Top Daily Stories for October 2012

Oct 18 2012

Navy to Christen Amphibious Assault Ship America Top Stories - Thu, 2012-10-18 09:15
The Navy will christen the amphibious assault ship America (LHA-6), Oct. 20, during a ceremony in Pascagoula, Miss.
Oct 16 2012

4 Truman sailors injured during replenishment at sea

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-10-16 14:23
Four sailors aboard the aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman were injured Tuesday during a replenishment at sea when a refueling line parted.
Oct 16 2012

New LCS Fort Worth due in San Diegoy

San Diego Union - Tue, 2012-10-16 12:01
The Navy's newest littoral combat ship, the Fort Worth, will arrive in San Diego Bay Thursday morning.
Oct 16 2012

Marines pave way for larger force in Australia

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-10-16 10:15
This year’s first rotational deployment of a Marine Corps infantry company to Australia proved successful.
Oct 16 2012

Retirees will get 1.7 percent COLA in 2013

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-10-16 10:15
Military retirees can expect a 1.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment effective Dec. 1, with the extra money first showing up in January checks.
Oct 16 2012

Non-combat firearm deaths, injuries soar

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-10-16 10:15
Outside of the war zone, active-duty troops are dying by firearms at a rate 62 percent higher than a decade ago and are injured by firearms at three times the rate of 2002.
Oct 16 2012

Romney campaign cites need for new frigates

San Diego Union - Tue, 2012-10-16 08:00
Romney adviser John Lehman, who served as Secretary of the Navy under President Reagan, says a new class of frigates should be built.
Oct 15 2012

Sub-and-cruiser collision probe leader named

Fox News - Mon, 2012-10-15 17:17
The Navy has chosen a flag officer to lead an investigation into what caused a fast-attack submarine to collide with a guided-missile cruiser.
Oct 15 2012

U.S. to Help Create Libyan Commando Force

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-10-15 17:15
The elite Libyan force will help combat Islamic extremists like the ones who killed the American ambassador last month and counter the country’s fractious militias.
Oct 15 2012

White House mulls response to Libya attack

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-10-15 16:15
The White House has put special operations forces on standby and moved drones into the African skies to strike militant if the al Qaeda-linked group responsible for killing four Americans can be found.


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