Top Daily Stories for February 2011

Feb 28 2011

MV Dover Pirated in North Arabian Sea

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2011-02-28 10:52
At approximately 0600Z on 28 February, the Bulk Cargo Carrier MV Dover was pirated approximately 260 nautical miles North East of Salalah in the North Arabian Sea.
Feb 28 2011

Last U.S. veteran of World War One dies at 110

Reuters - Mon, 2011-02-28 02:25
Frank Buckles, believed to be the last surviving U.S. veteran of World War One, has died at age 110, according to media reports Monday.
Feb 25 2011

Army: Gen. Caldwell’s Accuser Had No Psy-Ops Training

The Wall Street Journal - - Fri, 2011-02-25 17:47
The Army officer who accused a top general in Afghanistan of using "psychological operations" against visiting lawmakers in an article in Rolling Stone magazine was not trained in the military specialty, Defense Department officials said.
Feb 24 2011

Q & A with Navy Secretary Ray Mabus

San Diego Union - Thu, 2011-02-24 23:22
The civilian in charge of Navy and Marine policy talks about preparation for ending the ban on gays in the military and about the character of a smaller Marine Corps.
Feb 24 2011

Navy to Disestablish 19 NJROTC Units

Navy News from - Thu, 2011-02-24 20:26
The Navy will disestablish 19 Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) units, effective June 30.
Feb 22 2011

Libyan ship spotted off Malta coast

AlJazeera - Tue, 2011-02-22 10:41
Italian navy says it is monitoring a Libyan "naval asset" in the Mediterranean, but is not clear about its intention.
Feb 22 2011

Marines Train Georgian Infantry

The Republic of Georgia’s 33rd Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) arrived at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Germany recently to begin a month long training evolution prior to their upcoming deployment in Afghanistan.
Feb 22 2011

Official: Hijacked yacht nearer Somalia

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2011-02-22 04:31
The American yacht that was hijacked by pirates last week is less then two days off the Somali coast, a military official said Tuesday.
Feb 21 2011

Al-Qaeda figure believed killed in U.S. drone strike

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-02-21 15:27
An Iraqi al-Qaeda operative was believed to be one of 15 militants killed in two U.S. missile strikes in Pakistan's tribal belt along the Afghan border Monday, Pakistani intelligence officials said.
Feb 21 2011

U.S. Navy trailing hijacked boat

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2011-02-21 07:02
A U.S. Navy warship and helicopters are trailing a boat believed to be the one that was hijacked by Somali pirates over the weekend, a senior military source with knowledge of the operation told CNN.


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