Top Daily Stories for September 2011

Sep 24 2011

Turkey imposes arms embargo on Syria

AlJazeera - Sat, 2011-09-24 03:11
"A Syrian-flagged ship already stopped" as part of sanctions announced by former ally in response to Assad's crackdown.
Sep 23 2011

U.S. Senate Confirms Carter as DOD No. 2

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-09-23 21:01
As expected, the U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed the nomination of Ashton Carter to be the next deputy defense secretary.
Sep 23 2011

Navy Bids Roughead Farewell, Greenert Takes Helm

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2011-09-23 19:01
With 38 years of service, Adm. Gary Roughead stepped down from the position of Chief of Naval Operations during the change of command ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy on Friday.
Sep 23 2011

Marine air wing changes command

San Diego Union - Fri, 2011-09-23 18:04
Maj. Gen. Thomas L. Conant, commanding general of the 3d Marine Aircraft Wing headquartered at Miramar, relinquished control of the West Coast’s flying leathernecks to Maj. Gen. Andrew W. O'Donnell Jr.
Sep 23 2011

Gov't opposes full severance pay for military gays

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2011-09-23 05:55
Two days after repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," the administration was in court opposing a lawsuit seeking full severance pay for those dismissed under the law.
Sep 22 2011

Future of naval aviation bright, admirals say

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-09-22 23:24
Seven Navy and Coast Guard admirals say that while unmanned aircraft will play a huge role in the second century of naval aviation, humans will be in cockpits and on flight decks for decades to come,
Sep 22 2011

Navy Successfully Runs DDG 1000 Round Testing

Navy News from Military.com - Thu, 2011-09-22 21:45
The long range land attack projectile (LRLAP), designed for the DDG 1000 Advanced Gun System, successfully completed two live-fire tests at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, the Navy announced.
Sep 22 2011

Russian Nuclear Sub Lightly Damaged in Collision

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-09-22 17:01
A Russian nuclear-powered submarine suffered light damage to its hull after being hit by a fishing boat in the Pacific and is undergoing repairs in port, naval officials said.
Sep 22 2011

Navy Adjusts SUBPAY to Meet Sub Critical Manning Needs

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2011-09-22 17:01
To improve senior enlisted manning aboard submarines, the Navy announced adjustments to the Submarine Duty Incentive Pay on Wednesday.
Sep 22 2011

One-third of troop suicides told someone of plans

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-09-22 17:01
A third of military personnel who committed suicide last year had told at least one person they planned to take their own lives, a newly released Defense Department report says.

 
 

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