Top Daily Stories for November 2012

Nov 11 2012

Destroyer McCain fails INSURV inspection

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-11-11 11:19
A Navy destroyer flunked the Fleet’s toughest ship inspection in June, officials confirmed Nov. 8 — the first such failure in nearly a year.
Nov 11 2012

U.S. Military’s New Focus on Asia Becomes Clearer

The New York Times - Global - Sun, 2012-11-11 08:08
The challenge for the United States is to strengthen alliances and readiness in the Pacific region, while not antagonizing China more than necessary.
Nov 9 2012

Report: Have VA take over retiree health care

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2012-11-09 18:15
A report by a think tank with close ties to the Obama administration suggests responsibility for military retiree health care might be more efficiently handled by the VA rather than the Pentagon.
Nov 9 2012

Citing Affair, Petraeus Resigns as C.I.A. Director

The New York Times - Fri, 2012-11-09 15:45
David H. Petraeus resigned Friday, citing “extremely poor judgment” after 37 years of marriage. The highly decorated general had been expected to remain in President Obama’s administration.
Nov 8 2012

Navy SEALs punished for secrets breach

Fox News - Thu, 2012-11-08 22:27
Seven members of Navy SEAL Team 6, including one involved in the mission to get Osama bin Laden, have been punished for disclosing classified information.
Nov 8 2012

Navy official removed amid waste allegations

San Diego Union - Thu, 2012-11-08 18:05
The head of the Navy’s ship maintenance center in San Diego has been removed from his command following allegations of wasteful spending.
Nov 8 2012

Pentagon Says Iran Fired at Surveillance Drone Last Week

The New York Times - Thu, 2012-11-08 17:23
While the unmanned American military drone was not hit, the incident prompted a strong protest to Tehran.<
Nov 8 2012

Shipyard worker pleads guilty in $400M submarine fire - Thu, 2012-11-08 13:07
A shipyard worker in Maine pleaded guilty to arson Thursday for setting a fire that did $400 million in damage to a U.S. nuclear attack submarine.
Nov 8 2012

Admiral cleared of misconduct in Pentagon probe

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-11-08 08:15
Defense officials say the head of U.S. European Command has been cleared of misconduct after a lengthy investigation into questions that derailed his chances of becoming the Navy’s top officer.
Nov 7 2012

China submarines soon to carry nukes, draft U.S. report says

Reuters - Wed, 2012-11-07 21:09
China appears to be within two years of deploying submarine-launched nuclear weapons, a draft report by a congressionally mandated U.S. commission says.


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