Top Daily Stories for February 2012

Feb 23 2012

Midair helicopter crash kills 7 Marines - Thu, 2012-02-23 08:59
Seven Marines were killed when two helicopters crashed midair during a training exercise in Arizona, a Marine Corps official said Thursday.
Feb 22 2012

It will grow tougher to stay a Marine

San Diego Union - Wed, 2012-02-22 22:22
The Marine Corps will have to cut 5,000 people per year through 2016, making it hard to re-up.
Feb 22 2012

Admiral: China Prepping for Cyber War

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-02-22 20:16
Chinese cyberattacks and intrusions into U.S. computer networks are part of preparations for a future high-tech war against the United States, according to the next head of the U.S. Pacific Command.
Feb 22 2012

Cyber Command combines offense, defense in planning

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-02-22 20:16
The Pentagon's newest unified command is marshaling troops for a future war that some say already is being fought in the global communication and information networks that make up cyberspace.
Feb 22 2012

Navy to mothball revived airship program

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-02-22 11:36
Four months after its formal acceptance by the Navy, the MZ-3A airship at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., is now to be deflated and stored, and the program suspended amid the Navy's search to trim its budget.
Feb 22 2012

Truman Skipper Died of Natural Causes, Autopsy Finds

Navy News from - Wed, 2012-02-22 09:23
Capt. Tushar Tembe, the aircraft carrier skipper who collapsed pierside in Portsmouth in November, died of natural causes, the Navy said.
Feb 22 2012

Senator: Hawaii to Get 1,000 Okinawa Marines - Headlines - Wed, 2012-02-22 07:30
U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye says 1,000 Marines are expected to be moved to Hawaii from Okinawa.
Feb 22 2012

Navy looks to rein in carrier program costs

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-02-22 05:24
The Navy's fiscal 2013 budget request asks for another $811 million for “fact-of-life cost increases” for the carrier Gerald R. Ford, a figure that drives the ship closer to a congressionally imposed cost cap.
Feb 21 2012

Putin: Why Russia needs to rebuild its military

Foreign Policy - Tue, 2012-02-21 17:26
Russian leader's explanatory essay.
Feb 21 2012

Pentagon: Iran’s ships didn’t dock in Syria

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-02-21 13:39
The Pentagon is disputing reports that Iranian ships docked at a Syrian port over the weekend.


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