Top Daily Stories for November 2012

Nov 16 2012

Greenert: Navy at Its Best When Forward-Deployed

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2012-11-16 18:15
With warfighting the central focus of the Navy's mission, the Navy is best when it is out and about, Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, chief of naval operations, said.
Nov 16 2012

CNO on skipper firings: ‘I’m concerned’

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-11-16 17:41
The Navy’s top officer said Friday he was “concerned” by this year’s high tally of skipper firings and has ordered officials to examine the cases, signaling renewed attention to the problem.
Nov 16 2012

Analyst: Russia's Stealth Fighter Could Match U.S. Jets

Wired.com - Fri, 2012-11-16 07:30
Russia's T-50 fighter prototype is slightly less stealthy than the U.S. F-22. But in several other respects the new warplane is greatly superior to the American models, an Australian analyst says.
Nov 15 2012

Submarine vets call for new Scorpion inquiry

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-11-15 20:40
A veterans group of submariners is calling for a new investigation of the unexplained accident that sank the USS Scorpion more than 40 years ago.
Nov 15 2012

Army suicides for 2012 surpass last year's numbers

Fox News - Thu, 2012-11-15 18:52
Ten months into 2012, the number of suspected suicides by active-duty soldiers has surpassed last year's total, even as the Pentagon struggles to stem the persistent problem.
Nov 15 2012

Gen. Dunford sees some U.S. forces in Afghanistan post-drawdown

Washington Post - World - Thu, 2012-11-15 17:33
The prospective commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan foresees maintaining American forces and equipment in the country after international contingents leave by the end of 2014.
Nov 15 2012

Panetta: Review ethics training for officers

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-11-15 11:11
He asks the Joint Chiefs of Staff to review ethics training and to brainstorm on ways to steer officers away from trouble.
Nov 14 2012

Feinstein: Petraeus to testify on Libya attacks

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2012-11-14 13:15
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee says the former CIA Director will testify to Congress about the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Nov 13 2012

Military Sealift Command's First Mobile Landing Platform Ship Floated from Dry Dock

Navy.mil Top Stories - Tue, 2012-11-13 23:15
Military Sealift Command's first Mobile Landing Platform ship completed its first float out operation at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego.
Nov 13 2012

Did Navy secretary overstep his role in murder case?

McClatchy News Service - Tue, 2012-11-13 18:51
A Marine convicted of wartime murder and the secretary of the Navy indirectly dueled Tuesday before the nation’s highest military appeals court.

 
 

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