Top Daily Stories for February 2012

Feb 25 2012

Navy Launches Next Generation Communications Satellite

Navy.mil Top Stories - Sat, 2012-02-25 14:15
The Navy's first Mobile User Objective System satellite was launched Feb. 24 from Space Launch Complex 41.
Feb 25 2012

Military's ‘Personality Disorder’ Diagnosis Is Challenged

The New York Times - Sat, 2012-02-25 01:27
The case of Capt. Susan Carlson has raised questions about whether the Pentagon uses a psychiatric diagnosis to eject troops it considers troublesome or to deny them benefits.
Feb 24 2012

Rumsfeld: Cuts could leave sizable intel gaps

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-02-24 15:29
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said Friday that any perceived weakness in U.S. power is a greater threat to the country than another nation or terrorist cell.
Feb 24 2012

2 cutters removed from FY13 Coast Guard budget

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-02-24 12:42
In a move that could trim about $1.4 billion from its shipbuilding plan, the Coast Guard lost two Bertholf-class national security cutters in the fiscal 2013 budget request sent to Congress
Feb 24 2012

CG to Trim 1,000 People From the Ranks

Coast Guard News - Fri, 2012-02-24 11:49
The Coast Guard will trim its ranks by 1,000 people, Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr. said Thursday.
Feb 24 2012

F-35B Now Flywng with AIM-9X and Gun Pod

Aviation Week - Fri, 2012-02-24 06:06
The F-35B short takeoff and vertical landing version has made its first weapons stores flight. (Photos)
Feb 23 2012

Papp Delivers State of the Coast Guard Address

Coast Guard News - Thu, 2012-02-23 19:54
Adm. Bob Papp, 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard, delivered his second State of the Coast Guard address at Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif.
Feb 23 2012

Lawmaker: Put all vets jobs programs under VA

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-02-23 17:45
The chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee is proposing to strip all veterans’ employment and rehabilitation programs from the Labor Department and place them under the VA.
Feb 23 2012

VFW: Benefits cuts could force return of draft

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-02-23 16:36
The nation’s largest organization for combat veterans said the Obama administration’s plans to cut military pay and benefits could force the return of a military draft.
Feb 23 2012

CNO to Naples Sailors: Europe and Africa Remain Vital

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-23 13:15
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert reaffirmed the Navy's commitment in the European and African regions during an all-hands call at NSA Naples, Italy, today.

 
 

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