the carrier Harry S. Truman after the sudden death of its skipper.
Nov 10 2011

Navy Leaders Encourage Hiring Nation's Heroes at WW Conference Top Stories - Thu, 2011-11-10 14:01
Top Navy officials and officers met with government officials and members of private industry at the 2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference on Wednesday.
Nov 10 2011

Vietnam In Talks to Buy 4 Sigma-class Corvettes

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-11-10 10:46
Vietnam is in talks with Dutch-shipbuilder Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding for the purchase of four Sigma-class corvettes, a U.S. defense official said.
Nov 9 2011

AirSea Battle Office a Nexus of Networking

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-11-09 21:54
A new and small entity at the Pentagon is potentially a very influential one—the AirSea Battle Office (ASBO).
Nov 9 2011

U.S. 'Confident' on Pakistan N-Weapons Safety

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-11-09 17:04
The United States believes that Pakistan's nuclear weapons are in safe hands, a State Department spokesman said, rebutting a report that Islamabad's atomic arsenal is vulnerable to theft.
Nov 8 2011

Navy Wins Intercollegiate Sailing Championship

Navy News from - Tue, 2011-11-08 23:27
Eight midshipmen from the Naval Academy won the prestigious John F. Kennedy Cup Regatta, a national sailing championship that took place Nov. 4-6 in Annapolis, Md.
Nov 8 2011

Commanding officer of carrier Truman dies

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2011-11-08 18:51
Captain Tushar R. Tembe, commanding officer of the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman, died Tuesday after being rushed to the hospital.
Nov 8 2011

Chiefs to speak on JCS seat for National Guard

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-11-08 16:25
The Pentagon’s top officials will head to Capitol Hill Thursday to testify about a proposed law that would give the National Guard a seat on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Nov 8 2011

U.N. says Iran's work is 'specific' to nuclear arms

AP News - Tue, 2011-11-08 14:01
The U.N. nuclear atomic energy agency said Tuesday for the first time that Iran is suspected of conducting secret experiments whose sole purpose is the development of nuclear arms.
Nov 8 2011

Navy Releases New Transition Aid Handbook Top Stories - Tue, 2011-11-08 12:01
A new transition assistance handbook has been published on the Navy Personnel Command (NPC) command website to provide a centralized listing of transition services and benefits.


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