Top Daily Stories for December 2011

Dec 12 2011

Officials: Homelessness among veterans declines

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2011-12-12 23:34
The Obama administration said Monday that homelessness among the nation's veterans declined by about 12 percent during a one-year period ending January 2011.
Dec 12 2011

House, Senate panels agree on defense bill

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-12-12 21:47
House and Senate negotiators late Monday agreed to a $662 billion Defense bill that requires military custody for terrorism suspects linked to al-Qaida, and indefinite detention without trial for some suspects.
Dec 12 2011

U.S. to Iran: Give Our UAV Back

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-12-12 18:04
The U.S. government is asking Iran to return the Lockheed Martin-built RQ-170 Sentinel UAV that was recently downed over that country.
Dec 12 2011

Twice-discharged gay sailor reinstated

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-12-12 17:40
A sailor discharged twice for being gay was reinstated in the Navy on Monday after suing the service a year ago.
Dec 12 2011

Iraq Wants to Buy 18 More F-16 Fighter Jets

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-12-12 17:15
Iraq wants to buy an additional 18 Lockheed Martin F-16IQ Fighting Falcon jets, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on Dec. 12.
Dec 12 2011

A few hacker teams do most China-based data theft

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-12-12 09:39
As few as 12 different Chinese groups, largely government-backed or directed commit the bulk of the cyberattacks stealing data from U.S. companies and government agencies, according to U.S. analysts and experts.
Dec 12 2011

Destroyer CO neglected fitreps, evals, awards

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-12-12 07:44
During Commander Kurt Mondlak's command of the destroyer Mahan he neglected numerous officer fitness reports, enlisted evaluations and end-of-tour awards.
Dec 12 2011

NATO may end Iraq training mission over immunity issue

Washington Post - World - Mon, 2011-12-12 07:29
NATO says it is considering shutting down its military training mission in Iraq at the end of this month because of the issue of legal immunity for foreign trainers.
Dec 12 2011

U.S. leaving drone base won't have big impact on air war

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2011-12-12 05:17
The U.S. decision to vacate a remote base used for staging drone flights directed at militants will have little impact on the American air campaign, a senior Pakistani military source said.
Dec 11 2011

5,000 Surface-to-Air Missiles Secured in Libya

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-12-11 14:15
A top U.S. official says that a team of U.S. and Libyan bomb-disposal specialists has secured about 5,000 surface-to-air missiles stockpiled during the regime of Moammar Gadhafi.


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