Top Daily Stories for December 2011

Dec 11 2011

McRaven reveals plan to triple force of armed Afghans

CNN.com - Sun, 2011-12-11 03:29
The head of U.S. special forces has revealed a likely controversial plan to triple the number of armed Afghans paid by NATO to protect their villages.
Dec 10 2011

Navy beats Army for 10th time in a row

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-12-10 18:30
A new venue for Army-Navy produced a familiar result Saturday as the Midshipmen rushed for 296 yards and capitalized on three Army turnovers for a 27-21 win.
Dec 9 2011

Virginia Beach-based Navy chief relieved of duty

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2011-12-09 17:54
The highest-ranking enlisted sailor in the amphibious dock landing ship Fort McHenry was relieved of his duties Friday amid allegations of misconduct.
Dec 9 2011

Pentagon orders 30 more F-35s from Lockheed

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-12-09 17:53
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $4 billion contract to produce 30 more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters for the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, the Pentagon announced Friday.
Dec 9 2011

Prowler squadron CO fired on deployment

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-12-09 16:38
The commander of a deployed EA-6B Prowler squadron was fired late Thursday following an investigation into sexual harassment allegations, the Navy announced Friday.
Dec 9 2011

Carrier homecoming to be streamed live online

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2011-12-09 11:15
Want to see an aircraft carrier homecoming? On Saturday, the arrival of the George H.W. Bush will be streamed live online beginning at 10 a.m.
Dec 8 2011

AF Chief: Dover mortuary problems identified, fixed

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-12-08 21:21
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz said he believes the service has found and fixed problems at Dover Port Mortuary and that a Defense Department panel will back up that belief.
Dec 8 2011

AF ripped anew in remains controversy

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-12-08 18:22
The Air Force came in for heavy criticism Thursday over its handling of the remains of America’s war dead, including complaints that it has not been upfront about the extent of the problem.
Dec 8 2011

Germany Hands Over Anti-Piracy Mission Command

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-12-08 14:35
Spain is the new lead nation of maritime task force 465 on an anti-piracy mission in the waters around the Horn of Africa.
Dec 8 2011

Naming of ships causing dissent in Congress

San Diego Union - Thu, 2011-12-08 10:00
The politically sensitive matter of naming Navy ships is getting a deeper look from Congress, where there’s lingering controversy over the decision to name vessels after liberal icons César Chávez and John P. Murtha.

 
 

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