Top Daily Stories for February 2012

Feb 21 2012

Army medical chief on leave amid probe into PTSD diagnoses

McClatchy News Service - Tue, 2012-02-21 14:22
The head of an Army medical center has been removed from command during an investigation into a psychiatry team that adjusted diagnoses of soldiers who were seeking medical retirements.
Feb 21 2012

Vice CNO visits Australia for talks

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-02-21 12:20
In line with a new U.S. strategy placing increased emphasis on the Pacific, the Navy’s second-highest-ranking officer is visiting Australia and Singapore to meet with defense officials.
Feb 16 2012

Navy Names Forward Deployed Ships to Rota, Spain

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-16 18:15
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced Feb. 16 the four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers which will be forward deployed to Rota, Spain.
Feb 15 2012

Five New Navy Ships Named

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2012-02-15 16:15
The secretary of the Navy announced the next five ships: three Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers, USS John Finn, USS Ralph Johnson, and USS Rafael Peralta; and two littoral combat ships, USS Sioux City and USS Omaha.
Feb 14 2012

Navy medical ship Comfort headed from Md. to Norfolk

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-02-14 19:23
The Navy says the medical ship Comfort is expected to move from Baltimore to Norfolk Naval Station around March 2013.
Feb 14 2012

Transition: NPC to Discuss Post-ERB Issues in Pacific NW

Navy.mil Top Stories - Tue, 2012-02-14 16:15
A Navy Personnel Command team will be in the Pacific Northwest Feb. 21-23 to discuss post-Enlisted Retention Board (ERB) matters and transition benefits.
Feb 14 2012

U.S. carrier crosses Hormuz amid rising Gulf tensions

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2012-02-14 15:45
The U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln strike group sailed through the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday more than a month after Iran warned a different carrier not to return to the Persian Gulf.
Feb 14 2012

Joint chiefs chair: Chinese hacking not necessarily a hostile act

CNN.com - Tue, 2012-02-14 15:07
The U.S. top military officer said that, should China's military be found to be behind hacks into the U.S. infrastructure, it would not necessarily be a hostile act.
Feb 14 2012

Asia shops for aircraft, arms under China's shadow

Reuters - Tue, 2012-02-14 06:37
Asian nations shopped at the region's biggest weapons bazaar Tuesday as a new report said China's arms spending would exceed the combined outlays of all major countries in the region within three years
Feb 14 2012

Panetta to Defend Cuts In Military Budget Plan

Fox News - Tue, 2012-02-14 04:36
The Defense secretary will tell lawmakers today that cuts to military were carefully planned and there is little room for changes.

 
 

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