Top Daily Stories for March 2012

Mar 12 2012

White House: No change in Afghan strategy

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-03-12 15:51
The Obama administration said Monday the war strategy in Afghanistan remains intact despite the mass killing of Afghan civilians on Sunday, allegedly by an American soldier.
Mar 12 2012

Navy to Begin Testing for Synthetic Chemical Compounds

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2012-03-12 15:15
The Navy announced Monday that it will begin random testing of urine samples for synthetic chemical compounds like Spice this month.
Mar 12 2012

Fewer Americans Say U.S. Is Top Military Power

Gallup - Mon, 2012-03-12 04:00
Fifty-four percent of Americans believe the United States is the No. 1 military power in the world, fewer than what Gallup has typically found. A slim majority say U.S. military strength is "about right."
Mar 12 2012

China Boosts Naval Presence Near Korean Peninsula

The Chosun Ilbo - Mon, 2012-03-12 00:00
Alarm bells are ringing in some quarters of South Korea as China becomes more assertive in waters near the Korean Peninsula.
Mar 11 2012

Storied aircraft carrier makes final deployment

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-03-11 16:22
The Enterprise has set sail on her final voyage.
Mar 11 2012

Coast Guard, Air Force talk C-27J deal

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-03-11 10:14
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert Papp told lawmakers last week that he has talked with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz about the feasibility of transferring C-27Js to the sea service.
Mar 11 2012

Afghans show 15 bodies allegedly shot by American

The Washington Times - Sun, 2012-03-11 08:34

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. service member walked out of his base in southern Afghanistan before dawn Sunday and started shooting Afghan civilians, Afghan and NATO officials said. There were varying reports of casualties.

An AP photographer

Mar 10 2012

Marines’ Marketing Campaign Uses Chaos as a Selling Point

The New York Times - Sat, 2012-03-10 02:11
The Marine Corps’ latest marketing effort will underscore two points: That while no one knows where the next global hot spot will be, the Marines are ready to charge there.
Mar 9 2012

Sen. Webb: Limit GI Bill at for-profit schools

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-03-09 12:20
The father of the Post-9/11 GI Bill has launched a battle to preserve the benefit by proposing new restrictions on tuition payments to for-profit schools.
Mar 9 2012

Coast Guard in Deal for Museum, Academy Expansion

Coast Guard News - Fri, 2012-03-09 11:30
Following months of uncertainty, the Coast Guard and New London, Conn., have agreed to find a location for both the National Coast Guard Museum and future Coast Guard Academy expansion.

 
 

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