Top Daily Stories for April 2011

Apr 29 2011

Gaddafi forces claim control of Misurata port

AlJazeera - Fri, 2011-04-29 17:12
After besieging city for days, government forces offer rebels 'amnesty or bloodshed'.
Apr 29 2011

"Wounded warrior" village opens in Oceanside

San Diego Union - Fri, 2011-04-29 12:32
Operation Homefront on Thursday celebrated the grand opening of Operation Homefront Village, a 16-unit apartment complex devoted to transitional housing for wounded veterans.
Apr 27 2011

Downed F-15 crew speaks about rescue

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 2011-04-27 18:03
Air Force Maj. Kenneth Harney of Kentucky and Capt. Tyler Stark of Colorado describe events in Libya.
Apr 26 2011

Navy releases stats on its battle against fake pot

San Diego Union - Tue, 2011-04-26 11:00
Across the Navy, 192 sailors have been held accountable for the use or possession of Spice or another so-called fake marijuana product in the past 5 months.
Apr 25 2011

NROTC To Return to Columbia University

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2011-04-25 06:01
The Navy and Columbia University announced April 22 that they will partner to bring the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) program back to Columbia University for the first time in 40 years.
Apr 24 2011

Graham: Bomb Gadhafi's inner circle; end stalemate

The Washington Times - Sun, 2011-04-24 13:39
Fearing a stalemate in Libya, three members of the Senate Armed Services Committee want immediate military aid for the rebels fighting Col. Moammar Gadhafi's forces, stepped up NATO airstrikes and more direct U.S. involvement.
Apr 23 2011

Ponce Leadership Relieved

Navy.mil Top Stories - Sat, 2011-04-23 17:01
Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet (C6F) relieved the commanding officer and executive officer of the Norfolk-based, Austin-class amphibious transport dock USS Ponce (LPD 15) April 23.
Apr 22 2011

U.S. sends drones to Libya as battle rages for Misrata

Reuters - Fri, 2011-04-22 02:46
The United States has started using armed drones against Muammar Gaddafi's troops, who battled rebels at close quarters on the streets of Misrata, despite Western threats to step up a month-old air war.
Apr 21 2011

No Weapon 'Insulated' from Budget Wars, Admiral Says

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Thu, 2011-04-21 14:46
Vice Adm. David Venlet — whose formal title is program executive officer for the F-35 — told reporters Thursday that no Pentagon weapons project should “feel it’s insulated or it’s above being looked at” in the current budget environment.
Apr 21 2011

NATO mulls range of bad options in Libya

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2011-04-21 08:57
NATO's mission in Libya has now lasted four weeks, and there are no signs of an ending yet. With the alliance coming under more pressure with each passing day, is a quick and acceptable withdrawal still possible?

 
 

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