Top Daily Stories for October 2012

Oct 7 2012

Mitt Romney's Big Plans for the Navy

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2012-10-07 10:58
In an exclusive interview, a top Romney defense adviser provided some details on the candidate's ambitious plans for the Navy.
Oct 7 2012

Navy Commissions USS Michael Murphy in New York Top Stories - Sun, 2012-10-07 06:15
USS Michael Murphy (DDG-112), the Navy's newest guided-missile destroyer, was commissioned during a formal ceremony at pier 88 in Manhattan.
Oct 6 2012

Panetta: New era for U.S. in South America

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2012-10-06 14:15
The secretary of Defense Secretary says the Utates has moved into a new era in South America and is no longer the sole provider of security in the hemisphere.
Oct 6 2012

Corps seeks detector for low-metal IEDs

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2012-10-06 12:15
Marine officials are searching for the Corps’ next-generation mine detectors, capable of locating explosives with little or no metal in them.
Oct 4 2012

USMC general details training changes

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-10-04 10:15
Marines are about to see a lot of changes in their training as the Corps shifts from steady combat in Afghanistan to new missions focused on U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific region.
Oct 4 2012

Is U.S. preparing to strike Libya?

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 2012-10-04 04:58
U.S. intelligence and the Pentagon have begun assembling preliminary information about potential targets and militant personnel that could be struck if the president ordered such action.
Oct 4 2012

The Pentagon's pivot problems

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2012-10-04 03:38
Amid recent territorial tensions between China and Japan, the United States is trying reassure its allies in the region without alarming China. However, the Pentagon risks missing out on tangible results.
Oct 2 2012

A Marine Corps first: Women take infantry course

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-10-02 22:15
The demanding training was a typical first day in the Marine Corps’ Infantry Officer Course at Quantico, except for one thing: For the first time, two women were part of the class.
Oct 1 2012

Commander of Boise wins Stockdale award

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-10-01 21:08
Cmdr. Brian Sittlow, commanding officer of the attack submarine Boise, is the U.S. Fleet Forces Command winner of the 2012 Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale Leadership award.
Oct 1 2012

Joint Chiefs chair seeks dialogue about vets

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-10-01 18:15
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Monday he wants to increase the national conversation about war veterans and how they’re treated and regarded in society.


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