Top Daily Stories for April 2012

Apr 26 2012

N. Korea's new missiles called phony

USA Today - Thu, 2012-04-26 06:01
German analysts who studied photos of a half-dozen ominous new North Korean missiles showcased at a recent military parade say they are fakes.
Apr 25 2012

McKeon: No more cuts to Army’s heavy brigades

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-04-25 20:33
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee plans to block cuts to the Army’s heavy brigades as part of a broader effort to roll back mandated defense cutbacks.
Apr 25 2012

‘Crisis of confidence’ in VA, says IAVA chief

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-04-25 20:21
The head of a major veterans’ organization has harsh words after the VA was caught by its own inspector general misrepresenting waiting times for veterans seeking mental health counseling.
Apr 25 2012

U.S. seen as Iran 'cyberarmy' target

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-04-25 19:40
Iran is recruiting a hacker army to target the U.S. power grid, water systems and other vital infrastructure in a future confrontation with the United States, security specialists will warn Congress today.
Apr 25 2012

Navy releases officer early to pursue NFL dream

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-04-25 19:05
A lieutenant (junior grade) was released early from his active-duty contract to pursue his dream of playing in the National Football League, the Navy said, in a move that reverses a prior denial.
Apr 25 2012

France raises prospect of military action in Syria

AP News - Wed, 2012-04-25 17:15
France on Wednesday raised the prospect of military intervention in Syria, saying the U.N. should consider harsher measures if an international peace plan that has been shaken by violence ultimately collapses.
Apr 25 2012

Marine To Be Discharged for Facebook Post About Obama

Fox News - Wed, 2012-04-25 16:29
A sergeant will be discharged for criticizing the president on Facebook, the Marine Corps said. The case that called into question Pentagon policies about social media and its limits on the speech of active duty personnel.
Apr 25 2012

Pakistan Says It Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Missile

The New York Times - Wed, 2012-04-25 03:44
The launch on Wednesday of an intermediate range nuclear capable missile came six days after India, Pakistan’s archrival, test-fired a long-range missile.
Apr 25 2012

China makes veiled warning to N. Korea on N-test

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2012-04-25 01:51
China on Wednesday issued a veiled warning to neighboring North Korea not to carry out what is widely expected to be an imminent nuclear test.
Apr 24 2012

Marines Moving Women Toward the Front Lines

The New York Times - Tue, 2012-04-24 19:39
The Marine Corps is bringing women into units that had been male-only, starting with its infantry officer school at Quantico, Va., and some ground combat battalions.


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