Top Daily Stories for December 2012

Dec 8 2012

Navy pares back strategic communication units

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-12-08 16:29
The military's services and combatant commands are scrambling to interpret a new Pentagon initiative that seeks to contain a poorly understood communication program that's taken root in some commands.
Dec 8 2012

Navy sends 2 more warships for N. Korean missile launch

The Washington Times - World - Sat, 2012-12-08 12:47
The Navy has positioned two more warships in the Pacific to monitor North Korea's upcoming long-range missile launch.
Dec 7 2012

Pentagon to review perks for its leaders

Washington Post - World - Fri, 2012-12-07 20:17
The Pentagon announced Friday that it will examine whether its generals and admirals receive too many perks and said they should receive more ethics training earlier in their careers.
Dec 7 2012

Cyber Forces command to move to Suffolk

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-12-07 15:53
A Navy command is relocating its headquarters from Virginia Beach to Suffolk.
Dec 7 2012

Camp Lejeune gets new wounded warrior center

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2012-12-07 07:22
Officials at Camp Lejeune are scheduled to celebrate the opening of a new, $29 million center for wounded warriors and their families.
Dec 7 2012

Pearl Harbor remembered on 71st anniversary

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-12-07 07:22
More than 2,000 people are gathering at Pearl Harbor on Friday to mark the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into World War II.
Dec 7 2012

Benefit Rules Eased for Veterans With Brain Injuries

The New York Times - Fri, 2012-12-07 05:57
The Department of Veterans Affairs will propose new regulations to make it easier for veterans to receive treatment for illnesses linked to traumatic brain injury.
Dec 7 2012

Canada cancels F-35 procurement

Aviation Week - Fri, 2012-12-07 02:34
Canada has canceled its intended purchase of 65 F-35s according to a report in the Ottawa Citizen newspaper.
Dec 6 2012

U.S. warships moving to monitor N. Korea's planned rocket launch

Reuters - Thu, 2012-12-06 19:07
U.S. warships are shifting into position to track and possibly defend against a planned North Korean rocket launch, the head of the U.S. Pacific Command said Thursday.
Dec 6 2012

Japan Deploys Missile Interceptors Ahead of N.Korean Rocket Launch

The Chosun Ilbo - Thu, 2012-12-06 17:33
Japan is deploying its missile defense system in anticipation of North Korea's planned rocket launch, which could occur as early as Monday.


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