Top Daily Stories for January 2012

Jan 6 2012

Iran to hold drills in the Strait of Hormuz next month - Fri, 2012-01-06 07:32
Iran plans to conduct military drills in the Strait of Hormuz in February, state media said Friday.
Jan 6 2012

Pentagon probing possible leak of bin Laden raid details

McClatchy News Service - Fri, 2012-01-06 06:38
Did the Obama administration release classified information to Hollywood for a film—slated for release during this fall's election campaign—about the operation that killed Osama bin Laden?
Jan 5 2012

Stockdale Leadership Awards Presented by CNO Top Stories - Thu, 2012-01-05 23:01
The chief of naval operations presented the Vice Adm. James B. Stockdale Leadership Award to two commanders at the Pentagon in the Hall of Heroes.
Jan 5 2012

Coast Guard mission to Nome exposes U.S. limits in ice-breaking capability - Thu, 2012-01-05 20:03
The U.S. Coast Guard's only operating Arctic icebreaker is escorting a Russian flagged-tanker this week on an emergency fuel run to the ice-blocked town of Nome, Alaska.
Jan 5 2012

Israel and U.S. to Hold Joint Missile Drill

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-01-05 19:17
Israel and the United States are to hold a joint missile defense exercise, the Israeli military said late Jan. 5.
Jan 5 2012

Coming Cuts Will Hit Some U.S. Services Harder

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-01-05 17:10
The Pentagon's just-released military strategy document will shape budget reductions across the U.S. Defense Department beginning in 2013, cuts that will not be distributed proportionately.
Jan 5 2012

Turkey Authorizes Initial Purchase of 2 F-35s

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-01-05 16:21
Turkey on Thursday paved the way for the country's formal participation in a U.S.-led program for the production of next-generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft.
Jan 5 2012

Coast Guard acquisition chief: Deepwater is dead

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-01-05 15:26
The Coast Guard’s acquisition chief has officially declared the multibillion-dollar Deepwater acquisition plan as dead.
Jan 5 2012

U.S. Marine set for trial in Iraq killings

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 2012-01-05 05:37
Jury selection begins today for a Marine Staff sergeant accused in the 2005 killings of 24 Iraqi civilians in Haditha, the last person to be tried in a case that became a lightning rod for critics of the war.
Jan 4 2012

3 warships to be named in honor of Marines

San Diego Union - Wed, 2012-01-04 20:38
The Pentagon says the Mobile Landing Platform ships being built at General Dynamics NASSCO will be named after John Glenn, Lewis B. Puller, and the Montford Point Marine Corps training facility.


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