Top Daily Stories for May 2011

May 31 2011

U.S. arms makers said to be bleeding secrets to cyber foes

Reuters - Tue, 2011-05-31 18:24
Top Pentagon contractors have been bleeding secrets for years as a result of penetrations of their computer networks, current and former national security officials say.
May 30 2011

Cost of war in Afghanistan to be top factor in troop-reduction talks

Washington Post - War Zones - Mon, 2011-05-30 20:12
Of all the statistics that President Obama’s national security team will consider when it debates the size of forthcoming troop reductions in Afghanistan, the most influential number will be the cost of the war.
May 29 2011

U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans Give Obama Lower Marks

Gallup - Sun, 2011-05-29 22:00
U.S. military veterans and those currently on active military duty are less likely to approve of President Obama's job performance than are Americans of comparable ages who are not in the military.
May 28 2011

Lockheed says it thwarted "tenacious" cyber attack

Reuters - Sat, 2011-05-28 21:50
Lockheed Martin Corp says it detected and thwarted "a significant and tenacious attack" on its information systems network one week ago.
May 28 2011

Navy too politically correct for 'old salts'

The Washington Times - Sat, 2011-05-28 07:47
The U.S. Navy is sailing into politically correct waters, sometimes at a speed too fast for the Obama administration to keep up.
May 26 2011

Adm. Papp: One Year and on Track

Coast Guard News - Thu, 2011-05-26 19:00
Coast Guard Commandant's reflections on his first year.
May 25 2011

Bill may limit, delay end of 'DADT'

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-05-25 20:47
The House is set to pass legislation that could limit or delay the repeal of the ban on openly gay men and women serving in the military.
May 25 2011

Aviation Officer Bonus Rates to be Changed

Navy News from - Wed, 2011-05-25 20:26
In response to increased retention of pilots and naval flight officers at the department-head and command levels, the Navy has restructured the Aviation Career Continuation Pay program for fiscal year 2011.
May 24 2011

6th Somali pleads guilty in piracy trial

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-05-24 10:34
A sixth Somali man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to piracy for his role in the hijacking of a yacht that left four Americans dead.
May 18 2011

Navy secretary names ship after Cesar Chavez

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-05-18 18:11
Ray Mabus says the future 689-foot vessel deserves to be named after an "American dreamer."


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