Top Daily Stories for November 2012

Nov 7 2012

Inside the Pentagon: Panetta’s future

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2012-11-07 17:29
Tuesday's re-election of President Obama triggered immediate speculation about the future of Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, who will turn 75 in June.
Nov 6 2012

Navy Consolidates Spy Plane Units; Critics Say ISR Will Suffer

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-11-06 15:17
Despite an ever-increasing demand for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, the Navy plans to cut nearly a quarter of its specialized multi-intelligence aircraft in the next few years.
Nov 6 2012

Iran says missile test sinks warship-sized target - Tue, 2012-11-06 12:08
The Iranian navy fired four missiles into the Persian Gulf, sinking a target the size of a warship, the country's military said, according to state-run Press TV.
Nov 6 2012

Future warship Arlington passes sea trials

San Diego Union - Tue, 2012-11-06 00:19
The 684-foot amphibious transport dock Arlington, which will eventually be homeported in Norfolk, has passed sea trials that are essential to its acceptance by the Navy.
Nov 4 2012

USS Enterprise completes its final voyage

Fox News - Sun, 2012-11-04 11:00
The USS Enterprise finished its 25th and final deployment on Sunday when it returned to its home port in Norfolk.
Nov 4 2012

Iran reportedly sets up naval base near disputed islands

Fox News - World - Sun, 2012-11-04 04:58
Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's Revolutionary Guards has established a new naval base to reinforce its authority over three Persian Gulf islands also claimed by neighboring United Arab Emirates.
Nov 4 2012

Australia, Philippines to bolster military drills

Washington Examiner World News - Sun, 2012-11-04 03:01
The Philippine defense chief says his Australian counterpart plans to visit early next year to discuss ways to bolster security cooperation and the entry of Australian forces for military exercises under a new pact.
Nov 3 2012

Coast Guard Cutter William Flores commissioned in Florida

Coast Guard News - Sat, 2012-11-03 19:31
The Coast Guard Cutter William Flores, the third of a planned 58 Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters, was commissioned at the Port of Tampa, Saturday.
Nov 3 2012

Frigate's CO, 3 officers sacked after Russia visit

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-11-03 09:10
The commanding officer of the frigate Vandegrift was fired and three key officers were removed from the ship after an investigation uncovered misconduct.
Nov 1 2012

Lejeune MEU to support storm recovery efforts

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-11-01 20:15
Marines and sailors with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit deployed Thursday aboard the amphibious assault ship Wasp to support disaster relief efforts in New York and New Jersey.


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