Top Daily Stories for April 2011

Apr 8 2011

Testing Moves Navy Closer to Lasers for Ship Self-Defense Top Stories - Fri, 2011-04-08 13:01
The Office of Naval Research and its industry partner marked a milestone for the Navy by successfully testing a solid-state, high-energy laser (HEL) from a surface ship, which disabled a small target vessel, April 6.
Apr 8 2011

Navy Exchanges, Lodges to Remain Open if Government Shuts Top Stories - Fri, 2011-04-08 13:01
The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) announced April 8, that NEXs and Navy Lodges worldwide will remain open in the event of a U.S. government shutdown.
Apr 7 2011

Names Two Killed in Lemoore Crash Released Top Stories - Thu, 2011-04-07 20:01
Lt. Matthew Ira Lowe, 33, and Lt. Nathan Hollingsworth Williams, 28, were killed Wednesday during a training mission when the F/A-18F Super Hornet they were flying crashed in an agricultural field near Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore.
Apr 7 2011

White House accused of low-balling Libya costs

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-04-07 10:30
A House Democrat said Thursday that the White House is "dramatically underestimating" the cost of U.S. military involvement in Libya by relying on misleading accounting.
Apr 7 2011

Brain injuries to be a problem, Marine general says

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-04-06 23:13
The general who commanded Marine infantry in Afghanistan for the past year says concussive brain injuries will be a significant problem for veterans returning from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Apr 4 2011

Report: 9/11 mastermind to be tried in military court

Reuters - Mon, 2011-04-04 10:53
September 11 attacks mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will be tried by a military commission in Guantanamo instead of in a U.S. civilian court, CBS News reported on Monday.
Apr 4 2011

USS Enterprise Rescues Overboard Sailor Top Stories - Mon, 2011-04-04 06:01
USS Enterprise (CVN-65) successfully recovered one of its Sailors who went overboard on April 3 while the ship was operating in the Arabian Sea.
Apr 3 2011

Seventh Fleet to Conduct Exercise Malabar with Indian Navy Top Stories - Sun, 2011-04-03 00:01
Naval personnel from India and the United States will participate in exercise Malabar 2011, April 3-10.
Apr 2 2011

NATO-led airstrike hits Libyan rebels, kills 13

Deutsche Welle - Sat, 2011-04-02 15:38
A NATO airstrike has killed four civilians and nine rebels outside the oil port of Brega in eastern Libya, which is contested by Gadhafi loyalists and rebel forces. NATO has said it is investigating the deaths.
Apr 1 2011

Navy Accomplishes Several Firsts During Operation Odyssey Dawn Top Stories - Fri, 2011-04-01 13:01
The U.S. Navy, while partnering with joint forces and coalition forces, made several first-time accomplishments During Operation Odyssey Dawn March 31.


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