Top Daily Stories for December 2012

Dec 28 2012

U.S. Navy sailors sue Japan over nuclear accident - Fri, 2012-12-28 21:20
Eight U.S. Navy sailors who were aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier off Japan after last year's Fukushima nuclear accident have sued the Tokyo Electric Power Company alleging a series of failures, including lying.
Dec 28 2012

USS Monitor memorial dedicated today

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-12-28 12:00
A memorial is being dedicated to the Civil War ironclad Monitor and its crew.
Dec 28 2012

Iran's navy begins maneuvers near Strait of Hormuz

Fox News - World - Fri, 2012-12-28 00:59
Iran's state TV is reporting the country's navy has begun maneuvers in the area of the Strait of Hormuz, where one-fifth of the world's oil passes
Dec 27 2012

Coast Guard relieves captain of Seattle cutter

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-12-27 21:34
The U.S. Coast Guard has announced that the captain of the Seattle-based cutter Mellon has been relieved of his post.
Dec 27 2012

Retired General Norman Schwarzkopf dies

USA Today - Thu, 2012-12-27 02:26
Schwarzkopf commanded the coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991.
Dec 24 2012

4 foreign sailors kidnapped off Nigeria coast

Washington Examiner World News - Mon, 2012-12-24 06:00
An anti-piracy watchdog says four sailors have been kidnapped off the coast of Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta.
Dec 24 2012

India and Russia seal new defense deals, trumpet partnership

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2012-12-24 05:53
India agreed Monday to buy dozens of Russian helicopters and kits for the assembly of Sukhoi jets as the leaders of both countries reaffirmed their commitment to a strategic partnership.
Dec 24 2012

Army teams going to Africa as terror threat grows

Fox News - Mon, 2012-12-24 03:21
A U.S. Army brigade will begin sending small teams into as many as 35 African nations early next year, part of an intensifying Pentagon effort to train countries to battle extremists.
Dec 21 2012

Expert: USMC embassy guard boost will be tough

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2012-12-21 14:15
The Marine Corps could face significant challenges filling a congressional mandate to nearly double embassy security at a time when the service is drawing down its active-duty force.
Dec 20 2012

Study: Ecstasy ingredient may help treat PTSD

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-12-20 14:15
The active ingredient in the party drug Ecstasy, MDMA, may ease symptoms of chronic post-traumatic stress disorder when used with talk therapy, according to a small study.


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